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by Contributor on Thursday Jun 25 2020

After weeks of being cooped up indoors due to COVID-19, many Canadians are making plans to enjoy the summer outdoors. With tick season running from now until October, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is urging people to take precautions on trails and in forests against little freeloaders.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 25 2020

Traffic on Highway 3A was reduced to single-lane after a logging truck lost its load near Six Mile Thursday morning.

The logging truck flipped on the highway between Six Mile and Greenwood Road, near the Duhamel Store.

Hydro crews were on scene repairing power lines as well as equipment to remove the log from the shoulder of the highway.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 24 2020

RCMP said response from an Ainsworth resident after hearing cries for help early Monday morning may have save a woman’s life.

RCMP said Monday at 8:45 a.m. officers were called to the report of a single vehicle motor vehicle incident near Davidson Street, a few kilometers west of Ainsworth.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Jun 23 2020

Three people have been arrested after police raided a large marijuana grow op, according to Salmo top cop RCMP Cpl. Darryl Orr.

"On June 22, members of the Salmo RCMP Detachment executed a search warrant issued under the Cannabis Act at a residence on Vector Road in Salmo," Orr said. "Three adults were located inside a large (marijuana) growing operation at the residence.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Jun 23 2020

On June 20 at 4:45 a.m. the Trail and Greater District RCMP Detachment received another complaint about a black bear who had become a continued problem in the area of Nelson Avenue in Trail BC. The black bear, which was identifiable by a large and distinct bald spot on its side, was the one who had been recently entering homes and vehicles.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Jun 23 2020

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a cluster of local fires, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 22 2020

The string of fires that kept Nelson Fire Rescue busy during a three-day stretch earlier this month all had electricity as the common denominator said Chief Len MacCharles in a media release Monday.

by Kyra Hoggan on Monday Jun 22 2020

An MVI early Monday morning saw one woman sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

Wicentowich said the call came in at 4:33 a.m.