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by Castlegar Source on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement on the death of a British Columbian in yesterday's attack in London:

"Yesterday, terrorists carried out several attacks in the heart of London. One of the victims was from British Columbia.

"The individuals who carry out these acts of hate want to change us. They want to sow fear and division. Ultimately, they want...

by Castlegar Source on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Castlegar woman, 30-year-old Christine Archibald, was the Canadian killed in the London Bridge terror attack Saturday night.

Today, in front of Castlegar City Hall, long-time family friend Patrick Audet released this statement from her family.

“We grieve the loss of our beautiful, loving daughter and sister. She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every...

by Trail Champion on Friday Jun 02 2017

Unlocked vehicles are being targeted by thieves in Warfield, according to RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid.

"On June 2, Trail RCMP received 13 reports of theft from unoccupied motor vehicles in the Warfield area," Reid said in a press release early Friday afternoon. "In each case, police were advised that the target vehicles had been left unlocked. The items stolen ranged from small amounts of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jun 02 2017

The L.V. Rogers booked its ticket into the BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championships medal round Friday morning at the Lakeside Pitch in Nelson.

Grace Dehnel scored from the penalty spot and assisted on another goal to lead the Bombers past DW Poppy of Langley 3-0 in A-Pool round robin action.

LVR, defending BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer champs, now advance to the semi-...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 01 2017

In media release Saturday, the Regional District of Central Kootenay is rescinding the Evacuation Order for three homes on Picard Road due to a reduced risk of flooding.

The area will remain on Evacuation Alert and residents should be prepared to evacuate if necessary.

The property that remains on Evacuation Order is:

  • 3946 Woykin Road

...

by City of Trail on Thursday Jun 01 2017

The City of Trail has closed the Gyro Park beach area and the sidewalk along the beach due to extremely high water. The City will keep the area closed until further notice and we strongly advise Gyro Park-goers not to access this area until we advise it is safe to do so.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding and we apologize for the inconvenience.  Please...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Jun 01 2017

While other teams in the province had the chance to fight it out for bragging rights on the pitch at respective Girl’s Soccer Provincial Tournaments, the Grand Forks Wolves had their season unceremoniously ended in the boardroom after BC School Sports ruled the team used ineligible players.

The Wolves thought they would be in Kelowna Thursday, representing the zone at the BC High School...

by Trail Champion on Thursday Jun 01 2017

RCMP arrested a 45-year-old Trail man for breaching his bail conditions of no contact with anyone under the age of 16 years. Information had been received that the man approached two male youths in the Glenmerry area. Through interviews of the two youths, their parents and the initial witness, it was conclusively determined that the man had not breached his conditions.

"What did happen...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 01 2017

The Regional District of Central Kootenay has declared a State of Local Emergency and an Evacuation Order for Slocan Valley West Road following flooding due to a continued rise of the Slocan River.

In a media release Thursday, the RDCK said several sections of Slocan Valley West Road have meanwhile been submerged.

"A flood watch remains in place for the...

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jun 01 2017

The total calls for service for Grand Forks RCMP in the region have increased by nine per cent for the first quarter of 2017 compared to 2016, while mental health-related calls rose in Grand Forks rose by 25 per cent.

Total calls for service in Grand Forks for the first quarter of 2017 have increased by 12 per cent — from 377 to 426 calls — rising as well in Christina Lake but by 28 per...

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