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By Contributor on Tuesday Jan 12 2021

Happy New Year Everyone.

And welcome to a better year to come.

In looking at back at 2020, we can reflect and focus on the positive.  While we didn’t have much work during the first half of the year, we made up for it in the second half.  We’d like to thank our locals for supporting our company and helping to keep us in business.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 12 2021

The Nelson Police Board announced Tuesday that Superintendent Donovan Fisher of the RCMP be sworn in early March at the new Chief Constable of the Nelson Police Department.

Superintendent Fisher replaces current Chief Constable Paul Burkart, who is retiring.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Jan 11 2021

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

By Castlegar Source on Monday Jan 11 2021

RCMP continue to seek the public’s assistance in the disappearance of 40-year-old Robert Allen Wetsch.  Robert was last seen in Hinton on May 19, 2019. Updated information in December 2019 indicated he may potentially be in British Columbia.

By Interior Health Authority on Monday Jan 11 2021

 Interior Health has identified increased COVID-19 activity throughout the 100 Mile House region and has declared a COVID-19 outbreak due to rapid spread in the community of Canim Lake.

Located approximately 40 km from100 Mile House, Interior Health has identified 32 cases of COVID-19 who reside in the region and are linked to Canim Lake.

By Castlegar Source on Monday Jan 11 2021

Sicamous RCMP and the BC Coroners Service continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the unexpected death of a woman early on New Year’s Day.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Jan 11 2021

Interior Health said communities in the Kootenay/Boundary regions were part of the initial roll-out of the Moderna vaccine in Interior Health last week.

Interior Health said those communities include Nelson, Kaslo and New Denver in the West Kootenay, Grand Forks in the Boundary region and Creston, Fernie and Invermere in theEast Kootenay.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 11 2021

Salmo RCMP said a call for service Friday (January 8, 2021) afternoon resulted in officers recommending that a man at the Ymir residence face drug charges.

Police said that at approximately 4 p.m., Salmo RCMP responded to a residence in Ymir. During the call at the residence RCMP members discovered illegal drugs in plain view.

By Castlegar Source on Monday Jan 11 2021

RCMP in Merritt BC is now investigating after a man allegedly discharged a firearm during an apparent neighbour dispute Saturday evening in Kane Valley south of the Nicola Valley city.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Jan 11 2021

Dear Editor.

We fought global wars, and millions of people died to defend and protect our human rights, including our right to have democratic governments.

Last week’s invasion of the Capital Hill in DC was nothing but a stunning attack on democracy, perpetrated by none other than the President of the United States.