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August 2022
By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Aug 29 2022

Highway 1 to remain closed overnight due to a fatal motor vehicle incident involving two semi trucks.

On August 28, 2022 at 6:50 a.m. MST, the Golden-Field RCMP, BC Highway Patrol and Emergency Services responded to a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 1 at the Yoho National Park west gate, approximately 35km east of Golden BC.

By Contributor on Monday Aug 29 2022

What better way for Police Service Dog Neeka to celebrate International Dog Day than to help find a man with a warrant?

By Bob Hall on Monday Aug 29 2022

The annual pre-semester scramble to find housing is on, as out-of-region students attending Selkirk College search suitable accommodation for the upcoming academic year.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Aug 27 2022

Team West Kootenay, consists of players from Nelson, Castlegar, Trail, Rossland and Kelowna, picked up a Silver Medal in Mixed Slopitch at the 2022 Canadian Senior Games in Kamloops.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Aug 27 2022

A city staff error on a building permit has turned into a notice on title two years later for a North Shore family.

The property at 745 Highway 3A has been served with a notice on title — for not having residential sprinklers or a six-metre wide roadway access for fire trucks — despite the city issuing an occupancy permit for the new residential build two years ago.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Aug 26 2022

The Southeast Fire Centre said Saturday that the Elephant Mountain fire near Nelson is now under control.

"We responded last evening with crews and helicopter support," said the Southeast Fire Centre in a emailed statement.

"This morning, crews are back working on the fire, and are being supported by two helicopters."

By Castlegar Source on Friday Aug 26 2022
What better way for Police Service Dog Neeka to celebrate International Dog Day than to help find a man with a warrant?

Just after 8 a.m, on Aug. 26, frontline officers from the Kamloops RCMP were called to the 2000-block of Crescent Drive for a report of a suspicious man, according to Kamloops RCMP S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet.

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Friday Aug 26 2022

RDCK Recreation facilities at the Castlegar & District Community Complex, the Creston & District Community Complex, and the Nelson & District Community Complex are scheduled for annual maintenance closures in the coming weeks.

By BC Hydro on Friday Aug 26 2022

BC Hydro would like to notify the public that the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir will decrease noticeably on Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28:    

•At 6 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, flows will decrease from 2,166 m3/s to 2,024 m3/s;

•At 7 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, flows will decrease from 2,024 m3/s to 1,883 m3/s;

By Wildsight on Friday Aug 26 2022

Ten young women returning from a science-wilderness expedition will share what they've learned at a public event Thursday, September 1st.

The group began in Kokanee Creek Park August 22.