Old batteries cause of car fire in Nelson

!A car fire at the Nelson recycling depot was caused by discarded batteries. - Submitted photo
  • posted Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Firefighters encountered a small amount of fire still in the vehicle that was quickly extinguished.

Nelson fire chief to retire

  • updated Aug 27, 2014 at 4:14 PM

Nelson will have a new fire chief by year’s end. Simon Grypma, who has held the position since 2008, will retire once a successor is named.

Two-week truce in B.C. teachers strike proposed by province

  • updated Aug 27, 2014 at 5:26 PM

Pause in picketing would allow schools to open on time, open window for mediation if BCTF agrees

Tom Newell running for RDCK Area F director

  • updated Aug 26, 2014 at 8:54 PM

A retired teachers union president will run this November for director of Area F in the Regional District of Central Kootenay.

BCTF, Fassbender meet as teachers strike threatens to delay school start

  • updated Aug 27, 2014 at 9:40 AM

Meeting comes on cusp of new school year as government, union spar over mediation, escape hatch from next court ruling

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