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December 2019
By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

Rossland man Mark Gayowski was found, safe and sound, at about 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 1, 2020, having survived nearly days in the bush after going astray during what had been intended as an afternoon ski.

A message from Mike Hudson, of South Columbia Search and Rescue,

By DriveSmartBC on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

Here's another complaint from the DriveSmartBC Inbox: "Please speak to the situation that I call the "Invisible White Lines" on our highways as soon as we get some rain and whilst driving in the dark. Night visibility in winter is terrible.

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

Highway 97C the Okanagan Connector remains closed in all directions, east of the Highway 5A Junction, as crews continue their work to assess a hazardous commercial vehicle fire.

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

This year the annual Winter Day on the Slocan Valley Rail Trail will take place on Sunday, January 19th from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Winlaw Station.

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

New Year’s resolutions are a common topic of  columnists at this time of year, and I’ve been wondering what sort of resolutions might be most helpful, to individual people or to the world as a whole.

By Dan Kraus on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

It’s the time of year when communities are buzzing with holiday cheer, people begin to decorate their homes and consider getting a Christmas tree. If you’d like to prolong the holiday spirit and share the gift of giving with wildlife, then the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has a suggestion.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 30 2019

Environment Canada said another strong winter storm will impact the BC interior with snow beginning this Thursday evening.

“The approaching storm will give widespread snow into the interior this evening,” the Environment Canada said.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 30 2019

E-Comm dispatchers, responsible for 99 per cent of the province’s 9-1-1 call volume for 25 regional districts in BC, deal with more than a few calls from the public that don’t belong in the emergency category.

In 2019, E-Comm continued to receive calls in 2019 that don’t belong on 9-1-1 — including calls from a small parking spot to a bad haircut to late-night vacuuming.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Dec 27 2019

Following a story in The Nelson Daily regarding changes to eye surgery or eyecare treatment once the local Nelson-based ophthalmologist retires, the City of Nelson issued a press release explaining how the municipality and Interior Health is working to ensure the city’s ophthalmology services are mainta

By Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Friday Dec 27 2019

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is releasing its annual New Years Tax Changes report Friday, with the major change for B.C. coming in the form of a health tax shift.