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by Dan Kraus on Monday May 18 2020

Endangered species day (May 15, 2020) was established 15 years ago. 

It is a day for us to learn about the wildlife, plants, animals and insects that are at risk of disappearing and perhaps most importantly, what we can do about it.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 17 2020


by Boundary Sentinel on Saturday May 16 2020

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary said in a media release, that if rainfall predicted by Environment Canada exceeds the 10 to 30 millimetres forecast for the region the 2020 freshet could continue with even higher flows in rivers and tributaries

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday May 15 2020

RCMP said in a media release Friday that a woman died at the scene following a two-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on Highway 3A in Thrums.

RCMP said officers and Emergency Services responded to the fatal collision that happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. at Lookout Road, which is 16 kilometers west of South Slocan.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 14 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) officially launched a new interactive public web map service Thursday.

The media release said this state of the art tool was developed by the RDCK geospatial service and will provide self-serve mapping needs to the public with greater ease. 

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday May 13 2020

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Wednesday said, thankfully, major rivers and tributaries across the Boundary received minimal amounts of precipitation and experienced cooler temperatures creating favorable freshet conditions so far this week.

by Bob Hall on Wednesday May 13 2020

Selkirk College is creating carefully crafted plans for a phased return to in-person delivery of post-secondary education on its campuses and learning centres.

The college adjourned in-person instruction on March 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, moving students to alternate delivery models for the remainder of the Winter Semester.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday May 13 2020

Residents of Riondel have planned a demonstration Friday in the East Shore town to protest a cell tower proposed for the center of the community.

The protest, scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 15th, will be next door to Bob’s Bar and Grill near the TELUS property in Riondel.