A neighbourhood group that raised concern over the establishment of a safe inhalation site in downtown Nelson is not opposed to the site, but rather is seeking proper process to discuss it, a recently-released organizational brochure claimed.
The level of Kootenay Lake could rise as much as five feet within the next two weeks while the snowpack is dropping lower than normal, according to recently released data from FortisBC and the Ministry of Forests.
West High Yield (WHY) continues its efforts to further its application for a permit to go ahead with the next phase of its proposed magnesium mine on Record Ridge. The Ministry has accepted the WHY application for a permit, but has not approved it. The review process has just begun.
BC Hydro would like to notify the public that the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir will increase noticeably on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20. When combined with the outflows from the Kootenay River, Columbia River levels at Birchbank are expected to increase by 1.8 metres (5.9 feet) over the two days.
Citing fear of intimidation a series of open houses planned by the regional district to discuss climate action recommendations has been cancelled.
Preliminary data from the BC Coroners Service shows that communities throughout the province continue to be devastated by deaths due to unregulated drugs, with 814 lives lost in the first four months of 2023.
BC RCMP is reminding people to check their phones as dispatch centers have experienced a significant increase in dropped 911 calls.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) regrets to announce the postponement of the RDCK Climate Action Open Houses, which were scheduled to take place from May 23 to July 5, 2023. This decision has been made in response to recent safety concerns and is driven by the RDCK`s commitment to ensuring the well-being and safety of all attendees.
In the early morning of May 17, frontline officers with the Slocan Lake RCMP made a significant drug seizure while en-route to a disturbance call, according to Nakusp RCMP Detachment Commander Cpl. Thomas Gill.
Nakusp RCMP has apprehended a suspect connected to a stolen vehicle, which was reported missing from the Cherryville area on May 16, 2023. The operation was successful thanks to the active involvement of community members and the diligent work of RCMP officers, according to Nakusp RCMP Cpl. Thomas Gill.
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