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