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by Claire Paradis on Thursday Feb 01 2018

Plans for logging in the Glade watershed are being met with resistance in the community of 300 people on the east side of Kootenay River. The Glade Watershed Protection Society (GWPS) is concerned that the proposed logging will affect the quality of the water and could result in expensive treatment systems being needed.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 31 2018

What better way to enjoy our beautiful Kootenay winter than an evening of guided snowshoeing or fat biking under the moonlight with friends and family?  Get ready for a great evening out in our second annual Moonlight Snowshoe & Fatbike Quest featuring excellent food, outdoor fun, adventure and prizes - all in support of a great cause!

by Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Jan 30 2018

In mid-January I attended the British Columbia Natural Resources Forum in Prince George.  This is one of the biggest gatherings of resource companies, government leaders and nongovernment organizations in Canada, and is always a good place to hear the latest news from that sector.

by Claire Paradis on Tuesday Jan 30 2018

The Village of New Denver and its surrounding residents may have been given a reprieve when Interior Health changed its decision to curtail emergency department hours at the Slocan Community Health Centre (SCHC).

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jan 28 2018

One suspect remains in custody as Grand Forks RCMP work with their counterparts in Forensic Identification Section process hundreds of exhibits following a crime spree that included thefts in Cranbrook, Nelson and Castlegar.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jan 26 2018

No one was hurt after a man known to police grabbed a knife and threatened officers along with himself during an incident last week at Waits News a Nelson Police Department media release said Thursday.

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 25 2018

BC bats may be threatened by disease, and researchers are asking for the public to help.

by Claire Paradis on Thursday Jan 25 2018

Thanks to quick-thinking activism in the community of New Denver, the emergency department at the Slocan Community Health Centre (SCHC) will remain open 24/7 at least until the spring.

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