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August 2019
By Contributor on Saturday Aug 17 2019

From brightly coloured bluebirds to intense looks from an Arctic fox, entrants are stunning us once again with their photo submissions to the BC SPCA’s Wildlife-In-Focus Photography Contest, which is open for entries until midnight Aug. 31.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Aug 16 2019

The Nakusp RCMP is once again seeking public assistance in locating Christopher Sanford who was reported missing on August 5, 2019.

Christopher Sanford is a 36-year-old male who was last seen on August 4, 2019 in Nakusp, at that time his plan was to travel to Kelowna. Sanford’s vehicle was located abandoned in Fauquier, BC on August 5, 2019.

By Trail Champion on Friday Aug 16 2019
On Aug. 16, at 12:50 a.m., the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP and the Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Department responded to the scene of a suspicious camper/trailer and van fire on Casino Road, in Trail. The trailer and van had been parked in a dirt pullout approximately two kilometres from town for several months prior to this date.
By Trail Champion on Friday Aug 16 2019

Two Calgarian motorcyclists were badly injured in a crash Sunday, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Aug 16 2019

Following a single-vehicle accident early Friday morning that sent the driver to hospital with minor injuries, Nelson Police has recommended charges of Possession of Methamphetamine against the 25-year-old male driver in this incident.

In a media release Friday, Nelson Police added that a female associated with the male driver is also facing charges.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 15 2019

A recent Stats Canada survey said men are more likely to consume cannabis that females.

The National Cannabis Survey, released Thursday, shows 16 per cent of Canadians over the age of 15 years reported using pot in April, May or June.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 15 2019

Concern is growing for recreation groups in the Boundary, West Kootenay after Recreation Sites and Trails BC with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development proposed cancelation of trail designation for the former Canadian Pacific Railway line route between Castlegar and Christina Lake.

By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Aug 15 2019

This isn’t your typical mussel beach.

One of the greatest current threats to the region’s watersheds and beaches is the Zebra and Quagga mussels, according to the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS).

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 14 2019

RCMP Traffic Services in southeastern British Columbia were kept busy with traffic stops due to the influx of vehicles due to the recent Shambhala Music Festival near Salmo.

By Letters to the editor on Wednesday Aug 14 2019

August 12, 2019

Dear Minister Heyman,