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RCMP arrest logging protesters near Meadow Creek

Three people blockading a logging road represent the group Water for Life

Nelson students skip classes for climate action

“Students are here because they can read,” says organizer

Wait’s News to shut down this year

The 82-year-old diner is being evicted

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Auditor’s report points to gaps in ambulance service for rural B.C.

“This increases the risk that some patients do not receive the care they need, when they need it.”

Nelson presents four sustainability awards

Awards celebrate contributions to cultural strength, healthy neighbourhoods, robust ecosystems, prosperity, and resiliency

Fertilizer plant re-opens at Teck Trail after spill of ‘acidic solution’

Ministry says no public health or safety concerns from Tuesday morning incident

Water meter installations in Balfour completed

Metered billing will begin in 2020 but residents can read their meters now

  • Feb 25, 2019

Trafalgar teacher critically injured in crash

Cam Lytle was ejected from his car in a collision

Kootenay recovery program offers path to stability

The eight-bed program is a partnership between Interior Health, ANKORS and Nelson CARES

Rescued snowmobilers ill-prepared for emergency, Castlegar RCMP say

Two men rescued Wednesday night were not ready for overnight in back country

Kootenay man dies in crash near Sparwood

Accident occurred last night east of Sparwood, RCMP appealing for witnesses

Selkirk College opens up debate on sports team name, logo

Asking for public comment on ‘Saints’ name until March 1

Man injured in police shooting near Nelson has died

The death follows an incident in Bonnington on Feb. 13

  • Feb 20, 2019

Lemon Creek fuel truck driver gets $20,000 fine

Danny LaSante was sentenced in Nelson court today

South Slocan woman killed in Friday crash

Police continue to investigate cause of fatal crash

Seven Nelson rec projects granted Columbia Basin Trust funding

Nelson’s baseball and tennis clubs were the big winners

UPDATE: Two-car accident closes Highway 3A at Thrums

Road expected to open for single-lane alternating traffic at 2 p.m.

Nelson energy retrofit program will expand to rural areas

Nelson Hydro’s EcoSave program will serve the entire RDCK