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by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jul 06 2018

The Trail AllStars boldy went where few other West Kootenay teams have gone before in capturing the 2018 Firecracker this past weekend in Kalispell, MT.   

Paced by Brady Augustin of the Nelson Baseball Association, who pitched all six innings, the Allstars cruised to an impressive 8-1 victory over the Medicine Hat AAA squad in the Firecracker Final.

by Timothy Schafer on Friday Jul 06 2018

The city’s downtown now has a code of conduct.

City council formally passed amendments June 25 to the Traffic (Pedestrian) Bylaw, which outline civil behaviour on the streets and how the city hopes to achieve it.

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 05 2018

The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of $67,755 in new grants.

These most recent grants, ranging from $500 to $10,000, will help support a wide range of projects all across the Kootenays - benefitting the big, small, young, old and everyone in between.

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jul 05 2018

If the Selkirk College Saints are to return the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) championship trophy to the West Kootenay, it will take a dressing room full of dedication to get them to the ultimate goal.

by Southeast Fire Centre on Wednesday Jul 04 2018

Please pay attention -- help prevent wildfires. Here's a press release from the Southeast Fire Centre:

Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Friday, July 6, 2018, Category 2 open burning will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jul 04 2018

One man was taken to hospital with minor injuries after a tractor-trailer unit crashed and caught fire Wednesday on Highway 6 south of Nelson.

RCMP said in a media release RCMP investigators with Nelson Detachment and West Kootenay Traffic Services responded to a report of a single vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer unit near the Heritage City.

by City of Trail on Wednesday Jul 04 2018

In recognition of the seventieth anniversary of the flood of 1948, the Trail Museum & Archives has developed a new exhibit entitled The Flood of ’48: A River Ran Through It! The exhibit opens officially on July 4 in the Trail Museum & Archives at the Riverfront Centre in the aptly named Columbia Gallery.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 03 2018

Two Kootenay communities have agreed to send letters to the top 20 biggest fossil fuel companies asking them to pay their fair share in local climate costs. This is in line with the Climate Law in Our Hands initiative that is asking local governments all over BC to write letters to the fossil fuel industry to demand accountability.