Staff at ANKORS (AIDS Network Kootenay Outreach and Support Society) in Nelson is concerned that contaminated drugs found in the Kamloops area may have made its way to Nelson, Castlegar and Grand Forks.
Emergency responders were pressed into action dealing with a drug overdose during the early hours of Sunday Nelson Police said in a media release.
Police received a call at 12:02 a.m. Sunday of male in medical distress in the 400 block of Vernon Street.
The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) in media release Thursday announced $9.2 million in funding for more than 180 individual wildlife, freshwater fish, and habitat conservation projects across British Columbia this year.
“This is no small feat,” said Dan Buffett, CEO of HCTF.
Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall said a step-by-step online guide that helps simplify and streamline the licensing process will benefit small scaled producers in the area, and throughout the province.
RCMP in Nakusp are requesting public assistance in tracking down a suspect who vandalized vehicles Sunday, including a fully marked police cruiser.
RCMP said in a media release Wednesday, the incident occurred to vehicles in the early morning of Sunday in the area of 5th Street NW in Nakusp.
Ayla Diebitsch from Rossland, Jay Maloney from Rossland, Nigel Burk from Montrose and Joli Mwinyi from Crawford Bay will each receive a $2,500 Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship to continue their education.
Finally, some good news for a graduating student in Kootenay Lake School District during the final high school term interrupted by the — COVID-19 — pandemic.
Mount Sentinel Grad Freya Emery was recently selected to receive a 2020 Beedie Luminaries Scholarship.