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Nelson News

Five homes raided by RCMP

Mar 4, 2020 / 8:30 pm

Police in the Kootenays simultaneously executed five search warrants Wednesday, arresting five men police believe are involved in a drug trafficking operation....

Shambhala lineup revealed

Feb 28, 2020 / 1:06 pm

The countdown is on to Shambhala. The electronic music festival has released the lineup for its 23rd edition to take place July 24 - 27 in Salmo B.C....

Fights bobcat and lives

Feb 27, 2020 / 6:42 am

The BC SPCA is calling on the public for donations to help treat a badly injured cat that wound up in a fight with a bobcat – and lived to tell the tale....

$195K in fines for fuel spill

Feb 26, 2020 / 3:07 pm

A Calgary-based trucking company and one of its drivers have been fined a combined $195,000 for spilling 35,000 litres of jet fuel into a tributary of the...

Homicide victim identified

Feb 25, 2020 / 3:23 pm

The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit has announced it has confirmed criminality in the death of a Slocan Valley man last year. Aaron Graham, 47, of...

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...

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