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(L-R) Tailout’s head brewer Mary Lusty, Humble Bean owners Mike McLellan and Kimberly Mamos, and Hedin Nelson-Chorney, a founder and the general manager of Tailout Brewing have joined forces to create an espresso stout. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar’s Humble Bean Coffee and Tailout Brewery create one popular stout

Two Castlegar businesses have partnered together to create an espresso stout

Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for Ryan Harp, 32 years of age, relating to an outstanding arrest warrant for a Breach of Release Order.

Man wanted for assault seen in Trail area

Ryan Harp is considered armed and dangerous by police

Glen Kalesniko (left) and Mark Allen stand locked outside their respective downtown Trail businesses because the building that houses Pride Gym and Performance Fitness has been closed more than two months due to fire code violations. Photo: Jim Bailey

Weights idle, ring empty; Trail gym owners locked out of their businesses

“Honestly, it’s been a nightmare,” Glen Kalesniko, Pride Gym, said of the 2+ month lockout

The Castlegar and District Community Complex’s arena will be getting a new floor this year. File photo

Repairs to ice floor will close Castlegar arena for six months

Project scheduled for spring-summer to reduce impact, but Rebels hockey may be affected

The Castlegar and District Community Complex’s arena will be getting a new floor this year. File photo
A date for the continuation of Jeremy Undershute’s assault trial will be decided on Feb. 14 in Nelson court. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Assault trial starts, then stops, in Nelson spitting incident

The trial of Jeremy Undershute will be continue on an unknown future date

A date for the continuation of Jeremy Undershute’s assault trial will be decided on Feb. 14 in Nelson court. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Living Lakes Canada is seeking public insight to understand concerns and priorities around freshwater. The Columbia River was very low at Gyro Park Beach in Trail, Jan. 23, 2023. Photo: Trail Times

Help Lower Columbia-Kootenay stewardship streamline freshwater priorities

Living Lakes Canada has 3 in-person meetings, 1 Zoom meeting and online survey to participate in

Living Lakes Canada is seeking public insight to understand concerns and priorities around freshwater. The Columbia River was very low at Gyro Park Beach in Trail, Jan. 23, 2023. Photo: Trail Times
A vase of flowers on top of a coffin at an event marking International Overdose Awareness Day in Nelson in 2021. Eleven people died of toxic drug poisoning in the Nelson area in 2022, the most since the health crisis was declared in 2016. Photo: Tyler Harper

Record drug deaths, paramedic calls in West Kootenay last year

Eleven people died due to toxic drugs in Nelson in 2022

A vase of flowers on top of a coffin at an event marking International Overdose Awareness Day in Nelson in 2021. Eleven people died of toxic drug poisoning in the Nelson area in 2022, the most since the health crisis was declared in 2016. Photo: Tyler Harper
Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for Ryan Harp, 32 years of age, relating to an outstanding arrest warrant for a Breach of Release Order.

RCMP looking for Ryan Harp

Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for Ryan Harp, 32 years of…

  • Jan 31, 2023
Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for Ryan Harp, 32 years of age, relating to an outstanding arrest warrant for a Breach of Release Order.
View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier

Latest Columbia River Treaty modernization talks conclude

Negotiations were held in Vancouver this week, next round headed to Washington DC

View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier
Nelson-Creston provincial Green Party candidate Nicole Charlwood (left) with party leader Sonia Furstenau at a party event at the Taghum Hall on Jan. 28. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Green Party leader launches Nelson-Creston candidate at local event

Sonia Furstenau travelled to Nelson to officially announce candidacy of Nicole Charlwood

Nelson-Creston provincial Green Party candidate Nicole Charlwood (left) with party leader Sonia Furstenau at a party event at the Taghum Hall on Jan. 28. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
With more than $3.7 million in government and private sector funding actioned in the fiscal year ending March 2021, Selkirk College’s arm for research and innovation sits 29th in the latest rankings of Canada’s top research colleges. Photo: Selkirk College

West Kootenay’s Selkirk College recognized nationally for research and innovation

Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges is published annually by Research Infosource Inc.

  • Jan 30, 2023
With more than $3.7 million in government and private sector funding actioned in the fiscal year ending March 2021, Selkirk College’s arm for research and innovation sits 29th in the latest rankings of Canada’s top research colleges. Photo: Selkirk College
A truck stolen from Grand Forks was recovered in West Kelowna.

Grand Forks RCMP weekly report

Sgt. Darryl Peppler Theft of truck On January 23, 2023 at 4:30…

  • Jan 30, 2023
A truck stolen from Grand Forks was recovered in West Kelowna.
Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings at Canada Rock Fest, 2022. Chris Hammett photo.

Canada Rock Fest cancelled for 2023

Organizer cites health concerns; refund information coming soon

Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings at Canada Rock Fest, 2022. Chris Hammett photo.
Photo Caption: Ethan Pyrcz celebrates his first career KIJHL goal on Friday night against the Chiefs. Photo by Peter Kalasz (www.peterkalaszphotography.com)

Bruins Split Weekend Against Kelowna and Beaver Valley

Kevin McKinnon Grand Forks Border Bruins The Kelowna Chiefs were in town…

  • Jan 30, 2023
Photo Caption: Ethan Pyrcz celebrates his first career KIJHL goal on Friday night against the Chiefs. Photo by Peter Kalasz (www.peterkalaszphotography.com)
A B.C. government snowpack monitoring station. Photo: Province of B.C.
A B.C. government snowpack monitoring station. Photo: Province of B.C.
The Nelson Police Department. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

UPDATED: Missing Nelson girl found

Police say Ember Bury has been located

The Nelson Police Department. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
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

The episode featuring Maryann Puliz and her children Katie Hrgovic, Stefanie Hergovic, Faith Schofield and Tristan Schofield will air on Feb. 16. Photo: Submitted
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
Grand Forks paramedics, first responders, and RCMP pay their respects as the procession with Const. Mathieu Nolet makes it way through the city on Tuesday, January 24 . Chris Hammett photo

Fallen officer goes home

Const. Mathieu Nolet passed on Saturday, January 21, from injuries he sustained after being caught in an avalanche

  • Jan 26, 2023
Grand Forks paramedics, first responders, and RCMP pay their respects as the procession with Const. Mathieu Nolet makes it way through the city on Tuesday, January 24 . Chris Hammett photo
Crews busy trying to restore power to those still in the dark. photo: Chris Hammett

Single vehicle MVA takes out power pole and leaves surrounding area in the dark

A collision between a truck and a power pole on Central Avenue…

  • Jan 25, 2023
Crews busy trying to restore power to those still in the dark. photo: Chris Hammett