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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 27 2020

Adhering to social distancing rules set down by health officials in BC during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nelson’s Fridays for Future joined fellow activists around the world at a climate strike Friday at Lakeside Park.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Sep 26 2020

A day after the Dr. Bonnie Henry, BC's provincial health officer province announced 98 new COVID-19 cases in the province, and two more bringing the total in the Interior region to 522, Interior Health sent out a media release declaring an outbreak of COVID-19 at Calvary Chapel Kelowna.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 24 2020

The BC Wildfire Service said in a media release Thursday, that effective at noon Pacific Time on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, Category 2 open burning prohibitions will be rescinded throughout the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction (which includes the Rocky Mountain Natural Resource District and the Selkirk Natural Resource District), due to decreased wildfire risk.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 24 2020

ANKORS (AIDS Network Kootenay Outreach and Support Society) in Nelson has issued at Drug Alert for the Heritage City.

ANKORS said the Drug Alert, issued Thursday, September 24, 2020, comes after extremely toxic drugs have led to overdoses in the community.

by City of Trail on Thursday Sep 24 2020

 The City of Trail is pleased to announce the Trail Regional Airport (YZZ) will receive $65,000 in grant funding from the BC Air Access Program towards the purchase and installation of an Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS). The complete system will cost $90,000 and the City will fund the remaining $25,000 as part of the City’s approved 2020 Capital Budget.

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

Trail local and mother of three young boys, Melissa Gresley-Jones has turned the challenges of the COVID lockdown into a positive outcome for vulnerable youth in the West Kootenay Take a Hike program. 

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit has assumed conduct of an investigation after first responders spotted what are believed to be human remains inside a vehicle fire now considered suspicious in nature.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), based on the recommendation from BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) has removed the Evacuation Alert for the remaining 46 properties affected by the Talbott Creek Wildfire.

The BCWS has advised that although crews continue to action the fire, the danger to people and structures has diminished.

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