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Nelson raising a stink over skunks

The city has ended its partnership with Urban Trappers

Time limit placed on disabled parking

Drivers can now use disabled stalls for only two hours

Sun rises on Nelson’s solar garden

The community garden was unveiled Saturday near the Bonnington Generating Station

Homelessness on the rise in Nelson

Shelter use and rental rates rising according to latest Report on Homelessness

Arrest made following break-ins

Nelson Police have charged a man after three businesses were broken into last week

Handicapped parking changes deferred

A bylaw amendment would have put a time limit on handicapped stalls

Meet the Taghum Moai Man


A mural for Kootenay Lake kids


Ymir water worries


Election night in Nelson-Creston


Balfour residents approve water plan

Unofficial results from Saturday’s referendum favoured the RDCK borrowing for upgrades

Search for missing aircraft continues near Kimberly

It’s been a week since an aircraft carrying two people went missing between Cranbrook and Kamloops

Businesses broken into

An aggressive panhandler was also arrested by Nelson Police

Balfour ferry terminal water oil free

The water along the shoreline is now clean following the April leak

Stolen mail from across B.C. recovered after arrest in Langford

Two men in their 20’s from Burnaby and Maple Ridge face multiple criminal charges.

  • Jun 6th, 2017

Nelson council to vote Tuesday on Cottonwood Market stage design

The proposed design was created by Cover Architecture of Nelson.

Nelson gets electric car charging station

The charger, purchased and installed by Nelson Hydro, is situated on Baker St. in Railtown.

Public to join search for missing Nelson man

Volunteers must register to search for Alvin Dunic.

  • Jun 2nd, 2017

UPDATED: Just one house under evacuation order in Slocan Valley

This update contains a detailed list of properties affected.

  • Jun 1st, 2017

Evacuation alert issued for Slocan Valley West Road

The alert may be followed by an immediate Evacuation Order should conditions worsen.

  • May 31st, 2017

Nelson rescinds boil water notice

But there is still a Water Quality Advisory because of water turbidity (cloudiness).

  • May 29th, 2017

Exclusive: Lieutenant-governor speaks for first time about minority government (with video)

Judith Guichon could be asked to decide fate of province if Premier can’t win support of Greens.

Possible cougar sighting in Lakeside Park

Police news release outlines how to behave if you encounter a cougar.

  • May 26th, 2017

Nelson to install public washroom

The kiosk structure will be placed at the corner of Hall and Baker