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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.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Sep 09 2020

Officers from the RCMP Southeast District General Investigation Section (SED GIS) are seeking public assistance to identify two men in relation to an on-going investigation.

by KAST on Wednesday Sep 09 2020

For Science Week 2020, GLOWS will highlight Kootenay Biodiversity with unique multimedia educational programming

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 09 2020

Smoke from local wildfire, combined with blazes south of the 49th parallel, will continue to impact air quality conditions in the West Kootenay, Boundary for the next 24 to 48 hours as Environment Canada continues its Smoky Skies Bulletin.

Environment Canada said the smoky skies advisory remains in place for southern BC.

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Sep 09 2020

The City of Grand Forks said on its Facebook page Tuesday that the second and last functioning public Electric Vehicle charger was vandalized and destroyed Monday night.

The result has forced city staff to remove the charger from the street Tuesday morning.

“Tourists and residents will no longer be able to charge at a public location,” the City Facebook post said.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 09 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is continuing to make preparations for launching its 2020-21 season after announcing Tuesday its cohort structure and groupings for the upcoming campaign, scheduled to commence Friday, November 13th.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 08 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has issued a pair of boil water notices Tuesday for users on Riondel system on the East Shore in Area A and Lidster system near Creston in Area B.

The Riondel system is located  the east shore of Kootenay Lake with access off of Highway 3A.