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by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Feb 07 2020

Thursday, in the northcentral BC, RCMP arrested six people for obstruction as police enforced a court-ordered injunction at the controversial LNG pipeline through the Wet’suwet’en territory.

"On February 6, 2020, the RCMP access control checkpoint at the 27 km mark of the Morice West Forest Service Road became the start-point for an RCMP exclusion zone to conduct enforcement action of...

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 06 2020

Castlegar and District Community Services Society is encouraging Castlegar area residents to bundle up and raise cold hard cash for the Coldest Night of the Year Walk-a-Thon on Feb. 22.

This is a fun, family-friendly winter fundraising walk for Castlegar’s vulnerable, hurting, hungry and homeless youth and others.  In over 133 cities across Canada thousands of participants will be...

by CBT on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

Twenty-nine projects throughout the Columbia Basin will help address the health of local species and spaces, from swallows and salmon to wetlands and forests through research, restoration and education. The projects are being supported with nearly $820,000 from Columbia Basin Trust’s Environment Grants.

“Each project...

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

Two people have died after an MVI near Barriere, according to RCMP Cpl. Mike Halskov.

On Feb. 5 at approximately 12:10 p.m., Barriere RCMP, Clearwater RCMP, and Emergency Services responded to a fatal collision in the Darfield area on Hwy 5, north of Barriere,” Halskov said in a press release.

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by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

Bats are fascinating and often-misunderstood creatures.  They’re also very useful to humans and ecosystems; in our region, by eating a lot of night-flying insects that damage crops and forests. To learn more about bats and how they’ve been unfairly targeted for abuse over the years, read the book “The Secret Lives of Bats: My Adventures with the World's Most Misunderstood Mammals...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

A Billion Reasons to Care  is the first provincial review of the $1.4 billion-dollar contracted long-term care sector in British Columbia. The review examined industry contracts, annual audited financial statements and detailed reporting on revenue and expenditures for...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

The month of January proved to be a very active start to 2020 as a series of more than a dozen Pacific frontal systems passed over the area said the Southeast Fire Centre in its monthly weather bulletin.

Fire Weather Forecaster Jesse Ellis said in a media synopsis that not only did January see nearly double the normal amount of rain as well as nearly double the normal amount of snow,...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 04 2020

Please join us in Celebrating the Memory and amazing, positive energy of Leya.   

Saturday, Feb. 15 from 1—3 p.m. Kinnaird Hall—2320 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar.

Allergies-no flowers.

 

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Feb 04 2020

Two sightings of a 'suspcious man' have led police to encourage parents to discuss strager danger with their children, according to RCMP Acting Sgt. Devon Reid.

"On Feb. 3, Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report that on two occasions over the previous week, a suspicious looking male wearing all black was reported in the wooded area near Webster School in Warfield," he said....

by Regional District of Central Kootenay on Tuesday Feb 04 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has issued a Boil Water Notice for users on the South Slocan Water System. The system is located in the community of South Slocan Village approximately 30 km southwest of Nelson and is within RDCK Electoral Area H.  The Dam Inn is across Highway 3A and is supplied water from this water system.

The WATER QUALITY ADVISORY has been issued...

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