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Police are reporting the death of a Castlegar man in Rossland Sunday, according to Trail RCMP NCO i/c Sgt. Mike Wicentowich. "On Aug. 7, at 3:18 p.m., a frontline Trail and Greater District officer received a report about the sudden death of a 73-year-old Castlegar man on a golf course in...
I watched a particularly foolish driver the other afternoon who decided to cross over two lanes of traffic in order to prepare for a left turn about a kilometer ahead. This driver zoomed across all the lanes without pause, ending up in the left hand lane about three vehicle lengths ahead of a heavy...

Regional News

There is no free lunch … unless you happen to be a non-profit organization in Nelson.

For the Kootenay Climbing Association (KCA), the city will be handing them a parcel of land at the Tenth Street campus for free for the next 10 years while the club builds a new facility and continues to grow its membership.

City council...

Grand Forks RCMP said in a media release that despite there being 4000-5000 people in the Boundary City to enjoy Canada Rock Fest, Mounties not kept overly busy during the festival weekend.

During the four-day period from August 4-7, police officers responded to a total of 50 calls for service, with only a handful generated from the Rock Fest.

There were three  people were...

Social media may have its advantages, but it may not be the best place to sell stolen goods, according to a recent RCMP press release.

"On Aug. 5, at 2:25 p.m., a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer received a report about a stolen mountain bike worth $5,000 for sale on a social media platform in Trail," said Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

"Trail RCMP...

Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests and Kootenay West MLA; Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation; and George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, have issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce's final determination in its third administrative review regarding countervailing and anti-dumping duties applied to Canada's softwood...

An Open Letter to all British Columbians:

As British Columbians,...