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by Castlegar Source on Monday Jun 19 2017

On June 17 at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Castlegar RCMP responded to a call regarding a dog that had been thrown from a car window, according to RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.

“The witness stated that a car had driven into the rural area of Woodland Drive near the gravel pit in Castlegar, thrown the dog out the window, then sped off, leaving the dog in the gravel, Mathew said.

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 19 2017

 

The Nelson Police Department would like to make something specifically clear — the police force does not solicit money from the public through direct or through a third party.

Cst. Alain Therrien said in a media release Monday Nelson Police would like to send out an alert regarding the latest scam that targets the public.

"This morning, a resident of Nelson received a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 19 2017

May was a busy month for us on the water, and June has started out with a bang.  Still lots of inconsistent weather, but we’ve managed to fish through it all.  

Here’s the latest reports from Kerry Reed at Reel Adventures Sportfishing.

Kootenay Lake:

The month of May was a good month on Kootenay for fish numbers. We had lots of days with 10 – 20 fish...

by Dick Cannings MP on Monday Jun 19 2017

Last Friday afternoon the House of Commons adjourned for the day with a rare event—a unanimous vote in favour of a private members bill from an opposition party.  Bill C-211 instructs the government to create a federal framework to better deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.

I’ve heard a lot about PTSD from people in my riding—it may surprise some how serious a problem...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 19 2017

Relay For Life has been a staple event in the Grand Forks area for over a decade and some residents may wonder why there wasn’t one planned for this year. The decision not to hold the event was made after careful consideration and debate.

Notwithstanding the efforts of passionate volunteers and dedicated participants that joined us year after year, Relay For Life Boundary Country...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 18 2017

RCMP media spokesperson Cpl Dan Moskaluk said Friday, the search for missing teacher Alvin Dunic will resume Monday (June 19th).

The 57-year-old Crawford Bay Elementary School teacher was reported missing Monday, May 29 at 2:45 p.m. after leaving the school to look for a suitable location for a class project in the Crawford Creek area.

Moskaluk said since suspension of the search...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 18 2017

Here at the Grand Forks and District Public Library we are excited to begin a wild summer with our Summer Reading Club! This year’s theme is “Walk on the Wild Side” which celebrates our natural world around us.

Celebrating Canada’s 150 th birthday along with our nature orientated theme will surely offer an exciting summer at the Grand Forks and District Public Library.

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by Contributor on Saturday Jun 17 2017

Christine Alison Archibald was born July 22, 1986, in Trail, BC.  She died in London, England, on June 3, 2017.  Chrissy was predeceased by her grandfather, Gerry Archibald but is survived by her fiancé, Tyler Ferguson; her parents, Barbara and Gregory; her sisters, Kathryn (Sean) and Caroline (Ty); her Nana, Donna; grandparents, Robert and Lorraine; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

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by Bob Hall on Saturday Jun 17 2017

Trail area high school students eyeing a future focused on engineering and geoscience spent a day on the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus discovering post-secondary options and hearing stories from local experts.

In partnership with JL Crowe Secondary, Selkirk College welcomed 47 students to campus for a day of workshops and a panel discussion. Dubbed “Explore! Engineering and...

by Castlegar Source on Saturday Jun 17 2017

Investigators with the Trail and Greater District RCMP and West Kootenay Traffic Services attended a fatal collision on Hwy 22 near Genelle this past Tuesday.

On June 13 at 3:20 p.m. the Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report of a head-on collision on Highway 22 near Genelle. Upon attending the location, investigators determined that a northbound 2010 grey Toyota Yaris...

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