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Demand for special education grows in School District 8

Jewett Elementary meanwhile has just five students this year

Shorter hours announced for Nelway, Carson border crossings

The crossings will close at 8 p.m. beginning Nov. 26

Province appeals decision to allow Lemon Creek class action suit

Court action aims to compensate 2500 people affected by the fuel spill

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Nelson’s new council sworn in

Mayor John Dooley presided over the first meeting of five new councillors and one incumbent at the inaugural meeting Monday

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School enrollment, municipal composting, mental health support for KIJHL players, Castlegar airport improvements, and more

October weather summary a yawner

No records broken, weather fairly typical for the time of year

Castlegar airport reliability upgrade ‘at a standstill’ until 2020

One year after receiving $260,000 report, the West Kootenay Regional Airport is no closer to shaking Cancel-gar reputation

Curbside compost pickup coming to Nelson by 2022

A preliminary decision on the location of the processing plant will be made by the regional board in December.

Selkirk College selling drug detection kits

The kits are part of the college’s sexual violence prevention program

Conservatives name candidate for Kootenay-Columbia in 2019

Rob Morrison is a former RCMP officer

  • Nov 1, 2018

Caribou maternity pen project nears its end by Revelstoke

Experts say work needs to continue to prevent extinction

Nelson council sets recreational cannabis business licence fee at $2,500

The fee is meant to help the city cover inspection and policing costs

Interactive map documents accidental deaths in Kootenay Boundary region

The research hopes to save lives in motor vehicle, recreational and drowning accidents

Interactive map documents accidental deaths in Kootenay Boundary region

The research hopes to save lives in motor vehicle, recreational and drowning accidents

Postal strike comes to West Kootenay

Workers in Trail, Castlegar and Rossland set up picket lines

  • Oct 30, 2018

Nelson council tweaks official Indigenous acknowledgement

The new version mentions several specific Indigenous groups

Conservatiave nomination won by four votes

Columbia Valley’s Wendy Booth loses to Morrison for Conservative nomination by four votes

Greyhound bus service closes in Nelson

The service is being replaced in part by Silver City Stagelines

Pay-by-phone parking coming to downtown Nelson

The new system will start in early 2019

VIDEO: Monday Roundup

Greyhound, death rates and some less morbid news from your favourite reporters