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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 19 2019

In a media release Monday, RCMP issued another plea for the public to come forward with any information that may aid them in locating a missing Nakusp man.

36-year-old Christopher Sanford was last seen on August 4, 2019 in Nakusp. 

by Trail Champion on Monday Aug 19 2019

A spike in thefts and a resulting backlash on social media have local police cautioning residents about taking matters into their own hands.

In a press release issued Monday, Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich asked the public to remain vigilant, but to leave any punitive action to police.

by Contributor on Monday Aug 19 2019

Kootenay Pride is gearing up for the 24th Annual Pride celebration coming up at the end of the month.

Over the years, this celebration has grown to include community events all week long culminating in the Pride Parade on Sunday, September 1st on Baker Street.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Aug 18 2019

A young male was taken to hospital after falling from a rope swing near Fisherman’s Pit Road beach Sunday afternoon.

The accident happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. Sunday when a male fell from a rope swing on Kootenay River, approximately 10 kilometers west of Nelson and a few hundred feet from Fisherman's Pit beach.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Aug 16 2019

The Nakusp RCMP is once again seeking public assistance in locating Christopher Sanford who was reported missing on August 5, 2019.

Christopher Sanford is a 36-year-old male who was last seen on August 4, 2019 in Nakusp, at that time his plan was to travel to Kelowna. Sanford’s vehicle was located abandoned in Fauquier, BC on August 5, 2019.

by Trail Champion on Friday Aug 16 2019
On Aug. 16, at 12:50 a.m., the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP and the Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Department responded to the scene of a suspicious camper/trailer and van fire on Casino Road, in Trail. The trailer and van had been parked in a dirt pullout approximately two kilometres from town for several months prior to this date.
by Trail Champion on Friday Aug 16 2019

Two Calgarian motorcyclists were badly injured in a crash Sunday, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Aug 16 2019

Following a single-vehicle accident early Friday morning that sent the driver to hospital with minor injuries, Nelson Police has recommended charges of Possession of Methamphetamine against the 25-year-old male driver in this incident.

In a media release Friday, Nelson Police added that a female associated with the male driver is also facing charges.

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