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Funding helps eradicate invasive plants

The Central Kootenay Invasive Plant Committee will receive $30,000 from the province to help reduce the spread and impact of invasive plants on Crown land.
A Nelson homecoming, four decades later

A Nelson homecoming, four decades later

Nine Notre Dame University alumni originally from Hong Kong revisited Nelson this month, some for the first time in 40 years.

Runaway vehicle hits Leo’s Pizza deck

No one was hurt, but about $2,500 damage was sustained when a vehicle hit the patio at Leo’s Pizza on Kootenay Street on Friday.
Celebrating the final Market Fest of the year

Celebrating the final Market Fest of the year

Vendors, musicians and curious crowds filled Baker Street for the last Market Fest of the year.

Nelson Fire responds to small wildfire

A small wildfire was located and extinguished my Nelson Fire and the Southeast Fire Centre on Friday.

Public asked to stay diligent outdoors

The Southeast Fire Centre is encouraging the public to continue to be aware of potential fire risks despite a slower than normal year.
The dog that didn’t give up

The dog that didn’t give up

It’s a story about survival and love, with plenty of goodwill thrown in for good measure.
Mungall takes on dragon

Mungall takes on dragon

The Nelson Public Library’s summer reading club had a special visit from Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall for its wrap up party on Wednesday.
Parcel reaches Kaslo, almost 30 years late

Parcel reaches Kaslo, almost 30 years late

A piece of artwork has finally been delivered to the Kootenay Lake Historical Society in Kaslo nearly 30 years after it was mailed.
Let the Seniors Games begin

Let the Seniors Games begin

Those who attended last night’s opening ceremony for the 2011 BC Seniors Games finally found out what all the secrecy was about, as the director of ceremonies waited until showtime to show off what had been pulled together.