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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 20 2020

Whitewater Ski Resort is reporting a snowboarder died following an accident outside the ski area boundary Friday.

The RCMP and BC Coroners Service have taken over the investigation.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jan 18 2020

The Jumbo Glacier area nestled in the Purcell Mountains, which has been a source of civil unrest, protests, blockades and court battles that reached the Supreme Court  of Canada during the past three decades, will now be protected, forever.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 15 2020

Enviromment Canada has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Boundary/West Kootenay.

Environment Canada said a Pacific storm is forecast to bring heavy snow to this part of the Southern Interior beginning Wednesday evening with snow continuing through Thursday before tapering off Thursday evening.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

Count’em up — Richard Sevigny, Keith Acton, Patrice Brisebois and coach Steve Shutt are just a few of the former Montreal Canadiens ready to take to the ice at 7 p.m.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

By Jesse Cole, The Nelson Daily

The Cottonwood Lake Preservation Society (CLPS) has a little under a year to raise $750,000 and save Cottonwood Lake park. 

by Trail Champion on Friday Jan 10 2020

The Trail McDonald’s is up and running again after a fire last night, according to co-owner Kathleen Zubick.

Kootenay Boundary Regional fire Rescue got the call at 5:22 p.m. and Cpt. Jason Milne said crews were on scene by 5:24 p.m.

The fire was extinguished almost immediately, and was limited to the men’s washroom.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jan 10 2020

A family backcountry skiing near the Kootenay Pass Summit Tuesday was forced to spend the night on top of the Kootenay Pass Summit after a natural avalanche closed Highway 3 in both directions.

The part of the highway between Salmo and Creston had been closed for hours due to the recent winter storm that dropped huge amounts of snow on highways in the southern part of the province.

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 09 2020

RHC, a leading independent insurance brokerage in the Kootenay region, will join Hub International Insurance Brokers.

Headquartered in Nelson, BC, RHC, has nine additional offices throughout the Kootenays.

Tammy Darough, CEO and CFO of RHC, will join Hub International Insurance Brokers, in an advisory role to ensure a seamless transition. 

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