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by City of Trail on Thursday May 13 2021

The City of Trail has launched a multi-pronged program to provide urgent assistance to a growing number of vulnerable people in the downtown core including those with mental health and substance use issues.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday May 12 2021

New COVID-19 cases in Kootenay Boundary have decreased according to the release Wednesday of the B.C. Centre of Disease Control website of the Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by Local Health Area of Case Residence map.

The map, one of the many graphics on the BC Centre of Disease Control website, shows the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Golden (12) and Nelson (10).

by Castlegar Source on Monday May 10 2021

The Keremeos RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 38 year-old man, Nathan Bell, who was last seen on April 29th, 2021.

It is believed Bell left Keremeos in a white 1991 Chrysler Dynasty bearing BC licence plate ME3 27K and may be travelling to either Vancouver Island or the Nakusp area.

by Contributor on Sunday May 09 2021

The weather has been awesome, and the fishing has been awesomer!  Haha, a little humour never hurt anyone.

With this great, spring weather, we have been spending plenty of time on the water.

So, here’s your latest fishing report:

Kootenay Lake

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Sunday May 09 2021

For the third consecutive month the Southeast Fire Centre Weather Services is reporting drier than average conditions for the region.

In its monthly weather synopsis for April 2021, the Southeast Fire Centre Weather Services said the total precipitation was a third of normal with measurable precipitation amount half the monthly average.

by John Boivin Local Journalism Initiative on Sunday May 09 2021

One of the Slocan Valley’s most popular tourist attractions is going to remain closed until further notice.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday May 05 2021

Similar to the rest of the province, cases of COVID-19 continue to decline in the Kootenay Boundary following the release Wednesday on the B.C. Centre of Disease Control website of the Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by Local Health Area of Case Residence map.

Golden is now has the most reported COVID-19 cases for the region with 16 cases.

by Contributor on Tuesday May 04 2021

To get British Columbians active in preventing and stopping the spread of harmful invasive species, the BC government has officially declared the entire month of May as Invasive Species Action Month.

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