Local News

Train ride into the unknown — a child’s life in the Slocan internment camp

Part two of George Doi’s account of his family’s forced move from Vancouver Island

  • May 21st, 2017

Public meeting hears Balfour water vote details

The referendum will take place June 17 with advance voting on June 7.

  • May 19th, 2017

Buzz off, bylaw!

Local group petitions city to scrap bee bylaw

Nelson Chamber of Commerce asks for smoking and panhandling bylaws

An anti- smoking bylaw is expected to be debated by council in June.

Parking stalls added, fees increased

City hopes to have 27 new stalls downtown by end of the month

UPDATE: UBC economist says election result unlikely to shift after absentee ballots counted

Correction of BC Elections transcription error means neither NDP or BC Liberal likely to flip seats

Fight Night 3


Ymir water worries


Election night in Nelson-Creston


A fiery Nelson afternoon with Dr. David Suzuki


Lemon Creek class action suit can proceed, court says

The case is B.C.’s first-ever environmental class action lawsuit

Fifty-two downtown businesses call for action from Nelson council

Letter critiques council on parking, street culture, and more

Nelson’s IODE Park receives facelift

City work crews are planting eight species of trees, 40 shrubs

Nelson rescinds boil water notice

But be cautious anyway, because of increased turbidity….

  • May 7th, 2017

City to give away old university books

The old David Thompson University Centre collection will be made available for free

  • May 6th, 2017

Parking meter, bus fees raised

City council also adopted a new campground policy Monday

UPDATED: Nelson issues boil water advisory

The advisory will be in effect until Saturday afternoon at the earliest

  • May 5th, 2017

Nelson residential taxes up 6.35% for 2017

The increase will include funding for repairs to the Civic Centre arena

Letter says students can’t make Mother’s Day gifts at school

One Mission school stops practice of creating gifts

Cannabis: Nelson council grants five licences, refuses two

One of the unsuccessful applicants was the Nelson Cannabis Compassion Club

ELECTION 2017: Greens play the Suzuki card

Greens bring yet another high-profile supporter to riding

Province appeals Sinixt hunting case

The appeal is expected to be heard in the fall.

Make invasive mussels a Nelson-Creston election issue, group says

Zebra and quagga mussels cause severe environmental, social and economic impacts.

  • Apr 27th, 2017