On Jan. 9, at 6:56 p.m. a Trail and Greater District RCMP officer responded a report of an assault, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. He said the report indicated a 44-year od man assaullted a 51-year-old Trail man in the 4000 block of Casino Road, in Trail.
Environment Canada issued a Snowfall Warning Tuesday for Highway 3 — Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass — as a weather pattern over the southeast part of the province brings snow to higher elevations.
The ever-increasing threat of school closures in the midst of the fifth wave of COVID-19 has many parents casting about for answers as to how they might school their children.
While out enjoying the Slocan Valley Rail Trail in summer 2021, the public might have seen an unusual piece of equipment: a tractor-like vehicle mounted with a huge spool of cable. Its job: to dig a trench at the edge of the trail and place the cable in it, laying the necessary groundwork to help improve internet access for many businesses and residents in the Slocan Valley.
The S.S. Moyie was built in Nelson for the Canadian Pacific Railway and launched in October 1898.
In 1958 it was designated a National Historic Site of Canada and later added to the BC Register of Historic Places.
On Jan. 8, at approximately 6 p.m., Sicamous RCMP responded to a collision involving several commercial tractor-trailer units, a cube van, and motor vehicles on the Trans-Canada Hiwy 1 between Sicamous and Salmon Arm.
It appears the Omicron variant has hit teams in the league with COVID-19 cases forcing the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League to postpone several weekend games in the division.
The KIJHL has postponed no less than seven weekend games, including Saturday’s 7 p.m. tilt at the NDCC Arena between the Nelson Leafs and Castlegar Rebels.
As snow piles up due to the recent winter snowstorms, local RCMP would like to send out a few reminders to drivers in the West Kootenay/Boundary region.
One concern is drivers parking vehicles in brake check pullouts along Provincial Highways.