When I was posted in the Okanagan in the 1990s I was answering phones in the detachment dispatch office. A caller from Summerland asked what would happen if he decided to take his protest sign down to the highway and conduct his own personal blockade.
The American Hockey League announced in a media release Monday that Springfield Thunderbirds forward Dryden Hunt has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 16, 2020.
In a media release Monday, Nelson Police Department report two individuals died after officers attended calls of street drug overdoses Sunday.
Police said on February 16, 2020 officers responded to three separate calls for medical assistance at three separate locations for reports of street drug overdose.
The L.V. Rogers Bombers has a strong showing at the Desert Classic High School Boys’ Basketball Tournament Saturday in Osoyoos.
The Bombers lost 76-48 to fourth-ranked Single-A Barriere Cougars in the tournament final.
LVR pushed the Single-A power until the second half, trailing by three at intermission, before the Cougars size and strength overpowered the Bombers.
Team West Kootenay, skipped by Bill vanYzerloo of Castlegar, edged Ken McHargue of Elkford 8-7 to capture the Qualifier 1 spot at the Masters Men Kootenay Curling Championships held last month in Invermere.
The vanYzerloo rink scored a single in the eight end to secure the victory.
British Columbia’s provincial budget is balanced on a tightrope with no safety harness.
We will soon learn on budget day if Finance Minister Carole James is able to keep it from tumbling into a tub of red ink.
Nelson Fentanyl Task Force is issuing a urgent warning to the public after it was reported there may have been some people overdose Saturday night (February 15th).
The Nelson Leafs continued its drive for another Murdoch Division title, edging the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 3-1 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.
In 2019, when Pacific Insight closed operations at the facility west of Nelson, many thought that decision would put a serious dent in tech-based companies in the area.
However, nestled in buildings, shared-space cubicles and homes is a tech community that is thriving and keeping Nelsonites employed in a clean-based industry.
The story of Christian Picciolini’s redemption provides hope, but is also difficult to fully fathom. His transition from leader in the hate movement to an award-winning television producer, author and peace advocate provides chilling lessons and powerful insight into the world of extremism.