Nelson News

Snowmobile victims identified

Dec 19, 2014 / 3:07 pm

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man and woman who died after a snowmobile incident near Nakusp on Dec. 14. They were Calvin Leo White,...

Cop saves elk from barbed wire

Dec 11, 2014 / 11:30 am

An elk is able to roam once again after a Kimberly RCMP officer cut it free from a barbed wire fence on Wednesday. Police were alerted to an elk in distress off...

Friends say gunman was harmless

Oct 16, 2014 / 7:30 am

Friends of a fugitive gunman shot to death by police near the village of Slocan, BC are expressing their grief and anger over what they consider a tragic end to...

Investigation underway in shooting

Oct 14, 2014 / 3:04 pm

The provinces Independent Investigations Office has taken over the scene where a man believed to have fired at officers late last week was killed on Monday....

Rock quarry deaths

Sep 19, 2014 / 12:39 pm

The names of two men who died earlier this week in an industrial accident near Cranbrook have been released by the BC Coroners Service. Murray Neil Fadden, 36,...

Fiery plane crash

Sep 2, 2014 / 5:32 pm

A woman who died in a plane crash north of Creston was a resident of Edmonton. Forty-eight-year-old Jane Lavallee was a passenger in a single-engine Cessna,...

Wildfire leads to evac alert

Aug 5, 2014 / 10:39 am

An evacuation alert has been issued for residents of Slocan Park and Crescent Valley in the Kootenays, due to a wildfire burning on the East side of the valley....

Bird of prey gets new moms

Jul 10, 2014 / 5:00 am

Last month we told you about Nelson the Oprey who struck a power line near his nest and was electrocuted. At the time, he was taking care of his mate and three...

Drowning victim found

Jul 7, 2014 / 4:27 pm

UPDATE 4:20 P.M. JULY 7, 2014 The body of a missing 25-year-old swimmer who was presumed dead last week has now been recovered. A 25-year-old Riondel man went...

What killed Nelson the osprey?

Jun 27, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Osprey cam footage shows a male osprey, named Nelson, leaving his nest. Just after he takes off a loud boom is heard, he was not seen again and the mystery of...

Missing man's body found

Jun 18, 2014 / 6:43 pm

The body of a missing Nelson man has been found in a wooded area. According BCTV Kooteneys the body of 21-year-old Michael Mucha was located at approximately...

Man dies at logging site

May 29, 2014 / 11:08 am

A man who died on Monday following a logging accident near Nelson has been identified. The BC Coroners Service says it was 36-year-old Kyle Levy of Balfour. He...

Bodies recovered from lake

May 28, 2014 / 2:56 pm

The bodies of three males have been pulled from an icy lake in southeast BC, almost three weeks after the friends vanished in a canoe accident. RCMP Sgt. Darryl...

Bodies of canoeists found

May 26, 2014 / 8:57 pm

Police in southeast BC say the bodies of three missing canoeists may have been found in a local lake. RCMP Sgt. Darryl Little says underwater recovery...

Mayor talks about search

May 21, 2014 / 12:10 pm

The mayor of the Village of New Denver says everyone in the tiny West Kootenay community has stepped up and taken a role during the 10-day search for three...

Search ends for missing men

May 20, 2014 / 7:24 pm

A 10-day search has been suspended for three canoeists missing in Slocan Lake near the southeast B.C. community of New Denver. RCMP Sgt. Darryl Little says the...

Suspected burn dad arrested

Apr 3, 2014 / 2:14 pm

UPDATE 12:20 P.M. - Andre Harvey Richard has been arrested in the Southeast corner of British Columbia. Castanet has learned he was arrested on Highway 3 near...

Church fire suspect

Mar 20, 2014 / 3:38 pm

Castlegar RCMP have identified a man believed to have set fire to a church on Columbia Avenue earlier this week. A large fire broke out at the Kinnaird Church...