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UPDATED: Smienk to contest Faust in RDCK

UPDATED: Smienk to contest Faust in RDCK

Former rural Nelson regional district director Josh Smienk will run again in next month’s civic elections — and is taking the present board to task.
Nelson rental market remains tight

Nelson rental market remains tight

Renters in Nelson can expect to pay an average of $776 per month for a one-bedroom apartment, according to the latest market survey by the Nelson Committee on Homelessness.
Work begins on Anderson Street project

Work begins on Anderson Street project

While a groundbreaking ceremony for a non-profit housing project at the site of the former school board office on Anderson Street is set for October 28, construction is already underway.

Man throws furniture out apartment window

A 29-year-old man was arrested Monday evening after throwing furniture, appliances, and other items through the closed windows of his third-floor downtown apartment.
Giving young parents a second chance

Giving young parents a second chance

Life can be difficult when you haven’t graduated from high school. It’s doubly difficult when you’re raising young children.
Trust fine with reduced funding

Trust fine with reduced funding

KASLO — A funding agreement between the Columbia Basin Trust and provincial government is in its final throes, but the Trust’s chair says it will have little effect on them.
Boil advisory remains in effect in Balfour

Boil advisory remains in effect in Balfour

The Regional District of Central Kootenay says Balfour remains on a boil water advisory until further notice.
Man evicted from Front Street squat

Man evicted from Front Street squat

Nelson police removed a 27-year-old BC man squatting in an abandoned house foundation on a city-owned lot behind the recreation complex early Sunday.
The panto journey begins

The panto journey begins

When I showed up at the Capitol Theatre last September with my then-10-year-old daughter Ashley, the butterflies were slamming hard into my stomach wall.

September dry, warm

Several record high temperatures were tied or beaten last month as the West Kootenay enjoyed a much drier and warmer September than usual.