Sarosha Stockton off of a photo posted on his website kootenayangler.com. The avid fisherman has posted a first hand look at some of the damage on the Slocan River caused by the Lemon Creek fuel spill.

Video shows fuel spill’s impact on Slocan River

An area resident has posted a video on YouTube showing some of the devastation caused by the fuel spill in Lemon Creek.

An area resident has posted a video on YouTube showing some of the devastation caused by the fuel spill in Lemon Creek.

Sarosha Stockton — who runs the website kootenayangler.com — posted the five-minute video on Saturday. Stockton shows viewers some of the impacts the fuel has had on the Slocan River.

“It’s a terrible day for the Slocan River,” he says.

Stockton shows some of the small dead fish washed up on shore and some of the discoloured and contaminated water along the banks of the Slocan River.

“Fish are dying and there’s the proof,” he says pointing at several small fish.

The video can be seen by clicking here.

Just Posted

Nelson candidates debate climate change at forum

Mayoral and council candidates had the chance to speak on five fictional resolutions

UPDATE: Nelson man who swam naked with sharks arrested

David Weaver, 37, will face mischief and assault charges

Three Nelson marijuana dispensaries to remain open after legalization

Nelson’s police chief has no plans to close them down

Michelle Mungall’s baby first in B.C. legislature chamber

B.C. energy minister praises support of staff, fellow MLAs

LETTER: Beware those towing the party line

Reader Bob Malcolmson questions CORE

Rick Mercer says pot is ‘excruciatingly boring’

Comedian hopes Canadians will move onto something else once marijuana is legalized

Canada Post union issues strike notice; rotating strikes could begin Monday

Union says rotating strikes will begin if agreements aren’t reached with bargaining units

Carole James avoids questions on B.C.’s payroll tax (with video)

Green MLA Adam Olsen cites huge tax increase for local business

BCTF wins grievance over teacher shortage in public schools

Arbitrator found Chilliwack school district did not hire enough on-call teachers or librarians

2 charged for feeding B.C. bear Tim Horton’s timbits

Court documents show that Randy Scott and Megan Hiltz have both been charged with feeding or attempting to feed dangerous wildlife.

Killer-rapist Paul Bernardo set for parole bid after 25 years in prison

Bernardo’s parole hearing at the Bath Institution is expected to attract numerous observers

Feds aiming to select preferred design for $60B warships by end of month

Defence insiders say the government wants to select a design by the end of the month from among three options submitted by several of the largest defence and shipbuilding companies in the world.

B.C. city wants control over its cannabis advertising rules

Without a say, towns and cities risk Washington-State-style flood of advertising, proponent says

Defence cautions against mob justice in Calgary child neglect trial

Jennifer and Jeromie Clark of Calgary have pleaded not guilty to criminal negligence causing death

Most Read