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December 2021
By Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Dec 03 2021

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning Friday for Highway 3 — Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Environment Canada said a heavy snowfall is expected beginning Friday night and into Saturday afternoon with accumulation of 15-20 cm.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Dec 03 2021

The heat is on for climate change in the region.

According to a recent Columbia Basin report, if sizeable global reductions in greenhouse gas emissions do not occur, people in the region can expect up to 42 more days per year with maximum daytime temperatures over 25 degrees Celsius.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 02 2021

In a short statement on the league website, the Kootenay International Hockey League announced that the Beaver Valley Nitehawks have been sanctioned for violations under the league’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Dec 02 2021

ICBC and police are teaming up for the annual December CounterAttack campaign, urging drivers to be responsible and plan in advance for a safe ride home this holiday season.

The campaign kicks off this weekend and police will be looking for impaired drivers at roadchecks set up across the province throughout December.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Dec 02 2021

KidSport™ has launched their 10th annual Give the Gift of Sport™ fundraising campaign, calling on Canadians to donate online at

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 02 2021

Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation is excited to announce our Online Art Auction & 50/50 Raffle.

As part of the Foundation Light Up The Hospital! campaign, Ivan and Mary Smith have graciously donated 13 prints by Carl Brenders, Stephen Lyman and Daniel Smith.

By Dick Cannings MP on Thursday Dec 02 2021

Earlier this week, NDP MP Richard Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) raised how important it is to help communities in the face of the ongoing flooding in B.C. He asked the minister in Question Period if he would support communities like Princeton, BC recovery financially from the flooding.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Dec 01 2021

RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance to help identify the remains of a man whose body was discovered near Merritt B.C. in late September 2019.

The unidentified human remains of an adult male were located in an outdoor area outside of Merritt. The BC Coroners Service was notified of the discovery and is also investigating the man’s sudden death.