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by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 28 2019

A Rossland man was reported overdue when he failed to return on Monday, August 26, from a solo hike on Gimli Mountain.  He was located deceased the following day.

The 28-year-old Rossland man who is described as an experienced hiker, departed alone for a hike at Gimli Mountain west of Slocan Lake on the morning of August 26th.  He was supposed to return by 7 p.m. but never...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

It must be getting close to the Federal Election.

Why else would NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh pay another visit to Nelson.

Singh, member of parliament for Burnaby South riding, was in the Heritage City Tuesday speaking to the electorate while offering up ice cream during an informal Meet and Greet outside Save-on-Foods in the Chalko Mika Mall.

“What’s your biggest...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

Users of Kootenay Lake Ferries, BCGEU employees and Western Pacific Marine, ferry operators, are waiting for an expected ruling later this week by the Labour Relations Board.

The board is determining the service of levels during possible job action by the BCGEU.

“While ferry services are designated as essential, the Labour Relations Board is responsible for determining the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

Know your bike and where you’re permitted to ride it in BC Parks.

In response to the growing popularity of electric bikes, BC Parks is implementing an e-bike policy to help protect sensitive wildlife, ecosystems and cultural values.

Following the e-bikes classification system already being used by industry and other government bodies, the new policy allows e-...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

It’s time to reflect on our driving habits, and on the facts cited below – especially for the safety of everyone’s children. 

According to the  Canadian Paediatric Society,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

It’s full steam ahead for students pursuing a career in trades following the official ribbon cutting Monday of the new trades training facility at Selkirk College Rosemont Campus in Nelson.

Selkirk College President Angus Graeme was joined by Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, Melanie Mark, Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy as...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Aug 26 2019

On August 25, a Warfield resident discovered that someone had made an online application to a bank for debit and credit cards in his name.  He contacted the bank and cancelled the accounts, and notified our local RCMP detachment.   

How did his personal information get into the hands of a fraudster?  He believes that his information may have been stolen in a large security breach that...

by Contributor on Monday Aug 26 2019

These days, sports reporting is full of stories about one GOAT or another - as in the "greatest of all-time." This is a story about actual goats.

More than half of the world's mountain goats are found in B.C., living in rugged mountainous terrain and scattered throughout the province. Cathedral Provincial Park, located southwest of Keremeos along the Canada-U.S. border, is home to...

by Contributor on Friday Aug 23 2019

It may be the dogs days of summer, but it’s cats and kittens who are urgently needing homes, according to the BC SPCA.

“This is always a busy time for our shelters, but this summer we are especially overwhelmed with incoming cats and kittens,” says Lorie Chortyk, spokesperson for the BC SPCA. “In addition to the usual ‘kitten season’, where hundreds of abandoned and unwanted kittens are...

by BC Hydro on Thursday Aug 22 2019

BC Hydro would like to notify the public that the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir will decrease noticeably on Saturday, August 24th:

·         At 7 a.m., the discharge rate will decrease from approximately 1,682 cubic metres per second (59,000 cubic feet per second) to about 1,557 cubic metres per second (55,000 cubic feet per second).

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