Local News

Caribou panel hears from critical public

About 250 people turned out Wednesday evening to give feedback on the provincial government’s caribou recovery plans.

Seven West Kootenay projects receive over $1.7 million in provincial funding

The RDCK, Civic Theatre and Touchstones Museum are among the recipients

Bus service extended for exam time

Help for Selkirk students getting from Nelson to Castlegar

Mungall: B.C.’s 2040 target for all electric vehicles sales is realistic

The government tabled the Zero Emissions Vehicles Act last week

Nelson researcher examines effects of forest cutting on water flow

Kim Green’s research will have implications for timber companies

RDCK passes climate change ‘call to arms’

Director says the statement will help guide policy

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Nelson BC Forest Resiliency Animation
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Nelson council gives cash to affordable housing projects

Grants cover a very small portion of total costs

Fruitvale man, 25, dies after falling from zipline in Thailand, reports say

Bangkok Post says man fell from Flight of the Gibbon zipline in Chiang Mai

As a Nelson lawyer, Nils Jensen ‘kicked the bank in the knee’

The former mayor of Oak Bay, who died this month, was once a Nelson Crown prosecutor

  • Apr 14, 2019

U.S. and Canada continue to talk Columbia River Treaty

Katrine Conroy says flood risk and hydro power were topics of discussion

Balfour ferry terminal relocation debate reignites

A pro-relocation presentation was made to the Regional District of Central Kootenay

West Kootenay Regional Airport to get almost $1.3 million in upgrades

Funding from the federal government will enhance lighting at Castlegar’s airport.

Ramp work may create delays for Glade ferry users

New ferry began service about a year ago

Nelson council approves laneway housing design competition

Winning designs will be already compliant with Nelson’s zoning and building code

Expect delays at the Paulson Bridge between Castlegar and Grand Forks

Construction will last through the fall on section of Highway 3.

Nelson city hall to help staff buy electric bikes

Purchase price will be repaid through payroll deductions

Kootenay United Cannabis Association to hold symposium in Nelson

The April 11 event is to identify the barriers within the application process and map solutions

  • Apr 5, 2019

Dog, missing for weeks, rescued from cliff near Castlegar

A pair of rock climbers save dog in dramatic rescue on Brilliant Bluffs

Cottonwood group seeks more funds to prevent clearcutting

Land bought by RDCK is one-third of the total to be logged