The General Manager of Nelson Hydro expects construction to start on the North Shore Battery Energy Storage System in 2025. Scott Spencer figures the facility to store power for peak periods and help restore power during outages will benefit ratepayers.
A 39-year-old Trail man is alive thanks to RCMP Constable Connor Nickel. He gave the man Naloxone after he stopped breathing. Downtown passers-by told the officer the man took a combination of Fentanyl and Methamphetamine. He regained consciousness after getting two more treatments from paramedics.
The trial for a Trail man accused of killing 78-year-old Harold Paddock is set for Feb. of next year. Joel Anderson was charged with second degree murder about 18 months after Paddock died in hospital. He was found downtown in August of 2017 suffering from head injuries.
RCMP confirmed Gene Lahrkamp died in a plane crash on Apr. 30 in Northern Ontario. He was wanted in the shooting death of a BC gangland member in Thailand in early Feb. and was Canada's second most wanted man.