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By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 31 2017

Kootenay-Columbia NDP Wayne Stetski would like to invite the public to attend a conversation and BBQ with local MP, Nathan Cullen and former MP Alex Atamanenko Saturday, September 9 at the Rotary Lakeside Park.

The event runs from 3-5 p.m. at the Rotary Picnic Shelter, Lakeside Park. Admission is by donation.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 31 2017

A shift in fire activity of the Harrop Creek wildfire has prompted the Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergency Operations Centre to place 486 properties in the area of Harrop, Procter, Sunshine Bay and Kootenay Lake Village on Evacuation Alert a media release said Thursday afternoon.

By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Aug 31 2017

A project to construct physical links for centralized treatment of all city supplementary water sources is on the table and now awaits approval from upper levels of government.

By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Aug 31 2017

There have been eight new wildfires in the Southeast Fire Centre today, and four yesterday, according to Fire Information Officer Carlee Kachman.

“Most of them are in the Cranbrook area – none are near here (Castlegar/Trail),” Kachman added.

By Southeast Fire Centre on Thursday Aug 31 2017

In the interest of public safety, the Regional District of East Kootenay has implemented an evacuation alert for the Moyie Lake area, effective at 8 a.m. on Aug. 31.

By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Aug 31 2017

A two-vehicle collision caused a brief closure of Hwy 3A this morning, according to Castlegar RCMP Cpl. Brett Turner.

“A vehicle was turning left onto Hwy 3A off of Glade Ferry Road toward Castlegar, and was struck by a northbound vehicle, resulting in a T-bone collision,” Turner said. “It caused extensive damage to the vehicles, both of which had to be towed.”

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 31 2017

Smoke from wildfires in BC and south of the 49th parallel has forced Environment Canada to amend the area covered by the Smoky Skies Bulletin that was last updated on Monday August 28 due to changing conditions.

By Jennifer Whiteside on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

For the first time in 16 years, B.C. workers have much to celebrate on Labour Day.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

A routine traffic stop Tuesday by West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit and West Kootenay Traffic Services netted police a large drug seizure said RCMP Sergent Chad Badry in a media release.

By Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

Attention musicians!  During the Rossland Acoustic Music Camp , from the evening of September 29  to October 1, 2017, the red-roofed church ―and now school ― at First Avenue and Queen Street  will ring with music, as musicians fill it with sound to sharpen their playing skills.