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Seven Nelson rec projects granted Columbia Basin Trust funding

Nelson’s baseball and tennis clubs were the big winners

UPDATE: Two-car accident closes Highway 3A at Thrums

Road expected to open for single-lane alternating traffic at 2 p.m.

Nelson energy retrofit program will expand to rural areas

Nelson Hydro’s EcoSave program will serve the entire RDCK

Man found dead identified as Andreas Pittinger

Pittinger was known locally for hosting a radio show

Stepping Stones in need of winter supplies

The shelter says its out of warm blankets

  • Feb 14, 2019
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Man seriously hurt after police shooting near Nelson

Incident has been reported to provincial police watchdog

  • Feb 13, 2019

Smart-thinking teen has quick rescue on Red Mountain

SAR says girl made every right decision when lost on ski hill

Nelson police warning about auto theft

Three vehicles have recently been stolen in the Nelson area

Reduced spring service planned for Kootenay Lake ferry

Expected low lake levels is the reason for the longer wait times

Nakusp sledders move poker derby to protect caribou

Annual fundraiser moved miles away after tracks spotted

Missing Nelson man found dead

The deceased man had been missing since last week

  • Feb 11, 2019

Nelson council to write support letter for Cottonwood Lake preservation group

Letter will help the group raise money toward land purchase

Fire partially destroys Blewett house

No injuries, but two residents lost many of their possessions

  • Feb 11, 2019

Mungall closes Nelson office after protester chains self inside

The incident happened after a meeting between Mungall and Coastal GasLink protesters Monday

Castlegar cops bust confused cannabis dealer

Police reminding public that selling cannabis without a licence is stil illegal

Nelson councillor floats eco-depot idea for Pacific Insight property

Janice Morrison envisions a ‘one-stop shop’ for recycling and reuse

New Nelson councillors reveal city budget ‘eye-openers’

Five rookie councillors on what surprised them the most

Reliability rates rise at the West Kootenay Regional Airport

This winter sees more takeoffs and landings at Castlegar’s airport than last year