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By Timothy Schafer on Sunday Aug 11 2019

The regional district is going to bat for the Monarch butterfly.

A motion has been passed by the Regional District of Central Kootenay board of directors to urge the province to “initiate an immediate scientific literature and litigation review of the chemical known as glyphosate.”

By Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Aug 11 2019

The Rear Guard squad has owned the West Kootenay MS Ride fundraising award, capturing the esteemed honour the past for four years. 

However, this year, Let's Crush MS gave them a real run for the money -- in fact on a per capita basis, collected more dollars, with three riders versus four on The Rear Guard.

By John Horgan on Sunday Aug 11 2019

On my trip to the Okanagan in June, I stopped by Mariposa Farms fruit stand to buy some cherries. The owner, Kulwinder, has been farming in the Similkameen Valley since 1987. Every box of B.C. cherries or bag of locally grown apples she sells helps support her family and the families of her employees.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Aug 10 2019

A truck carrying milk crashed south of Nelson Friday morning Nelson Fire Rescue reported in a media release.

Nelson Fire Rescue were alerted at 6:55 a.m. Friday a serious motor vehicle incident by Nelson Police Department on Highway 6 just south of Nelson.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Aug 10 2019

Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch on top of its recent Special Air Quality Statement for Boundary, West Kootenay, Arrow and Slocan Lakes and Kootenay Lake regions.

Environment Canada said an approaching upper level disturbance will bring conditions favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening.

By Contributor on Friday Aug 09 2019

Toadfest celebrates a milestone this year – it turns 10! Toadfest 2019 is at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp, on Wednesday Aug. 21, 2019 from 4: to 7 p.m., and Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Aug 09 2019

Police have released a new image of missing Nakusp man Christopher Sanford, taken July 30, 2019. 

"It is a true reflection of his appearance when he went missing," said RCMP Cpl. Jaime Moffat.

Previous coverage:

Nakusp RCMP is seeking assistance in locating Christopher Sanford, who was reported missing on August 5, according to RCMP Cpl. Jaime Moffat.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Aug 09 2019

A shipment of drugs en route to Shambhala has been seized by police, according to a police press release issued Thursday.

By Kyra Hoggan on Friday Aug 09 2019

A fire in downtown Castlegar early this morning has damaged an unoccupied house beyond repair, according to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

He said the call came in at 5:27 a.m. to attend a structure fire in the 400 block of 11 Avenue. Crews, including Ladder One Engine One, a command vehicle and nine firefighters, arrived on scene at 5:39 a.m. to find a fully-involved blaze.

By CBT on Friday Aug 09 2019

2017 and 2018 saw extreme wildfire activity with a record number of fires across BC and in the Basin.