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by Castlegar Source on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement on the death of a British Columbian in yesterday's attack in London:

"Yesterday, terrorists carried out several attacks in the heart of London. One of the victims was from British Columbia.

"The individuals who carry out these acts of hate want to change us. They want to sow fear and division. Ultimately, they want...

by Castlegar Source on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Castlegar woman, 30-year-old Christine Archibald, was the Canadian killed in the London Bridge terror attack Saturday night.

Today, in front of Castlegar City Hall, long-time family friend Patrick Audet released this statement from her family.

“We grieve the loss of our beautiful, loving daughter and sister. She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every...

by Castlegar Source on Friday Jun 02 2017

City crews are continuing to work around the clock to clear a storm sewer main, the blockage of which is causing localized flooding in the 6 Street/9 Avenue area downtown, according to director of Public Works Chris Barlow.

“There is flooding in three or four houses from last night’s rainfall,” Barlow said. “Crews are working to clear the main and setting up emergency bypass pumps.”...

by Trail Champion on Friday Jun 02 2017

Unlocked vehicles are being targeted by thieves in Warfield, according to RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid.

"On June 2, Trail RCMP received 13 reports of theft from unoccupied motor vehicles in the Warfield area," Reid said in a press release early Friday afternoon. "In each case, police were advised that the target vehicles had been left unlocked. The items stolen ranged from small amounts of...

by City of Trail on Thursday Jun 01 2017

The City of Trail has closed the Gyro Park beach area and the sidewalk along the beach due to extremely high water. The City will keep the area closed until further notice and we strongly advise Gyro Park-goers not to access this area until we advise it is safe to do so.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding and we apologize for the inconvenience.  Please...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Jun 01 2017

While other teams in the province had the chance to fight it out for bragging rights on the pitch at respective Girl’s Soccer Provincial Tournaments, the Grand Forks Wolves had their season unceremoniously ended in the boardroom after BC School Sports ruled the team used ineligible players.

The Wolves thought they would be in Kelowna Thursday, representing the zone at the BC High School...

by Trail Champion on Thursday Jun 01 2017

RCMP arrested a 45-year-old Trail man for breaching his bail conditions of no contact with anyone under the age of 16 years. Information had been received that the man approached two male youths in the Glenmerry area. Through interviews of the two youths, their parents and the initial witness, it was conclusively determined that the man had not breached his conditions.

"What did happen...

by Dick Cannings MP on Wednesday May 31 2017

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of taking in Trail Silver City Days festivities: the pageant, the parade, and more.  The people of Trail proudly celebrated their history that weekend, and that history has a distinctly Italian flavour, with a spaghetti-eating contest, grape stomp, and bocce tournament.

The local Italian community has had a truly national impact.  Two of the big players...

by Trail Champion on Wednesday May 31 2017

Just after 11 a.m. Wednesday, Trail RCMP arrested a 45-year-old Trail for breaching his bail conditions by contacting two children under the age of 16, according to Acting Sgt. Darryl Orr.

“This stems from an investigation back in February, when this same individual was arrested for luring a child via computer,” Orr said, adding a resident witnessed him making contact with two young...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday May 31 2017

The West Kootenay dodged another bullet in regard to the Severe thunderstorm watch Wednesday, but rain is on the way with Environment Canada forecasting upwards of 10 mm of precipitation overnight and into Thursday.

Showers are expected to begin near noon Thursday with another risk of thunderstorm in the afternoon.

There's a risk of a thunderstorm into Thursday night.

The...

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