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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 12 2019

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for Highway 3, Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Environment Canada said afrontal system currently over southern BC will continue to give heavy snow to the Kootenay Pass Tuesday.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 12 2019

Nelson Curling Club is sending two teams to the Provincial Tournament later this year following the West Kootenay Men’s and Women’s Club Challenge Playdowns Saturday at the Heritage City facility.

Marla Dreher and Garry Meadows of Nelson captured the zone titles in the best-of-three playdowns.

by Trail Champion on Monday Feb 11 2019

A little girl is home safe after a being rescued from a traumatizing incident last week by Kootenay Regional Fire Rescue last Thursday.

Fire Chief Dan Derby said KBRFR was called to Beaver Bend Park at 2:32 p.m. to help a child trapped under logs.

by Trail Champion on Monday Feb 11 2019

A cooking fire gone awry brought 19 firefighters to a Cedar Avenue home Sunday, according to Acting Captain Lee De Pellegrin of Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue.

He said the call came in at 1:14 p.m. and crews arrived 1667 Cedar Avenue at 1:18 p.m., with the situation controlled at 1:40 p.m.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Feb 11 2019

Three people were stabbed in the village stroll are of Whistler, according to RCMP S/Sgt. P.K. Hayes.

“On Feb. 11 at approximately 2:30 a.m., Whistler RCMP responded to a report of a fight and stabbing in the 4200-block of Village Square,” Haynes said in a press release Monday..

by Contributor on Monday Feb 11 2019

A pair of Penticton Peach Festival favourites will be dropping in to Okanagan Lake Park at this year’s festival.

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds and The SkyHawks have officially announced they will perform for one show only at PeachFest, thanks to the sponsorship of Peters Bros. Construction.

by Trevor Miller on Sunday Feb 10 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a six-goal 1st period and a season-high ten tallies to help them to their 20th victory of the season in a 10-3 win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Saturday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

by Trevor Miller on Sunday Feb 10 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters battled hard with a strong 3rd period effort but fell just short in a 3-2 loss to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in the first of a weekend doubleheader on Friday night at the Trail Memorial Centre.