Local News

Buckerfields commits to “living wage” for employees

Duncan-based company said it was the right thing to do

Evacuation order issued for Waterton Lakes National Park

Kenow Mountain fire has grown to over 4,500 hectares since it was first reported on Aug. 30

Nelson grass fire extinguished

Passers-by fought the blaze until the fire truck arrived

  • Sep 8th, 2017
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        TransLink mulls distance-based fares, low-income discounts

          Street Outreach team to continue another year

          Fundraising currently under to support the project through 2018

          FireSmart assessment an eye-opener for Nelson homeowner

          Landscaping should be ‘clean, lean, and green’

          Bear reports down from last year

          Bear resistant garbage bins are also coming next month

          EcoSociety brings renewable energy conference to Castlegar

          Guest speakers will bring energy saving lessons from other cities

          • Sep 6th, 2017

          Recall of tainted pineapple products expanded in BC

          The ongoing investigation into hepatitis A virus found in Western Family brand, or unbranded, products has been expanded.

          Fifty-plus cats surrendered to Victoria BC SPCA from single home

          It will cost tens of thousands to rehabilitate the animals

          Fire conditions won’t change anytime soon

          BC Wildfire Service crews grappling with large-scale fires in the East Kootenay

          Concerned citizens pack Harrop wildfire meeting

          Officials explained what an evacuation might look like

          • Sep 5th, 2017

          Highway bus stops to have solar lights installed

          Fifteen lights are being installed as part of a pilot project

          Harrop fire: public meeting Monday

          Evacuation Alerts remain in place

          • Sep 3rd, 2017

          City paid part of convicted cop’s legal fees

          Recent agreement with Drew Turner is confidential

          Call it intuition: Norm Pratt’s gift for finding people

          When people go missing, police turn to Pratt

          Innovative housing development moves forward in Rosemont

          Ten small homes will neighbour Rosemont Elementary

          RDCK issues Evacuation Alert for Harrop-Procter

          The alert affects 486 properties

          • Aug 31st, 2017

          Cannabis co-op coming to Kootenays

          Initiative aims to keep industry jobs local

          Farron-born man returns for Rail Trail celebration

          Many gathered at the abandoned townsite of Farron to celebrate 25 years of the Rail Trail.

          Grassfire on CPR lands extinguished

          Nelson Fire and Rescue believe the fire was human caused.