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A head-on collision four miles north of Nelson on Highway 3A Wednesday afternoon that halted traffic for more than an hour was the result of aggressive driving said RCMP in a media release.

Teams from throught the southern interior of the province have set Nelson for the next stop on the curling calendar as the Heritage City club plays host to the Doug Bothamley Memorial Open Cash Spiel November 24-26.

The cashspiel is names in honour of longtime curler Doug Bothamley.

Another blast of winter is expected to hit the mountains in and around the West Kootenay says Environment Canada.

"A cold front will continue moving across the BC interior today," said Enivronment Canada.

The regional district is looking to stay ahead of the increasingly troublesome spring flood season with two potential programs that could help track, mitigate and manage the potential for floods in the region.

Regional News

There are some new signs beside the road leading to the new parking lot up at Strawberry Pass, alerting drivers not to block it.  The signs are not professional -- they were made by volunteers, out of donated scrap material, hand-lettered with a felt pen, and stuck into the snowbanks on Saturday morning, November 18th. So far, they seem to be working.

An electricity rate freeze matters and so does the way a government minister tries to proclaim it.

Michelle Mungall, Nelson-Creston NDP MLA and Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, discovered this recently in the BC Legislature.

The Government of British Columbia has taken steps to further support recycling in communities throughout the province by approving a stewardship plan for the newspaper sector.

The stewardship plan and related agreements will support Recycle BC (formerly Multi-Material BC) in its efforts to offer its services to more than 30 waitlisted communities that otherwise would be further delayed...