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Avalanche Canada is pleased to introduce a new flexible forecast system that makes it easier for users to get the information they need to plan safe trips into the backcountry. With the new system, forecast regions are dynamic, with boundaries that change in response to localized conditions. This...
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...

Regional News

And the Snowfall Warnings just keeping coming.

Residents in the Southern Interior are advised to brace for another Snowfall Warning after Environment Canada issued the alert for Highway 3, Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass Tuesday afternoon.

Environment Canada said snowfall amounts of 25 cm is expected beginning Tuesday and into Wednesday with heavy...

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...

A new medical school on the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Surrey campus is taking a significant step forward with the hiring of an interim dean and provincial funding to support its development.

“While we have made enormous progress to strengthen public health care over the past five years, we know that many British Columbians are struggling to find a family doctor and waiting too long...

Work is underway to enhance forest resilience to protect against the effects of wildfire and climate change in the Kootenay-Boundary region. 

The Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) is investing in 12 new wildfire risk reduction projects, including three in the Kootenay-Boundary Region. The FESBC has approved a total of 34 new wildfire risk reduction projects to be completed by...