Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Shane Simpson and NDP colleague and Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall made a stop at Community Futures in Nelson Thursday to announce new initiative to support cannabis businesses in the Kootenays.
RCMP said a 33-year-old male is in critical condition following a two-vehicle accident that closed Highway 3A/6 west of Nelson for a considerable amount of time Wednesday evening.
The BC Coroners Service announced Wednesday dates in the public inquest into the death of Peter John de Groot.
The inquest begins on May, 19, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. at the Rossland Courthouse located at 2288 Columbia Ave.
The death of de Groot, 45, was reported to the BC Coroners Service on Oct. 13, 2014, following a police-involved incident at a cabin near Slocan.
Nelson Police Department would like to inform the public the missing man that was reported missing Wednesday, has been located.
Police gave few details regarding the man's disappearance, but would like to thank the public for their assistance.
Nelson Police looking for missing man
DriveBC website now shows Highway 3A/6 near the Beasley Fire Hall, closed Wednesday night and into early Thursday morning due to a two-vehicle accident, is now open.
Traffic through most of the night was forced to detour using Beasley Road while a police reconstruction assessement team viewed the accident scene.
Nelson Fire Rescue said the cause of the fire Wednesday in the pool area at the Villa Motel, meters north of the Big Orange Bridge, does not appear to be suspicious but remains under investigation.
People in Nelson will have the opportunity to participate in a consultation meeting to discuss the development of accessibility legislation for British Columbia the province said in a media release.
What has long been the calling card of the region’s underground economy is now looking for above-board validation in the budding of a new industry for Nelson.