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By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Mar 10 2020

RCMP said in a media release Tuesday, Police and BC Coroners Service are investigating the circumstances surrounding a mobile home fire after the body of a deceased individual was located inside.

Police said on Saturday, March 7, 2020 shortly after 9:30 p.m., the Nakusp RCMP responded to a report of a fully engulfed mobile home structure fire in the 5300-block of Highway 6 in Burton BC. The Burton Fire Brigade also responded to the scene of the fire.

By CBT on Monday Mar 09 2020

In response to recommended best practices for public gatherings, Columbia Basin Trust is postponing its public engagement events scheduled for March 11, 2020, in Salmo and March 12, 2020, in Trail. These were the first in a series of events that invite people in the Columbia Basin to celebrate all they have accomplished alongside the Trust and share their aspirations for the future.

By Trail Champion on Monday Mar 09 2020

The City of Trail is one of 24 communities that were awarded Community Wellness and Harm Reduction Grants. Funded projects will be active from March 2020 to February 2021.

By Bob Hall on Monday Mar 09 2020

The Trinity Western University Spartans finished a hefty 21 points ahead of the Selkirk College Saints in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) regular season. The upshot of matching up against tough odds in the first round of the playoffs is that once the puck drops to start the BCIHL semi-final between the Spartans and Saints, they embark at the exact same 0-0 score.

By Contributor on Monday Mar 09 2020

People living in Castlegar will soon have better access to team-based urgent and primary care with the opening of a new urgent and primary care centre (UPCC).

By Contributor on Monday Mar 09 2020

RCMP are releasing surveillance stills as they continue their investigation into an armed robbery carried out at a local pharmacy late Sunday morning.

On March 8, 2020 at 11:13 a.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery just committed at the pharmacy inside the Safeway store located at 1599 Second Avenue. The lone female suspect reportedly approached the pharmacy counter and produced a note which demanded methadone.

By Timothy Schafer on Monday Mar 09 2020

If the maximum annual tax requisition amount for the region’s transit service is not increased the service will not be sustainable beyond the current year, according to an RDCK staff report.

As a result, the partners who operate the Kootenay Lake West Transit Service have applied to the province to increase the maximum annual requisition amount.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Mar 06 2020

On March 2, at roughly 11:13 a.m., Slocan Lake RCMP along with New Denver Fire Department responded to a single motor vehicle accident involving a loaded logging truck.  The tractor and trailer was travelling south on Hwy 6 near Jacobs Road in New Denver. The preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle lost control when failing to negotiate a curve in the road which caused the tractor and trailer to end up on its side and the load of logs to come off the trailer. The logs rolled down the embankment causing damage to a BC Hydro power pole.

By RDKB on Friday Mar 06 2020

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has received approval from the Province of BC for its Liquid Waste Management Plan (LWMP), which includes major upgrades planned for the Columbia Pollution Control Centre (CPCC) that provides sewage treatment to the communities of Rossland, Trail, Warfield as well as Oasis and Rivervale in Electoral Area B / Lower Columbia-Old Glory.

By City of Trail on Thursday Mar 05 2020

The City of Trail (the City) has received a report from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada outlining the findings from an investigation for a runway incursion that occurred at the City’s Trail Regional Airport (the Airport) on December 12, 2018. The Airport took the matter very seriously and worked cooperatively with the TSB during their investigation.