The man allegedly responsible for the death of a Creston woman in 2015 has been arrested and charged.
Katherine McAdam, 58, of Creston, was last seen on August 15, 2015. Her remains were discovered in nearby Erickson on August 27, 2015, and the Southeast District Major Crime Unit (SED MCU) have continued their investigation into her murder since that time.
Nathaniel Jessup, 32 of Creston, has now been charged with the Second Degree Murder of Katherine McAdam and with offering an indignity to a body. He was arrested earlier today, on May 24, by SED MCU investigators.
The Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, a parliamentary committee of the legislative assembly, will hold a public hearing in Castlegar on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, as part of its Budget 2020 consultation.
The committee invites British Columbians to meet with the committee to share their priorities and ideas on what should be in the next provincial budget.
RCMP officers from New Denver are currently investigating a report of a deceased male located on an Appledale property in the Slocan Valley, according to RCMP Cpl. Chris Manseau.
"When frontline officers arrived on May 20, they discovered the 59-year old Appledale resident man who was pronounced dead on the property," he said.
The investigation is ongoing, and RCMP South East District major crimes is assisting with the matter.
At 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 22, a Grand Forks woman was assaulted during a home invasion at her residence.
The woman, who was home alone at the time, was assaulted when an unknown man pushed his way into her house. The man allegedly punched the woman numerous times. He indicated that he had a knife and stated he would use it on her. The suspect then began to ransack the residence and search through the house for unknown items. The man departed the residence after stealing two 100 anniversary Bowie knives and cash from the woman’s wallet.
Kootenay Columbia College of Integrative Health Sciences in Nelson will celebrate the graduation of its first class of the Registered Massage Therapy Program on May 26 at 2pm at the Nelson Commons. The ceremony is a private ceremony for the RMT graduates as well as for graduates from the school’s Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture and Holistic Nutrition Certificate programs.
Trail RCMP are asking people being pestered by aggressive panhandling to contact police, according to Trail top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
"On May 17, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP received two separate complaints of five people allegedly aggressively panhandling in downtown Trail," Wicentowich said. "The RCMP located three of the five people believed to be responsible. The three people were spoken to by the RCMP and left the area. The remaining two people were not located as they had left the scene after the RCMP were contacted.
If you have room in your home and your heart for a new best friend, the BC SPCA invites you to check out the amazing cats looking for their furr-ever family during our upcoming adult cat adoption promotion. The event, proudly presented by Hill’s® Pet Nutrition, takes place May 25-31 in SPCA shelters across B.C.
Members of the RCMP West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit continued its month long High Risk Driving Provincial Campaign by taking a pair of impaired drivers off the road said Sergeant Chad Badry in a media release Tuesday.
Badry said one impaired driver was netted while officers were enforcing a school zone speed limit in Warfield and another on the long weekend illegally towing a broken down vehicle.
The early morning hours of May 20 saw fire crews respond to two apparently suspicious fires in a four-plex in Trail.
Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue Cpt. Greg Ferraby said the call came in at 2:39 a.m., and crews arrived on scene at 2:43 a.m.
“The first arriving engine with three firefighters (was) met with multiple fires (at 1406 4 Ave.),” Ferraby said. “The duty crew (was) able to contain the fire until more crews arrived.”
Ultimately, four Warfield firefighters and nine Trail firefighters attended the blaze, which was deemed under control by 3:14 a.m.
Big White Resort may soon be boasting a non-medicinal cannabis store in the near future, according to a press release issued last week by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) regarding their April 24 regular meeting.
“The Board supported the application by Monashee Mountain Cannabis for a proposed non-medical cannabis retail store at Big White Resort,” the release read.
“The application was referred by the Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch (LCRB) to the RDKB for review and comment.”