ANKORS (AIDS Network Kootenay Outreach and Support Society) in Nelson issued a New Drug Alert Tuesday after samples sold were found to contain a toxic combination of benzodiazepines and fentanyl.
In a media release Tuesday, ANKORS spokesperson said there have been recent reports of overdose associated with the use of this substance as described in the Nelson area.
The City of Trail is re-opening some of its facilities and amenities through a phased approach and will therefore resume parking enforcement for downtown meters and monthly pass holders on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Rosslanders may have noticed a yellow helicopter flying over town in a south-westerly direction on Saturday, May 23, 2020. It was en route to evacuate an injured mountain biker from the Paterson area – a 34-year-old man who had crashed his bike on a trail known as “Super Mega Death.”
It started with an instructor’s challenge to look at climate change on a personal level and ended with a creative outburst by students that breaks down walls to better understanding the future of the forest industry.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) continues to monitor the flood situation in Johnson Flats near Grand Forks, and has made the decision residents can return to their homes.
BC Parks should be a lot easier to book this summer for locals after the BC government announced the closing of campsites to out of province residents.
The decision by BC Parks was made as public health officials adjust rules to deal with ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
BC Transit, which includes locally operated Nelson Transit, Trail Transit and Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Service, is gearing up to respond to COVID-19 by implementing additional practices and procedures to align with BC’s Restart Plan.