Amanda Erickson, Community Action Team Facilitator for Nelson, Castlegar, Grand Forks, said the overdose crisis is a problem that in some form most likely has affected everyone in the province.
Katrine Conroy, Minister Responsible for the Columbia River Treaty, has issued the following statement after the 15th round of Canada-U.S. negotiations toward a modernized Columbia River Treaty, which took place in Vancouver, B.C., on Jan. 25 and 26, 2023:
Grand Forks RCMP continue to be on the lookout for a pickup stolen earlier this month from outside a residence in Christina Lake.
Grand Forks RCMP said in its weekly media release that on January 23, 2023 at 4:30 p.m., police respond to a complaint of a stolen truck from Brown Road in Christina Lake.
On a sunny day in Nelson, family, friends, and first-responders colleagues gathered at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club celebrate the life of Nelson Police Constable Mathieu Nolet.
Const. Nolet died at Kelowna General Hospital ICU after being critically injured following an avalanche Monday, January 9, in the mountains near Goat Range Provincial Park, northwest of Kaslo.
Digging deeper into a multitude of rural issues to establish facts and data-driven evidence for decision-makers, Selkirk Innovates is producing results and helping guide the region into a more informed future.
Baby, it’s about to get very cold outside.
Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for much of BC as a cold spell is forecasted for most of the province.
“Arctic air will spread throughout BC (Saturday) bringing a major shift in temperature from our mild January,” the Environment Canada statement said.
The City of Nelson announced that a private Celebration of Life service is planned for Nelson Police Constable Mathieu Nolet on Monday, January 30 at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club beginning at 11:30 a.m.
The City of Nelson media release said that the service is for invited guests only and not open to the general public.
Nelson RCMP has opened an investigation of theft of mail from Canada Post Offices in Slocan Park and Ymir.
In a media release Thursday, RCMP said the stolen mail was discovered inside a pickup truck following a report of a suspicious vehicle on Giveout Creek Forest Service Road south of Nelson, on Sunday, January 22, 2023.
There are deep layers of concern and uncertainty over deep layers of weak snow buried in the West Kootenay backcountry alpine regions that could create large avalanches.
Although there have been no avalanches reported in the West Kootenay region for the last two days, dangerous conditions still exist in the backcountry, according to Avalanche Canada (AC).
Together with the provincial and federal governments and a forestry company, the National Conservancy of Canada announced the conservation of 185,329 acres (75,000 hectares) in the Incomappleux Valley located in the Selkirk Mountains approximately 29 kilometres east of Revelstoke.
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