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Vancouver Island mayor looking to bring Amazon headquarters to B.C.

New headquarters could bring up to 50,000 jobs and billions of dollars to the local economy

COLUMN: Dave White on watching bear cubs learn to fish at Kokanee Creek

The spectacle is possible because park visitors manage their garbage and comply with trail closures.

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Famous elk back with new headgear on Vancouver Island

He’s sporting a tarp, an innertube, and windchimes now but he’s the same frisky fellow from last year.

Darwen Greyeyes still missing

The Nelson man was last seen at 9:30 p.m. on June 4

Report: Proposed Castlegar airport upgrade could increase reliability

New system would require a different kind of plane than Air Canada currently flies to Castlegar

Evacuation alert for Harrop fire rescinded

The Harrop Creek wildfire has diminished enough to end the alert



    Man facing charges after road rage incident in North Vancouver
    • 3 hours ago


    Trudeau on UN speech: Canada must 'walk the talk' on human rights


      Liberal MP heads to L.A. to ward off misinformed asylum seekers


        Slocan seniors’ housing to break ground this fall

        Almost 50 per cent of the Slocan Valley population of 5,000 are age 50 or older

        • Sep 20th, 2017

        Scientist seeks video evidence of Kooteney meteorite

        University of Calgary researchers have travelled to the Kootenays to interview eyewitnesses

        • Sep 20th, 2017

        Voting begins for federal NDP leadership

        After nearly two years of campaigning, NDP leadership race enters the final stretch.

        Nelson locals weigh in on NDP’s new housing dollars

        Budget allocates $500 million for homeless and low income rentals

        Council nixes proposed cardlock

        The possible site for the cardlock interferes with the city’s Railtown plan

        Census: Nelson’s household income below national average

        Nelson is also well under the provincial average

        Harrop Creek fire 10 per cent contained, not growing

        The fire covers approximately 3,117 hectares

        Nelson court hears appeal in Sinixt hunting case

        The crown is appealing Richard Desautel’s not guilty verdict

        Police ask for help in assault investigation

        Two males and one female are being sought for an assault last month

        Osprey rescued after falling out of nest in Cowichan Bay

        Young bird fell from nest

        • Sep 8th, 2017

        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 council kicks in $15K for Room to Live

        Council voted to match donations up to the amount for the affordable housing campaign

        Nelson grass fire extinguished

        Passers-by fought the blaze until the fire truck arrived

        • Sep 8th, 2017