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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 18 2021

After 20 years of service, retiring Nelson Police Chief Constable Paul Burkart is going out in style.

The Chief Constable is being sent off into the frigid waters of Kootenay Lake from the end of the Hall Street dock as Burkart, takes the plunge to raise money for BC Special Olympics FreezinforaReason Campaign with the Cold in the Koots fundraiser.

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Feb 18 2021

The southbound lanes of the Coquihalla Highway, between Merritt and Hope, re-opened earlier this morning following a deadly crash late yesterday afternoon that prompted the overnight closure south of the City of Merritt.

by Trail Champion on Thursday Feb 18 2021

On Jan. 29, just before 2 p.m., Const. Kurtis Olineck and Const. Leo Turko of the Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report of an erratic driver travelling southbound on Highway 22 toward Trail. The elderly male driver was reported to have had a number of near misses with other vehicles.

by Rossland Telegraph on Thursday Feb 18 2021

A Warfield educator is being lauded by police for de-escalating a potentiall dangerous situation at Webster Elementary last Friday, according to Trail RCMP NCOIC Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Feb 16 2021

The Rossland Arena Society said in a media release that supporters stepped up in a "huge" way this past weekend and rallied behind the rink’s Kraft Hockeyville 2021 nomination.

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 16 2021

The Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP) continues until June 2021, when the $50,000 Kingfisher boat package grand prize winner will be drawn.

The four depots receiving the rainbow and bull trout heads have seen a total of 8,910 entries, which will give the juvenile kokanee a chance to grow.

by Letters to the editor on Tuesday Feb 16 2021

An Open Letter to Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Katrine Conroy:

Dear Minister Conroy,

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 16 2021

Sorely missed in 2020, Bent On Art: Kootenay Queer & Trans Art Festival returns for 2021 in an online format.