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By Province of British Columbia on Sunday Aug 09 2020

The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a suspected human-caused wildfire, Stirton Road (N11005), near the community of Kimberley. The fire is approximately two hectares in size and is being actively actioned by initial attack and unit crews, with aerial support from air tankers, and ground support from the Kimberley fire department. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Aug 08 2020

In a media release Saturday, RCMP said the Underwater Recovery Team located the body of the 35-year-old man who went missing after swimming in the Slocan River earlier this week.

RCMP said the man’s body was recovered in the same area he was last observed.

By Province of British Columbia on Friday Aug 07 2020

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 53 new cases, including three epi-linked cases, for a total of 3,934 cases in British Columbia.

By Trail Champion on Friday Aug 07 2020

Police are urging anyone with information about a series of arson fires to come forward.

Over the August long weekend, the Trail and Greater District RCMP and Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue responded to a series of what they believe to be deliberately set fires in the area of Marsh Creek Road in Fruitvale, BC.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Aug 06 2020

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 47 new cases, including one epi-linked case, for a total of 3,881 cases in British Columbia.

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Aug 06 2020

The Trail RCMP detachment commander is warning the public that it is unnacceptable to sell your family members online, for real or in jest.

By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Aug 06 2020

The pandemic that plagued the world has provided the impetus to tie the region’s main trails together.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 06 2020

In a media release Thursday, BC Transit, in alignment with TransLink and other transportation agencies, are proceeding with mandatory use of face coverings on buses in BC Transit communities across the Province as of August 24, 2020.

Accommodations will be permitted for children under the age of 5 and those that cannot wear a face covering for health reasons.

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Aug 06 2020

The Slocan Lake RCMP is asking anyone who may have witnessed a drowning in the Slocan River on the evening Aug. 5 to contact them.

On August 5, 2020 at approximately 5:40 pm, Slocan Lake RCMP responded to a complaint of a person drowning in the Slocan River, roughly 1.5 km North West of Winlaw, BC.

By Contributor on Wednesday Aug 05 2020

[Editor’s Note:  This is a very long article which supplies answers that such activists as young  Greta Thunberg have been criticized for not providing – even though she has repeatedly said, “Listen to the scientists!” – and she has also provided many of the answers suggested here.