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by The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday May 25 2022

Interior Health has issued a DRUG ALERT for the Nelson area after a drug poisoning event occurred at ANKORS OPS a media release said Wednesday.

The media release said the sample was tested by the ANKORS drug checking technician and the same was sent for further testing at UVIC’s Substance drug checking site.

by Interior Health Authority on Wednesday May 25 2022

Interior Health (IH) is upgrading heart monitors across the region, improving patient access to important diagnostic testing, and enhancing timely access for physicians and nurse practitioners to these reports.

by Contributor on Wednesday May 25 2022

The Compassion in Action Community Conference is coming up on Friday, June 24th and Saturday, June 25th in Grand Forks.

This two-day educational conference event will be an opportunity to learn from experts about the provincial overdose crisis and the healthcare response.

by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday May 24 2022

May long weekend is typically a busy weekend on the roads as people emerge from a long winter enjoying the warmer and drier conditions.

Grand Forks officers were also kept busy this weekend investigating a wide variety of different matters.

Some of the investigations from this weekend include:

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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday May 24 2022

A waterfront outdoor public pool will be the main feature added to the city’s arsenal of recreational amenities this year as the capital plan for 2022 takes shape.

The city is planning to construct a public outdoor pool for a “new dimension of recreational activity at the pier” when the Hall Street Pier project is launched this summer.

by Contributor on Monday May 23 2022

Spring and summer are busy times for construction and other road-related activity, which brings an increased safety risk for roadside workers in the West Kootenay/Boundary region.

by Contributor on Monday May 23 2022

The Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS) is seeking volunteers to join the fight against aquatic invasive species in the Central Kootenay region.

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 23 2022

Granite Pointe assistant pro Nicklaus Kennedy came within a few strokes of taking the first step to qualifying for the 2022 U.S. Open, set for June 16-19 at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Kennedy finished with a 1-over-par 73 at the U.S. Open Local Qualifying tournament last week at Tumble Creek Club in Cle Elum, Washington.

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