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by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jan 31 2023

Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for 32-year-old man, relating to an outstanding arrest warrant for a Breach of Release Order.

Ryan Harp is described as:

  • Caucasian male
  • brown hair and brown eyes,
  • standing at approximately 6’2 and weighing approximately 210 pounds

Police said Harp may have shaven his beard off.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jan 31 2023

Amanda Erickson, Community Action Team Facilitator for Nelson, Castlegar, Grand Forks, said the overdose crisis is a problem that in some form most likely has affected everyone in the province.

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jan 30 2023

Grand Forks RCMP continue to be on the lookout for a pickup stolen earlier this month from outside a residence in Christina Lake.

Grand Forks RCMP said in its weekly media release that on January 23, 2023 at 4:30 p.m., police respond to a complaint of a stolen truck from Brown Road in Christina Lake.

by Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Jan 30 2023

On a sunny day in Nelson, family, friends, and first-responders colleagues gathered at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club celebrate the life of Nelson Police Constable Mathieu Nolet.

Const. Nolet died at Kelowna General Hospital ICU after being critically injured following an avalanche Monday, January 9, in the mountains near Goat Range Provincial Park, northwest of Kaslo.

by Bob Hall on Monday Jan 30 2023

Digging deeper into a multitude of rural issues to establish facts and data-driven evidence for decision-makers, Selkirk Innovates is producing results and helping guide the region into a more informed future.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Saturday Jan 28 2023

Baby, it’s about to get very cold outside.

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for much of BC as a cold spell is forecasted for most of the province.

“Arctic air will spread throughout BC (Saturday) bringing a major shift in temperature from our mild January,” the Environment Canada statement said.

by Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Jan 28 2023

The City of Nelson announced that a private Celebration of Life service is planned for Nelson Police Constable Mathieu Nolet on Monday, January 30 at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The City of Nelson media release said that the service is for invited guests only and not open to the general public.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Jan 26 2023

Nelson RCMP has opened an investigation of theft of mail from Canada Post Offices in Slocan Park and Ymir.

In a media release Thursday, RCMP said the stolen mail was discovered inside a pickup truck following a report of a suspicious vehicle on Giveout Creek Forest Service Road  south of Nelson, on Sunday, January 22, 2023.

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