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UPDATED: Police chase in Nelson leads to arrest

A stolen grey Dodge Charger was later located by Six Mile

New Denver man killed in single-car accident

Police say man was driving agressively and lost control of vehicle

Updated: Ferry closure Monday afternoon, all day Tuesday

No ferry service after 1:10 p.m. Monday except ‘essential service’ sailings

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Kootenay-Columbia reverse forum
Selkirk College opens new Silver King campus
Singh says he'd form coalition to stop Tories as Trudeau pushes strategic voting
Leaders pick up the pace as election campaign enters stretch run

Queens Bay FireSmart status requires community effort

Queens Bay has held the designation since 2015 thanks to wildfire fuel mitigation efforts

Mystery illness killing Kootenay bees

Samples being sent to laboratories for analysis

PHOTOS: Nelson climate strike packs downtown to demand action

An inter-generational crowd staged a ‘die-in’ as part of the global strike Friday

Kootenay Lake ferry to shut down Saturday afternoon

Service to resume Sunday morning at 6:30 a.m.

Nelson’s Cedar Grove Estates affordable housing site to receive $3.2 million in renos

The project was made public during the Nelson CARES annual general meeting

If you’ll be away on voting day, you can vote now

The polls are open at Elections Canada in Nelson

  • Sep 20, 2019

New Railtown plaza to be funded by Columbia Basin Trust

The Trust is funding 12 outdoor community projects

Liberals’ Kootenay-Columbia candidate stands by Trudeau despite scandal

Robin Goldsbury says the prime minister’s racist photo is a learning opportunity

UPDATED: Man pleads guilty in Baker Street death

Miles Halverson is guilty of manslaughter in the death of Matt Reeder

Nelson to hold open house on Railtown development

City will present plans and ask for input on specific areas of Railtown

Nelson climate change strike set for Sept. 20

The strike marks the start of a week of related events

  • Sep 18, 2019

VIDEO: Grad classes separated by 65 years find shared hopes, fears

The Nelson High School class of 1954 met with current L.V. Rogers Grade 12 students

October is Plastic Free Month in Nelson

City will examine its own plastic use and encourage public to do the same

PLACE NAMES: Kaslo and Sandon neighbourhoods

Narrow valley saw Sandon’s main street over a creek

  • Sep 14, 2019

Latest round of Columbia River Treaty talks wrap up in Cranbrook

Federal, provincial, U.S. and Indigenous representatives recently met for eight round of discussions

Mural to be installed on Nelson City Hall

A five-storey piece will be completed by spring 2020