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By Castlegar Source on Monday May 10 2021

The Keremeos RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 38 year-old man, Nathan Bell, who was last seen on April 29th, 2021.

It is believed Bell left Keremeos in a white 1991 Chrysler Dynasty bearing BC licence plate ME3 27K and may be travelling to either Vancouver Island or the Nakusp area.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 09 2021

Nelson Police have received numerous complaints that motorists are not respecting speed zones in and around schools and playgrounds in the city.

So, officers will be out making extra patrols in and around the schools and conducting enforcement for the remainder of the school year. 

By Letters to the editor on Sunday May 09 2021

To The Editor:

Brittny Anderson, MLA Nelson-Creston

Hello Brittny,

By Contributor on Sunday May 09 2021

The weather has been awesome, and the fishing has been awesomer!  Haha, a little humour never hurt anyone.

With this great, spring weather, we have been spending plenty of time on the water.

So, here’s your latest fishing report:

Kootenay Lake

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Sunday May 09 2021

For the third consecutive month the Southeast Fire Centre Weather Services is reporting drier than average conditions for the region.

In its monthly weather synopsis for April 2021, the Southeast Fire Centre Weather Services said the total precipitation was a third of normal with measurable precipitation amount half the monthly average.

By John Boivin Local Journalism Initiative on Sunday May 09 2021

School administrators in Nakusp have shut down the community’s elementary school from May 4 to 16 after some cases of COVID-19 in the school community left most of the staff and students unable to attend classes. A number of staff and students have to self-isolate for 14 days.

By John Boivin Local Journalism Initiative on Sunday May 09 2021

One of the Slocan Valley’s most popular tourist attractions is going to remain closed until further notice.

By Castlegar Source on Friday May 07 2021

A passing motorist, who had stopped to provide emergency aid to a crash victim, was injured when the vehicle wreckage shifted and rolled over the Good Samaritan, who suffered serious bodily injuries, according to RCMP Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey, spokesman for the BC RCMP in the Southeast District.

By Kyra Hoggan on Friday May 07 2021

Interfor is announcing a $35-million improvement project in its Castlegar facility, according to vice-president of western operations Andrew Horahan.

In an interview Friday, Horahan said the project will have immense value for the community.

By Contributor on Friday May 07 2021

An altercation between logging contractors and activists in the Walbran Valley this week where an Indigenous man was allegedly assaulted and racial slurs hurled at protesters is being condemned as “completely unacceptable” by the company and First Nation that own the forestry tenure.