Local News

Nelson council approves laneway housing design competition

Winning designs will be already compliant with Nelson’s zoning and building code

Expect delays at the Paulson Bridge between Castlegar and Grand Forks

Construction will last through the fall on section of Highway 3.

Nelson city hall to help staff buy electric bikes

Purchase price will be repaid through payroll deductions

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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

Kootenay United Cannabis Association to hold symposium in Nelson

The April 11 event is to identify the barriers within the application process and map solutions

  • Apr 5, 2019

Dog, missing for weeks, rescued from cliff near Castlegar

A pair of rock climbers save dog in dramatic rescue on Brilliant Bluffs

Cottonwood group seeks more funds to prevent clearcutting

Land bought by RDCK is one-third of the total to be logged

One year after Trail acid spill, claims still trickling in

Approximately 440+ vehicles failed ICBC inspections due to sulphuric acid contamination

EcoSociety requests Nelson help with markets

Finish Cottonwood construction, waive licence fees, and move downtown market, group asks

Trio safe, but truck lost, after frightening slide off Syringa road

Sunday sightseeing tour near Castlegar turns into near-fatal fall

Kootenay man proposes charter bus service fueled by french fry oil

The eco-friendly buses would connect Edmonton to Vancouver via Highway 3, if approved

RDCK recognizes firefighters for service

Firefighters from Robson, Ootischenia, Kaslo, Balfour, North Shore, Pass Creek and Slocan honoured.

BC Auditor says ambulance service not meeting patient care targets

“We found that its performance against key targets for patient care needs improvement.”

People’s Party of Canada arrives in Kootenay – Columbia riding

Kootenay – Columbia riding receives approval for a constituency association.

Nelson Library upgrading tech services

The initiative is funded by an $85,000 grant

Trial set for Nelson man accused of swimming naked in Toronto shark tank

Toronto police allege David Weaver assaulted a man outside Medieval Times in October 2018

Nelson council hears the case for backyard hens

Nelson resident Anne Simonen presented facts and figures to a very receptive council