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by David Suzuki on Tuesday Aug 22 2017

Are we entering a new Dark Age? Lately it seems so. News reports are enough to make anyone want to crawl into bed and hide under the covers. But it’s time to rise and shine. To resolve the crises humanity faces, good people must come together.

It’s one lesson from Charlottesville, Virginia. It would be easy to dismiss the handful of heavily armed, polo-shirted, tiki-torch terrorists who...

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Aug 22 2017

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.

“When crews arrived on scene, there was heavy black smoke showing from the home,” Smith said. “Crews had a tough time, as they were facing...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Aug 22 2017

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.

Mallard's Source for sports would like to salute...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Aug 22 2017

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.

The extraordinary two-day 222 kilometer ride that takes cyclists a loop around the Kokanee Glacier in the Selkirk Mountains, from New Denver...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 21 2017

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.

"It looks like large amounts of...

by Contributor on Monday Aug 21 2017

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.

Slocan Lake RCMP request help finding Winlaw resident...

by Trail Champion on Monday Aug 21 2017

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.

“On Aug. 21 … Trail RCMP located and arrested a 30-year-old male for at least six offences stemming from the theft of items from unlocked motor vehicles in the Trail, Fruitvale and Montrose areas,” Reid said. “The offences include Possession of...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 21 2017

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.

“Residents will be allowed to return to their homes at 6 p.m. (Tuesday),” the RDCK Emergency Operations Centre said in...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Aug 20 2017

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.

Saturday's event included the Baker Street Blues Band playing a couple of sets of music from the stage as well as roving and stage performances by the Front Street Cabaret Dancers, Circus Acts Insomniacs, aerial...

by John Boivin on Sunday Aug 20 2017

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.

A petition circulating in...

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