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January 2020
By Contributor on Friday Jan 24 2020

Fentanyl use by people who use drugs in B.C. has doubled since 2015, and two-thirds of people are aware they’ve taken it, finds new research from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).

By Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 24 2020

Organizers of Make A Change Canada Nelson got more than they bargained for when a sellout crowd took to the Nelson and District Community Complex Arena Thursday night to watch the Montreal Canadiens alumni in action against the Kootenay Patricks.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 23 2020

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for Highway 3, from Grand Forks to Creston, which includes the Kootenay Paas and Paulson Summit.

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

I was 14 when North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950. As an adolescent, I was more preoccupied with puberty-related personal issues than politics. But when Canada sent military personnel as part of a UN effort, I religiously followed the battle lines. Every day the local paper’s front page reported how troops were doing, with a map showing enemy and allied movements.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the remains of a person found 47 years ago.

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

Canada has major income tax loopholes that favour the wealthy, arguably cost the country (ergo all of us taxpayers who aren’t rich enough to qualify for them) billions of dollars overall, and make lesser-income people pay more than their fair share, while further enriching the already-rich. 

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jan 22 2020

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RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown male suspect who is believed to be responsible for the theft of a package from the porch of a Castlegar home in mid-December.

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Jan 21 2020

Date set for upcoming by-election; Community Fruit Press; Plastics Recycling Project; shelter for Garry Camozzi; short-term rental situation unfair?  

Councillors Present: Mayor Kathy Moore, and Councillors Dirk Lewis, Chris Bowman, Stewart Spooner, Andy  Morel, and Janice Nightingale.

By Trail Champion on Monday Jan 20 2020

Scads of snow kept police busy with MVIs this past weekend, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Trail Champion on Monday Jan 20 2020
Police are warning residents to be wary of wildlife after a house cat mixed it up with a bobcat in Trail, according to top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
 
"On Jan. 15, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP responded to a complaint about a wild bobcat that had an altercation with a house cat in the area of Gryo Park, in Trail.