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67,000 homeowners get early-warning assessment notice

These notices have been sent out to homes with an above-average increase in their 2018 assessment

Nelson council backs mural festival

‘It will be like Europe: beautiful old stone main street with hidden gems in the back alleys’

Sinixt ask for Indigenous names on signs

Shelly Boyd said she visited city council to open a dialogue

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Nichola Lytle and the Children's Healing Experience Project (2)
Nichola Lytle and the Children's Healing Experience Project
Rare sperm whale spotted in B.C. coastal waters
Boushie's family say they have little faith in justice system

Outfitter, MLA react to grizzly hunt ban

Decision to stop the hunt based on emotion, not science, say critics.

Nelson CARES, Street Outreach given CBT grants

Sixteen organizations throughout the Basin are splitting $1 million

Lenora Trenaman re-elected as SD8 chair

Trenaman has served in the role since 2014

55 flights cancelled at West Kootenay Regional Airport in eight days

Gerry Rempel, the airport manager, said a low cloud ceiling was behind the cancelled flights.

Site C protest held outside Michelle Mungall’s office

The demonstration Wednesday was held following the NDP’s decision to continue the project

Nelson Hydro rates up 2.25% for 2018

Charges for garbage pickup will stay the same

CBT announces $11.6 million over 3 years for arts, culture and heritage

The Columbia Basin Trust will offer $11.6 million over three years for arts, culture and heritage.

Site C dam decision ‘tough’ for Mungall

Michelle Mungall and the B.C. government gave the green light to the Peace River project.

  • Dec 12th, 2017

Former Nelsonite stops attack on Muslim woman

Jake Taylor intervened in a violent incident on Skytrain

Columbia River Treaty to be renegotiated in early 2018

News came in a Tweet from the U.S. Department of State

PHOTOS: Whitewater opens season in style

On Friday Whitewater opened for the 2017/2018 winter season — the stoke was real

Henman family releases CD

Nelson actor, singer and director Pat Henman isn’t the only talented musician in the family.

  • Dec 9th, 2017

Nelson plans sewer and water rate increases for 2018

The increase will amount to $18.00 per year for a single family dwelling

Nelson council updates banner policy

The purpose of the banner is to publicize events

Blackmore set to launch charter challenge

Bountiful polygamist leader back in Cranbrook Supreme Court next week.

Nelson remembers victims of gender violence

The B.C. government announced $112,280 in additional funding to local women organizations

Winlaw animal sanctuary investigated

Cici Life Farm Sanctuary is being scrutinized for transporting two injured bull calves