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UBC funds local digitization projects

Two local projects have received grants from the University of B.C., as part of its BC History Digitization Program.

Local unemployment dips

Statistics Canada says the local unemployment rate fell to 9.5 per cent in May, down from 10.1 per cent in May.
Darkwoods sells carbon credits

Darkwoods sells carbon credits

The Darkwoods property along the south arm of Kootenay Lake is now the site of the “largest forest carbon project to date in North America,” according to the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

Motorcyclist hit by truck

A 54-year-old woman went to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being hit by a truck while on her motorcycle just before noon Saturday.
UPDATED: Man rescued from Kokanee Creek

UPDATED: Man rescued from Kokanee Creek

A Nelson man who tried to save a friend’s dog was himself rescued from Kokanee Creek Sunday after two hours perched on a log.
Chinese monument unveiled

Chinese monument unveiled

An inscribed rock monument commemorating the historic contribution of Nelson’s Chinese community was dedicated Sunday afternoon before a large crowd.
So much for dry grad

So much for dry grad

L.V. Rogers grads needed umbrellas during their cavalcade Saturday afternoon — which followed Friday evening’s ceremony at which the 180 members of the Grade 12 class received scholarships and sendoffs from administrators, teachers, and parents.
Convoy of military’s past hits Nelson

Convoy of military’s past hits Nelson

A convoy of vintage military vehicles up to 70 years old rolled through Nelson on Wednesday as part of a tour of the B.C. interior.
Nelson’s grizzly wrangler moves on

Nelson’s grizzly wrangler moves on

For all the sleep he lost chasing grizzly bears around Nelson last summer, Len Butler admits it was actually a career highlight.
Postal strike affects local deliveries

Postal strike affects local deliveries

While the labour dispute at Canada Post hasn't yet resulted in picket lines in Nelson, it is affecting the delivery of local mail.