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By Castlegar Source on Tuesday May 31 2022

A two-vehicle MVI in Genelle this afternoon sent two people to hospital, according to Cpt. Grant Tyson of Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue.

Tyson said the call came in at 12:14 p.m., with crews arriving on scene at 12:20 p.m., to Hwy 22 and 12 Avenue. 

One occupant had to be extracted using the Jaws of Life, and two people were transported to KBRH by BCAS.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday May 31 2022
By Castlegar Source on Tuesday May 31 2022

Three Vancouver Island men have been charged for running a cryptocurrency-funded dark web drug trafficking ring.

In early 2019, BC RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime (FSOC) - Cybercrime Operations Group initiated an online undercover investigation into an international dark web organized crime group with the vendor name AlwaysOverweight.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday May 31 2022

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit (SED MCU) has been called to assist the Vernon RCMP in investigating a homicide.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday May 31 2022

As of June 1, 2022, B.C.’s lowest paid workers will get a pay boost as the minimum wage increases from $15.20 to $15.65 per hour, which is the highest of any province.

By Wildsight on Tuesday May 31 2022

Students from Castlegar's Kinnaird Elementary School got to see firsthand where our food comes from, meet local farmers who help fill our grocery shelves, and learn a bit more about food production and waste on a recent field trip.

By Teck Trail Operations on Tuesday May 31 2022

A fun time was had by all as over 50 kids and volunteer coaches joined the Teck Coaching Series in Trail. The day featured hometown Olympian Lauren Bay-Regula on Saturday, May 28 at Butler Park.  

Participants were given one-on-one instruction, along with working on infield and outfield basics as part of the Softball Clinic. 

By Interior Health Authority on Tuesday May 31 2022

In response to the ongoing toxic drug emergency, a new health alert system has been launched across Interior Health.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday May 31 2022

The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, will undertake an official visit this week to the Kootenay regional, including stops in Nelson at Selkirk College and Castlegar, at the Southeast Fire Centre and Doukhobor Discovery Centre.

Lieutenant Governor Austin will also visit Cranbrook and Creston.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday May 31 2022

The regional district board is looking to level the playing field when it comes to homeowner insurance.