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March 2023
By Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Mar 24 2023

On Friday, March 24,  at 2:28 p.m., frontline Trail RCMP officers located and confronted a US Citizen armed with a hunting knife on a property in the 5000 block of Old Rossland-Cascade Hwy, near Rossland,"  According to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.  "The man fled after contact with officers and is still at large in the sparsely populated area. 

By Katrine Conroy on Friday Mar 24 2023

Dear Community Member, Neighbour and Friends,

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Mar 22 2023

The Province is renewing and expanding its commitment to make B.C. parks more inclusive and accessible with the release of the BC Parks Commitment to Inclusion.

The commitment comes with additional funding to upgrade park facilities to accessible standards, so that more people can experience the benefits of being in nature.

By Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Mar 22 2023

Part Two


Summary introduction from part one:

I began with an opinion and a lament: my dream of a better human world as I recall my optimism in 1970 was proven false in the succeeding decades.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Mar 22 2023

RCMP said police have identified the driver that left the scene of an accident Tuesday, March 21, 2023, near the intersection of Highway 3A and 6 near Playmor.

RCMP had requested public assistance following the accident after the driver of the Grey or Silver ½ ton GMC pickup left the scene of the accident that involved three vehicles.

By Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Mar 21 2023

Nelson Police said Tuesday that the department is stepping up investigations following the recent postponement of the “Drag Storytime Children’s Program” at the Nelson Library on Saturday March 11th, 2023.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Mar 21 2023

The Province of B.C. is ‘logging for extinction’ despite its claims to be reducing logging in old growth forests, claims a long-time Nelson activist.

Tom Prior said the provincial government recent contention that logging of old growth has declined by 42 per cent in B.C. — from an estimated 65,500 hectares in 2015 to 38,300 hectares in 2021 — is not quite as it seems.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Mar 21 2023

A growing shortage of lifeguards in the region has resulted in the reduction of operating hours at the three indoor swimming pools the RDCK operates.

By Contributor on Monday Mar 20 2023

 Living Lakes Canada, the award-winning water stewardship NGO based in the Canadian Columbia Basin, will be represented at the first United Nations conference on water in 45 years. The UN 2023 Water Conference is taking place in New York and kicks off on World Water Day on March 22.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Mar 20 2023

On March 15, 2023, Grand Forks RCMP were made aware of a theft from a motor vehicle that occurred on March 4, 2023 at the Paulson Cross Country ski area off Highway 3.

Police said that while the driver secured their vehicle, someone came by, broke into the vehicle and stole a purse including credit cards.