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By Contributor on Wednesday Mar 01 2023
Lucas Myers, the Nelson-based theatre artist best known for his humorous one-man shows that explore cultural obsessions, brings his latest show “Roof” to The Bailey Theatre in Trail on Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 pm.
In “Roof” Lucas Myers has created another reno-centric comedy that sits in the same world as his previous shows “A Beginners Guide to Nelsonia”, “CAMPGROUND” and “DECK”.
By Trail Champion on Wednesday Mar 01 2023

On Feb. 28, at 8:57 a.m., frontline Trail RCMP officers responded to a report of a 36-year-old Trail man who had been shot in the face with a BB gun in the 1300 block of Pine Avenue in Trail, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Mar 01 2023

The city needs to step up and advocate for better transit not only in Nelson but for the creation of a province-wide electric transit network, says the representative of a newly-formed transit coalition.

Keith Wiley of the Nelson and Area Action Group for Better Public Transportation admitted transit service delivery — both locally and throughout the province — was a very “rough” job, but it was an essential one worth fighting to improve.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Feb 28 2023

BC Highway Patrol Cranbrook is looking for Dash Cam video following a collision near Moyie that left one passenger deceased at the accident scene.

RCMP said that on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at 4:45 PM, officers received a report of a collision between two vehicles on Highway 3 south of Moyie, which is located approximately 31 kilometers from Cranbrook.

RCMP said BC Highway Patrol, along with Cranbrook RCMP, responded to the collision between a Subaru and a commercial Tractor Trailer.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Feb 28 2023

Basketball Officials in the West Kootenay are once again joining with their provincial colleagues to raise money and awareness in the 14th Call a Foul on Cancer — Pink Whistle Legacy Fund — which strives to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society — B.C. and Yukon Division.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Feb 28 2023

A small amount of residential properties distributed around Kootenay Lake are expected to suffer the highest proportion of economic losses if the lake were to flood, a study commissioned by the regional district found.

According to the BGC Engineering study — Kootenay Lake Flood Impact Analysis — a disproportionate amount of the losses due to flooding would be concentrated in a small number of properties distributed around the lake.

By Boundary Sentinel on Monday Feb 27 2023

On February 21, 2023 at 4:40 p.m., Grand Forks officers attended to a report of a collision involving two semi trucks and a SUV on Highway 3 and McRae Road in Christina Lake, BC.

Grand Forks RCMP said it appears that the SUV was trying to pass a semi on poor roads when an oncoming semi’s trailer began to lose control and crossed into the path of the SUV sideswiping the SUV.

The two semi's then met becoming stuck to each other on the side of the highway in the ditch.

By Bob Hall on Monday Feb 27 2023

Bright futures await graduates from Selkirk College’s School of Hospitality & Tourism and employers from across the province who are eager to meet potential industry stars descended on Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus to get acquainted.

The annual School of Hospitality & Tourism Job Fair was held at Mary Hall in mid-February with more than 20 employers setting up booths in an effort to entice more than 100 current students looking for both mid-program work terms and after-graduation permanent employment.

By Contributor on Monday Feb 27 2023

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By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Feb 27 2023

The province is off-loading its responsibility on municipalities for the decriminalization of illicit drugs without providing any financial support, claims a new resolution coming from the City of Nelson.

Toward that end, city council has written the missive to be sent to the next Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments (AKBLG) meeting to begin the lobbying for funding for the consequences of decriminalization.