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by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 29 2021

Selkirk College said in a media release Monday the school will no longer ice a men’s hockey team, announcing that the program will be discontinued due to budgetary constraints.

Competing in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) since 2006, the Selkirk College Saints’ current players, coaches and team staff were informed of the decision this week.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Mar 29 2021

In a media statement Monday, organizers of the Shambhala Music Festival said the 2021 event has been postponed until 2022.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 29 2021

RCMP said Tuesday in a media release that a Castlegar woman now faces potential criminal impaired driving charges following a head-on motor vehicle collision north of Nelson Monday morning.

RCMP said on March 29, 2021 just after 9:45 a.m., Nelson RCMP was called to a report of a serious two vehicle collision in the 2400-block of Highway 3A on the North Shore.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 29 2021

Nelson Police is advising the public the ongoing dangers of the local illicit drug supply following two separate, and unrelated reports, of suspected illicit drug overdoses happening last week in the Cottonwood Falls and Rail Town area of Nelson.

by John Boivin Local Journalism Initiative on Thursday Mar 25 2021

Snowpack levels across most of British Columbia were slightly down as of the first half of March – though that may not be an indicator of a mild freshet this spring.

“The provincial average for all [automated recording station] locations decreased slightly from 114% on March 1 to 112% for March 15,” said the Province’s mid-month snow survey bulletin. 

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Mar 25 2021

For second time in as many years, the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers to cancel the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament.

Tournament organizers said recent decisions by the Province and Health Authorities have indicated that it will not be possible to hold large gatherings and events throughout summer 2021 in BC.

by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 24 2021

In 2020, Crisis Line Responders across the Interior Region provided close to 450,000 minutes of empowering support, skilled assessment and crisis de-escalation. A record since the service began in 2012.

by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Mar 23 2021

RCMP said in a media release that motorists in the Boundary region are urged to be vigilant, after Midway RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious occurrence that took place Sunday evening on a back country provincial highway.