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Nelson residents gather in support of Wet’suwet’en chiefs

45 people stood in front of MLA Michelle Mungall’s office Monday

RCMP arrest Kamloops arson suspect in Grand Forks

Suspect also wanted Canada-wide for parole violations

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Activists occupy Nelson's Bank of Montreal branch
Craig Korth's healing journey
Craig Korth, Nelson, B.C., instrument maker and tool maker
B.C. records 981 overdose deaths last year, down 36 per cent from 2018

Slocan Park scratch ‘n win nets man $100,000

“I started shaking and almost dropped to my knees”

As the coronavirus spreads, a Nelson man waits to return to China

Marc Savard left Wuhan just as the outbreak began, and now he can’t go back

January precipitation deepens snowpack in B.C.’s mountains

Most of the province now has higher-than-normal snowpack levels

RCMP searching for missing Slocan man

Douglas Morrison hasn’t been seen since January

Assault charges laid following incident at B.C. cadet training centre

The incident, at HMCS Quadra, in Comox, occurred in July of 2018

New jobs minister Mungall visits Nelson tech companies

Mungall says growing the tech sector into rural B.C. is among her priorities

Nelson announces laneway house design competition winners, invites votes for people’s choice award

Winning designs are pre-approved by the planning department and can be purchased from the city

  • Feb 6, 2020

Covered stairs: should Nelson follow Trail’s example?

Nelson council is newly focused on making biking and walking easier

Missing the bus: Frustrations rise over crowded West Kootenay transit

Some buses are at capacity and leaving riders behind

Bad behaviour leads to people banned from Nelson and District Community Complex

Ten people were suspended from the recreation centre last month

Water quality advisory issued for the South Slocan water system

Increase in turbidity (cloudiness) has resulted in poor water quality

Nelson gets charged up on a new EV fast-charging station

The new station is located at the Nelson and District Community Complex

  • Feb 3, 2020

Nelson man recalls battling wildfires in Australia

Dan Purcell was one of 20 Canadian firefighters sent to Australia recently