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by Interior Health Authority on Monday Jun 29 2020

People needing care at Arrow Lakes Hospital (ALH) can now access an updated emergency department and new space to support families, with the completion of a significant renovation project at the Nakusp hospital.

by Trail Champion on Monday Jun 29 2020

RCMP Trail Detachment along with West Kootenay Traffic Services responded to a report of two motorcycles colliding on Highway 3B at Marcolin Drive in Trail. Both riders received life threatening injuries and were transported by air ambulance to Kelowna.

by Contributor on Monday Jun 29 2020

Bouldering, a popular form of rock climbing, is trending in the West Kootenays like never before, partly thanks to the release of the area’s first Bouldering Guidebook.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 29 2020

COVID-19 pandemic has put a major kink in the way operating plans of the community and the Columbia Basin Trust is no different.

The CBT is currently developing a short-term plan to help guide its activities during the next 18 to 24 months.

by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Jun 28 2020

The cash crunch coming from the cutting of services and programs within the recreational realm of Nelson due to the COVID-19 pandemic can be overcome, says the regional district’s general manager of Community Services.

by Boundary Sentinel on Friday Jun 26 2020

A man in his 40s was arrested Thursday by police in Castlegar following a stabbing June 1 in Midway RCMP said Friday in a media release.

The incident began on Wednesday, June 1, 2020 when RCMP received multiple emergency calls regarding a man reported to have been stabbed.

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 25 2020

After weeks of being cooped up indoors due to COVID-19, many Canadians are making plans to enjoy the summer outdoors. With tick season running from now until October, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is urging people to take precautions on trails and in forests against little freeloaders.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 25 2020

Traffic on Highway 3A was reduced to single-lane after a logging truck lost its load near Six Mile Thursday morning.

The logging truck flipped on the highway between Six Mile and Greenwood Road, near the Duhamel Store.

Hydro crews were on scene repairing power lines as well as equipment to remove the log from the shoulder of the highway.