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Formal complaint against Meadow Creek Cedar likely

Formal complaint against Meadow Creek Cedar likely

A group of Lardeau Valley residents is expected to file a complaint against Meadow Creek Cedar with the B.C. Forest Practices Board.

Advisory for Salmo River ended

The BC River Forecast Centre has lifted a high streamflow advisory for the Salmo River.
Meteorite may have landed along Kootenay Lake

Meteorite may have landed along Kootenay Lake

A meteorite that flew over the Kootenays on Saturday morning was seen in Nelson and caught on video by a camera on the roof of the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook.

Water advisories issued for Riondel, Salmo

As a result of high turbidity from spring runoff, the Regional District of Central Kootenay has issued an advisory for users of the Riondel water system.

Stacey questions city’s philanthropic efforts

A $250 donation of a tree to commemorate January’s fire at the Kerr Apartments has councillor Margaret Stacey asking for city council to come up with a policy for donating money after disasters.

Burning allowed until May 31

Nelson’s spring burning period is on now, and runs until the end of the month.

Cougar spotted in Upper Fairview, maybe

First it was grizzly bears, then a rabid bat, and now Nelsonites may have a cougar to worry about.

Liquor store shoplifter busted

A 27-year-old man was arrested at the Nelson liquor store around 4 p.m. Saturday. Staff caught him shoplifting and prevented him from leaving.
Plans for Daily News building applauded

Plans for Daily News building applauded

A local consortium’s plan to redevelop the old Nelson Daily News building into offices, retail, and potentially condos is being welcomed by neighbours and others.

Kids accused in jewel heist arrested again

Two of the boys charged in the theft of $45,000 worth of goods from an Uphill home last month got in trouble again over the weekend.