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By Interior Health Authority on Friday Mar 22 2019

Interior Health is advising the public that N7 Nitro Cold Brew Coffee from Cherry Hill Coffee has been recalled due to temperature issues in the manufacturing process that potentially failed to control pathogens, including botulism.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Mar 22 2019

A 62-year-old man will be appearing in court next month after a drug raid in Castlegar, according to RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke.

“On March 20 … at 7:45 p.m., the Joint Crime Reduction Unitof Castlegar and Trail, along with the assistance of Castlegar General Duty members, executed a Controlled Substance Act search warrant at a residence located in the 2600 block of 10 Avenue in Castlegar,” Oelke said in a press release.

By Interior Health Authority on Friday Mar 22 2019

A second case of measles infection has been confirmed in the Interior Health region, in 100 Mile House.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Mar 22 2019

Back in the late 1800’s, the ceremonial Last Spike was driven into the rails at Craigellachie near Revelstoke to signify the completion of a railway connecting Canada from east to west.

Thursday, at the Chamber of Commerce, which happens to be housed in the former CPR Station at the foot of Baker Street, Telus, in conjunction with the Provincial Government and City of Nelson, announced a $20 Million investment connect homes and businesses in and around the Heritage City to advanced fibre optic network.

By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Selkirk College has approached the province with two potential projects to increase student housing in Castlegar and Nelson for an estimated cost between $20-25 million.

“We’ve submitted two proposals: the first would see a three-story building with 110 additional beds in Castlegar and 40 new beds at the Nelson Silver King Trades Campus for students in short-term apprentice training,” said college president Angus Graeme.

This proposal comes with a price tag of roughly $25 million.

By Trevor Miller on Thursday Mar 21 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters surrendered a two-goal first period lead as they fell in Game #4 of their Interior Division Semi Final to the Vernon Vipers by a 3-2 score on Wednesday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Two former graduates from L.V. Rogers High School are making waves on the world stage.

Bethany Reaka of Nelson and Slocan’s David Crossley earlier this month championed the University of Exeter Team to the top prize at the Client Interviewing Competition held at the University of West of England.

Reaka and Crossley now represent England and Wales at the Brown Mosten International Client Consultation Competition in Dublin in April.

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Mar 20 2019

The Trail and Greater District Detachment Victim Services would like to offer their assistance to the members of the public who were affected by the fatal motor vehicle accident which occurred Sunday, March 17, on Seven Mile Dam Road, in Trail, BC, that claimed the lives of two local teenagers.  Victim Services has a wide range of services and information that is made available to public when requested. 

By Contributor on Wednesday Mar 20 2019

Registration is open for the Community Futures Central Kootenay 2019 Community Economic Development Forum in Castlegar, BC on April 8 – 9.

The theme for this two-day event is Natural Disasters – how to prepare, respond and recover.

The forum will bring together experts who have helped businesses through recent natural disasters, including flood and wildfire. Learn about disaster preparedness, response and recovery for your business and community.

By Kirsten Hildebrand on Wednesday Mar 20 2019

Partnering with Co-op Education & Employment Services to hire a co-op student from Selkirk College brings countless paybacks to employers throughout the province.

Selkirk College co-op students are fresh out of the classroom, immediately productive and bring an enthusiasm and cutting-edge industry know-how to the workplace.