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Nelson News

2 dead after toxic overdose

Feb 17, 2020 / 6:28 pm

UPDATE 6:15 p.m. The Nelson Police Department has confirmed the deaths of two individuals due to toxic overdoses in the community. Police responded to three...

Hammer DQ robber arrested

Feb 14, 2020 / 5:00 pm

RCMP have identified and arrested a 58-year-old woman in connection to an armed robbery that took place on Wednesday at a Dairy Queen in Invermere. ...

Christmas lights trap deer

Jan 29, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Oh deer! Christmas might be over, but it appears not all the decorations have been put away. That's the beginning of a tweet posted by the B.C. Conservation...

Porch thief caught on cam

Jan 22, 2020 / 5:12 pm

RCMP are hoping to track down a Castlegar package thief who was caught on camera. After realizing a package that was sent to him never actually arrived, the...

Two men dead in the snow

Jan 20, 2020 / 3:35 pm

UPDATE: 3:35 p.m. Police and coroners are investigating the sudden deaths of two men who were found on separate ski hills on Friday. RCMP say a snowboarder was...

Jumbo resort dead

Jan 18, 2020 / 7:34 am

A spectacular swath of mountains, glaciers and forests once proposed for a ski resort is being turned over to First Nations. After decades of controversy that...

Highway 3 open again

Jan 17, 2020 / 3:45 pm

UPDATE: 3:45 p.m. The accident scene on Highway 3 east of Cranbrook has been cleared. Traffic is again moving freely in both directions. UPDATE: 3:30 p.m....

Bathtub death review

Jan 16, 2020 / 6:26 pm

The BC Prosecution Service says a special prosecutor has been appointed to independently review its conduct in a case that concluded in 2013, when a babysitter...

Teck buys $2M solar project

Jan 15, 2020 / 10:37 am

Mining company Teck Resources Ltd. says it is purchasing the SunMine solar electricity generating facility in B.C. from the City of Kimberley. The...

Teens' night in backcountry

Jan 6, 2020 / 2:46 pm

A pair of teenage snowboarders have been rescued after spending a night out in the backcountry of Nelson, B.C. RCMP received a report of two overdue...

Hwy 3A now open

Dec 27, 2019 / 12:46 pm

UPDATE 12:45 p.m. Highway 3A is now open and clear in both directions after a vehicle incident. ORIGINAL 11:03 a.m. Highway 3A near Nelson is now open to...

Licence lost as passenger

Dec 20, 2019 / 3:21 pm

A Nelson-area family is without a vehicle for the holidays after a mother was handed an immediate roadside suspension while being the passenger in a car stopped...

Snowfall warning expanded

Dec 11, 2019 / 8:06 pm

UPDATE 8:02 p.m. Environment Canada has expanded a snowfall warning to include Highway 3. A Pacific weather system will bring snow to the southern highway...

Single lane open at crash

Dec 4, 2019 / 12:01 pm

UPDATE: noon DriveBC reports single-lane, alternating traffic at the scene of a serious crash on Highway 3 near Christina Lake. Motorists should expect delays. ...

Sending letters to soldiers

Nov 30, 2019 / 9:20 am

Canadian soldiers serving away from home this year will be getting some holiday greetings from B.C.'s Interior. After seeing a tweet from the Canadian Armed...

Nasty surprise found in Pepsi

Oct 6, 2019 / 5:00 am

A Castlegar senior says she became ill and couldn't leave her home for a week last spring, after drinking a bottle of Diet Pepsi that had a nasty surprise...

Overnight ER closure

Sep 25, 2019 / 6:42 pm

A staffing shortage at the Arrow Lakes Hospital in Nakusp had led to the closure of the emergency department overnight. Interior Health says the ER will be...

Jail in child bride case

Aug 29, 2019 / 2:35 pm

A former leader of a polygamous sect in British Columbia has been sentenced to 12 months in jail for taking a 15-year-old girl into the United States to be...

Homicide investigation open

Aug 28, 2019 / 7:16 pm

RCMP in the East Kootenays are investigating a homicide. The Kimberley RCMP was called late Sunday to a location on Highway 95A, just east of the community....

Fatal fall from mountaintop

Aug 28, 2019 / 6:43 pm

A former Amazing Race Canada contestant has died after falling from a B.C. mountain peak. CTV News reports search and rescue teams were called after Kenneth...

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