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by Trail Champion on Friday Jun 02 2017

Unlocked vehicles are being targeted by thieves in Warfield, according to RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid.

"On June 2, Trail RCMP received 13 reports of theft from unoccupied motor vehicles in the Warfield area," Reid said in a press release early Friday afternoon. "In each case, police were advised that the target vehicles had been left unlocked. The items stolen ranged from small amounts of...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jun 02 2017

The L.V. Rogers booked its ticket into the BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer Championships medal round Friday morning at the Lakeside Pitch in Nelson.

Grace Dehnel scored from the penalty spot and assisted on another goal to lead the Bombers past DW Poppy of Langley 3-0 in A-Pool round robin action.

LVR, defending BC High School AA Girl’s Soccer champs, now advance to the semi-...

by City of Trail on Thursday Jun 01 2017

The City of Trail has closed the Gyro Park beach area and the sidewalk along the beach due to extremely high water. The City will keep the area closed until further notice and we strongly advise Gyro Park-goers not to access this area until we advise it is safe to do so.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding and we apologize for the inconvenience.  Please...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Jun 01 2017

While other teams in the province had the chance to fight it out for bragging rights on the pitch at respective Girl’s Soccer Provincial Tournaments, the Grand Forks Wolves had their season unceremoniously ended in the boardroom after BC School Sports ruled the team used ineligible players.

The Wolves thought they would be in Kelowna Thursday, representing the zone at the BC High School...

by Trail Champion on Thursday Jun 01 2017

RCMP arrested a 45-year-old Trail man for breaching his bail conditions of no contact with anyone under the age of 16 years. Information had been received that the man approached two male youths in the Glenmerry area. Through interviews of the two youths, their parents and the initial witness, it was conclusively determined that the man had not breached his conditions.

"What did happen...

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jun 01 2017

The total calls for service for Grand Forks RCMP in the region have increased by nine per cent for the first quarter of 2017 compared to 2016, while mental health-related calls rose in Grand Forks rose by 25 per cent.

Total calls for service in Grand Forks for the first quarter of 2017 have increased by 12 per cent — from 377 to 426 calls — rising as well in Christina Lake but by 28 per...

by Dick Cannings MP on Wednesday May 31 2017

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of taking in Trail Silver City Days festivities: the pageant, the parade, and more.  The people of Trail proudly celebrated their history that weekend, and that history has a distinctly Italian flavour, with a spaghetti-eating contest, grape stomp, and bocce tournament.

The local Italian community has had a truly national impact.  Two of the big players...

by Trail Champion on Wednesday May 31 2017

Just after 11 a.m. Wednesday, Trail RCMP arrested a 45-year-old Trail for breaching his bail conditions by contacting two children under the age of 16, according to Acting Sgt. Darryl Orr.

“This stems from an investigation back in February, when this same individual was arrested for luring a child via computer,” Orr said, adding a resident witnessed him making contact with two young...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday May 31 2017

The West Kootenay dodged another bullet in regard to the Severe thunderstorm watch Wednesday, but rain is on the way with Environment Canada forecasting upwards of 10 mm of precipitation overnight and into Thursday.

Showers are expected to begin near noon Thursday with another risk of thunderstorm in the afternoon.

There's a risk of a thunderstorm into Thursday night.

The...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday May 31 2017

The notion that we must conquer or dominate nature has governed human behaviour for a relatively short period of our 150,000-year history on this 4.5-billion-year-old planet. It’s an understandable impulse. Our intelligence and foresight allowed us to develop complex societies, and gave us a sense of control over our existence in the face of powerful, often threatening natural forces.

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