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by Trail Champion on Tuesday Jan 10 2023

Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich has provided Trail City Council and the media with breakdowns of local police activity in 2022 overall as well as specific to the fourth quarter.

2022 Fourth Quarter Synopsis

  • Quebec man attempted to shoot two Trail RCMP officers.

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jan 09 2023

Grand Forks RCMP said in a media release that a random driver of an ATV on public roads led officers to find a large amount of various drugs and drug paraphernalia suspected to be fentanyl and methamphetamine.

by Trail Champion on Saturday Jan 07 2023

A Trail man is in police custody after allegedly stabbing his 74-year-old dad, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

"On Thursday, Jan. 5, at 7:06 a.m. frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officers and EHS responded to a report that a 27-year-old Trail man had stabbed his father, a 74-year-old Trail man, inside a residence in the 1100 block of Columbia Avenue in Trail.

by Trail Champion on Saturday Jan 07 2023

A Montrose man is facing criminal charges after allegedly stabbing his significant other, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 05 2023

Architect designer David Dobie has spent the past 40-plus years drafting, drawings and designing buildings, retreat centres, restaurants . . . well, pretty much everything during his four-decade career.

This week at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson, Dobie showcases his years of work with his Shifting Design exhibit before hosting a Gala Evening Saturday, January 7th.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jan 03 2023

The West Kootenay/Boundary Zone 6 BC Senior Games executive is in desperate need of volunteers to step up to guarantee the participation of zone athletes during future games.

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jan 01 2023

After a few years of celebrating the New Years alone due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of swimmers and spectators flocked to Rotary Lakeside Park Sunday at High Noon to take part in the Polar Bear Swim 2023.

The swim was the first time in a few years since Nelsonites have been able to congregate at Rotary Lakeside Park to ring out old year in favour of the new 2023 year.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Jan 01 2023

A possible year-round farmers market is on the menu for the city’s Youth Centre as it laid out its plans for the new year recently.

The prospect of having a market throughout the winter was dangled by the Nelson and District Youth Centre’s (NDYC) new manager of youth and community programs, Terri Wilkinson, when she spoke to council Dec. 9.