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Rezoning approved for Nelson household hazardous waste depot

Nelson Leafs presented a flood mitigation plan to council on Monday

ICBC lowball injury offers aren’t driving up court costs, ministry says

B.C. auto insurance monopoly struggling with rising legal, settlement costs

Nelson councillor apologizes for offensive word

Keith Page made the public apology for using the word in a Facebook post

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Nelson Mayor John Dooley topped spending in election

Candidates’ financial statements for last year’s municipal election made public

Nelson approves three recreational cannabis licences, rejects one

Applicant Buddy’s Place was eliminated in a lottery draw Monday

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  • Feb 4, 2019

Nelson launches online parking survey

City wants to hear solutions, not complaints: planner

Snowfall warning for Trans Canada

Environment Canada calls for 15 to 25 cm of snow

School District 8 trustee Dawn Lang elected to provincial board

Lang is currently serving her fourth term with SD8

  • Jan 29, 2019

UPDATED: Nelson police say 911 working again

The emergency service was down Tuesday.

Billion-dollar deal for power plant near Trail

Fortis will sell its 51 per cent interest in the Waneta Expansion to Columbia Power and the Trust

Counsellor offers group for expectant and new dads

Gabriel Keczan is a registered therapeutic counsellor and art therapist

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Prince Rupert cleared to end boil water notice

City has downgraded from boil water notice to a water quality advisory after six weeks

School District 8’s six-year grad rates trending back up

Seventy-six per cent of students last year graduated within six years of Grade 8

Ymir watershed society appeals to Premier Horgan

A letter to Premier John Horgan alleges BC Timber Sales has acted unfairly in its conduct

Nelson council skeptical about regional compost plan

But no decision has been made on city’s involvement

BC school district wants an end to public circulation of test scores

Qualicum asks ministry what steps have been made to mask identity of schools, districts

Nelson tech innovation centre asks city for $50k

New facility will be located in the Chamber of Commerce building in the restored CP Rail station