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Much ado about a new roof

Much ado about a new roof

You may have noticed the cage of scaffolding and green mesh at Touchstones museum, but it’s not as exciting as it may seem.
Shambhala defends safety record

Shambhala defends safety record

Only weeks have passed since the 2011 Shambhala Music Festival wrapped up and already organizers have announced the dates for the 2012 festival, but with negative reviews from members of the RCMP floating around, organizers are reminding the public of the work they do to keep festival goers safe.
UPDATED: Plane crash victim named

UPDATED: Plane crash victim named

The Nelson man who perished in a float plane crash at Nakusp last week has been identified as Jim Kienholz, 64, a longtime scorekeeper with the Nelson Leafs.
Accused in Cusworth murder appears in court

Accused in Cusworth murder appears in court

The man accused of killing Nelson’s Jennifer Cusworth in 1993 appeared in court Monday for the start of six weeks of legal proceedings.
Pride weekend growing strong

Pride weekend growing strong

Nelson’s streets are going to be dressed in rainbow colours as the 15th annual Kootenay Pride gets going this week.
New transfer station site approved

New transfer station site approved

The Regional District of Central Kootenay has approved the purchase of a new Nelson transfer station site five kilometers west of the city, while leaving the door open to compensating its most affected neighbour.

Chamber boss laments HST’s loss

The manager of the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce says the harmonized sales tax’s defeat in a mail-in referendum “seemed inevitable,” despite growing public sentiment to keep it.

Injured climber rescued off MacBeth Icefield

A climber who fell 40 feet (12 meters) down a waterfall at the MacBeth Icefield north of Kootenay Lake was evacuated by air Saturday.

Pizza driver dragged by own car

It’s the second pizza-related runaway in Nelson this month.

Transit expansion set for November

Additional bus runs between Nelson and the North Shore, Blewett, and Castlegar will begin in the fall.