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By Trail Champion on Wednesday Oct 30 2019

Fifteen officers are now cleared to use tasers, thanks to a training exercise in Trail, according to Trail Top Cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

"From Oct. 21 to 25, the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP hosted taser training, which resulted in the certification of eight police officers and the re-certification of seven police officers in its operation."

By The Conversation on Wednesday Oct 30 2019

By Dominic O'Sullivan  -- Associate Professor of Political Science, Charles Sturt University

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 30 2019

There may be some movement in the contract dispute between the two parties involved in the Kootenay Lake Ferry dispute after a representative from the BC Government and Service Employees Union said the employer, Western Pacific Marine has agreed to return to the bargaining table.

The union rep said, however, a date to return to bargaining hasn’t been confirmed yet.

By Trail Champion on Monday Oct 28 2019

A preliminary inquiry is slated to for November after the 2017 slaying of Hrold Paddock, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Contributor on Monday Oct 28 2019

With 2019 on track to be a record year for mushroom poisoning calls, the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) Drug and Poison Information Centre is urging British Columbians to use extreme caution when foraging or consuming wild mushrooms.

By aeon on Monday Oct 28 2019

By Peter Forbes, for Aeon

By Contributor on Monday Oct 28 2019

Students, teachers, and non profits in the West Kootenay/Okanagan could get a $10,000 grant this fall.

Reel Youth, a media empowerment project that delivers community development programming to youth and adults across Canada, and TELUS STORYHIVE have joined forces, offering 10 grants to schools, teachers and organizations that work with youth.

By Bob Hall on Monday Oct 28 2019

Due to overcrowding on public transportation between Nelson and Castlegar, Selkirk College is now offering a free shuttle bus to students.

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Oct 28 2019

Canada’s progress towards gender equality has been uneven, and despite some positive steps there is significant unfinished business, according to a new report released today by a network of gender equality groups and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 

By Benjamin Phillips on Friday Oct 25 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce they have acquired defenseman Cody Schiavon from the Surrey Eagles