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For the second time in less than a week, Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for Highway 3, Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. Environment Canada said higher elevations can expect total snowfall accumulations of 15 cm beginning Friday morning and through to the evening. "A Pacific...
It’s like Christmas morning came early as the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce excitedly unwraps the #ThinkLocalFirst Shopping Bag Campaign this holiday season. Twenty stores across the South Kootenay are stocked with branded, reusable fabric bags, up from the 10 that...

Regional News

This fall has been one of the worst human and bear conflict seasons on record, according to a Nelson non-profit group dedicated to reducing the encounters.

The Ursa Project (Society) members felt the fate of the 2022 fall season was fitted with two facts that underlined why it was deemed such a bad year for battles with bruins in Nelson.

“With climate change impacting bear’s...

The song might remain the same but the tune has changed as COVID-19 cases decrease in Nelson and area but another fall virus is making its way through the population.

Although the number of COVID-19 cases has been on the decline, infection rates remain high with other respiratory viruses like respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

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The BC RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit (SED MCU) is seeking public assistance in locating Michael Mawley, who is a person of interest in a suspicious death investigation.

RCMP said that human remains were located after a suspicious fire on Saturday November 19, 2022, in the community of Kingsgate, BC at Mawley’s family residence.

Police said residents are asked to...

The Liberal government is getting strong pushback after introducing an amendment to Bill C-21 in a surprise late move that would constitute the largest gun prohibition in Canadian legislative history.

The amendment, introduced last week in committee by Liberal MP Paul Chiang, proposes to ban millions of hunting rifles with a new prohibition of any ‘rifle or shotgun, that is capable of...

The Province is taking action to deliver stronger public safety services to protect people in urban, rural, and remote communities across B.C. through new funding that will help  specialized units and rural police forces staff up and help keep streets safer for everyone.

As part of the Safer Communities Action Plan, the Province is enhancing investments in core police funding that will...