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A union rep at Save-On-Foods talks about life in the aisles during a pandemic.
Balfour, Castlegar and Rossland golf courses are also set to open.
Nelson’s Pride Parade has also been pushed back to next year.
No cap and gown ceremonies will be held this summer at Kootenay Lake schools.
It’s still happening at hospitals, but with a number of changes.
Teresa Wiedrick has already learned what many parents are trying to work out during the pandemic.
The city-authorized site will offer a safe place for people to self-isolate.
The RDCK says the ban is temporary and necessary to deal with COVID-19.
No late fees or disconnections, and payments more flexible.
The festival says it will make tickets redeemable if this year’s dates are postponed.
TV Legends includes Taylor Pritchard, Charlie Garton and Akailah Yocom.
“People recognize the need for local food.”
Greg Smith, Laurel Conley and Veronica Holman were travelling in Peru before the COVID-19 pandemic.
The service is for people either at-risk of or currently homeless.
School District 8 is providing on-site education for certain families during the pandemic.
Sebastien De Marre and Marie-Paule Brisson won’t leave their foster children behind in Haiti.
Building inspections and GIS services are some of the services impacted.
The college has set aside up to $30,000 in matching funds for donations.
Vacancies are there, even for people who need to self-isolate.
We examined how Nelson and cities across B.C. are monitoring public places.
Kootenay Country Craft Distillery says it isn’t so easy to make hand sanitizer.
Two staff members have been making deliveries to students.
New clinic will handle only serious cases of pain, infection, or trauma.
The RDCK is restricting access to protect its employees and the public from COVID-19.
All open burning is prohibited to reduce COVID-19 respiratory risk.
Free vegetable seeds are being sent out across the region.
“I am afraid of getting sick, afraid of how long I am going to be here.”
These store owners are trying to get by while shops are closed.
Michael Vance wants 3D printers to make needed supplies.
Savings will mitigate the effects of COVID-19.
Stepping Stones shelter remains open, but staff are running short on personal protective equipment.
Jessica Mitchell wants to provide supplies for first responders and essential care workers.
It’s our most frequent question from readers.
Last week it was announced that flights to and from Vancouver would be cut. Now it’s Calgary too.
Only urgent matters will be heard, and for Kootenay cases, that will be in Kelowna.
The trails so far include spots near Nelson, Castlegar, Rossland, Nakusp and Creston.
Len MacCharles says city staff will monitor how residents use the parks.
The regional district gave its budget a rethink after the outbreak.
Most services within buildings are now unavailable.
Free tipping fees are being rolled out across the district.
Essential visits are limited to end-of-life situations and caregivers.
A doctor in the city says there are cases. Interior Health is also investigating a long-term care facility
The annual music festival may be the first in a number of summer events postponed in B.C.
The college has 200 students in buildings located in Nelson and Castlegar.
The doors are closed but ways to do business by phone or email have been enhanced.
David Alfaro says the recommendation of the dental college does not go far enough and he wants a government-ordered shutdown.
Our Daily Bread needs volunteers and donations.
The Star interviewed the managers of the four major grocery stores in Nelson.
Students are being told to stay home while staff figure out how to keep teaching.
The Nelson and District Community Complex, the Nelson Civic Area and the Nelson Civic Theatre are all closing.
The Rossland resort said the decision “has not been made lightly.”
The resort had initially planned to stay open, but changed direction two days later.
But only for people with specific symptoms and risk factors.
Major music events are set to continue, but local venues in the city are suspending operations.
Nelson had its red-hot playoff run ended prematurely as the league scrapped its schedule.
Classes continue at Selkirk College campuses, but students are being told to stay home if they feel sick.
Isobel Mackenzie says facilities like Nelson Jubilee Manor are capable of containing the virus.
The trips were supposed to happen over spring break.
Marc Savard, who teaches in Wuhan, left the city just as the outbreak began
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