Submitted by Trail Champion on Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:09pm

Trail RCMP is seeking public assistance in locating missing person 48-year-old Neva Evdokimoff, who was reported missing by her family on Wednesday, May 25.

The Trail RCMP was advised on...

Recent News

by Contributor on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 5:36pm

It is with a heavy heart that Trish and Megan Chernoff share the loss of their best friend, Kevin Chernoff. He left our world suddenly on Tuesday morning, with Trish by his side after a full week surrounded by family. It's hard to imagine how the world will go on without him but we are so proud of the impact he made in his short 55 years. He has spent the last decade serving as a Castlegar...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 8:10pm

Sergent John Ferguson, Acting OIC for the South East District Traffic Services-East said in a media release there were no serious or fatal accidents in the Kootenay Boundary during the Victoria Day Holiday weekend.

"The roads were very busy but with a large presence of enforcement and the rainy weather, the motoring public stayed safe," Ferguson said.

Kootenay Boundary...

by Bob Hall on Monday, May 23, 2016 - 3:36pm

Selkirk College students in the Integrated Environmental Planning (IEP) Program dug a little deeper into their studies at the end of the semester along the banks of the Lower Arrow Lake.

At the tail end of completing the first year of the two-year program, 17 students gathered in a 50-hectare wetland area just up the lake from the Hugh...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 4:22pm

Multiple cougar sightings in several communities: three in Castlegar this month, at least one in Trail, and more in Montrose and Blueberry – have Conservation reminding residents that this is the season for it, and to secure any and all attractants that might lure a cougar to your home.

“There's still snow high up in the mountains – the lushest vegetation is in the...

Regional News

GradPASS provides safe travel during graduation celebrations

West Kootenay Transit is offering grads two days of free, unlimited transit travel during the month of June. — The Nelson Daily file photo

Grad Class of 2016 in Nelson, Trail, Castlegar and South Slocan at Mount Sentinel High School, will have access to the BC Transit GradPass promotion.

BC Transit, through its partnering communities, is thrilled to offer the two days of free, unlimited transit travel during the month of June.

It’s expected that more than 21,000 GradPASS cards will be given out this year.

GradPASS was first introduced in Vancouver in 1988 as part of the Counterattack Program and the Victoria Regional Transit System embraced it in 1990.

Credit Union accomplice sentenced at Nelson Courthouse

Krista Kalmikoff, who was led away from Nelson Courthouse following a bail hearing in January, was sentenced to almost five years. — The Nelson Daily file photo

The accomplice in the robberies of Nelson and District Credit Union and Kootenay Currency Exchange was sentenced to almost five years in jail in Nelson Supreme Court.

Provincial & National

Emergence of new, low-cost technologies requires further de-regulation of Canadian broadcasting sector

Emergence of new, low-cost technologies requires further de-regulation of Canadian broadcasting sector

The emergence of low-cost methods of creating and distributing broadcasting content means that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) traditional policies to protect and subsidize Canadian content are increasingly unsustainable, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

A political mindset sets in

There's a window of culture political parties will do whatever it takes to win.

The headlines were emphatic: 'Quick wins' amounted to little for NDP, 'Quick wins' report lands with a dull thud.

But behind the headlines something unsettling: a window into a culture of seeming impunity, where players are told anything goes, do whatever it takes to win.