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Kootenay Kiltie Pipe Band awarded Freedom of the City

It is just the third time a group has ever been awarded the honour

PHOTOS: students walk out on climate change

Hundreds of local students skipped class on Friday to demand action be taken on global warming

No decisions made on proposed Retallack recreation tenure

The application from Retallack for a 70,000ha tenure is still under review.

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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

Woman found dead in Montrose

Police arrested an adult male at the scene

Prescribed burn planned on Kootenay Lake’s East Shore

A 12-hectare burn is expected to get underway as early as Thursday

  • May 1, 2019

Decision to be made on Nelson Right to Life banner

City manager Kevin Cormack said a legal opinion has been received by the city

People’s Party names Kootenay-Columbia candidate

Stewart, 62, is a retired Registered Professional Forester and former Canadian Armed Forces member.

Pass Creek grad party sends one to hospital

Party near Castlegar leads to underage liquor seizures and impaired drivers.

Funds approved for new Kootenay Lake ferry

The ferry will have almost twice the capacity of the current MV Balfour

Dog-stealing women likely an urban myth, say Castlegar police

Kootenay social media frenzy has no local basis in reality

Nelson Star wins six community news awards

Reporter Tyler Harper took home the top prize for best feature at the 2019 Ma Murray Awards in Richmond

Feds announce Indigenous inclusion in Columbia River Treaty talks

Indigenous Nations had earlier protested their exclusion from negotiations last year

Ground breaks on Hall Street affordable housing project

Developer Michael A. Culos said concrete will be in the ground next month

Isn’t it spring? Forecast calling for snow in the Kootenays

Up to 10 centimetres expected over the next two days, Environment Canada said

After energy pledge, Kootenay leaders roll up sleeves to hammer out details

Meeting this week of local governments to hammer out details of 100-per-cent renewable pledge

RDCK sets deadline for Nelson to agree to compost plan

Mayor John Dooley said the timeline request is unreasonable

Shoreacres crash injuries two drivers seriously

Crash blocks Highway 3A for nearly two hours at suppertime

Nelson couple expecting identical girl triplets

Pregnancies of this type are incredibly rare

Nelson to ask province for more control over adjacent private forest lands

Resolution will go to local regional government conference this week