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The Trail and Greater District RCMP confirmed in a press release this afternoon that the body of an individual was located inside the trunk of a burnt out vehicle, left abandoned and set ablaze on Hwy 22 this past weekend.

Trail RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke said the death is being treated as...

Another storm has missed the Boundary, West Kootenay Region as Environment Canada has ended its Freezing Rain Alert issued Tuesday.

However, motorists driving in the higher elevations of Highway 3, including the Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass, should be aware of the chance of snow or...

The Trinity Western University Spartans accomplished what very few visiting British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) teams manage on a visit to the West Kootenay — a weekend sweep of the Selkirk College Saints.

In the Saints’ first action of 2018, the visitors escaped the...

Julien Locke of Nelson continues to shine on the World Cup cross-country skiing scene.

The Black Jack Ski Club and National Ski Team member, busted out a career-best 15th-place finish at a World Cup city sprint race in Dresden, Germany on Saturday.

Locke cranked out a career-best...

An art installation in the form of a quilt mosaic of maple leaves greets library users these days. As well as being visually stunning, the Canada 150 challenge—150 maple leaves stitched, painted, beaded and otherwise rendered on small square boards—was a passion project of artist and designer Jane Merks.

“My parents immigrated to Canada in the early 1950s from the Netherlands,” says...

The Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative kick starting the New Year with a week of education and contemplation surrounding issues of climate change, our environment and people.

Each day we will hear from a speaker who will give a different take on these important issues and then the chance to ask questions and discuss as a group. Refreshments will be provided and the session...

UPDATE: 91-yr-old struck by bus succumbs to injuries

On Jan. 12, the 91 -year-old pedestrian who was struck by a transit bus unfortunately succumbed to his injuries, accoridng to RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.

"The collision is still under investigation," she said. "Any witnesses to the incident that have not been spoken to by Police as of yet are asked to contact the Castlegar RCMP at 250-365-7721."

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More than 90 per cent of Canadian families with children will pay higher taxes once the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) tax increases are fully implemented, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

The first of seven increases to the CPP tax, which all workers must pay, will start this time next year.

“The...