In a media release, the Canadian Red Cross provided an update Tuesday on the relief and recovery work taking place in the B.C. Regional District of Kootenay Boundary more than a year after devastating floods forced thousands to evacuate their homes.
The West Kootenay Timberwolves junior lacrosse players were on the road May 25 and 26, honing skills and teamwork. After a 4-13 loss to Alberta’s Rockyview Rage in Cochrane, AB, the Timberwolves bounced back with a 4-3 win over the Cranbrook Outlaws. This coming weekend, they will once again play against the Cranbrook Outlaws on June 1, at the Rossland Arena.
The Selkirk College Saints are building their roster for the upcoming 2019-2020 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season by starting with commitments from a pair of outstanding players who wrapped-up their junior careers in the region.
On May 25, 2019, the regional RCMP detachment responded to a report of a “serious assault with a weapon” in the 2300 block of Washington Street in Rossland. The 24-year-old man who is the victim of the assault was airlifted to Kelowna General Hospital, where he has undergone surgery for injuries to his neck.
From the strange-but-true Trail RCMP files:
During peak times of the year, the Kootenay Lake Ferry system struggles to keep up with the traffic flow, especially when the MV Opsrey is out of commission for maintenance during low water in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake or when Highway 3 Kootenay Pass is closed to avalanche controls.
Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Selkirk College is proud to announce it will be working with nine municipalities in the Kootenay and Boundary region in their efforts to strengthen their resilience to the effects of climate change.
The man allegedly responsible for the death of a Creston woman in 2015 has been arrested and charged.
Katherine McAdam, 58, of Creston, was last seen on August 15, 2015. Her remains were discovered in nearby Erickson on August 27, 2015, and the Southeast District Major Crime Unit (SED MCU) have continued their investigation into her murder since that time.