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Census: Nelson’s unemployment rate higher than national average

Census: Nelson’s unemployment rate higher than national average

The latest stats were released Wednesday following last year’s census
Fighting fire with fire

Fighting fire with fire

Crews reduce wildfire fuel in forests near Nelson
Recycling subsidy means tax break for RDCK residents

Recycling subsidy means tax break for RDCK residents

Province steps in to fund newsprint recycling
Nelson homes found without working smoke alarms

Nelson homes found without working smoke alarms

Fire chief Len MacCharles says his members found 21 homes in need of alarms
Nelson searches for answers to fentanyl crisis

Nelson searches for answers to fentanyl crisis

A packed event Wednesday featured seven speakers and plenty of questions
West Kootenay-Boundary hospital district at odds with province, IHA over Arrow Lakes project

West Kootenay-Boundary hospital district at odds with province, IHA over Arrow Lakes project

To get things moving, the RHD funded 100 per cent of planning costs instead of the usual 40 per cent
Earthquake gently rocks Nelson to sleep

Earthquake gently rocks Nelson to sleep

Did you feel the earthquake? (Probably not)
Police ask city for $100K budget increase

Police ask city for $100K budget increase

The extra money is needed to cover salary costs
RDCK holds open house on proposed boat launch

RDCK holds open house on proposed boat launch

RDCK hosted an open house at Blewett Elementary to discuss plans for a boat launch at Taghum Beach
Nelson firefighter wage negotiations in year six

Nelson firefighter wage negotiations in year six

Firefighting is an essential service, so strikes are illegal