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By Castlegar Source on Wednesday May 05 2021

Front line RCMP officers were dispatched on May 4, not on a combat mission, but to a sighting of what turned out to be an auto theft suspect allegedly abandoning a stolen dump truck alongside Highway 97C between Ashcroft and Logan Lake BC.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday May 05 2021

A suspected police impersonator is facing potential charges after an off-duty RCMP officer spotted him allegedly conducting what investigators believed to be a traffic stop according to Southeast District, according Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy

 

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday May 04 2021

To The Editor:

It is with great sadness that we must announce the Cancellation of Rossland Golden City Days and the Rossland Fall Fair.

The Golden City Days Committee and the Rossland Fall Fair committee have made the difficult decision to cancel this year's event due to COVID-19. 

By Contributor on Tuesday May 04 2021

To get British Columbians active in preventing and stopping the spread of harmful invasive species, the BC government has officially declared the entire month of May as Invasive Species Action Month.

By Contributor on Tuesday May 04 2021

You may have seen the headlines.  A recent Canadian Supreme Court ruling affirmed the Aboriginal Rights of “extinct” Sinixt living in Washington state. 

There is a considerable amount of confusion around Sinixt “extinction.” While the landmark ruling in the Desautel case is certainly a cause for celebration, Sinixt are still extinct in the same way they were before this case. 

By Rossland Telegraph on Monday May 03 2021

Another West Kootenay Mayor is coming under fire for travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rossland Mayor Kathy Moore recently travelled south of the 49th parallel get vaccinated, while at the same time spending time with family.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday May 03 2021

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

By Castlegar Source on Saturday May 01 2021
The human remains discovered in Hope on March 29, 2021 have been identified as those of Trina Hunt.  

Background: On March 29, 2021 at 10 a.m., human remains were found in the area south of Silver Creek in Hope, B.C. The circumstances were deemed suspicious and IHIT took conduct of the investigation. IHIT has been working with the B.C.