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By Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Nov 13 2016

Grand Forks RCMP is advising residents of Christina Lake to be on the lookout after three residences were burglarized in the past few days.

Sergeant Jim Fenske said in a media release that police have responded to several complaints in the 2700 Block of West Lake Road in Christina Lake.

“Grand Forks RCMP members confirmed that three seasonal residences had been broken into,” Fenske said.

“Household items such as tools, a television, a security camera and computer equipment were stolen.”

“In addition some alcohol was stolen,” he added.

By Contributor on Tuesday Nov 08 2016

“Imagine the Stories” by Winlaw artists Rabi’a and Carl Schlichting, was the big winner at the 2016 Castlegar Sculpturewalk Awards, taking home the coveted People’s Choice Award. This sculpture will now stay in the City’s permanent collection.

The full Awards List is as follows:

People’s Choice Awards:

1)      $15,000 (sculpture purchase) + $3000 cash = “Imagine the Stories” by Rabi’a and Carl Schlichting (Winlaw, BC)

2)      $1500 = “Sculpture Walk” by Spring Shine, Christopher Petersen & Hans Winter (Argenta, BC)

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Nov 07 2016

RCMP Sergeant Monty Taylor said in a media release Monday the search continues for a man last seen on Slocan Lake Wednesday (November 2).

"The search for David Taylor continues," the RCMP Sergeant said in the release.

"Since being reported missing the search has consisted over land, air and water utilizing ground searchers, boats, helicopter, RCMP float plane and Underwater Recovery Team, SONAR and underwater camera."

By Castlegar Source on Friday Oct 28 2016

The Castlegar Gentleman’s Hockey League is proud to announce Kadrian Klimchuck as the inaugural winner of the CGHL Beauty Award.

The award is given to a SHSS Graduate that has played their final season of Castlegar Minor Hockey, has at least a C+/ B average, plans to attend Selkirk College in the fall and submits a short essay describing why they are a true beauty.

The winner receives a $250 cheque and a free year in the CGHL. Total Value: $600 and a lifetime of lessons. 

By Rossland Telegraph on Saturday Oct 22 2016

Don't be fooled.  Don't give out any information on the phone to anyone who calls up and claims to represent your credit card company.  Anyone from your credit card compoany does  NOT need you to give them any information about you or your card; they would already have what they need on file.  Anyone who calls up and demands (or requests) personal information about you or your credit card is a scammer.  Just hang up.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 14 2016

The RCMP is saddened to confirm that four individuals have been killed in a plane crash that occurred late Thursday night, October 13 in Lake Country.

Media agencies have confirmed one the four people on the plane was former Alberta premier Jim Prentice.

Prentice, 60, was aboard a twin-engine Cessna Citation that disappeared from radar shortly after takeoff from Kelowna. The plane crashed shortly after takeoff, approximately four kilometres into a heavily wooded area north of Beaver Lake Road, east of Lake Country.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 11 2016

RCMP have confirmed that police have located the body of the suspect Sheldon Kyle Thunderblanket Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said in a media release Wednesday.

Dan Moskaluk said Thunderblanket was found deceased.

"A positive confirmation of identification and the exact cause of death is now the subject of a full investigation by the BC Coroner Service," Dan Moskaluk said in the media release.

"The deceased was located within the identified search area east of Revelstoke," he added.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Oct 10 2016

To The Editor:

The Vancouver Sun article: “Scarce Moose” is hardly surprising to that small percent of hunters, outfitters and concerned citizens who are fully aware of the sorry state of wildlife management in BC.

Weak wildlife management started to go downhill in 1996 when Premier Glen Clark facing a sea of red ink demanded more money from all of our natural resources. Punch in Jim Walker, Director of Wildlife on your electronic device and you will find a letter written by the director that makes that point.

By Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Oct 04 2016

West Kootenay Traffic Services reported Tuesday that a crash on Highway 3 east of Rock Creek at about 3:45 pm (the date was not specified, but the report was received early on October 4) took the life of the driver of one vehicle and resulted in serious injuries to the other driver, who was airlifted to Kelowna General Hospital. 

The crash happened near Meyers Road, east of Rock Creek.

By Boundary Sentinel on Monday Oct 03 2016

The month of October marks the 10th anniversary of Small Business Month in BC, a time to recognize the contributions entrepreneurs and small business owners make towards the economy and our local communities.

It is also an occasion to draw attention to the organizations and groups that help small business owners with programs and resources.