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October 2020
By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 12 2020

Nelson Minor Hockey grad Dryden Hunt has switched National Hockey League teams, recently signing a one-year, two-way contract with the Arizona Coyotes.

Coyotes General Manager Bill Armstrong made the announcement as NHL teams continue to scan the free-agent market to bolster rosters for the upcoming season.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 11 2020

Nelson Police said in a media release Saturday the Department is requesting the assistance from the general public to identify two persons of interest in an ongoing mischief investigation. 

By Contributor on Sunday Oct 11 2020

Giving back to the communities you operate within can be a rewarding experience, just ask Selkirk Paving.

The company recently had the honour of being named the recipient of this year’s EMPR Deputy Minister’s Community Service Award, which is presented at the BC Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (BCSSGA) annual convention.

By Province of British Columbia on Friday Oct 09 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer and Stephen Brown, deputy minister of health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are announcing 119 new cases, including four epi-linked case, for a total of 10,185 cases in British Columbia.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Oct 09 2020

UPDATE on IH numbers:

·         Two additional COVID-19 cases were reported in Interior Health since yesterday, bringing the total in IH since the start of the pandemic to 559.

·         18 cases are active and on isolation

·         One person is in hospital

By City of Castlegar on Friday Oct 09 2020

Council Highlights October 5, 2020 

Council approved establishing a Housing Working Group to:  support and provide direction in the development of a Housing Strategy and  provide ongoing support on implementation.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 08 2020

A man was taken to hospital following a single vehicle accident Thursday afternoon during rush hour inside city limits on Highway 3A/6.

The truck was traveling westbound on Highway 3A/6 when the vehicle veered off the interchange highway before crashing through a handrail on a paved path below the highway and ending up resting against a tree.

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Oct 08 2020

In just a span of 96 hours, six front line RCMP officers across the Southeast District sustained injuries while carrying out the arrest of volatile individuals in order to maintain public safety in the communities they serve.

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Oct 08 2020

On Oct. 6, 2020, the Kamloops RCMP Detachment received a complaint regarding a domestic violence incident involving a 24-year-old Kamloops man who had just been released from prison. He was instructed to report to Vision Quest upon release, which he did not do, and a failure to comply charge was sought for this reason.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 08 2020

The BC Wildfire Service said in a media release, fffective at noon on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, Category 3 open burning, as defined in the Wildfire Regulation, will once again be permitted throughout the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction due to a decreased wildfire risk.