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by Trail Champion on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

An elderly Trail couple got a nasty wake-up call at roughly 9 a.m. when an intruder entered their home, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

The 'Christmas party' season has begun, and police are cautioning residents about taking festivities too far, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Nov 18 2019

A weekend blitz by local police resulted in seven drivers being removed from the road due to alcohol impairment said RCMP in a media release Monday.

The blitz involved officers from Nelson Police Department, Nelson RCMP and the West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit work together targeting impaired drivers in the Nelson area. Officers checked between 200 to 300 drivers.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Nov 15 2019

Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Shane Simpson and NDP colleague and Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall made a stop at Community Futures in Nelson Thursday to announce new initiative to support cannabis businesses in the Kootenays.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 14 2019

RCMP said a 33-year-old male is in critical condition following a two-vehicle accident that closed Highway 3A/6 west of Nelson for a considerable amount of time Wednesday evening.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 13 2019

The BC Coroners Service announced Wednesday dates in the public inquest into the death of Peter John de Groot.

The inquest begins on May, 19, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. at the Rossland Courthouse located at 2288 Columbia Ave.

The death of de Groot, 45, was reported to the BC Coroners Service on Oct. 13, 2014, following a police-involved incident at a cabin near Slocan.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 13 2019

Nelson Police Department would like to inform the public the missing man that was reported missing Wednesday, has been located.

Police gave few details regarding the man's disappearance, but would like to thank the public for their assistance.

Nelson Police looking for missing man

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 13 2019

DriveBC website now shows Highway 3A/6 near the Beasley Fire Hall, closed Wednesday night and into early Thursday morning due to a two-vehicle accident, is now open.

Traffic through most of the night was forced to detour using Beasley Road while a police reconstruction assessement team viewed the accident scene.

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