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By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 11 2019

RCMP have made an arrest following a standoff Friday in Argenta, approximately 40 kilometers north of Kaslo that saw one of their officers shot during the incident.

In media release Friday, RCMP said the end to the standoff, which began at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday when Kaslo RCMP officers attended to a rural property in the Argenta area to execute arrest warrants on an individual known to police, came following a lengthy and exhaustive negotiation between RCMP Crisis Negotiators and a barricaded 28-year-old man.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 10 2019

The Southeast District RCMP Major Crime Unit and the Kootenay Boundary Regional Detachment are now investigating the sudden death of the 47-year-old man RCMP said in a media release Thursday.

RCMP said Tuesday (October 8) at approximately 10 a.m., Nelson RCMP received a call of a deceased person in the Vallican area, 50 kilometers northwest of Nelson.

RCMP officers responded to the call and found a deceased male on private property.

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Oct 10 2019

Castlegar and Trail CRUs have arrested a 53-year-old Castlegar man after a search warrant was executed Tuesday, according to RCMP A/Sgt. Brett Turner.

“On October 8, 2019, the Joint Castlegar and Trail RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, along with the assistance from the Castlegar General Duty  members, executed a search warrant on the 700 block of 10 Avenue in Castlegar,” Turner said in a release Thursday. “Bradley Morehouse, a 53-year-old resident of Castlegar was arrested on scene.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 09 2019

On Tuesday, in a media release, the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) announced it is resuming bargaining with WaterBridge Ferries and Waterbridge Equipment, operators of Francois Lake, Arrow Lake and Adams Lake ferries.

The news is not as good for ferry workers on Kootenay Lake.

The union said the BCGEU has not received an invitation to resume bargaining from Western Pacific Marine (WPM), which operates the ferries on Kootenay Lake.

By Bob Hall on Monday Oct 07 2019

Winning a championship happens on the ice, but it’s off the ice where the culture to get a team to the title is built.

As the Selkirk College Saints prepare for their home opener of the 2019-2020 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season this weekend, the foundation has been successfully laid for the 25 players who hope to end the campaign by hoisting the championship trophy. 

By Trail Champion on Monday Oct 07 2019

Trail police are looking for a man who flashed three little girls Saturday, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Contributor on Sunday Oct 06 2019

This October 2019, TB Vets Charitable Foundation is proud to announce, through the generosity of our donors, $793,793 worth of respiratory equipment was donated to 28 different Hospital, University and Search and Rescue Foundations all over our province including right here in the Rockies.

·         For over 75 years, TB Vets Charitable Foundation has given hope to individuals and families in their hour of great need. We serve all of British Columbians suffering from respiratory emergencies – from urban centers in Vancouver to rural and remote communities in Northern BC.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 06 2019

Western Pacific Marine Ltd, operators of the Kootenay Lake Ferry system, issued a media release Saturday explaining their side of the ongoing dispute that has caused service interruptions and that has seen regular sailings reduced to a few essential sailings per day during the past few weeks.

By LoneSheep on Friday Oct 04 2019

The effort to make Selkirk College more environmentally sustainable is working according to an organization that engages a full spectrum of post-secondary institutions from across North America and around the world.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 03 2019

Fraudsters are willing to try anything to deceive the public out of their hard-earned cash.

Case in point, Wednesday, after a local woman received a fraudulent call from a number appearing as the Nelson RCMP on the call display said RCMP in a media release Thursday.

RCMP said fraudsters are using Caller ID spoofing, which the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre describes as disguising telephone numbers on a caller ID display.