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by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday May 17 2023

Creston RCMP is seeking public assistance to identify the suspects after a number of firearms were stolen from a business overnight.

Creston RCMP said that during the early morning hours on May 17, 2023, officers responded to a report of a break and enter at a local business on the 1000 block of Canyon Street.

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday May 16 2023

It’s time to delight in the macabre as The Addams Family: A New Musical takes to the Capitol Theatre May 25-28th.

A total of 22 cast members will take to the stage.

Produced by Black Productions, this dark comedy features the eccentric Addams family, whose lives are upturned when their daughter, Wednesday, brings home a “normal” man she intends to marry.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday May 16 2023

The city’s ‘recreation campus’ needs a facelift and a move is underway to make it over through the updating of the Recreation Masterplan.

The Nelson and District Recreation Commission No. 5 (NDRC5) is working to conduct a needs assessment to gain an understanding of the status of campus facilities and assets, and of community needs in advance of updating the plan.

by Contributor on Monday May 15 2023

Theft of Laptop

On Thursday, May 11, 2023 at 5:30 p.m., Grand Forks officers attended to a business in the downtown core for a report of a theft of Thinkpad laptop. The owner had just turned their head for a brief moment and the item was taken.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday May 15 2023

Gerry Nellestijn, founder and trailblazing force behind the Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers Society (SWSS), was recently recognized as a recipient of a 20th annual Community Award by Premier David Eby and Walter Pela, Chair of the BC Achievement Foundation.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday May 15 2023

Environment Canada is continuing its Special Weather Statement for most of the BC Interior through the week, including the Boundary, West Kootenay regions.

by Local Journalism Initiative on Saturday May 13 2023

Public backlash from concerned citizens in Nelson has put the brakes on a supervised inhalation site slated for the Friendship Outreach Clubhouse.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday May 13 2023

The unemployment rate for the Kootenay region is beginning to climb but is still below the provincial and national rates, according to recent figures released by Statistics Canada.