Nakusp

Land work at Fauquier is seen across the lake. (File photo)

Fauquier unsightly property `worst case ever seen’

The worst case in the regional district

 

Slocan Community Health Centre (pictured) emergency room faced temporary service reductions. This is just one of many rural health centres that are experiencing staffing and other issues. (Black Press File photo)

Slocan Community Health Centre closed Thursday

Those needing emergency car on Thursday (Sept. 22) were told to go to Nakusp

 

The beach at McDonald Creek Provincial Park has eroded due to fast-changing water levels. (Photo by Josh Piercey)

High and dry at the Arrow Lakes Reservoir

Changing water levels have raised concerns for area residents

 

A helicopter from Revelstoke lifting the injured woman from the scene of the ATV incident. (Contributed by Bri McQuair)

A Canada Day to remember: Nakusp first responders save woman in ATV crash

First responders left Canada Day festivities to save Alberta woman southeast of Nakusp

A helicopter from Revelstoke lifting the injured woman from the scene of the ATV incident. (Contributed by Bri McQuair)
British Columbia is expanding availability as part of a provincial initiative to expand outdoor recreation. (File photo)

39 new campsites to explore at McDonald Creek Park near Nakusp

The new campsites will be available at the park for the 2023 camping season

British Columbia is expanding availability as part of a provincial initiative to expand outdoor recreation. (File photo)
Releasing sturgeon into the Arrow Lakes at Shelter Bay Provincial Park. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

VIDEO: White sturgeon released into lake near Revelstoke

The event was in collaboration with the Revelstoke Rod and Gun Club, BC Hydro

Releasing sturgeon into the Arrow Lakes at Shelter Bay Provincial Park. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
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Enough meth, cocaine and fentanyl to ‘supply entire community’ seized near Nakusp

The drugs were in a car found in a ditch with two sleeping passengers by RCMP

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On the left: Paul and Denise Fejtek re-enacting their wedding proposal on a mountain near Nakusp. On the right: the original proposal in 1996. (Contributed by Paul Fejtek)

‘Those who ski together, stay together’: American couple re-enact mountaintop proposal near Nakusp

Paul and Denise Fejtek were the first couple to get engaged while heli-skiing in the Kootenays

On the left: Paul and Denise Fejtek re-enacting their wedding proposal on a mountain near Nakusp. On the right: the original proposal in 1996. (Contributed by Paul Fejtek)
Robin Bousquet was arrested near Nakusp on March 27. (RCMP photo)

One of B.C.’s ‘most wanted’ arrested near Nakusp: Charges date back to the ’90s

Robin Bousquet was arrested near Nakusp on March 27

Robin Bousquet was arrested near Nakusp on March 27. (RCMP photo)
Nakusp RCMP responding to a break-and-enter on March. 16. (Contributed)

Nakusp man in prison following break-in, RCMP discover ‘underground bunker’ on property

Police responded to reports of a break-and-enter on Mar. 14

Nakusp RCMP responding to a break-and-enter on March. 16. (Contributed)
A view of the exterior of the emergency department at the Arrow Lakes Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)

Concerns raised after man dies on B.C. hospital doorstep

Nakusp man’s family drove him to the hospital after an ambulance took too long to arrive

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A view of the exterior of the emergency department at the Arrow Lakes Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)
Twin Rivers Elementary students helped to plant a pollinator meadow near the Kootenay Gallery of Art last fall. Photo: Castlegar Butterflyway

Five West Kootenay arts organizations receiving provincial grants

Kootenay Gallery of Art and Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre to benefit from funding boost

Twin Rivers Elementary students helped to plant a pollinator meadow near the Kootenay Gallery of Art last fall. Photo: Castlegar Butterflyway
One-year-old RosieMay of Nakusp is currently in the Kelowna General Hospital being treated for a dog bite. (Contributed-Sarah Warren)

1-year-old in hospital following dog attack on Nakusp beach

Over $13,000 has been raised for the family on GoFundMe

One-year-old RosieMay of Nakusp is currently in the Kelowna General Hospital being treated for a dog bite. (Contributed-Sarah Warren)
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RDCK directors face ‘difficult task’ as budget talks begin

The first look at the 2021 budget seems to be on shakey ground

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New trial ordered for man found guilty of the 2010 murder of his wife in Arrow Lakes

New trial ordered for man found guilty of the 2010 murder of his wife in Arrow Lakes

Peter Beckett was found guilty of murdering his wife 10 years ago

New trial ordered for man found guilty of the 2010 murder of his wife in Arrow Lakes
Kids in the Slocan Valley have until Aug. 31 to complete a reading challenge. Black Press file photo

Slocan Valley Youth Centre starts teen summer reading challenge

Kids who read three different types of books by Aug. 31 will receive a special prize

Kids in the Slocan Valley have until Aug. 31 to complete a reading challenge. Black Press file photo
Traffic was heavily backed up along some of the Arrow Lakes ferry routes over the weekend. Photo: Joanne Cowan

Traffic finally eases along Arrow Lakes ferry routes

Motorists were stuck for up to six hours in ferry lineups over the weekend

Traffic was heavily backed up along some of the Arrow Lakes ferry routes over the weekend. Photo: Joanne Cowan
Surveillance footage captured the vandal damaging one of the vehicles at around 2:52 a.m on June 14. (Nakusp RCMP photo)

Nakusp RCMP seek suspect who damaged police vehicle

A RCMP vehicle was also damaged in the incident

Surveillance footage captured the vandal damaging one of the vehicles at around 2:52 a.m on June 14. (Nakusp RCMP photo)