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The staff at Kaslo Building Supplies in 2017. Photo submitted

One positive COVID-19 test in Kaslo

The staff member is doing well and other staff have tested negative

The staff at Kaslo Building Supplies in 2017. Photo submitted
Kootenays under severe thunderstorm warning

Kootenays under severe thunderstorm warning

Environment Canada has issued a weather alert for the region

Kootenays under severe thunderstorm warning
West Kootenay motorist injured after spending all night trapped under vehicle

West Kootenay motorist injured after spending all night trapped under vehicle

Unidentified driver was airlifted to hospital in Kelowna

West Kootenay motorist injured after spending all night trapped under vehicle
Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm warning for the West Kootenay, Kootenay Lake and Boundary regions. File photo

Environment Canada: Thunderstorm warning for West Kootenay, Boundary

A storm may develop south of the border and arrive Thursday afternoon

Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm warning for the West Kootenay, Kootenay Lake and Boundary regions. File photo
RCMP say a man’s body has been found in a cabin near Nelson. File photo

Body of man found in cabin near Nelson

RCMP don’t believe criminality was a factor in the death

RCMP say a man’s body has been found in a cabin near Nelson. File photo
Nelson firefighters responded to a blaze Tuesday morning near the corner of Nelson Avenue and Chatham Street in Fairview, which threw up a huge column of smoke. Photos: Tyler Harper and Rod Kellner

UPDATED: Fire destroys home in Nelson

A huge column of smoke could be seen throughout the city

Nelson firefighters responded to a blaze Tuesday morning near the corner of Nelson Avenue and Chatham Street in Fairview, which threw up a huge column of smoke. Photos: Tyler Harper and Rod Kellner
UPDATE: B.C.’s Central Kootenay issues evacuation orders for hundreds of residents due to flooding

UPDATE: B.C.’s Central Kootenay issues evacuation orders for hundreds of residents due to flooding

An evacuation alert covers all areas except the Cities of Castelgar and Nelson

UPDATE: B.C.’s Central Kootenay issues evacuation orders for hundreds of residents due to flooding
Many provincial parks throughout the West Kootenay are set to re-open May 14. Photo: Jensen Edwards

Most West Kootenay provincial parks expected to re-open May 14

Here’s a roundup of the parks that are opening, as well as the ones that aren’t

Many provincial parks throughout the West Kootenay are set to re-open May 14. Photo: Jensen Edwards
Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival has been postponed to 2021. Photo: Louis Bockner

UPDATED: Shambhala, Starbelly Jam, Kaslo Jazz Fest postponed to 2021

Nelson’s Pride Parade has also been rescheduled

Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival has been postponed to 2021. Photo: Louis Bockner
Trails across B.C. are being shut down to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo: Tyler Shuey/Kitsap News Group

UPDATED: West Kootenay trails closed by outbreak

Here’s a running list of affected trails

Trails across B.C. are being shut down to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo: Tyler Shuey/Kitsap News Group
Nelson police reported two overdose deaths over the weekend. File photo

Two overdose deaths in Nelson over the weekend

Police warn that much of the current drug supply in the city may be dangerous

Nelson police reported two overdose deaths over the weekend. File photo
Slocan Lake RCMP are searching for Douglas Morrison, who has been missing since last month. Photo submitted

RCMP searching for missing Slocan man

Douglas Morrison hasn’t been seen since January

Slocan Lake RCMP are searching for Douglas Morrison, who has been missing since last month. Photo submitted
Adam Kuch catches some air during a run at the Freeski Junior World Championships in Austria. Photo courtesy Freeride World Tour

Adam Kuch finishes fifth at freeski junior worlds

Kuch was one of 4 Canadian males to compete in Austria

Adam Kuch catches some air during a run at the Freeski Junior World Championships in Austria. Photo courtesy Freeride World Tour
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A man has died after being found in the backcountry near Whitewater Ski Resort. File photo

UPDATED: Man dies in backcountry near Whitewater Ski Resort

The victim was found unresponsive in a tree well Friday

A man has died after being found in the backcountry near Whitewater Ski Resort. File photo
Snowfall warning issued for Highway 3

Snowfall warning issued for Highway 3

Environment Canada says Paulson Summit to the Kootenay Pass could receive 25 centimetres

Snowfall warning issued for Highway 3
ANKORS: Fentanyl, carfentanyl found in Nelson area

ANKORS: Fentanyl, carfentanyl found in Nelson area

Fentanyl has been found in what is being sold as meth

ANKORS: Fentanyl, carfentanyl found in Nelson area
Former Montreal Canadien player Patrice Brisebois is among the alumni set to play in Nelson later this month. Photo: Andre Ringuette/NHL via Getty Images

Hall of Famer, Stanley Cup winners among Montreal Canadiens to visit in Nelson

The Habs alumni team will take part in a charity game

Former Montreal Canadien player Patrice Brisebois is among the alumni set to play in Nelson later this month. Photo: Andre Ringuette/NHL via Getty Images
A helicopter was used to find two teenagers lost near Whitewater Ski Resort. Photo courtesy Nelson Search and Rescue

Missing teens found after spending night outside near Whitewater Ski Resort

Two boys spent the night lost before being rescued Monday

A helicopter was used to find two teenagers lost near Whitewater Ski Resort. Photo courtesy Nelson Search and Rescue
A helicopter was used to find two teenagers lost near Whitewater Ski Resort. Photo courtesy Nelson Search and Rescue

Missing teens found near Whitewater

Two boys spent the night lost before being rescued Monday

A helicopter was used to find two teenagers lost near Whitewater Ski Resort. Photo courtesy Nelson Search and Rescue