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Recent storms coupled with a prolonged drought the past six weeks has prompted Avalanche Canada to issue a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users, in effect immediately until the end of day Sunday, December 16.

Avalanche Canada said this new snow is not...

RCMP is asking for public support following the violent sexual assault of a 47-year-old Creston woman Tuesday evening, a media release Wednesday said.

Creston RCMP said police are actively investigating the incident involving a woman being forced into her vehicle and sexually assaulted by...

The Trail Smoke Eaters battled from a two-goal deficit to force overtime but fell by a 3-2 score to the Vernon Vipers on Wednesday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

Jimmy Darby collected his first career BC Hockey League goal in the 2nd period while Chase Stevenson scored in the 3rd...

November now in the books. So, it's time to shift to December with Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing to get the straight goods what to expect on the lakes and rivers for  fishing.

Kootenay Lake:

Another fun month of fishing in November was had by all. And so far December...

Selkirk College students in the Nelson-based Transitional Training Program have dived into the Christmas spirit by putting together 14 food hampers to help out fellow students.

Every Wednesday on the Silver King Campus, Transitional Training students embark on a weekly popcorn sale where they provide snacks to brighten the day of staff and their fellow learners. Four times a year, the...

It’s cold out there and Nelson CARES wants to help warm things up for people who need it most.

Nelson CARES is hosting the fifth annual Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser. The event will take place on Saturday, February 23rd 2019 on the streets of Nelson.

For the first three years...

Op/Ed: Clearing the air on cannabis, driving and the holidays

By Mike Farnworth, 

Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General

Cannabis is now legal - but if you choose to use, don't drive.

You've probably heard this message in a new ad from government and ICBC. As public safety minister, I want you to understand why it's vital to take it seriously.

I also...

At the time of year when the focus is on giving, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives researchers have found that BC’s 10 wealthiest billionaires can afford to give thousands of times more than the rest of us.

The combined net worth of BC’s 10 wealthiest families is $25 billion — the same amount as the bottom 1.32 million British Columbians combined. The typical top-10 BC billionaire...