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by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

Trail local and mother of three young boys, Melissa Gresley-Jones has turned the challenges of the COVID lockdown into a positive outcome for vulnerable youth in the West Kootenay Take a Hike program. 

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit has assumed conduct of an investigation after first responders spotted what are believed to be human remains inside a vehicle fire now considered suspicious in nature.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), based on the recommendation from BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) has removed the Evacuation Alert for the remaining 46 properties affected by the Talbott Creek Wildfire.

The BCWS has advised that although crews continue to action the fire, the danger to people and structures has diminished.

by Letters to the editor on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

Editor, the Rossland Telegraph:

by Castlegar Source on Monday Sep 21 2020

The RCMP Southeast District Emergency Response Team responded to support Chase RCMP on Friday with the high risk arrest of a man in its jurisdiction, wanted province-wide on several outstanding firearms related warrants for his arrest.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 21 2020

BC voters are going to the polls on October 24th.

Premier John Horgan made the snap-election announcement Monday following a meeting with B.C.’s Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Janet Austin.

“I have just met with the Lieutenant Governor and she has agreed with my request to hold an election on October 24,” Premier Horgan said in a media release.

by Bob Hall on Sunday Sep 20 2020

The legacy of a trailblazing craft historian who helped shape the field in Canada will live on through the Dr. Sandra Alfoldy Memorial Scholarship that aims to assist Selkirk College students studying in Kootenay Studio Arts programs.

by Dick Cannings MP on Saturday Sep 19 2020

Parliament begins its fall session this coming week and I have just returned from a week of meetings in Ottawa to discuss how that sitting will look—both in terms of how we will meet and the policies the government may bring forward in the Speech from the Throne on Wednesday.

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