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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Jun 30 2022

Some of the most necessary but least interesting work is moving ahead this summer as fuel modification resumes above the city in the forest surrounding Nelson.

Fuel modification continues in the Selous Creek area through the Selous Creek Wildfire Fuel Mitigation project, building an eyebrow of protection for Nelson through a three-metre wide no-tree zone.

by Benjamin Phillips on Wednesday Jun 29 2022

The BCHL and the Trail Smoke Eaters have announced the dates for the 2022 BCHL Showcase, once again taking place in Chilliwack this October.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 29 2022

When her nine newborn puppies urgently needed help, new mom Dallas teamed up with a BC SPCA animal protection officer to get them to safety.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Jun 29 2022

A sports-themed mural for the side of the Civic Centre isn’t an easy project to pull together, despite a long-standing desire in the community to realize it, says the Nelson and District Arts Council’s executive director.

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 27 2022

Matti Erickson of Nelson shocked the field as the former L.V. Rogers athlete won three medals at the Canadian National Track and Field Championships this past weekend in Langley.

Erickson, who completed his freshman cross country season at the University of Oregon, won both the 800 meter and 1500-meter races in the U20 category.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Jun 27 2022

Capital cost considerations could outstrip the reach of a project to construct a docking facility for a North Shore, largely boat access community, a regional district feasibility study revealed.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Jun 26 2022

The upcoming weather forecast is predicting continued unsettled conditions throughout the province while a significant risk builds over the short-term for a potential heavy rain to fall on a melting snow pack.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Jun 25 2022

A recent online educational start-up from Nelson has brought their content into the free realm.

Thanks to an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Ministry of Education, all students in Focused ED in B.C. public schools will be able to access Live It Earth’s bilingual — place-based online education programming.

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