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The Nelson Police Department. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

UPDATED: Missing Nelson girl found

Police say Ember Bury has been located

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

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
The old curling club building in the centre of Slocan is slated for demolition, to be replaced with an affordable housing development. Photo: Mark Page
The old curling club building in the centre of Slocan is slated for demolition, to be replaced with an affordable housing development. Photo: Mark Page
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The Wycliffe Conservation Complex is one of the first four focal areas of Kootenay Connect where significant conservation and restoration work has been completed to protect species at work. Photo by Dave Quinn

Kootenay Connect to receive extended funding for conservation programs

Species at risk in the Kootenays will continue to be helped by…

The Wycliffe Conservation Complex is one of the first four focal areas of Kootenay Connect where significant conservation and restoration work has been completed to protect species at work. Photo by Dave Quinn
Thursday (Jan. 17) Minister Anna Kang (right) toured the city with Mayor Colleen Jones (middle) and Trail councillors Bev Benson, Paul Butler, Nick Cashol, Thea Hanson, Terry Martin, and Doug Wilson. Photo: City of Trail/Instagram

Minister tours city with Trail council; update on shelter

Career Development Services is an agency governed by Trail Association for Community Living

Thursday (Jan. 17) Minister Anna Kang (right) toured the city with Mayor Colleen Jones (middle) and Trail councillors Bev Benson, Paul Butler, Nick Cashol, Thea Hanson, Terry Martin, and Doug Wilson. Photo: City of Trail/Instagram
Enercheez (Nelson), finalist for the Best Innovation Award 2019. Photo courtesy Small Business BC
Enercheez (Nelson), finalist for the Best Innovation Award 2019. Photo courtesy Small Business BC
RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C. Photo: The Canadian Press

Trail RCMP arrest Nelson man for brandishing knife, drug possession

The accused was remanded into custody after a bail hearing before a judge

RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C. Photo: The Canadian Press
The Murphy Family Foundation is providing over $1M to upgrade the Kids Rink and provide enhanced programming for Greater Trail youth. Annie and Rich Murphy have owned the Trail Smoke Eaters since 2016. Photo: Jim Bailey

Murphy foundation commits $1.1M for Kids Rink upgrades and programming

Kids Rink to get new concrete floor, new arena boards, and improvements to ice-level viewing area

The Murphy Family Foundation is providing over $1M to upgrade the Kids Rink and provide enhanced programming for Greater Trail youth. Annie and Rich Murphy have owned the Trail Smoke Eaters since 2016. Photo: Jim Bailey
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Join ‘Coldest Night of the Year’ fundraising walk in Trail

Slated to run from 4-7 p.m., the Feb. 25 event will be hosted in the Skills Centre office

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Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees colder than normal for this time of year in the central and southern interior of B.C. Photo: Unsplash

Bundle up, Trail area forecast to get very cold

Temperatures are expected to gradually rise late next week, in early February.

Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees colder than normal for this time of year in the central and southern interior of B.C. Photo: Unsplash
Work continues along Coastal GasLink’s natural gas pipeline stretching from northeastern B.C. to the LNG Canada liquefied natural gas plant being built at Kitimat. (File photo)

$213K fine issued to Coastal GasLink pipeline for environmental breach in northwest B.C.

Fine is the third for the pipeline project that will move natural gas from Dawson Creek to Kitimat

Work continues along Coastal GasLink’s natural gas pipeline stretching from northeastern B.C. to the LNG Canada liquefied natural gas plant being built at Kitimat. (File photo)
Canfor is closing its Houston sawmill in April, calling the move temporary pending a decision to build a new one. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Canfor closing its Houston mill in April amid weak market; new facility under consideration

Closure being called ‘temporary’ pending decision by Canfor board

Canfor is closing its Houston sawmill in April, calling the move temporary pending a decision to build a new one. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Salmo man charged with assaulting teenage driver from Trail

Trail RCMP advise, ‘Experiencing anger on the road? Pull over and let it pass’

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Trail RCMP: Driving 40 km/hr over the speed limit? Risk impound

Vehicles can be seized if clocked 40 km/hr over posted speed limit

Photo: Icarus Chu/Unsplash
The Rossland Arts Centre Society is rallying residents to vote for the Rossland Drill Hall in the the Next Great Save competition, a contest designed to help revitalize outstanding heritage sites. (Photo: Shauna Davis)

Rossland Arts Society looks for support in Next Great Save contest

Go online and vote for Rossland Drill Hall in national contest to help restore heritage buildings

The Rossland Arts Centre Society is rallying residents to vote for the Rossland Drill Hall in the the Next Great Save competition, a contest designed to help revitalize outstanding heritage sites. (Photo: Shauna Davis)
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Trail police looking for tips to identify suspects in two ‘suspicious incidents’

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

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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