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By Trail Champion on Monday Jan 09 2023

Trail and Greater District RCMP requests assistance from the public to be on the lookout for 43-year-old Jarrid Richard Constantin. Constantin has an outstanding BC-wide endorsed warrant of arrest for Possession of a Firearm while Prohibited contrary to Section 117.01(1) of the Criminal Code, Transporting a Prohibited Firearm contrary to Section 86(1) of the Criminal Code, and Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle contrary to Section 94(1) of the Criminal Code.

Jarrid is described as:

By Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jan 09 2023

Grand Forks RCMP said in a media release that a random driver of an ATV on public roads led officers to find a large amount of various drugs and drug paraphernalia suspected to be fentanyl and methamphetamine.

"It is always great to get a decent seizure of drugs off the road and have someone that we plan on forwarding charges on," said Grand Forks Detachment Commander, Sergeant Darryl Peppler.

The arrest began to unfold on Thursday, January 5, 2023, at 8:30 p.m.

By Trail Champion on Saturday Jan 07 2023

A Trail man is in police custody after allegedly stabbing his 74-year-old dad, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

"On Thursday, Jan. 5, at 7:06 a.m. frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officers and EHS responded to a report that a 27-year-old Trail man had stabbed his father, a 74-year-old Trail man, inside a residence in the 1100 block of Columbia Avenue in Trail.

By Trail Champion on Saturday Jan 07 2023

A Montrose man is facing criminal charges after allegedly stabbing his significant other, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Letters to the editor on Friday Jan 06 2023
To The Editor:
The Nelson Leafs Hockey Society apologizes to the Beaver Valley Nitehawks, all Nelson Leafs fans, hockey fans in general and all member clubs of the KIJHL for the on-ice events of Saturday, December 31, 2022.
As a proud member of the KIJHL the Nelson Leafs failed to abide by League principles to encourage participation in hockey in a manner so as to foster clean play and good sportsmanship.
As an organization the Nelson Leafs intend to ensure that our club is seen as a healthy,
By The Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jan 06 2023

The fallout continues following a New Year’s Eve clash between the Nelson Leafs and Beaver Valley Nitehawks that saw a line brawl take over the game at the start of the second period.

KIJHL commissioner Jeff Dubois said in a media release Friday that Leafs head coach Adam DiBella has been suspended for the remainder of the regular season as well as the 2023 league playoffs.

“Our investigation determined that the incident in Saturday’s game was instigated by the Leafs at Mr. DiBella’s direction,” said Dubois in the statement.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Jan 01 2023

A possible year-round farmers market is on the menu for the city’s Youth Centre as it laid out its plans for the new year recently.

The prospect of having a market throughout the winter was dangled by the Nelson and District Youth Centre’s (NDYC) new manager of youth and community programs, Terri Wilkinson, when she spoke to council Dec. 9.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Dec 31 2022

The code of conduct to which all regional district directors adhere could come under some scrutiny in the new year.

The newest model of the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) board of directors moved earlier this month to direct its staff to begin a review of the Director’s Code of Conduct in accordance with the Community Charter requirements — to be brought back to the board in April.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Dec 29 2022

Avalanche Canada, in partnership with Parks Canada, is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning (SPAW) for recreational backcountry users in the BC Interior.

This special warning is in effect immediately and will apply through the end of Monday, January 2.

The SPAW region includes most of BC's Columbia Mountains, Glacier and Mount Revelstoke National Parks, as well as the Northern Rockies.

The SPAW extends from the southern boundaries of the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy and Kokanee and Valhalla Provincial Parks to Williston Lake north of Pine Pass and Mackenzie.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Dec 29 2022

The Trail and Greater District RCMP responded to a report of a violent home invasion on Christmas Eve.

On Dec. 24, at 2:05 p.m., the Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report of a home invasion in which one man was shot with rubber bullets at a residence on the 700 block of Short Street in Trail.