A fire on East Street this morning saw 16 firefighters from Warfield and Trail struggling to contain the blaze, according to KBRFR Cpt. Ryan Smith.
The call came in at 4:33 a.m. and fire crews arrived at 1674 East Street in Trail at 4:39 a.m.
The Nelson Boxing and Athletic Club held a very successful first annual Summer Boxing Camp recently at the Baker Street location in the basement of the Pharmasave Building.
More than 15 boxers from host Nelson, Cranbrook, Kelowna, Vancouver, Nanaimo and Saskatchewan were put through 12-hour days to refine their skills in the ring.
The 2017 West Kootenay Glacier Challenge to fundraiser ride to fight to improve the lives of Canadians affected by MS (Multiple sclerosis) was another success this past weekend.
Nelson Fire Services Leo Grypma said the department has been fielding many calls Monday evening regarding smoke near Grohman Park west of Nelson.
However, Grypma would like to ease the public concern, saying the smoke is really dust coming from a company drilling at Grohman Storage Units business across Highway 3A from Grohman Provincial Park.
A 54-year-old woman from Quebec was was pronounced deceased at the scene after being struck by a vehicle on Sunday afternoon at a popular road pullout near Field, BC., Cpl.
RCMP report the 16-year-old male reported missing from Winlaw on August 10, has been located.
The Slocan Lake RCMP is pleased to confirm that the 16-year-old male reported missing on August 10, has been located and he is safe and sound.
"Thanks to the media and public for your assistance," the RCMP said.
Police have arrested a Trail man in connection with a rash of thefts from vehicles in the area, according to Trail RCMP Acting Sgt. Devon Reid.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay is reducing the Evacuation Order in the McCormick Creek wildfire area to an Evacuation Alert, commencing Tuesday (August 22) at 6 p.m.
The decision comes after close consultation between the RDCK and BC Wildfire Service.
The foot of Baker Street was a busy, happening place Saturday afternoon as the Railtown Carnival arrived in Nelson for the the third in the series of public dance events.
Some residents of Crawford Bay say the impending sale of 162 acres (65.5 hectares) of land right on Kootenay Lake is a golden opportunity for the community to have a regional park.
Crawford Bay is a small community on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake, 80 kilometres north of Creston on Highway 3A and five kilometres from the Kootenay Bay Ferry terminal.
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