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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 05 2017

The Heart and Stroke Big Bike made a stop in Nelson Monday.

The Heart and Stroke Big Bike is a unique fundraising event — 29 riders pedal one Big Bike!

For 20 minutes, 29 riders from Road Warriors from Remax & RHC powered through the downtown core of the Heritage City raising money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

The weather was great and the Big Bike provided a...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 05 2017

Creston RCMP has confirmed that the search for missing person Alvin Dunic of Crawford Bay, BC, has been suspended.

The decision came Sunday afternoon (June 4) following seven days of extensive search efforts said RCMP Cpl Dan Moskaluk in a media release.

"Over the weekend, a total of 14 Search and Rescue Teams with 87 SAR technicians from across the province had joined the search...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jun 05 2017

The Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament is an event that has seen its share of major leaguers go through the event and onto bigger and better careers.

The likes of Canadian star Larry Walker, John Olerud of the Toronto Blue Jays, Scott Hatteberg and pitcher Tim Lincecum.

Later this month, June 27-July 2 at James Donaldson Park in Grand Forks, a few more future major...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 05 2017

BC Wildfire Service said in a media release personnel will be conducting a prescribed burn in the Hooker Creek area (about nine kilometres east of Crawford Bay) during the month of June 2017.

This project could begin as early as Monday (June 5) weather and site conditions permitting.

"Smoke from this 16-hectare controlled burn will be visible from Highway 31 and the communities...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 04 2017

The City of Nelson is pleased to announce that the first city electric vehicle (EV) charging station located at the foot of Baker Street in Railtown and is ready to be used by residents and visitors.

The EV charger installation was opened May 25, 2017.

“Installing EV charging stations like this are in keeping with Nelson’s Path to 2040 Environmental Strategy and will benefit both...

by John Boivin on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Residents of Glade say they can often hear the Kalesnikoff lumber mill, on the opposite bank from their Kootenay River community, as it processes hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of lumber every year.

Soon those operations will be a lot closer to them.

“The [Kalesnikoff] woodland manager said there would be 350 logging truck loads, 700 trips going thru our community,” says...

by Castlegar Source on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement on the death of a British Columbian in yesterday's attack in London:

"Yesterday, terrorists carried out several attacks in the heart of London. One of the victims was from British Columbia.

"The individuals who carry out these acts of hate want to change us. They want to sow fear and division. Ultimately, they want...

by Castlegar Source on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Castlegar woman, 30-year-old Christine Archibald, was the Canadian killed in the London Bridge terror attack Saturday night.

Today, in front of Castlegar City Hall, long-time family friend Patrick Audet released this statement from her family.

“We grieve the loss of our beautiful, loving daughter and sister. She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every...

by Castlegar Source on Friday Jun 02 2017

City crews are continuing to work around the clock to clear a storm sewer main, the blockage of which is causing localized flooding in the 6 Street/9 Avenue area downtown, according to director of Public Works Chris Barlow.

“There is flooding in three or four houses from last night’s rainfall,” Barlow said. “Crews are working to clear the main and setting up emergency bypass pumps.”...

by Trail Champion on Friday Jun 02 2017

Unlocked vehicles are being targeted by thieves in Warfield, according to RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid.

"On June 2, Trail RCMP received 13 reports of theft from unoccupied motor vehicles in the Warfield area," Reid said in a press release early Friday afternoon. "In each case, police were advised that the target vehicles had been left unlocked. The items stolen ranged from small amounts of...

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