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by Anonymous on Sunday Jun 19 2011

Finally, some news out of Victoria for the rural areas of BC: your property taxes are due.

Some of the more than 397,000 rural property owners in British Columbia and the Regional District of Central Kootenay may be wondering how to pay their property taxes by the July 4 tax deadline during a postal strike.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jun 18 2011

B.C’s best mine rescue and first aid teams put their skills to the test in a spirited competition in Revelstoke.

The 56th Annual Provincial Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition brought together provincial mine rescue and first aid teams on June 11.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Jun 17 2011

Last week Dr, Brenda Gill outlined how to help yourself if you suffer from allergies at this time of the year. Today, she writes part two of her environmental sensitivity column.

The following will give you some ideas on how to minimize your reactions.

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jun 16 2011

Grab your fishing rod and tackle and forget your licence, it’s the annual free family fishing weekend in BC.

People can get together with family and friends to go fishing for free without a licence on Fathers’ Day weekend (June 17-19) this year and in the years to come.

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 16 2011

Dear Editor:

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Jun 15 2011

Maurice Poulin, BA CAIB of Poulin Agencies Ltd. in Nelson was sworn in as the 2011-12 president of the Insurance Brokers Association of B.C. (IBABC) at the annual general meeting held in Burnaby last month.

Despite being the third-generation owner of Poulin Agencies Ltd., Poulin did not originally intend to pursue a career in the insurance industry.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 15 2011

Nelson Kootenay Lake will share in $127,100 in total funding for Kootenay Rockies communities as the Province doled out grants from its Community Tourism Opportunities (CTO) program Wednesday.

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Jun 14 2011

This is debatable.

One of the province's major auto insurance companies has released its top 30 worst roads in the province and only one West Kootenay strip of pavement has made the cut.