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by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Mar 17 2021

Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich said Teck Cominco kindly allowed him to enter their reservoir compound to photograph a "cougar" decoy that made healdines yesterday - only to discover it was a coyote, not a cougar (as seen above).

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 16 2021

It is not every day a Detachment Commander has the honour of recognizing the long service of an employee. Last Friday Salmo RCMP Cpl. Darryl Orr had the pleasure of doing just that.

by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Mar 16 2021

The BC Lottery Corporation said in a media release that a Grand Forks resident couldn’t believe the scan of a BC 50/50 ticket landed exactly $55,896.50 from a draw on February 7, 2021.

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Mar 16 2021

The Rossland Arena Society continues to play the waiting game as judges make the final tally to see which city proceed to the next round of the Kraft Hockeyville 2021 contest.

Rossland Arena Society president Ona Stanton said the four finalists in the Kraft Hockeyville 2021 contest will be announced March 20th.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Mar 15 2021

To better protect aquatic species around hydroelectric dams, FortisBC said the company is undertaking research projects on their behavior and habitat.

Starting this spring, FortisBC said the company is studying the migration patterns and habitat use of Rainbow Trout in the lower Kootenay River.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Mar 11 2021

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer is easing Public Health Order in regards to gatherings, amending the order to allow for outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people in the same group.

During Thursday media release, Dr. Henry said now that the days are getting warmer, and longer, it’s time to ease restrictions a little.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 11 2021

Cyclists travelling across the B.O.B (Big Orange Bridge) for a ride on the North Shore should breathe a sigh of relief after the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure recently installed a cyclist-activated warning sign to increase safety.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Mar 09 2021

Police were kept busy last week with three separate drug trafficking arresnts, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich