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Man seriously hurt after police shooting near Nelson

Incident has been reported to provincial police watchdog

  • Feb 13, 2019

Reduced spring service planned for Kootenay Lake ferry

Expected low lake levels is the reason for the longer wait times

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Mueller probed 10 potential acts of obstruction
Vigil held in Penticton for the four community members slain in Monday shootings
Notley speaks to supporters after losing to Kenney
Premier-designate Jason Kenney gives victory speech at UCP headquarters

Nakusp sledders move poker derby to protect caribou

Annual fundraiser moved miles away after tracks spotted

Castlegar cops bust confused cannabis dealer

Police reminding public that selling cannabis without a licence is stil illegal

Nakusp municipal election race a frugal affair

Documents show only one councillor spent any money to attract votes

ICBC lowball injury offers aren’t driving up court costs, ministry says

B.C. auto insurance monopoly struggling with rising legal, settlement costs

Snowfall warning for Trans Canada

Environment Canada calls for 15 to 25 cm of snow

Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

Nelson council skeptical about regional compost plan

But no decision has been made on city’s involvement

Nelson tech innovation centre asks city for $50k

New facility will be located in the Chamber of Commerce building in the restored CP Rail station

Inquiry begins into West Kootenay RCMP shooting death

Const. Jason Tait faces charges in the 2015 shooting death of Waylon Jesse Edey in Castlegar

Last of southern Selkirk caribou relocated to Revelstoke area

One cow from the South Selkirk herd and two from the Purcells were moved this week

How to stay safe in the Nakusp backcountry: BCSARA

The B.C. Search and Rescue Association recommends planning, training and taking the essentials

  • Jan 11, 2019

Skier caught in backcountry avalanche near Rossland

‘The man was lucky he had the ‘A-Team’ of ski patrol people able to respond as quickly as they did,’ says Rossland rescue spokesperson

Kootenays unemployment rate best in B.C.

In one year, the region has gone from highest unemployment rate to lowest, at 3.1 per cent

Nakusp search and rescue group seeks volunteers

Senior Nakusp SAR member Ross Shkuratoff says the group is on the lookout for new members

  • Jan 7, 2019

Fire destroys Cherryville home

Lumby and Cherryville community rallying around young family