There are deep layers of concern and uncertainty over deep layers of weak snow buried in the West Kootenay backcountry alpine regions that could create large avalanches.
Although there have been no avalanches reported in the West Kootenay region for the last two days, dangerous conditions still exist in the backcountry, according to Avalanche Canada (AC).
Nelson Police said the missing woman alert Wednesday has been rescinded.
Nelson Police said 33-year-old Alissa Kunstmann was located Wednesday afternoon.
Nelson Police thanks the public for assisting in locating Kunstmann
NPD appeal to public to locate missing woman
Nelson Police said Thursday that a woman missing for a week has been located.
Nelson Police said Katherine Rivard, 39, has been located.
Nelson Police said that Rivard was located safe and sound and thanks the public for their assistance.
Nelson Police appeals for public support in finding missing woman
Hundreds of first responders, including members of the Nelson Police Department, lined the highway between Kelowna and Nelson for a procession to pay tribute to Const. Mathieu Nolet.
A Grand Forks resident will be getting his steps in as his motorized scooter has been impounded and he’s facing multiple charges under the Motor Vehicle Act.
On Wednesday, January 18th just after 11 a.m., a 55-year-old Grand Forks man was seen operating his motorized scooter on Market Avenue in the downtown core.
Nelson Police is dealing with another loss to the department after it was announced Saturday that a second officer involved in a backcountry skiing accident has died.
Nelson Police Chief Donovan Fisher said this morning via video release that Const. Mathieu Nolet had succumbed to his injuries and died Saturday morning at Kelowna Regional Hospital.
The plight and height of the Kootenay River will be the current of conversation when the Columbia River Treaty talks go virtual early next month.
A virtual information session is slated for Feb. 2 — with another on Jan. 30 on the Columbia River — to provide details and answer questions about the process, with the focus on Kootenay River “interests.”