Local News

BC Ferries reports record-breaking traffic for first quarter

Vehicle traffic was the highest it’s ever been, and passenger traffic is the highest it’s been in over 20 years for the months of April, May and June.

Nelson’s Hall St. project completion delayed to 2018

The upgraded storm sewer system will prevent flooding at the intersection of Hall and Front Streets

Three new judges appointed in B.C., two senior judges reappointed

Senior judges will serve B.C.-wide, new judges head to Penticton, Kelowna and Kamloops

Abbotsford artist wins big in condom wrapper design contest

Mouat grad Cassidy Luteijn’s pair of designs earn high grades from judges

More people buying garbage tags

Revenue is up 14 per cent over last year

Reducing fire danger in West Arm Park

Nelson’s water supply originates in the park and is vulnerable to fire

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    Abbotsford International Air Show Wrap-up

       

      Witness recounts ‘Deadpool 2’ crash which killed stunt driver

         

        Taking flight at the Abbotsford Airshow

           

          Winlaw teen missing since last week

          Quinlan Kruse was last seen at his home on August 10

          North Shore Evacuation Alert rescinded

          The Alert covered properties between Sitkum Creek and Crescent Bay

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          Search on for ‘Holy Grail’ of Nelson maps

          Augustus Koch created a bird’s eye view of Nelson in 1898, but an original copy can’t be found.

          • Aug 16th, 2017

          B.C. highway sees snow in summer

          Weeks of hot and dry weather ended by a hailstorm in Little Fort

          Rain slows Nelson area wildfires

          The Harrop Creek fire received 10 to 15 mm of rain over the weekend

          McCormick Creek resident leaves home as fire threatens his property

          Jim Mullaly was one of many Nelway evacuees to go through the evacuation centre in Salmo Saturday.

          Evacuation Alert for North Shore Nelson

          The alert covers Sitkum Creek to Crescent Bay

          • Aug 12th, 2017

          Lightning starts two fires northeast of Nelson

          Air tankers are working both fires Saturday evening

          McCormick Creek evacuee leaves home as fire-charred wood reaches his property

          Jim Mullaly was one of many Nelway evacuees to go through the evacuation centre in Salmo Saturday.

          Shambhala Music Festival cancels Sunday night lineup

          More than 17,000 festival goers have been at the music festival since Friday.

          UPDATED: Evacuation order issued for Nelway, alert issued for Shambhala Festival

          The McCormick Creek wildfire has jumped the Salmo River and is moving east

          • Aug 12th, 2017

          Evacuation Order issued for two McCormick Creek homes

          The Evacuation Alert issued on Monday has been expanded to two more properties

          • Aug 11th, 2017

          Smoke above Nelson nearly double what it should be

          But it’s still nowhere near as bad as elsewhere in the province

          RDCK plans wildfire fuel action

          The plan covers land in and around Nelson