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By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jun 06 2023

Salmo RCMP is asking for assistance from the public regarding a serious assault that occurred last fall near Ymir.

RCMP said that on October 11, 2022, officers responded to an assault that happened on the rails to trails path off of Highway 6 near Ymir.

By Castlegar Source on Monday Jun 05 2023

On June 4, at 12:05 p.m., the Castlegar RCMP received a report of a grass fire by the bike park in Millennium Park in Castlegar, according to Castlegar Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

He said the fire was extinguished by the Castlegar Fire Department before it could reach any woods or structures, leaving a large patch of burnt grass.

By Charles Jeanes on Monday Jun 05 2023

Doing Good, Becoming Better, Following Leaders

“I’ve lived my life at the exact half-way point between joy and rage, gratitude and dismay… I would think well of us if I’d never read a history book. Or read a newspaper. Or the comments sections of the Internet…

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 05 2023

Jackie Little of Balfour and Shauna Lum will represent Zone One at the upcoming provincial tournament following the recent Ladies Championships at the Balfour Golf Course.

The 36-hole tournament, a precursor to the BC Ladies Provincials, was held May 27-28 at the 6400-yard 18-hole track in Balfour.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Jun 03 2023

The road to recovery continues for regional transit.

A new annual operating agreement between the Regional District of Central Kootenay and B.C. Transit has been renewed for the 2023-2024 season, with an eye toward a pre-pandemic ridership.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Jun 02 2023

The Regional District of Central Kootenay said in a media release that major renovations to upgrade the Salmo outdoor pool mechanical room has officially commenced.

By Letters to the editor on Friday Jun 02 2023

To The Editor:

On Saturday, May 27th , renal patients will permanently lose the transport services provided by the Nelson Cares bus to travel to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital for kidney dialysis treatments.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Jun 02 2023

Let there be light.

Traffic lights — the red, yellow and green variety — are set to be installed at the Highway 3A and Baker Street intersection at the west entrance to the city’s downtown, “improving safety and mobility for people travelling into and around Nelson’s city centre,” noted a press release from the Province.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Jun 01 2023

The road to paradise could soon be paved with more than good intentions.

A move to pave the Whitewater Ski Resort access road is gaining some traction in the regional district as one of the region’s top downhill skiing destinations campaigns for tarmac.

By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Jun 01 2023
Starting today, BC residents have the opportunity for a rebate when they purchase a new electric bike – and because the rebate amount is based on income, the program will make e-bikes a clean transportation choice that is more affordable and accessible for everyone.
There are four easy steps associated with accessing the Income Qualified E-Bike Rebate Program: