The Smokies have added a 19-year-old forward from New Hampshire for next season. Jack DesRuisseaux who had 35 goals and 38 assists in 50 games last season is already committed to Division 1 Sacred Heart University.
The two week COVID outbreak at the Poplar Ridge long-term care facility in Trail is over. Interior Health says about a dozen residents had the virus, which starting invading the 3rd floor medical unit at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook five days ago.
It's a six-year prison sentence for a Quebec man who fired on police and paramedics last October outside Kootenay-Boundary Regional Hospital. Francis Paradis pleaded guilty to four weapons offenses, while the other charges including attempted murder were essentially dropped.
The Plan was identified as a priority back in January and is the first step in upgrading aging infrastructure including the wastewater treatment plant, as well as a crucial step to ensure proper handling, treatment and disposal of Nelson's liquid waste.