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By Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday May 27 2022

RCMP continue to investigate circumstances surrounding the death Thursday afternoon of a Boswell man on Kootenay Lake a media release said.

RCMP said on May 26th, 2022, at 2:28 p.m. the Creston RCMP received a report of a boat collision that occurred on the Southwest shore of Kootenay Lake.

By Province of British Columbia on Friday May 27 2022

Canada and the U.S. met informally four times this year on March 30, April 17, May 17 and May 24 to discuss ways of advancing negotiations. These meetings were arranged to ask questions and seek clarification about issues related to each country’s initial proposals, which were tabled in 2020.

By Bob Hall on Friday May 27 2022

Assistance for the catastrophic invasion of Ukraine comes in many forms and on June 4 the community is invited to come together for an evening that features music, dialogue, dessert and hope for peace.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Friday May 27 2022

The L.V. Rogers Bombers have qualified to compete in the BC High School Girls’ Soccer Championship in June in the Fraser Valley.

The Bombers cruised to the title, blasting David Thompson of Invermere 5-0 in the final in the Kootenay Zones held recently in Creston.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday May 27 2022

For those considering an E-Bike, there is an opportunity to get a deeper view on the future of transportation.

The City of Nelson will be hosting an E-Bike Expo on Friday, June 24 aimed at increasing active transportation through the use of the bicycle.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday May 27 2022

Nelson’s low second dose vaccination rate may be tied to the overall cases of COVID-19 infection, according to the latest B.C. Centre for Disease Control data.

By Trail Champion on Thursday May 26 2022

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared on the medical unit at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.

There are currently 15 cases connected to the outbreak. Additional infection control measures have been implemented on the unit including putting a pause on new admissions to the unit, restricting all non-essential visitors, and testing patients on the unit.

By Letters to the editor on Thursday May 26 2022

To The Editor:

The Granite Pointe Board Of Directors is clarifying a misunderstanding regarding the well-being of three known heron nests on the 102-year-old golf course’s property.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday May 26 2022

First Nations are asking for the return of the salmon to the entire Columbia River system as part of the Columbia River Treaty negotiations, including the upper portion of the Arrow Lakes, in order to reclaim their culture.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 25 2022
FireSmart BC and Jennifer Rice, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness BC, are calling on residents of British Columbia to start preparing for wildfire using simple, proven steps to mitigate the impacts of wildfire on their property and communities. 

Simple landscaping tasks and chores like watering and mowing the lawn, cleaning the gutters, and s