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CAO reports to District of Barriere on well construction

Status of well construction and paving projects reported to council

  • Oct 19th, 2017

Surveying West Kootenay food banks and shelters

Here’s what each community in the region offers

Do Nelson’s short-term rentals reduce the supply of long-term rentals?

The question is complex because no one knows how many would otherwise rent long term

Nelson considers laneway housing

Staff are working with Small Housing B.C. on guidelines for pre-approved designs

Former camper claims sexual abuse at Cowichan River Bible Camp

Surrey pastor accused of sexual assault is former board member of Vancouver Island camp



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      Kimberley man pays it back to home town

      Mike Gould donates $7.5 million to Kimberley Dynamiters and Kimberley Minor Hockey.

      Sinixt protest plans for new reserve at Fauquier

      The Westbank First Nation chief met with residents of Fauquier on Oct. 4

      Dara Sutton knows how to solve homelessness

      Sutton was in town Wednesday to speak about Medicine Hat’s success

      Man charged in Ted Allen’s robbery

      Anthony Creed Cortez has a Nov. 14 court date in Nelson

      Affordable housing panel brings new perspectives

      The event held Wednesday featured seven speakers and plenty of insight

      Nelson council protests proposed Greyhound service cut

      The city has written a letter to the B.C. Passenger Transportation Board

      VIDEO: IIO investigating officer involved shooting on Vancouver Island

      One man is dead after police were called to the side of the highway for reports of a man harming himself.

      Nelson landlords needed to address housing crisis

      Landlords cram into Homelessness Action Week event

      LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

      Suicidal thoughts and attempts go down by half for straight males in schools with GSAs.

      B.C. Wine Institute reaching out to California

      Local industry urged to show support for colleagues affected by California wildfires

      Nelson monitors, enforces short term rental rules

      There are currently 54 known short term rental properties in Nelson

      Fire Prevention Week across B.C.

      This year’s theme is ‘Every second counts - plan 2 ways out’

      Salmo wins awards at provincial conference

      The awards were presented at a reception where Premier Horgan proudly wore his Salmo dinner jacket.

      • Oct 8th, 2017

      Housing shortage hampers local manufacturers

      Report outlines challenges for growing local industry