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by Lone Sheep Publishing on Sunday Jun 20 2021

The BC Wildfire Service is reporting a small fire Sunday in the Arrow Lakes region.

The BC Wildfire Service interactive map shows a .01 hectare fire at Hutchinson Creek. The cause of the fire is unknown.

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 17 2021

Nelson Police said in a media release Wednesday that a man is awaiting a bail hearing after two people were allegedly sprayed with bear repellant during the afternoon in the 800 block of Vernon Street.

Nelson Police received a complaint at approximately 1:34 p.m. that a man had sprayed two people on Vernon Street.

by KAST on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

 The Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) congratulates Executive Director, Sean Smillie, on his return to the video game industry for an exciting new role as an executive producer for a Quebec and Los Angeles-based game studio.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

Environment Canada issued a Severe Thunderstorm warning Tuesday for southern interior of BC, including Boundary, East and West Kootenay, Kootenay Lake and Arrow Lakes/Slocan Lake regions.

Environment Canada said showers will end this morning followed by a 60 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Jun 11 2021

Eugene Volokhov of Balfour is one happy fisherman.

The Balfour resident recently was announced by the West Arm Outdoors Club and B.C. Wildlife Federation as the winner of the grand prize draw of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program. 

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Jun 11 2021

Southeast District Major Crime investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in their ongoing investigation into the discovery of deceased woman in Naramata on Wednesday June 9, 2021. 

The deceased has now been positively i.dentified as 57-year-old Kathleen Richardson from Naramata

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Jun 11 2021

Ti Loran of Mount Sentinel High School in South Slocan is one of four students to be chosen as recipients of the Columbia Basin Trust Neil Muth Scholarship.

Loran joins Jet Noble and Robert Tinney from Creston and Emjai Deschamps from Revelstoke as the 2021 Neil Muth Scholarship award winners.