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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 05 2017

Creston RCMP has confirmed that the search for missing person Alvin Dunic of Crawford Bay, BC, has been suspended.

The decision came Sunday afternoon (June 4) following seven days of extensive search efforts said RCMP Cpl Dan Moskaluk in a media release.

"Over the weekend, a total of 14 Search and Rescue Teams with 87 SAR technicians from across the province had joined the search...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jun 05 2017

The Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament is an event that has seen its share of major leaguers go through the event and onto bigger and better careers.

The likes of Canadian star Larry Walker, John Olerud of the Toronto Blue Jays, Scott Hatteberg and pitcher Tim Lincecum.

Later this month, June 27-July 2 at James Donaldson Park in Grand Forks, a few more future major...

by John Boivin on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Residents of Glade say they can often hear the Kalesnikoff lumber mill, on the opposite bank from their Kootenay River community, as it processes hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of lumber every year.

Soon those operations will be a lot closer to them.

“The [Kalesnikoff] woodland manager said there would be 350 logging truck loads, 700 trips going thru our community,” says...

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 Castlegar Source on Friday Jun 02 2017

City crews are continuing to work around the clock to clear a storm sewer main, the blockage of which is causing localized flooding in the 6 Street/9 Avenue area downtown, according to director of Public Works Chris Barlow.

“There is flooding in three or four houses from last night’s rainfall,” Barlow said. “Crews are working to clear the main and setting up emergency bypass pumps.”...

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 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...

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