The proposed 6.65% residential tax increase and 6.69% business light industrial tax increase will see the average household pay $78.52 more than before, plus over $367 more for business light industrial.
Wade Tittemore, 43, who died in Monday's avalanche near Kaslo has been described as a soft spoken gentleman who loved the outdoors and was a mentor to younger officers. The other officer, Mathieu Nolet, 28, remains in hospital with several broken ribs, other fractures and internal injuries.
Briar McNaney takes over on an interim basis following the resignation of Adam DiBella. McNaney is a former coach and general manager of the KIJHL's Columbia Valley Rockies who started this season as an assistant coach of the SJHL's Kindersley Klippers.
City Police officer Wade Tittemore, 43, died in the backcountry mishap at about 12 p.m. Mon. Jan 9. Officials said the other officer Mathieu Nolet, 28, remains in critical condition. Both were off-duty.
The man convicted of stabbing a Trail RCMP officer in the hand received a three and a half year sentence behind bars. But with time already served, Sheldon Matteucci's sentence was reduced to a year and nine months.
An avalanche has claimed the life of a Nelson City Police Officer. The Police Board said a second officer was also critically injured while snowmobiling near Kaslo and expects to release more information in the coming days.