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by Interior Health Authority on Friday Feb 16 2018

Interior Health’s Board Chair Doug Cochrane announced today that president and CEO Chris Mazurkewich has provided the board of directors with his letter of resignation, expressing his decision to retire at the end of October.

by Contributor on Friday Feb 16 2018

A series of winter storms since the start of the year have created a complex snowpack in many of British Columbia’s backcountry recreation areas.

There is considerable risk of natural and human-caused avalanches, and search-and-rescue teams have responded to more than 160 incidents since Jan. 1, 2018.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 15 2018

Business continues to be on the rise for Kaslo Sourdough after local bakery recently joined 10 other organizations receiving funding to support innovative products in British Columbia’s agriculture and processed food and beverage sectors.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 14 2018

Grand Forks RCMP are recommending numerous charges after a male took police on a chase that ended in Midway late Tuesday night.

In a media release Wednesday, police said the eight-hour chase started at approximately 3 p.m. in Grand Forks near the Interfor mill.

Police said the complainant was able to provide a description of a suspect and vehicle the suspect was operating.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Feb 09 2018

Backcountry enthusiasts eager to spend some time out in the wilderness this BC Family Day weekend should pay attention to a Special Public Avalanche Warning issued by Avalanche Canada.

Avalanche Canada issued the Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users, in effect immediately until the end of the day Monday, February 12.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 08 2018

After Environment Canada issued a Special Weather Advisory for the Boundary, West Kootenay, the City of Nelson would like to send out an alert to all residents:

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Feb 08 2018

 

When a political party sets rules for a leadership race and tries to be all things to all members, the result can end up looking more like the proverbial camel designed by a committee than a true and fair method for members to choose a new leader.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 07 2018

No one was seriously injured after a car skidded out of control before coming to rest on its side Tuesday morning in the 4200 block of Highway 3A.

The accident occurred at approximately 8 a.m. said North Shore Fire Department in a media release.

"The North Shore Fire department responded with four apparatus and 10 personnel," the release said.

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