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Shooting it old school

Shooting it old school

The West Kootenay Gun and Antique Show runs this weekend at the Nelson and District Rod and Gun Club.

Kootenay Bay man strips, gets busted for growing pot

RCMP say a Kootenay Bay man’s bizarre behaviour led to his arrest Tuesday and the dismantling of an indoor grow-op.
SD8 under fire over French immersion

SD8 under fire over French immersion

The Kootenay Lake School district is facing the wrath of dozens of parents, who are worried their children won't have a spot in next year's Grade 6 French immersion program at Trafalgar Middle School.
FortisBC sees 1% drop during Earth Hour

FortisBC sees 1% drop during Earth Hour

More people promised to conserve energy in FortisBC’s service area during Earth Hour this year, but fewer apparently did, according to figures released by the company.
Federal election candidates off and running

Federal election candidates off and running

The stage is set for the May 2 federal election and candidates vying for your vote in B.C. Southern Interior have hit the campaign trail.
Crane project spreads wings

Crane project spreads wings

The demand for origami crane pins, created over the last two weeks as a fundraiser to help Onagawa, far outstrips the supply.
UPDATED: Fire damages hospital room

UPDATED: Fire damages hospital room

One person is in custody after a fire Monday at Kootenay Lake Hopsital caused $2,000 in damages.
Former Nelson-Creston MLA backs Dix

Former Nelson-Creston MLA backs Dix

On the heels of last week’s NDP leadership debate in Nelson, former MLA Lorne Nicolson is endorsing Adrian Dix for party leader.
Injured CPR worker thanks rescuers

Injured CPR worker thanks rescuers

The CP Rail employee rescued by helicopter after an industrial accident last week on Kootenay Lake is out of hospital and thanking everyone who helped him.
UPDATED: Nelson’s message reaches Onagawa mayor

UPDATED: Nelson’s message reaches Onagawa mayor

Initial contact has been made with the mayor of tsunami-stricken Onagawa, who says his “whole town lives in sadness.”