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by David Suzuki on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

Canada is respected globally for the freedoms we who live here enjoy. It’s not perfect, but it’s a geographically and culturally diverse land with spectacular environments and friendly people.

I’ve always appreciated having the freedom to speak my mind. A diversity of ideas and perspectives, based on facts and evidence, contributes to a healthy, prosperous country. Society is better...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

From previous release; on December 31, 2019, the BC Supreme Court granted the Coastal GasLink interlocutory injunction order against persons who interfere with the Coastal GasLink project in and around the Morice River Bridge or the area accessed by the Morice West Forest Service...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

A Slocan Park man received the thrill of a lifetime when he went to cash in his Luxury Crossword XIII Scratch & Win ticket recently at the Slocan Valley Co-op.

Michael Kooznetsoff said machine wasn’t the only thing that froze.

“I couldn’t believe it – I started shaking and almost dropped to my knees,” Kooznetsoff said in a BC Lottery media release.

The excitement...

by The Conversation on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

By Professor Jonathan Van Hamme, Thompson Rivers University, for The Conversation

Lowe’s recently joined the Home Depot...

by Letters to the editor on Monday Feb 10 2020

Dear Editor,

As I write this, patients are travelling long distances for consultations with specialists. Many of these journeys, for simple face to face meetings are made even though the required workup has been completed and the results forwarded.

BUT - What if you could visit a GP, have the referral and information forwarded to a specialist, get the diagnostic...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 10 2020

A pilot from Merritt suffered serious injuries after a plane crash at the local airport Sunday.

RCMP said in a media release officers were led to the airport following a missing person report. When police arrived, early Monday morning, they discovered a plane wreck on the runway of the Merritt Airport.

“On February 10, 2020 at 12:14 a.m. RCMP received a report of a missing person...

by RDKB on Sunday Feb 09 2020

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue (KBRFR) has received $6,591 worth of high-powered LED flashlights from Retriev Technologies in Trail to assist...

by RDKB on Friday Feb 07 2020

Today the BC River Forecast Centre released the latest Snow Survey and Water Supply Bulletin, showing higher-than-normal levels for both the Boundary and West Kootenay snowpacks. The Boundary snowpack is at 128 per cent of normal, which is a seven...

by Trail Champion on Friday Feb 07 2020

One person was killed in a single-vehicle MVI in the Gulch (Trail)  this morning, according to KBRFR Cpt. Glen Gallamore, who said the call came in at 9:15 a.m.

Seven firefighters responded, arriving on scene at 9:25 a.m.

"Trail Station 374 responded to a report of  single vehicle rollover on Hwy 3b below Annabel," Gallamore said in a press release Friday afternoon. "One vehicle...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Feb 07 2020

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Alert for Highway 3, including Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass with snowfall amounts expected between of 20 to 25 cm.

Environment Canada said expects snow to begin over the Coquihalla Summit near midday and then spread to Kootenay Pass Friday afternoon.

“The snow is forecast to intensify tonight as the low nears,” the Environment Canada...

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