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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 15 2019

Concern is growing for recreation groups in the Boundary, West Kootenay after Recreation Sites and Trails BC with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development proposed cancelation of trail designation for the former Canadian Pacific Railway line route between Castlegar and Christina Lake.

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Aug 15 2019

This isn’t your typical mussel beach.

One of the greatest current threats to the region’s watersheds and beaches is the Zebra and Quagga mussels, according to the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS).

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Aug 13 2019

From Friday, Aug. 9 to Sunday Aug. 12, 2019, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP had a busy summer weekend by responding to 71 calls for service from the public.       

Theft from Vehicles

On Friday, Aug. 9, sometime overnight, two fishing rods and a tackle box were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 2100 block of Topping Street.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Aug 11 2019

The Regional District of Central Kootenay issued a media release Monday afternoon regarding the mudslide at Morley Creek, north of Nelson.

by Eileen Delehanty Pearkes on Sunday Aug 11 2019

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005. 

by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Aug 11 2019

The regional district is going to bat for the Monarch butterfly.

A motion has been passed by the Regional District of Central Kootenay board of directors to urge the province to “initiate an immediate scientific literature and litigation review of the chemical known as glyphosate.”

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Aug 10 2019

A truck carrying milk crashed south of Nelson Friday morning Nelson Fire Rescue reported in a media release.

Nelson Fire Rescue were alerted at 6:55 a.m. Friday a serious motor vehicle incident by Nelson Police Department on Highway 6 just south of Nelson.

by CBT on Friday Aug 09 2019

2017 and 2018 saw extreme wildfire activity with a record number of fires across BC and in the Basin.