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by RDKB on Thursday May 28 2020

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has been working very closely with the City of Grand Forks and other regional partners to prepare for possible moderate to high levels of flooding early next week.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 28 2020

RCMP in Nakusp said in a media release Thursday that officers executed a search warrant in the village that netted a large quantity of drugs.

Police said Wednesday (May 27), officers conducted a search warrant in the 300 block of 8th Ave NW in Nakusp. During the search police located a large quantity of Methamphetamine.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 28 2020

The Valhalla Wilderness Society said in a media release a local runner got more than he bargained for during an afternoon jog through the Rail-Trail in the small West Kootenay community of Hills, BC, during the Victoria Day long weekend.

Francis Levasseur was jogging on the railbed trail near a friend’s farm when he came into contact with a less-than-hospitable black bear.

by RDKB on Wednesday May 27 2020

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) issued two more evacuation alerts on May 27 bringing the total number of properties on evacuation alert in the Grand Forks area to sixteen.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday May 26 2020

ANKORS (AIDS Network Kootenay Outreach and Support Society) in Nelson issued a New Drug Alert Tuesday after samples sold were found to contain a toxic combination of benzodiazepines and fentanyl.

In a media release Tuesday, ANKORS spokesperson said there have been recent reports of overdose associated with the use of this substance as described in the Nelson area.

by City of Trail on Tuesday May 26 2020

The City of Trail is re-opening some of its facilities and amenities through a phased approach and will therefore resume parking enforcement for downtown meters and monthly pass holders on Monday, June 1, 2020. 

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday May 26 2020

Rosslanders may have noticed a yellow helicopter flying over town in a south-westerly direction on Saturday, May 23, 2020.  It was en route to evacuate an injured mountain biker from the Paterson area – a 34-year-old man who had crashed his bike on a trail known as “Super Mega Death.”

by Bob Hall on Monday May 25 2020

It started with an instructor’s challenge to look at climate change on a personal level and ended with a creative outburst by students that breaks down walls to better understanding the future of the forest industry.

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