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by Sara Golling on Monday Jun 10 2019

Bees killed:

The bees from a deliberately poisoned hive now lie writhing and dying.  Someone had gone into the fenced back yard and sprayed an industrial-strength wasp killer on the hive and the surrounding area, at a home on Victoria Avenue.   

by Trail Champion on Monday Jun 10 2019

A Trail man is facing charges in connection with damage to, and theft from, local parking metres, according to RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Contributor on Monday Jun 10 2019

The BC SPCA is requesting the public’s help to find the owner of an abandoned mother dog and her puppies. A Good Samaritan found the mother dog, who SPCA staff named Casey, inside a sealed box with her nine puppies at the Puntzi Lake Landfill.

by Interior Health Authority on Sunday Jun 09 2019

The seven interior Nations and Interior Health (IH) have renewed their commitment to work together to improve Aboriginal health outcomes and to ensure cultural safety across the health system. The Partnership Accord, originally signed in 2012, was yesterday re-signed and extended through 2024.

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 09 2019

For the second year in a row, Nelson, B.C.’s Elephant Mountain Literary Festival is running a contest for West Kootenay book clubs. And for the first time, a separate contest is aimed at West Kootenay writers’ groups.

by Bob Hall on Sunday Jun 09 2019

The Selkirk College Saints men’s hockey team has hired a new head coach with deep prairie roots and a foundational understanding of what it takes to be a student-athlete.

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Jun 06 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce the team has acquired forward Corey Clifton (’99) from the Surrey Eagles in exchange for defenseman Jimmy Darby (’01).

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 04 2019

The BC  Wildfire Service is reporting on its website a fire near Balfour.

The BC Wildfire Service said the fire, which was reported Monday afternoon at a logging operation on the mountainside above Balfour known as Balfour Face, is .30 hectare in size and is believed to be human-caused.