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by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jul 18 2020

The Abbotsford Police Department confirms that one of their off-duty police officer intervened in a disturbance incident in Nelson, BC on July 16, 2020, and, as a result of this incident, the officer remains in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

This information was released Sunday by Nelson Police Department in a media release.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jul 17 2020

Interior Health is reporting Friday that as part of the ongoing investigations, six cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed among employees at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH).

In a media release, IH’s investigation indicates these cases are connected to the cluster of cases in the community from early July.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jul 17 2020

In a media release appearing on the league's website, the BC Hockey League announced Friday that it is planning to start the 2020-21 regular season on Dec. 1, pending approval from the Provincial Health Office (PHO).

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Jul 16 2020

The Province of BC has approved the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary to receive just under $150,000 to complete a Boundary region flood and geohazard risk assessment.

The project will cost $163,000 in total with $13,000 funded in kind by the RDKB.

by Letters to the editor on Thursday Jul 16 2020

To The Editor:

The BC government is asking for public input on how to set priorities for our province over the coming months. At the core of the discussion is how the $1.5 billion Economic Recovery Fund will be spent, as well as plans for next year’s budget.

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Jul 15 2020

On July 10, the owner reported the theft of a beige 2016 single-axle 17-foot Starcraft travel trailer, and a black 2014 Kawasaki motorcycle, to the Trail RCMP detachment. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jul 14 2020

RCMP said officers continue to investigate a boating accident late Friday (July 10) evening on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake near the Harrop Cable Ferry.

In a media release, police said at 10:11 p.m., Kaslo RCMP received a request to assist BC Emergency Health Services following a marine incident on Kootenay Lake.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jul 14 2020

The Province and the Ktunaxa Nation Council have been working together to conserve wild huckleberry and important grizzly bear habitat.

As a result, the Province is restricting commercial-scale huckleberry harvesting to protect grizzly bear habitat in the Kootenay Boundary region.