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Nelson named money laundering hotspot

Nelson named money laundering hotspot

The agency that tracks money laundering in Canada has flagged the Nelson area for “high levels” of suspicious transactions over the last decade, due to the marijuana trade.
City praises shorter bus

City praises shorter bus

BC Transit's new mid-size model had its Nelson test run this week, and city leaders say they like what they see.
Meeting planned on troubled mill

Meeting planned on troubled mill

Lardeau Valley residents concerned about the future of the Meadow Creek Cedar sawmill in the wake of recent layoffs will meet Thursday night.
School district nixes third French immersion class

School district nixes third French immersion class

What initially looked like a victory for parents looking to enroll their children in French immersion has turned out to be the opposite.
Nelson Daily News building sold

Nelson Daily News building sold

A local consortium has bought the old Nelson Daily News building, with plans to use it for retail and offices.
A&W vandal remains defiant

A&W vandal remains defiant

One of the four people accused of strewing garbage around the A&W on Railway Street a couple of weeks ago says he stands by his actions.
RDCK rolls out new recycling bins

RDCK rolls out new recycling bins

The Regional District of Central Kootenay says early hiccups with a new recycling system in the Slocan Valley should be worked out soon.
Second crew added for electrical upgrade

Second crew added for electrical upgrade

More hands are being brought on board for Nelson’s downtown electrical conversion.
Kootenay snowpack well above normal

Kootenay snowpack well above normal

Snowpack levels in the Kootenays are the second highest in 30 years, but forecasters say it’s too soon to tell whether spring flooding will result.
Saving begins for hospital replacement

Saving begins for hospital replacement

Local politicians have agreed to set aside $1 million towards a new regional hospital to be built somewhere, someday.