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RCMP said officers continue to investigate a boating accident late Friday (July 10) evening on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake near the Harrop Cable Ferry.

In a media release, police said at 10:11 p.m., Kaslo RCMP received a request to assist BC Emergency Health Services following a marine...

To The Editor:

What have the B.C. and Canadian Governments got themselves and their taxpayers into?

The $40 billion LNG Canada project was to be the largest private sector and natural resource investment in Canadian history.

Now prospects for nearly...

It’s definitely not business as usual for minor sports groups and organizations in Nelson due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, with the province opening up from spring lockdown in phases, some, including Nelson Soccer Association, are now offering programs for players.


The BC Hockey Hall of Fame is asking the public to rummage through garages, basements and attics to help showcase the province's rich and diverse hockey history.

Due to COVID-19, the Hall was forced to cancel the annual summer induction event.

However, the downtime has given Hall...

In lieu of the Annual Canada Day pancake breakfast and other Lions Club fundraising events, cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Nelson Lions Club hosted two drive-in movie nights at the foot of Baker Street on June 28 & 29.

The movies shown were Disney’s Onward and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. 

Gate proceeds raised $1365 thanks to the donations from those in...

What better way to relieve the stress of being cooped up in isolation for the last three months, than to take the family out for an adrenaline-fueled adventure right here in the heart of the Kootenays.

Scream up a storm on the lines and feel the wind in your face!

Afterall what better way is there to explore nature than a distancing of 300 feet above.

Kokanee Mountain...

Indecent exposure at Trail’s Gyro Park

Ed. Note: The following is a press release issued by Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich:

On July 11 at 4:24 p.m., the Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report that a naked man had tried to approach three teenage girls who were swimming at the beach area in Gyro Park located at 1090 Charles Lake Drive in Trail.

The girls reportedly distanced themselves from...

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"Today, we are announcing 13 new cases, for a total of 3,128 cases in British Columbia.

"There are 209 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 2,730 people who...