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by Castlegar Source on Monday Jun 19 2017

On June 17 at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Castlegar RCMP responded to a call regarding a dog that had been thrown from a car window, according to RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.

“The witness stated that a car had driven into the rural area of Woodland Drive near the gravel pit in Castlegar, thrown the dog out the window, then sped off, leaving the dog in the gravel, Mathew said.

Police...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 19 2017

The on again, off again, Balfour Water System Upgrade is, well, on again after Balfour residents voted in favour to borrow money to upgrade the local system.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay referendum, held Saturday (June 17th), saw 87.9% (153) of voters in support of the borrowing to commence upgrades of the system. There were 12.1% (21) in opposition.

Fifty...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 19 2017

 

The Nelson Police Department would like to make something specifically clear — the police force does not solicit money from the public through direct or through a third party.

Cst. Alain Therrien said in a media release Monday Nelson Police would like to send out an alert regarding the latest scam that targets the public.

"This morning, a resident of Nelson received a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 19 2017

May was a busy month for us on the water, and June has started out with a bang.  Still lots of inconsistent weather, but we’ve managed to fish through it all.  

Here’s the latest reports from Kerry Reed at Reel Adventures Sportfishing.

Kootenay Lake:

The month of May was a good month on Kootenay for fish numbers. We had lots of days with 10 – 20 fish...

by Dick Cannings MP on Monday Jun 19 2017

Last Friday afternoon the House of Commons adjourned for the day with a rare event—a unanimous vote in favour of a private members bill from an opposition party.  Bill C-211 instructs the government to create a federal framework to better deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

I’ve heard a lot about PTSD from people in my riding—it may surprise some how serious a problem...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 18 2017

RCMP media spokesperson Cpl Dan Moskaluk said Friday, the search for missing teacher Alvin Dunic will resume Monday (June 19th).

The 57-year-old Crawford Bay Elementary School teacher was reported missing Monday, May 29 at 2:45 p.m. after leaving the school to look for a suitable location for a class project in the Crawford Creek area.

Moskaluk said since suspension of the search...

by Contributor on Saturday Jun 17 2017

Christine Alison Archibald was born July 22, 1986, in Trail, BC.  She died in London, England, on June 3, 2017.  Chrissy was predeceased by her grandfather, Gerry Archibald but is survived by her fiancé, Tyler Ferguson; her parents, Barbara and Gregory; her sisters, Kathryn (Sean) and Caroline (Ty); her Nana, Donna; grandparents, Robert and Lorraine; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

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by City of Trail on Saturday Jun 17 2017

On Thursday, June 22,  the City of Trail’s Regional Airport, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Fire Rescue, Trail RCMP, BC Ambulance Service, and Pacific Coastal Airlines will be conducting an emergency response exercise.  The purpose of the exercise is to provide a training opportunity in the event of an actual emergency. 

The exercise will take place at the south end of the...

by Castlegar Source on Saturday Jun 17 2017

Castlegar’s arts community will come together in full force June 28 when the 21 annual Art Walk Opening Celebration takes place at the Rec Complex in Castlegar.

As many as 100 art lovers, artists, business sponsors and people who just want to put the ‘art’ in party are expected to attend the free event, from 7 to 8:30 p..m. The opening celebration features original artwork by Art Walk...

by Bob Hall on Saturday Jun 17 2017

Trail area high school students eyeing a future focused on engineering and geoscience spent a day on the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus discovering post-secondary options and hearing stories from local experts.

In partnership with JL Crowe Secondary, Selkirk College welcomed 47 students to campus for a day of workshops and a panel discussion. Dubbed “Explore! Engineering and...

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