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by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 11 2020

Nelson Police Department is asking the public for assistance in the search for Nelson resident Cory Westcott, who has not been heard from since the morning of September 1, 2020 (Tuesday).

In a media release Friday, Nelson Police said Westcott 5’10” and weighs approximately 200 pounds with shave brown hair and brown eyes. He also has numerous tattoos.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 11 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is stepping up its response to COVID-19 pandemic by requiring non-medical masks or face coverings when entering and moving through all common areas of indoor recreation facilities, except when exercising or performing physical activity.

The RDCK made the announcement Friday. The face mask requirement begins Monday, September 14, 2020.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 11 2020

The Interior Health Authority is advising the public of another possible COVID-19 outbreak in Kelowna.

In a media release Friday, Interior Health said it is advising several individuals who attended a private party at Hotel Zed in the early hours of September 7 that they may have been exposed to COVID-19.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 11 2020

In a media release Friday, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Community Services announced the targetted re-opening of the indoor weight room and fitness centre at the Salmo and District Community Complex on Monday, September 21st

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 10 2020

More than 140 BC Wildfire Service firefighters continue to battle the still “out of control” Talbott Creek fire in the Slocan Valley near Winlaw.

BC Wildfire Service said the 650 hectare fire experienced a period of active fire behaviour Wednesday evening, resulting in growth on the east side of McFayden Creek.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 10 2020

A suspicious trailer fire in the 800 block of Monte Vista Drive in Rossland brought firefighters from Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue, and RCMP officers, out at 5:55 in the  morning on September 5, 2020.  The fire completely destroyed the home and damaged vehicles parked on the property,  and spread to the neighbouring trailer, which sustained significant damage.

by Trail Champion on Wednesday Sep 09 2020

On Sept. 4, at 1:30 p.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP received a report about a suspicious occurrence where two males in their 20s driving an older white single cab truck offered a ride home to an 11-year-old girl on Cedar Avenue, in Fruitvale. The girl refused the offer and the males drove away without further incident.

by Trail Champion on Wednesday Sep 09 2020

A local woman was lucky to walk away with only minor injuries after being struck in an inteersection, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

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