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by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jun 29 2019

No injuries were reported but damage was significant following an explosion and fire at the Alpine Motel Friday evening Nelson Fire Rescue said in a media release.

Nelson Fire Rescue received a call at 7:49 p.m. Friday that an explosion had occurred at the motel, located at 1120 Hall Mines Road in Nelson.

by Trail Champion on Friday Jun 28 2019

Police and fire officials are investigating a vehicle fire just off Hwy 22 by Oasis yesterday, according to KBRFR Cpt. Greg Ferraby.

He said the call came in at 1:09 p.m and crews were on scene by 1:20 p.m., with the situation under control by 1:28 p.m.

by Trail Champion on Friday Jun 28 2019

Police are hoping this long weekend doesn’t mirror last weekend’s alcohol-related issues, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. 

by Trevor Miller on Friday Jun 28 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce defenceman Jackson Murphy-Johnson has committed to the team for the 2019/20 season.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Kootenay Lake School District is in damage control after elementary students in the Creston school were exposed to an explicit sex guide during a sex education class taught by a public health nurse and trainee.

The incident happened on June 20th when copies of a 47-page book, that was intended to be used by adults, was taken home by students according to the district.

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Jun 27 2019

More than a year after Grand Forks experienced a flood of the century, federal and provincial governments have stepped up to the plate with $50 million for an important flood mitigation project in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary community of Grand Forks.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 26 2019

The Government of British Columbia is adding land to two provincial parks – Gladstone and Garibaldi – to protect ecologically sensitive areas, promote biodiversity and enhance recreation opportunities.

by Interior Health Authority on Wednesday Jun 26 2019

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day – an opportunity to remind everyone it is easier than ever to know your HIV status.

Since December 2018, when people come in to Interior Health emergency departments and require diagnostic blood work, an HIV test may be included.

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