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Chicken issue on hold

Chicken issue on hold

Nelson city council doesn’t appear to have much of an appetite for backyard chickens.
Year-round sidewalk cafes still on hold

Year-round sidewalk cafes still on hold

Nelson city council won’t be allowing a new year-round cafe to go up on Baker Street until it can spend more time deciding how city sidewalks should be used.
Theatre no closer to reality

Theatre no closer to reality

Looking forward to this year’s crop of summer movies? You won’t be seeing them at the Civic Theatre
Longtime officer hangs up badge

Longtime officer hangs up badge

The Nelson Police Department honoured one of its longest-serving members Wednesday as Sgt. Pat Severyn began his final shift.
Onagawa fundraisers exceed expectations

Onagawa fundraisers exceed expectations

Fundraising efforts in Nelson for tsunami-stricken Onagawa, Japan have topped $10,000 following several events over the weekend.
Lots of love for Japan

Lots of love for Japan

The To Japan With Love fundraising event took place at the Prestige Lakeside Resort on Sunday with children’s activities, live music,face painting, crane folding and of course folks opening their wallets and hearts for those picking up the pieces after the tsunami...
Police dangle bait

Police dangle bait

An auto-theft prevention program already in use in other parts of the province is coming to West Kootenay.
Swipe and ride era begins

Swipe and ride era begins

Electronic fare boxes have been installed on Nelson buses. BC Transit says the system will improve fare security, reduce fare disputes, and collect accurate ridership data.

Budget anxiety takes over school board planning

Uncertainty on behalf of provincial government has leaders worried that not enough money will flow from Victoria to cover basic rise in costs
Savoy plan moves ahead

Savoy plan moves ahead

Nelson city council threw its weight behind a plan to bring 17 units of low-cost housing to Baker Street, but the man behind the redevelopment of the former Savoy Hotel says the sale of the building could still be in jeopardy.