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December 2017
By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Dec 17 2017

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass as between 15-25 cm are expected to fall into Sunday night.

Environment Canada said a Pacific front moving across the BC Interior is spreading snow to the region today and tonight.

By Contributor on Sunday Dec 17 2017

One of Canada’s well-recognized raptors, the peregrine falcon, has made a remarkable comeback from the brink of extinction. 

The Nature Conservancy of Canada says it is a positive sign that conservation efforts are working and that maintaining habitat is now crucial in their continued recovery.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 17 2017

Castlegar continued its dominance over the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, and the Nelson Leafs, as the Rebels won for the ninth consecutive time Saturday night in Nelson.

Dallas Goodwin scored with 27 seconds remaining in the first overtime, sparking the Rebels to a 2-1 victory over the Leafs in a spirited affair at the NDCC Arena.

By Sara Golling on Friday Dec 15 2017

Warning: In the afternoon of December 15, a thief smashed windows in several cars parked in the roadside parking lot at Strawberry Pass and stole items from them. One man admitted having left his wallet in his vehicle; a window was broken and the wallet was stolen.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Dec 15 2017

Two Castlegar men have died after a vehicular crash this morning, according to RCMP Sgt. Chad Badry.

“Investigators with the Trail RCMP and West Kootenay Traffic Services attended a fatal collision on Highway 22 near Trail,” Badry said in a press release. “On Dec. 15, just after 4 a.m., Trail RCMP received a report of a head-on collision on Hwy 22, just North of Trail.

By Contributor on Friday Dec 15 2017

What better present to give a close friend or family member than to give tickets to PIGS for its Tuesday, February 13 concert at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson.

By Sara Golling on Friday Dec 15 2017

In Rossland City Council Chambers on Thursday evening, December 14, well-known Rossland resident Kim Deane modestly received a medal awarded to him by Senator Nancy Greene Raines, honouring his volunteerism and involvement in developing local trail systems and other recreational opportunities in the Rossland Range.  With the public gallery packed and overflowing into the hallways, Mayor Ka

By Kyra Hoggan on Friday Dec 15 2017

A pedestrian was sent to Trail hospital after an accident outside Castlegar Tim Horton's this morning, according to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

He said the call came in at 9:56 a.m., and crews arrived at 10:02 a.m. to find RCMP already on scene and detouring traffic off Columbia Avenue.

Columbia Avenue was reopened at roughly 10:30 a.m.

By Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Dec 14 2017

Thursday, Interior Health announced they are offering immunization clinics throughout the Okanagan for individuals in grades 9-12 and persons aged 15-19 years old who do not attend school. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 14 2017

Interior Health said in a media release Thursday that a comprehensive review of a privacy breach involving the personal information of about 500 current and former employees found no evidence of further breaches.

News of the initial breach resulted from RCMP investigations and arrests in the Lower Mainland in June and September of this year.