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by City of Trail on Thursday Oct 15 2020

 The City of Trail has determined that it will not collect the 10% penalty associated with Teck’s second property tax payment that was received by the City on September 1, 2020, one day after the City of Trail’s established current tax payment deadline of August 31, 2020.

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Oct 15 2020

RCMP said in a media release that man who allegedly hosted a party in Grand Forks during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend has been fined and mischief offences are being investigated.

RCMP said that after 7:30 p.m. on Saturday October 10, frontline officers from the Grand Forks RCMP were dispatched an on-going noise complaint at a residence in the 4900-block of Vernon Street.

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Oct 15 2020

Elections BC said in a media release that advance voting for the 2020 Provincial General Election opened today (Thursday, October 15), running until Wednesday, October 21.

Elections BC said the advance voting period is seven days this election, up from six in the last provincial election in 2017.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 14 2020

In a media release, Elections BC said it is busy processing an unprecedented number of vote-by-mail package requests this election.

Elections BC said as of October 13, 680,000 voters have requested vote-by-mail packages. In the 2017 provincial election, 6,517 voters voted by mail.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 13 2020

RCMP said in a media release that the female driver of a Ford Fusion vehicle was pulled from the water of Arrow Lakes by Upper Arrow Lakes Ferry workers on board a rescue boat early Tuesday morning.

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Oct 12 2020

Andrew Duncan of Rossland is running for election, hoping to represent our riding for the Green Party of BC as an MLA. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Oct 12 2020

Environment Canada updated its website Tuesday to say that snowfall with total amounts of about 15 cm is expected at the higher elevations of Highway 3, Kootenay Pass and Paulson Summit.

Environment Canada  said snow, heavy at times, is expected over the Pennask and Kootenay Pass summits today.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 12 2020

Nelson Minor Hockey grad Dryden Hunt has switched National Hockey League teams, recently signing a one-year, two-way contract with the Arizona Coyotes.

Coyotes General Manager Bill Armstrong made the announcement as NHL teams continue to scan the free-agent market to bolster rosters for the upcoming season.