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Nelson council scraps banner, flag policy

Non-profit groups will no longer be able to use the signage

Nelson police: Painkiller found in cocaine seizure

Phenacetin is associated with cancer and kidney damage

  • May 15, 2019

London terror attack inquest hears from Castlegar woman’s fiancé

Chrissy Archibald was the sole Canadian victim of the London Bridge terror attack.

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Nelson students participate in Parachutes for the Planet
Teen stabbed after end-of-night limo dispute in downtown Vancouver
Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong
Victoria council apologizes to veterans, will fund Remembrance Day

Nelson shuttle company shuts down

Queen City Shuttle and Charter closed Monday

Repeated gas leaks at Castlegar Primary raise concerns

School district insists students and staff not at risk, despite a dozen incidents in three months

Nelson city council support draft caribou recovery plan

Council voted in favour of the provincial, federal plan last week

Nelson police: cougar spotted in Fairview

Here’s some tips on what to do if you encounter a cougar

  • May 13, 2019

Trail firefighters quash a string of suspicious brush fires

Seven brush fires started Friday night; Trail police investigating

Honey bees to make a home at Hume School

City council has approved a planned hive for the school

Fire near Nelson sends one to hospital

The blaze caused an estimated $40,000 in damages

Pass Creek residents ask Castlegar grads to relocate parties

Fire risk, no cell service, property damage and trash top lists of concerns.

Man who robbed Nelson store charged with death of passenger

Anthony Cortez sentenced in crime spree in Chilliwack court last August faces more serious charge

Nelson city council agrees to RDCK composting plan

The city will implement curbside pickup by 2022

Nelson council says no to cannabis store’s application

Quadz Cannabis had hoped to open up across from the Civic Theatre

Exchange students grill Nelson mayor on public transportation, climate change

48 Chinese exchange students presented questions to Mayor John Dooley in council chambers on Friday

Cicada Place celebrates 20 years of youth housing

The 10-unit building was the first of its kind in B.C.

PHOTOS: B.C. pipe bands gather in Nelson

10 pipe bands from across the province and one from south of the border gathered for their annual spring fling in Nelson on Saturday

PHOTOS: B.C. pipe bands gather in Nelson

10 pipe bands from across the province and one from south of the border gathered for their annual spring fling in Nelson on Saturday

Body of man recovered from Kootenay River

The man had been missing for almost a year after his truck plunged into the river.