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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 07 2020

Nakusp RCMP have located the vehicle in question believed to be associated with a vandalized vehicle near Burton earlier this week.

In a media release Friday, RCMP said the registered owner of the black Jeep FJ with a white roof has come forward and contacted the Nakusp RCMP after observing reports in the media.

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday May 06 2020

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) is warning Boundary residents to be careful and stay clear of fast-flowing rivers and creeks after the BC River Forecast Centre issued a High Streamflow Advisory Wednesday (May 6) afternoon.

by Contributor on Wednesday May 06 2020

FortisBC said in a media release, that as the B.C. education system continues to adapt to distance learning forced by the COVID-19 pandemic, the company is supporting parents and teachers who need BC-based materials for students from Kindergarten to Grade 10.

by Letters to the editor on Wednesday May 06 2020

To The Editor,

This May, we remember the Canadians who sacrificed life and limb to help liberate the Netherlands 75 years ago.

by Contributor on Wednesday May 06 2020

For the first time, Kootenay job seekers will be able to prepare themselves for rewarding careers in the retail, accommodation, food service and tourism sectors from the comfort of their own homes.

Kootenay Career Development Society’s (KCDS) RAFT program has gone virtual in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday May 05 2020

Tourism in the West Kootenay is in lock down mode as the region’s tourism organization continues to deliver the message in a Covid-19 virus world for visitors to stay out.

For the time being, that is.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday May 05 2020

April 2020 was “cooler and dryer than normal” Ron Lakeman, Weather Forecaster/Meteorologist at the Southeast Fire Centre said in the monthly weather synopsis.

Lakeman said April was similar to March 2020, with a mean monthly temperature that was 0.6 of a degree cooler than average.

by Contributor on Sunday May 03 2020

Eager to get his education started, Reid Wilson of the Nelson Leafs is foregoing his final junior hockey season to join the University of Jamestown Jimmies in Jamestown, North Dakota.