WATCH: Kimberley news recap

A quick recap of the top news stories this week in Kimberley.

This week in Kimberley’s news, a complaint to the SE Traffic Services about improperly aligned headlights prompted vehicle inspections in Marysville on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.

A local man charged with fraud and theft made a brief appearance in Cranbrook Court on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018.

In response to the tragedy at the Fernie arena, where three men were killed by an ammonia leak, the Technical Safety BC has issued new regulations for those who operate facilities such as arenas and curling rinks.

The provincial government’s river forecast centre has issued its first snow survey for this winter, collecting data from 76 snow courses and 64 automated snow weather stations around the province. The data shows that the East Kootenay snowpack is at 106 per cent of normal.

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Regional news recap

A quick recap of the top news stories this week in Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie and Kimberley.

Ammonia leak shuts down curling club in Nelson

It’s not yet clear when the leak was detected

Pavelski’s 31st goal helps Sharks top Canucks 3-2

Vancouver one point out of second NHL wild-card spot

Columbia Valley RCMP searching for misisng person

Police ask for help in finding Elizabeth Stewart, who hasn’t contacted family since Jan. 14

East Kootenay illicit drug overdose deaths lowest in B.C.

Local expert credits harm reduction efforts; declares support for legalization of opioids

Eight cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver outbreak

Coastal Health official say the cases stem from the French-language Ecole Jules Verne Secondary

Ontario police field complaints over Amber Alert for missing girl, 11, found dead

Some said the Amber Alert issued late Thursday for Riya Rajkumar disrupted their sleep

Former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell accused of sexual touching

Accuser went to police, interviewed by Britian’s Daily Telegraph

B.C. couple attacked with acid, slashed with knife in Vietnam

Warning, graphic images: Man has burns on 80 per cent of his body, slashed with knife

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