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by Shara JJ Cooper on Monday Jun 05 2017

The Grand Forks Piranhas have emerged the winners of the Nelson swim meet last weekend, by accumulating the most points. 

“We are all very excited because the Piranhas won the Nelson Swim Meet this past weekend by scoring the most points,” said coach Samantta Villanueva. Swim club president Laura Lewis believes it is the...

by City of Castlegar on Monday Jun 05 2017

Lawrence Chernoff, Mayor of the City of Castlegar, has issued the following statement on behalf of Castlegar City Council.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Christine Archibald and with her family, loved ones and friends. It has been such a shock to discover that a member from our community has been so tragically struck down. It shows evil has no boundaries – that such heinous crimes...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 05 2017

The Regional District of Central Kootenay has issued an Evacuation Alert for four properties at the mouth of Tam O’Shanter Creek near Riondel.

The RDCK made the announcement in a media release Monday.

"Residents reported dirty water in Tam O’Shanter Creek and a helicopter flyover with RDCK, MFLNRO, and MOTI staff this afternoon confirmed that a small landslide failure occurred...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 05 2017

Creston RCMP has confirmed that the search for missing person Alvin Dunic of Crawford Bay, BC, has been suspended.

The decision came Sunday afternoon (June 4) following seven days of extensive search efforts said RCMP Cpl Dan Moskaluk in a media release.

"Over the weekend, a total of 14 Search and Rescue Teams with 87 SAR technicians from across the province had joined the search...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jun 05 2017

The Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament is an event that has seen its share of major leaguers go through the event and onto bigger and better careers.

The likes of Canadian star Larry Walker, John Olerud of the Toronto Blue Jays, Scott Hatteberg and pitcher Tim Lincecum.

Later this month, June 27-July 2 at James Donaldson Park in Grand Forks, a few more future major...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 05 2017

The 17th annual Christina Lake Clean-Up Day event, held May 27, was a great success with more than 35 volunteers walking the roadways during the morning and collected approximately 50 bags of trash around the community.

Most of the garbage was collected along the highway, even though a section of the highway had to be missed due to the work being done on the power lines.

“It...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 04 2017

The MS Bike – West Kootenay Challenge returns for its sixth annual event this August, accompanied by three Cinnamon Bun Run training rides this summer, helping participants get back in the saddle.  
 
The first Cinnamon Bun Run training ride will be held on Saturday June 10, at 9 a.m. at Lakeside Park in Nelson. Members of the MS Bike's organizing committee will lead the...

by Castlegar Source on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement on the death of a British Columbian in yesterday's attack in London:

"Yesterday, terrorists carried out several attacks in the heart of London. One of the victims was from British Columbia.

"The individuals who carry out these acts of hate want to change us. They want to sow fear and division. Ultimately, they want...

by Castlegar Source on Sunday Jun 04 2017

Castlegar woman, 30-year-old Christine Archibald, was the Canadian killed in the London Bridge terror attack Saturday night.

Today, in front of Castlegar City Hall, long-time family friend Patrick Audet released this statement from her family.

“We grieve the loss of our beautiful, loving daughter and sister. She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every...

by Boundary Sentinel on Friday Jun 02 2017

The latest forecast for the Granby River  shows river levels lower than this year’s peak.

RDKB reactivated our Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) yesterday in reaction to the forecasted Granby, West Kettle and Kettle River levels.

"This morning, the forecast models have been reduced to levels below those...

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