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January 2018
By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 29 2018

Interior Health is asking the public to be extra vigilant if using drugs after BC Coroners Service Monday morning confirmed an additional two deaths in region that are also suspected drug overdoses.

By Charles Jeanes on Monday Jan 29 2018

We find ourselves on different sides

Of a line that nobody drew.

Though it all may be one in the higher eye

Down here where we live it is two.

I to my side call the meek and the mild

You to your side call the Word.

By virtue of suffering I claim to have won

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Sunday Jan 28 2018

By Bob Williams

There was a time when securing a good-paying forestry job in British Columbia was not just an option but an expectation for many.

This was a time when the provincial government took an active role in managing our public forests and overseeing the activities of private companies whose workers cut trees, milled wood and made pulp.

By Wayne Holmes on Sunday Jan 28 2018

Local Astronomer Wayne Holmes has had an interest in astronomy since he got his first telescope and began reading about the objects in the sky at a young age.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jan 28 2018

One suspect remains in custody as Grand Forks RCMP work with their counterparts in Forensic Identification Section process hundreds of exhibits following a crime spree that included thefts in Cranbrook, Nelson and Castlegar.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jan 28 2018

Anyone planning to drive in the Southern Interior of BC should be prepared to take it slow after Environment Canada continued its Snowfall Warning Sunday.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jan 26 2018

No one was hurt after a man known to police grabbed a knife and threatened officers along with himself during an incident last week at Waits News a Nelson Police Department media release said Thursday.

By Contributor on Thursday Jan 25 2018

BC bats may be threatened by disease, and researchers are asking for the public to help.

By Claire Paradis on Thursday Jan 25 2018

Thanks to quick-thinking activism in the community of New Denver, the emergency department at the Slocan Community Health Centre (SCHC) will remain open 24/7 at least until the spring.

By Bob Hall on Thursday Jan 25 2018

When Emmett Deuling received confirmation of acceptance into the Selkirk College Nursing Program, there was elation knowing he was moving closer to his dream of a career in health care. The next emotion Deuling felt was anxiety, knowing that four years of education was going to be a costly venture.