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October 2021
By Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Oct 15 2021

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning Friday for Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Environment Canada said snowfall total amounts of about 15 cm is expected.

“A Pacific frontal system is giving snow heavy at times to Kootenay Pass this morning,” Environment Canada said.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 14 2021

Northern Health (NH) is introducing new public health orders covering most of the NH region to manage COVID-19 activity.

The Delta variant is leading to faster transmission and more severe outcomes for people in communities with lower vaccination rates, including younger people. Immunization remains the most effective prevention against COVID-19.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 14 2021

Selkirk College students in Castlegar and Nelson will have more access to student housing as provincial funding for 148 beds in two new buildings has been approved.

These new buildings will provide more on-campus housing options, while helping to reduce rental-market pressure in both communities.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Oct 14 2021

 

The city will be turning a sow’s ear of permissive tax exemptions into a silk purse of affordable housing as it charts a course on a new financial policy.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Oct 14 2021

Police are searching for two thieves who broke into Gerick's Cycle over the weekend, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Oct 14 2021

Two local RCMP officers were injured while attempting to disarm a knife-wielding Trail man, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Oct 14 2021

On Oct. 7 at 8:21 p.m., a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer detained a 44-year-old Montrose man roadside for allegedly speeding in his vehicle on Rossland Avenue, in Trail. The traffic detention became far from routine when the driver began recording the officer and launching into a lengthy diatribe of insults and profanities.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Oct 14 2021

On Oct. 4, at 8:37 p.m.. a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer was conducting a patrol when she located a 34-year-old Trail man allegedly brandishing a replica handgun near the intersection of Bay Avenue and Daniel Street in Trail, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Oct 14 2021

On Oct. 6 at 10:30 a.m., frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP, BC Highway Patrol officers. Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue, and EHS attended an incident where a truck and trailer that had left the roadway and crashed down a steep embankment on the side of Hwy 3B near the Paulson Bridge, near Rossland. The incident was not been reported to any of the local emergency services.

By Teck Trail Operations on Thursday Oct 14 2021

Teck Trail Operations is proud to commemorate 125 years of continuous smelting with an eight-part series that explores the company’s significant role in the region and industry, from the gold rush to becoming one of the world’s largest fully integrated zinc and lead smelting and refining complexes.