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Convoy of essential service vehicles visits Nelson hospital and care homes

The event was meant as a thank you to front-line workers

Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

COVID-19 adds worry and unexpected costs to Castlegar woman’s cancer fight

Community fundraiser raises $9,000 for Jennifer Rodrigues’ family

PHOTOS: Neighbourhood stroll during a pandemic

Jackie Zelt went looking for people in a time of isolation

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

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Vending machine supplies naloxone kits, syringes at Nelson overdose prevention site
Caitlin Burge: What is a respectful workplace?
Activists occupy Nelson's Bank of Montreal branch
Trudeau says 30,000 ventilators on order

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

Salmo woman starts Facebook group to organize mask-makers

Hopes to ease mask shortage for Kootenay first responders and essential service workers.

COLUMN: Despite physical closure, library services continue online

The Nelson Public Library’s building may be locked, but all kinds of virtual services are available

  • Mar 26, 2020

Kootenay doctor mobilizes engineers in effort to bolster PPE supply

West Kootenay doctor, engineers and volunteers create personal protection equipment with 3D printers

GREG SCOTT: News from 1970: Spokane sweeps Nelson in WIHL final

In 1970, snowpack levels were low and Rosemont was being eyed for a new housing scheme

  • Mar 26, 2020

Physical distancing has Kootenays hunting for hearts

PHOTOS: Courtesy of West & East Kootenay Social Distancing Fun Hunt! Facebook page

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

Nelson’s CLICK project seeks stories of social isolation

The Kalein Centre and Ursula Heller are working on a photo exhibit

GREG SCOTT: Biff! Bing! Bang! Dumbells come to Nelson Opera House

What was making in news in Nelson a century ago

  • Mar 19, 2020

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

ANKORS enlists local artists for overdose prevention site mural project

The project includes work done by two users of ANKORS’ services

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met