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August 2022
By Contributor on Wednesday Aug 31 2022

Officers from both the Grand Forks and Midway RCMP combined resources to catch suspected truck thief Tuesday said Detachment Commander, Sergeant Darryl Peppler in a media release.

By Southeast Fire Centre on Wednesday Aug 31 2022

Effective at 12 noon PDT on Friday, September 2, 2022, campfires will be allowed in the Southeast Fire Centre. The current prohibition against any open fire larger than a campfire (i.e., larger than 0.5 metres wide by 0.5 metres high) remains in effect throughout the Southeast Fire Centre.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Aug 31 2022

Devon Cheveldaeff and Garrett Kucher carded a round of minus 14 under par to capture the inaugural Kennedy Shootout Two-person Golf Scramble this past weekend at Granite Pointe in Nelson.

Cheveldaeff and Kucher edged out Steve Simister and Brennan Maroney by one shot and Nick Kennedy and Reg Clarkson of Nelson by two strokes.

By Dick Cannings MP on Wednesday Aug 31 2022

This summer we’ve all been feeling the effects of inflation.  The price of almost everything has risen dramatically, but the issue that I’ve been hearing a lot about is the cost of gas.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Aug 31 2022

Police are looking for witnesses to a fatal crash in Cherry Creek Tuesday, according to BC Highway Patrol Cpl. Mike Halskov.

"On Aug. 30, at approximately 4:50 p.m., Kamloops Rural RCMP and Emergency Services responded to a fatal two-vehicle collision on Hwy 1 at Rodeo Drive in Cherry Creek," Halskov said.

By Susan Brown on Tuesday Aug 30 2022

I was recently looking at the website of Moms Stop the Harm, a local advocacy group that is heavily involved in organizing Overdose Awareness Day events. I was reflecting on the last few years; the increasing drug toxicity deaths we’re seeing, the tremendous challenges first responders and care providers face, and the loss communities continue to experience.

By Contributor on Tuesday Aug 30 2022

A new Ipsos survey reveals that more B.C. drivers are using their phones to talk or text while they're behind the wheel. Of those surveyed, 43 per cent of drivers admit to using their phone at least once out of every 10 trips – up from 33 per cent in 2019.*

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Aug 30 2022

The effect of climate change on high level lakes in the West Kootenay is theme of a new pilot study launched by Living Lakes Canada.

Called the High Elevation Monitoring Program, the goal of the study is to begin formulating and collecting baseline data in order to understand how the chemical and biological components of the lakes are functioning.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Aug 30 2022

Property taxes in Area E could go up by an average of $35 if an alternative approval process vote this fall is successful.

The approval of the electors is sought in Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Area E for the library financial service bylaw, for the purpose of funding the Nelson Public Library.