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By David Suzuki on Tuesday Jul 16 2019

Climate protection is not a partisan issue

By Bob Hall on Tuesday Jul 16 2019

 A pair of Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) grads are headed to the mountains as they transition into post-secondary with the Selkirk College Saints.

By Bob Hall on Tuesday Jul 16 2019

Renowned sculptor Christina Nick has gifted a beautiful welded steel and mixed media piece for permanent display on the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus.

By Contributor on Monday Jul 15 2019

Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has confirmed a rare case of viral rabies infection in a British Columbia resident, who has subsequently died.

The adult male was in contact with a bat in mid-May 2019 and developed symptoms compatible with rabies six weeks later.

By Contributor on Monday Jul 15 2019

The BC SPCA is caring for nine cats who were found trapped inside storage bins, which were left outside on a vacant property in northern B.C.

By Trail Champion on Monday Jul 15 2019

This from the police: "Thank you for your help! Neville was safely located by Nelson City Police and taken back to the hospital."

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Police are seeking public assistance in locating a man they fear might be a danger to himself, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Trail Champion on Monday Jul 15 2019

Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich sent out an email at 1:56 p.m. indicating police have apprehended Frederic Roy.

"We have arrested Mr. Roy thanks to a tip from the public," he said.

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By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jul 15 2019

An unexpected wind storm is believed to be the blame for two kayakers capsizing their boats Sunday afternoon said Nelson Police in a media release.

Police said dispatched received several 911 calls at 4:49 p.m. reporting that two kayaks had capsized on Kootenay Lake in front of the Chahko Mika Mall. 

By Letters to the editor on Sunday Jul 14 2019

To The Editor:

Wish: federal parties' political hierarchies take first steps towards a cross-party climate ”war cabinet”, as suggested in the Green Party’s "Mission Possible”.

By Contributor on Sunday Jul 14 2019

Orange hawkweed (Hieracium aurantiacum) is a native of central and southern Europe.  It is widely grown as an ornamental in gardens and then escapes. It is often spread by recreationists, pack animals, hay and gardeners sharing with friends. It is also found as a contaminant in bird seed and wildflower seed mixes.