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Consultant advises Nelson council on improving city communications

Report recommends city make part-time communications person a full-time employee

Youth centre mural unveiled

A new painting on the Nelson and District Youth Centre was created by five local youth artists.

Castlegar RCMP break up drug trafficking ring

Weapons and a substantial amount of drugs, including suspected fentanyl, were seized

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Castlegar population projections highest in Kootenays

Castlegar area population expected to increase by 18.6 per cent

New housing helps Nelson budget, city finance manager says

Colin McClure presented his third-quarter update to council this week

New Nelson councillors reassure voters: living outside city not a problem

Nelson’s new council has only two women and one incumbent

Ramona Faust re-elected to RDCK board

Faust defeated challenger Reggie Goldsbury

VIDEO: Monday Roundup!

Post-election, curling club, Salmo toxic tailings site, Castlegar airport reliability, and more

  • Oct 22, 2018

RDCK approves loan request to remediate Salmo tailings site

The H.B. Mine tailings pond poses a risk of toxic contamination

West Kootenay/Boundary Election 2018: Who won?

Learn who will be serving on council, school board, and regional district in your area

  • Oct 21, 2018

Winlaw mosquito control referendum fails

The initiative received 339 votes against, and 118 in favour

Patrick Mackle running for mayor of Kaslo

Mackle is taking on incumbent Suzan Hewat and Andy Shadrack

Playmor Junction daycare expansion faces opposition

Neighbours upset with rezoning application, citing traffic, noise and concerns about future uses

VIDEO: Candidates at Nelson election forum

Mayoral candidates joined 18 council candidates for an evening of very short answers

Pacific Insight to lay off part of workforce

The company says it is transferring automotive production to its Mexico facility

Nelson candidates debate climate change at forum

Mayoral and council candidates had the chance to speak on five fictional resolutions

VIDEO: Monday Roundup!

Elections stuff, youth homelessness, WEED!

EDITORIAL: Nelson mayor’s race uninspiring

An incumbent mayor, a former mayor and a clown walk into a forum

Voters pack Nelson mayoral forum

Candidates answered questions from journalist Glenn Hicks

  • Oct 14, 2018