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By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Nov 26 2022

The song might remain the same but the tune has changed as COVID-19 cases decrease in Nelson and area but another fall virus is making its way through the population.

Although the number of COVID-19 cases has been on the decline, infection rates remain high with other respiratory viruses like respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Nov 25 2022

The BC RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit (SED MCU) is seeking public assistance in locating Michael Mawley, who is a person of interest in a suspicious death investigation.

RCMP said that human remains were located after a suspicious fire on Saturday November 19, 2022, in the community of Kingsgate, BC at Mawley’s family residence.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Nov 25 2022

When Ryan Larsen was added to the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Top Prospects team late due to an injury/illness to another player, that gave the Kamloops Storm three players in the B.C. Hockey Conference Prospects Game, which started with Owen Aura and Jake Phillips-Watts.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Nov 25 2022

The Liberal government is getting strong pushback after introducing an amendment to Bill C-21 in a surprise late move that would constitute the largest gun prohibition in Canadian legislative history.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Nov 25 2022

Around one quarter of students are absent from classes across the school district as various viruses make their way through the population, according to School District No. 8 attendance statistics.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Nov 24 2022

For the second time in less than a week, Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for Highway 3, Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Environment Canada said higher elevations can expect total snowfall accumulations of 15 cm beginning Friday morning and through to the evening.

"A Pacific frontal system will sweep over B.C. Interior on Friday," Environment Canada said.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Nov 24 2022

The Province is taking action to deliver stronger public safety services to protect people in urban, rural, and remote communities across B.C. through new funding that will help  specialized units and rural police forces staff up and help keep streets safer for everyone.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Nov 24 2022

Nelson RCMP is currently searching for four suspects who fired a rifle at a person Wednesday night near Rover Creek Service Road in Blewett.

In a media release Thursday, Nelson RCMP said officers are trying to identify the four suspects who were seen leaving the crime scene in a white coloured pick-up truck with a plow attached.

By Bob Hall on Thursday Nov 24 2022

A successful post-secondary journey requires an inspiring beginning. Two women who have assisted learners through early steps at Selkirk College are being recognized with Board of Governors awards for their efforts to help build remarkable futures.

By Contributor on Thursday Nov 24 2022

REN Energy International Corp (REN Energy) has received approval from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary for the development of its Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) facility in Fruitvale.