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by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Feb 20 2019

Police are asking for public information after a young girl was approached and offered a ride on her way to school in Fruitvale yesterday, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

He said an 11-year-old girl was walking along Mill Road yesterday when a white van with tinted windows pulled up alongside her.

“There were two occupants, a female driver and a male...

by Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Feb 19 2019

One man has been sent to hospital after an MVI in Downtown Castlegar this afternoon, according to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

Lattanzio said they got the call at 2:10 p.m., advising that a vehicle had hit a lamp standard and the occupant had collapsed.

“When we arrived on scene, the occupant was in care of BCAS and was transported to hospital,” Lattanzio said. “It was a north-bound...

by Charles Jeanes on Tuesday Feb 19 2019

A re-visioning of old habits

Today I am trying to explore an old habit of my judgement, with regard to an historical fact I have long attempted to assimilate to a personal sense of justice.

The West has dominated the world for 400 years, and practically ruled it for a century from about 1850 t0 1950. The rest of the world over which the West held sway was subject...

by Kyra Hoggan on Monday Feb 18 2019

RCMP West Kootenay Traffic and Castlegar RCMP Detachment attended a head-on collision on Highway 3A on Friday morning, near Thrums, which resulted in one fatality, according to RCMP West Kootenay Traffic Services Sgt. Chad Badry

"On Friday, Feb. 15, at approximately 9:45 a.m., members of the RCMP West Kootenay Traffic Services and Castlegar Detachment attended to a two vehicle head-on...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 18 2019

The Nelson Search and Rescue organization is pleased to announce that the organiztion has completed the installation of a BCA Beacon Checker and sign at Kootenay Pass.

The sign and beacon checker’s purpose is to promote avalanche safety in the backcountry.

"Backcountry users at Kootenay Pass may utilize the sign to check that their avalanche transceivers are transmitting and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 18 2019

There will not be any extra ends played at the Nelson Curling Club after an ammonia leak was detected last week in the ice plant, forcing board to call for an end to the season.

Nelson Curling Club president Gordon Wiess told The Nelson Daily the small leak was found during mandatory inspection (Wednesday) February 13th. In the fall of 2018, the refrigeration plant...

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 17 2019

From April 1, 2019 the Skills Centre will no longer be providing WorkBC Employment Program of BC services to the community, a service that our organization has been providing in the GreaterTrail Area for more than 20 years.

Although these services will be provided by another community based non-profit organization, we will be continuing to work with our EPBC clients until they are...

by Rossland Telegraph on Sunday Feb 17 2019

For the month of December, 2018,  ...

by Kyra Hoggan on Friday Feb 15 2019

Local police are expressing fear and frustration as motorists forced to use Pass Creek Road as a detour (after a very serious MVI on Hwy 3A) abandon common sense and drive recklessly fast with no care for themselves, other motorists or local pedestrians/pets/children.

"Just slow down," said Castlegar RCMP Cpl. Brett Turner. "That road is horrible and winding with poor visibility on a...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 14 2019

Soon, spring will have sprung. And so will delays for traffic on the Kootenay Lake Ferry system due to annual low-water levels in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake during the spring.

Which is why the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is implementing the following service changes for MV Osprey and MV Balfour ferries.

Changes include:

March 10 to March 23:

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