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by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 24 2011

Outdoor recreation in the Golden area is getting a boost with the construction of a new trail up Golden Hill.

Families will soon be able to cycle and walk along a new paved two-metre-wide pathway on the hill that will run parallel to the Trans-Canada Highway for just over one kilometre.

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Aug 23 2011

A two-floor addition to the Nelson and District Youth Centre has been approved in principle as City council tentatively looks to endorse more affordable youth housing in the city.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 23 2011

Forty-five environmental projects throughout the Columbia Basin will be receiving a total of $580,000 in support in 2011/12 from Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) through its Environmental Initiatives Program (EIP).

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 23 2011

Twenty firefighters and two dozers are continuing to make good progress the fire burning in the Perry Creek area.


With forecasted wind gusts expected this week, the Southeast Fire Centre is expecting smoke to increase on the four-hectare Perry Creek fire.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 22 2011

Squatters are believed to be the blame of a small fire that occurred in the early afternoon of Friday, August 19 west of Nelson near the CPR tracks.

The fire was caused as a result of an abandoned campfire near a squatter’s camp.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Aug 21 2011

Mining is returning to the Princeton region as the Copper Mountain Mine celebrated its grand opening Friday. The mine brings jobs to the area and benefits the entire province.

Having started production in June 2011, Copper Mountain is the third-largest copper mine in Canada and the first major-metals mine to open in British Columbia since 1998.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Aug 19 2011

The more we get together the happier we’ll be, goes the song—and the Nelson Public Library agrees.

The Library has partnered with Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History in Nelson, and Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar to give Library members a taste of these great places—and all it takes is a Library card.

by Teralee Trommeshauser on Wednesday Aug 17 2011

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