by Trail Champion on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 3:38pm

After a thorough investigation by the Kootenay Boundary Regional RCMP, Kamloops Detachment, and Chilliwack Detachment ,further charges have been laid against...

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by Larry Hudema on Monday, September 21, 2015 - 4:40pm

On Tuesday Sept. 29 Spotlight Films will be presenting the movie Love and Mercy.

by Contributor on Monday, September 21, 2015 - 2:10pm

A new, three-year base funding model for community visitor services centres in Oliver, Grand Forks, Greenwood and Keremeos will ensure more stable and predictable funding and allow for...

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Boundary Flu Vaccine Clinics

Boundary Flu Vaccine Clinics






Nov. 3

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Leafs get some payback to start KIJHL season; off to Okanagan for two-game road swing

The Leafs received an early season gift after the Kelowna Chiefs were penalized for using an ineligible player. — Photo by Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

The Nelson Leafs got some payback, albeit a season later, when the Green and White picked up two points in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League standings after the Kelowna Chiefs were caught using an ineligible person on opening day of the current campaign.

The Chiefs were penalized two points for having an ineligible trainer on the roster and improving Nelson’s record to 3-1 record to start the season.

“(Kelowna) played a someone not approved by Hockey Canada Registry,” KIJHL president Bill Ohlhausen told The Nelson Daily Friday.

Regional News

Accident destroys hospital entranceway

Accident destroys hospital entranceway

The Castlegar Health Centre is open for business, despite being boarded up after an accident yesterday.

Police were called to assist fire crews at roughly 1:54 p.m. yesterday, after a car crashed into the entry to the facility.

Castlegar RCMP Const. Paul Laughman said a woman was backing her car out of a parking spot when her foot slipped off the brake and hit the accelerator instead.

Trail moms exemplify value of Foster Family Month in B.C.

Trail moms exemplify value of Foster Family Month in B.C.

"I love you and I don't know where I'd be without you."

Jodi recently heard these words from one of her teenaged foster children. The quiet sentiment offered positive validation of the love and care Jodi and her family have provided to vulnerable youth in the Trail area for the past decade.

Prior to becoming a foster parent, Jodi earned degrees in psychology and social work and became a social worker specializing in child protection. However, she never could have predicted the most rewarding role of her life would be as a mom.

Provincial & National

OP/ED: Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness speaks to Search and Rescue funding

OP/ED: Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness speaks to Search and Rescue funding

By Naomi Yamamoto

B.C. Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness

Without a small army of 2,500 volunteers and the $6.3 million that the Province spends to fund their searches, the lost might not be found in B.C.'s backcountry. Since April there have been 130 more calls for rescue from throughout the province compared to the same time period last year - that creates a taxing situation on the volunteer teams and to the B.C. taxpayer who, through the province, pay 100 per cent of the costs for their searches.

Hope child killed in accident

Hope child killed in accident

A child in Hope has died due to injuries received after a being hit by a truck on Wednesday afternoon, according to RCMP Cpl. Mike Rail.

“On Oct.7, RCMP at approximately 12:30 p.m., RCMP received a report of a child that was struck by a commercial truck in the 400 block of 6 Avenue,” Rail said. “General Duty officers and BC Ambulance quickly arrived at the scene and located an eight-year-old boy suffering from life -hreatening injuries. The victim was transported to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.