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By Rossland Telegraph on Monday Jan 28 2019

From the RCMP report:

On January 24, 2019, around 9:00 pm the Trail and Greater District RCMP Detachment received a report that a man was bitten by a coyote in the lower parking lot of the Red Mountain Ski Resort, in Rossland, BC. The bite broke the skin and the man sought medical attention at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, in Trail, BC.  The BC Conservation...

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Saturday Jan 26 2019

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is now accepting applications for rebates as part of the Wood Stove Exchange Program. This program, funded by the Government of British Columbia and the BC Lung Association, provides homeowners with rebates when they exchange their old wood...

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Jan 24 2019

The preliminary hearing for RCMP West Kootenay Traffic Services Const. Jason Tait should be wrapping up today or tomorrow in Castlegar court.

The hearing, which began Monday, stemmed from an incident on Jan. 28, 2015, in which Tait fatally shot Waylon Jesse Edey, 39 , of Yahk, B.C., on Kinnaird Bridge (Hwy 3) in Castlegar (Edey was transported to hospital, where he succumbed to his...

By CBT on Thursday Jan 24 2019

Is your business growing or succession planning? Columbia Basin Trust's Career Internship Program may be able to help meet your resourcing needs. Applications are currently being accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

"This program helps create jobs and increases employment opportunities for recent college and university graduates, a workforce that is essential when it comes...

By Contributor on Friday Jan 18 2019

A $10,000 grant from RDKB Area B, via Director Linda Worley, to the Friends of the Rossland Range (FORR) is a major step toward creation of an accessible trail at Strawberry Pass this coming summer.  The trail will make it possible for mobility-challenged people to get out in the forest with wheelchairs, walkers or...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 14 2019

RCMP confirmed Monday evening the body of a 24-year old man was recovered following a tragic avalanche on Mount Brewer near Invermere Saturday, January 12th.

RCMP said the man was recovered after a search involving the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team. Two men, father and son, from Calgary died in the avalanche.

Search for snowmobiler caught in Invermere area fatal avalanche...

By Sara Golling on Friday Jan 11 2019

For those who don’t already know about it … the Rossland Range Recreation Site is a large area used (for free!) by skiers, boarders, snowshoers and some fat bikers in the wintertime, and by hikers and cyclists  in the snow-free season.  The several day-use shelters there are usually occupied by people resting, warming up and drying off, toasting (or just eating) their...

By Trail Champion on Friday Jan 11 2019

Two people will be appearing in court after a drug raid Wednesday saw police seize drugs, cash a weapon, according to Trial RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

"On Jan. 9 at 3:30 p.m., the Trail and Castlegar RCMP Joint Crime Reduction Unit with assistance from the Trail and Greater District RCMP Detachment executed a search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act ...

By Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Jan 09 2019

 

On Wednesday, January 9, 2019 the Grand Forks RCMP were advised of an above ground propane leak at the Canco gas station situated along Highway 3 within the community of Grand Forks, BC.

Highway 3 was closed and as a precautionary measure neighboring buildings that included Grand Forks Secondary and Dr. D.A. Perley Elementary schools were evacuated. The Grand Forks Fire...

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Jan 09 2019

Tales of the Trails: up in the new Lepsoe Basin cabin, there was – and should still be – a copy of a slim volume of ditties penned by “The Convert,” real name John Forrest, who described himself as “an old retired Red Mountain ski patroller and downhill fanatic now addicted to tall tales and the companionship of old guys. (Real old guys.)”...

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