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By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday May 18 2022

Smoke was not the only thing that polluted the sky when several wildfires burned in the West Kootenay last summer.

Noise pollution from helicopters was also a problem and — along with several complaints from regional district residents — the board of the Regional District of Central Kootenay has petitioned federal MP’s with a plan.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday May 18 2022

Nelson Soccer Association teams won a large number of medals during the Terry Walgren Youth Soccer Tournament this past weekend at the Lakeside Fields.

Nelson Selects competed against teams from Creston, Fernie, Castlegar/Trail, Cranbrook and Columbia Valley during the weekend.

More than 45 teams from throughout the Kootenay Zone competed in division from U10 to U18.

By Contributor on Wednesday May 18 2022

Several individuals have been arrested for violating a court-ordered injunction granted to Cooper Creek Cedar Ltd. (CCC) on August 27, 2019 to conduct logging operations in an area known as Salisbury Creek near Argenta, British Columbia.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday May 18 2022

The Kootenay Rockies have achieved yet another level of excellence.

The region — which includes Nelson and the West Kootenay — is a biosphere certified destination, only the third such region in the nation to achieve the honour.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday May 17 2022

Kootenay Columbia MP, Rob Morrison would like the public to consider nominating citizens in the riding for Platinum Jubilee Award pins.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the accession to the Throne of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Canada’s longest reigning Sovereign.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 17 2022

KidSport Nelson would like invited the public to participate in JERSEY DAY FOR KIDSPORT ON MAY 25TH during KidSport Week across Canada.

KidSport Week runs from May 22-28.

For a donation of $2 or more, encourage employees, friends, students and staff to wear their favourite jersey in support of KidSport!

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday May 17 2022

In response to an ever-increasing number of seniors being targeted by frauds and scams, the BC RCMP Federal Policing Prevention and Engagement (FPPE) team launched a proactive community outreach campaign to prevent seniors from falling victim to the vast array of sophisticated and constantly evolving scams.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday May 17 2022

A dispute over closing road access to a popular local beach has not been resolved and continues to pit community members against each other and the nearby power company.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday May 16 2022

RCMP said a Kamloops woman has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of arson following a joint investigation between the BC RCMP and BC Wildfire Service.

By Letters to the editor on Monday May 16 2022

To The Editor:

The devastation in Ukraine by Russia, obliterating apartment buildings/housing, schools, hospitals, train stations, etc., shows that Putin is determined to continue on the genocide path.