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by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jul 10 2017

A Grand Forks woman has died and the 13-year-old female was severely injured after a two-vehicle collision early Sunday near the community of Jaffray in the East Kootenay.

Cranbrook RCMP said the collision occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. when an east bound pickup truck crossed the center of the roadway, for unknown reasons, into the path of a semi-truck hauling passenger vehicles....

by Shara JJ Cooper on Monday Jul 10 2017

After seven years of searching and chasing leads, the family of Owen Kiernan Rooney has finally gotten some closure.

The remains of the 24-year-old Australian man were found by the Grand Forks Search and Rescue Unit while they were doing a training exercise on Hardy Mountain. The remains were found at the foot of the mountain, an estimated three kilometres from where Rooney was last...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jul 09 2017

For the third consecutive year, the Nelson U18 Selects take home the silver medal at the BC Soccer Provincial B Cup.

Prince George Timberwolves scored the game-winnng goal 15 minutes into the second half en route to a 2-0 victory over Nelson in the final of the U18 Girl’s Provincial B Soccer Championships Sunday in Surrey.

The loss marks the third straight season Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jul 09 2017

 The Nelson Angels came within a game of capturing the West Kootenay Minor Baseball Crown after dropping a 9-5 decision to Trail Orioles in the Heritage City.

Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the Angels on a great season.

The team includes, Coaches Hart Wintraub and Calvin Kooznetsoffand players,Drake Proctor, Seth Knudsen, Derek Kim, Ryan St. Thomas, Levi...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 09 2017

Residents in communities across Interior Health affected by fires burning and resulting smoky skies should be aware that smoke conditions and local air quality can change due to the unpredictable nature of fires.

Some individuals may be more sensitive to the effects of smoke from forest fires, such as those with heart or lung conditions. These individuals should watch for any change in...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jul 09 2017

After Todd Stone, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure and Minister responsible for Emergency Management BC, announced a provincial state of emergency Friday, the Regional District of Central Kootenay has sent out its own release asking the public to be ready in case wildfires strike the region.

In a release Saturday, RDCK informed residents that the BC Provincial Government...

by Chris Mazurkewich on Sunday Jul 09 2017

Interior Health teams across IH West are working closely with emergency officials from several agencies to respond to the wildfire activity around the communities we serve.

Together, we are carefully considering the best options for our patients and staff who are located where significant wildfire activity is ongoing.  

Since Friday, we have evacuated residential and assisted...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jul 09 2017

No one was hurt, well, except a TELUS pole, following a single-vehicle accident last week near Balfour.

Thursday, a Honda four-door sedan skidded out of control on Highway 3A near Balfour before hitting a TELUS pole.

The lone occupant escaped any serious injury.

RCMP, Nelson Hydro and TELUS attended the scene of the accident, with the TELUS linemen installing...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jul 08 2017

Environment Canada has ended the Special Weather Statement for the Boundary/West Kootenay as temperatures begin to cool into Sunday evening and Monday.

The Environment Canada Monday forecast calls for a mix of sun and cloud, becoming cloudy near noon with 60 percent chance of showers in the afternoon as well as a risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

"Wind becoming northwest...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jul 07 2017

The buzz over Nelson and Castlegar in late May was a former cadet from 561 Nelson Osprey Royal Canadian Air Cadet returning to his roots — well sort of.

Around noon, on (Tuesday) May 30, a native of South Slocan and graduate from 561 Nelson Osprey Royal Canadian Air Cadets, returned to the area for a few minutes in his CF-188 Hornet aircraft.

Captain Thegne ‘Bashar...

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