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 Dominic O'Sullivan -- Associate Professor of Political Science, Charles Sturt University
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.
A preliminary inquiry is slated to for November after the 2017 slaying of Hrold Paddock, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
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 Peter Forbes, for Aeon
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.
Due to overcrowding on public transportation between Nelson and Castlegar, Selkirk College is now offering a free shuttle bus to students.
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.
The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce they have acquired defenseman Cody Schiavon from the Surrey Eagles