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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 09 2011

Tails are wagging in the regional district’s Area H.

The majority of respondents in a recent opinion poll in the Regional District  of Central Kootenay rural area of the Slocan Valley said they were not in favour of implementing a dog control service in the area.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Nov 07 2011

The news keeps coming in terms of bus service in Nelson as the provincial deliverer of the service announced more route changes in the city.

BC Transit said service changes to Nelson include a new 10 North Shore run to Balfour. The last trip will now leave downtown Nelson at 8:40 p.m. and arrive at Balfour at 9:25 p.m.

by Michael Jessen on Monday Nov 07 2011

Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.Helen Keller

by Contributor on Saturday Nov 05 2011

Nathan Cullen is visiting the West Kootenays and Grand Forks November 13, 14 and 15, as part of his campaign to lead the federal NDP. Cullen, a four-term MP from the northern BC riding of Skeena-Bulkley Valley, is on a prolonged tour of his home province.

by Contributor on Friday Nov 04 2011

Selkirk College’s Teaching and Learning Institute proudly presents its version of the popular hit comedy CBC Radio show The Debaters on Nov.15 at 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Pit at the Castlegar campus.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Nov 03 2011

One quarter of $5 million is a lot of money.

It’s more than the regional district has lying around, but it is a number that the Province of B.C. is now expecting the Regional District of Central Kootenay to cough up for wildland interface fuel treatment.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 03 2011

Leading water expert and author Robert Sandford, co-chair of the Forum for Leadership on Water (FLOW) and chair of the Canadian Partnership Initiative for the UN Water for Life Decade, will stop in Nelson this Friday as part of a cross-Canada tour to raise awareness about water security issues.

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 02 2011

A previously privately owned 137.5-hectare portion of the Columbia Basin will now become a conservation property thanks in part to $335,000 in support from Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).