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View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier

Latest Columbia River Treaty modernization talks conclude

Negotiations were held in Vancouver this week, next round headed to Washington DC

With more than $3.7 million in government and private sector funding actioned in the fiscal year ending March 2021, Selkirk College’s arm for research and innovation sits 29th in the latest rankings of Canada’s top research colleges. Photo: Selkirk College

West Kootenay’s Selkirk College recognized nationally for research and innovation

Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges is published annually by Research Infosource Inc.

  • Jan 30, 2023
The Nelson Police Department. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

UPDATED: Missing Nelson girl found

Police say Ember Bury has been located

A B.C. government snowpack monitoring station. Photo: Province of B.C.
A B.C. government snowpack monitoring station. Photo: Province of B.C.
The episode featuring Maryann Puliz and her children Katie Hrgovic, Stefanie Hergovic, Faith Schofield and Tristan Schofield will air on Feb. 16. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar family competes on Family Feud Canada

The episode featuring Maryann Puliz and her children will air on Feb. 16

The episode featuring Maryann Puliz and her children Katie Hrgovic, Stefanie Hergovic, Faith Schofield and Tristan Schofield will air on Feb. 16. Photo: Submitted
Rossland developer applications for permits to remove trees on private property was denied by Rossland council in August 2021. Photo: Jim Bailey

Developer wins case against City of Rossland

Court rules that the city acted in bad faith when considering development permit applications

Rossland developer applications for permits to remove trees on private property was denied by Rossland council in August 2021. Photo: Jim Bailey
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Update: Trail RCMP identify one suspect in ‘suspicious incident,’ second still at-large

Trail detachment received two separate reports of suspicious incidents on Monday, Jan. 23

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The Nelson Police Department has announced they have found two women who had been reported missing. File photo

UPDATED: Both missing Nelson women found

Police say Alissa Kunstmann and Katherine Rivard have been found

The Nelson Police Department has announced they have found two women who had been reported missing. File photo
This truck, parked at the foot of Giveout Creek Road on the Jan. 21 weekend, contained unopened mail that the RCMP says was stolen. Photo: Julie-Ann Chapman

RCMP investigating after stolen Slocan Park mail found in parked truck

Police are also investigating a break-in at Ymir post office

This truck, parked at the foot of Giveout Creek Road on the Jan. 21 weekend, contained unopened mail that the RCMP says was stolen. Photo: Julie-Ann Chapman
Lemon Creek entering the Slocan River from the left. Photo: Lucas Jmieff
Lemon Creek entering the Slocan River from the left. Photo: Lucas Jmieff
The low water levels in the Arrow Lakes are very noticible at Scotties Marina north of Castlegar. Photos: Betsy Kline

After reaching unusual lows, Arrow Lakes Reservoir begins to refill

BC Hydro says the Arrow Lakes has likely reached the minimum elevation for this winter

The low water levels in the Arrow Lakes are very noticible at Scotties Marina north of Castlegar. Photos: Betsy Kline
The Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar was one of three built as part of the Columbia River Treaty. It has had a huge impact on the Columbia River valley all the way to Revelstoke. Photo: Contributed
The Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Castlegar was one of three built as part of the Columbia River Treaty. It has had a huge impact on the Columbia River valley all the way to Revelstoke. Photo: Contributed
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen is congratulated by teammates after stopping the Calgary Flames in the shootout to win 2-1 in NHL hockey action in Montreal, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. When did the Canadiens last win the Stanley Cup? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about hockey

Canada is a nation of hockey players and dedicated fans of the game

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jake Allen is congratulated by teammates after stopping the Calgary Flames in the shootout to win 2-1 in NHL hockey action in Montreal, Monday, Dec. 12, 2022. When did the Canadiens last win the Stanley Cup? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)
Const. Mathieu Nolet, left, poses with Chief Donovan Fisher during a swearing-in ceremony in Nelson, in this undated handout photo. Nolet was declared dead on Jan. 21 after being caught in an avalanche on Jan. 9. Photo: City of Nelson

Second Nelson police officer dies after being caught in avalanche

Const. Mathieu Nolet died Saturday at Kelowna General Hospital

Const. Mathieu Nolet, left, poses with Chief Donovan Fisher during a swearing-in ceremony in Nelson, in this undated handout photo. Nolet was declared dead on Jan. 21 after being caught in an avalanche on Jan. 9. Photo: City of Nelson
A white sturgeon is seen in B.C. waters after being captured during sampling by the Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society

ECOLOGICAL COMMENT: Where have the white sturgeon gone?

A column by Selkirk College Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students

A white sturgeon is seen in B.C. waters after being captured during sampling by the Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society in an undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society
The Silver King Chair at Whitewater Ski Resort has been shut down due to a part that requires replacement. Photo: Whitewater Ski Resort
The Silver King Chair at Whitewater Ski Resort has been shut down due to a part that requires replacement. Photo: Whitewater Ski Resort
Thomas Linthorne. (RCMP photo)

UPDATE: Wanted man found by Creston RCMP

Thomas Linthorne was arrested on Jan. 18

Thomas Linthorne. (RCMP photo)
Const. Wade Tittemore poses in this undated handout photo. Tittemore, who died in an avalanche in southeastern B.C. on Jan. 9, has been posthumously promoted to detective for his dedication and commitment as an officer. Photo: City of Nelson

Nelson police officer posthumously promoted to detective

Wade Tittemore received the promotion during a funeral service

Const. Wade Tittemore poses in this undated handout photo. Tittemore, who died in an avalanche in southeastern B.C. on Jan. 9, has been posthumously promoted to detective for his dedication and commitment as an officer. Photo: City of Nelson
Mercer Celgar’s Castlegar plant. Photo courtesy of Mercer Celgar

Mercer Celgar announces 3-week downtime at Castlegar mill due to fibre supply issues

The Castlegar mill has already been operating at reduced production rates for the past two months

Mercer Celgar’s Castlegar plant. Photo courtesy of Mercer Celgar
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Trail Mountie under internal investigation over anti-Trudeau website

Trail’s top cop and deputy mayor speak out about since-deleted website

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