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RDCK clarifies bike-to-work program

RDCK clarifies bike-to-work program

A policy designed to encourage Regional District of Central Kootenay staff to use alternative means of getting to work won’t result in them getting extra pay.
Nelson man remembered in Maclean's

Nelson man remembered in Maclean's

Maclean's magazine devoted a back-page obituary this month to Nelson's Jim Kienholz, who was killed in a float plane crash at Nakusp on August 24.

Dog control survey in the mail

Slocan Valley residents should receive a survey form on animal control within days.
RDCK adopts more water systems

RDCK adopts more water systems

The Regional District of Central Kootenay has agreed to assume management of three more water systems at Woodbury Village, Rosebery Highlands, and Grandview Properties.
History unearthed

History unearthed

The time capsule beneath the cornerstone of the Anglican Church hall was removed Friday morning, revealing a treasure trove of historic artifacts.

Suspect arrested for multiple marijuana grow ops

A Slocan resident was arrested on Wednesday after the Slocan Lake RCMP discovered an indoor and outdoor marijuana grow operation.

Hit — remove the licence plates — and run

A 29-year-old Nelson man faces two charges after crashing his car and leaving the scene.
Bear season to test bylaw

Bear season to test bylaw

With bears preparing for hibernation the city’s new wildlife attractant bylaw is about to be put to the test. The law, which was enacted in June, seeks to reduce the likelihood of bears entering the city.

School district starts paying down debt

With no appeals left, the final decision has been made by the Kootenay Lake School District to repay the provincial government the $600,000 it was overpaid last year.
Oso Helps Burn Fund

Oso Helps Burn Fund

Nelson professional firefighters were out in full force earlier this month during the Road Kings annual Queen City Cruise. The local firefighters were set up in the downtown selling Oso Negro coffee with all proceeds going to the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund, which puts money into the Vancouver burn ward.