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Recent police reports demonstrate that alcohol and driving don’t  mix; that “4-season” tires don’t really include the winter season in the mountains; and that soft shoulders are a hazard, especially on the old Cascade Highway.  A 17-year-old “new”...
Getting offline and spending more time outside in nature is something we can all get on board with, right? West Kootenay EcoSociety is bringing two movies, Level 1 Productions’ Romance and Nitro Snowboards’ Offline to Rossland on Wednesday, November 20th at the Miners Hall at 7:00 pm,...

Regional News

A rat epidemic has bit the Heritage city.

Rat sightings have been reported on an ever-increasing basis in several areas of the city within the last year, compared to no prior sightings in Nelson.

David White from WildsafeBC has informed City Hall of the proliferation of the rodent, and has been fielding calls from Nelsonites searching for rodent remedies to rid themselves of the...

An elderly Trail couple got a nasty wake-up call at roughly 9 a.m. when an intruder entered their home, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

“On Nov. 17, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP responded to a complaint of a break, enter, and theft at a residence located in the 2000 block of Topping Street, in West Trail,” he said. “An unknown suspect ‘jiggled’ open a basement...

The 'Christmas party' season has begun, and police are cautioning residents about taking festivities too far, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

'On Nov.15, at 3:53 a.m., the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP responded to call of a 36-year-old (Trail) male  laying on Hwy 22 between Rossland and Warfield," Wicentowich said in a press release. "The RCMP...

Parks and protected areas have been established across Canada to conserve many things we value.  Banff National Park was originally established in 1885 to protect hot springs and breathtaking scenery for tourists. In 1893, Algonquin Provincial Park was set up to protect forested headwaters from settlement and land clearing.  Over the last 134 years, more than 8,300 parks and protected areas...

The Province will restrict vapour product access, flavours, nicotine content, packaging and advertising, and intends to increase taxes on vapour products, to protect youth from risks associated with vaping.

“Some vaping manufacturers are using flavours and advertising to entice and normalize vaping for youth – introducing a new generation to very high levels of a very...