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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 15 2020

Lawmakers south of the border are sounding alarm bells with respect to the Columbia River Treaty.

Last week, Reps. Dan Newhouse (R-WA), Kurt Schrader (D-OR), and Greg Walden (R-OR) introduced a resolution to encourage the Trump Administration to immediately issue a notice of intent to terminate the commercial and power coordination provisions of the Columbia River Treaty.  

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 15 2020

In a media release Tuesday, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is advising the public to expect to see tree clearing and other construction activity near the Balfour and Kootenay Bay ferry terminals this winter as part of the project to improve Kootenay Lake ferry service.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 15 2020

Environment Canada said a Pacific frontal system that brought nearly 10 cm of snow to Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass Tuesday is expected to be joined by another front that will bring further accumulations of 10 cm tonight.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 15 2020

Santa arrived in Nelson Monday, complete with running shoes as Umberto Soda jogged in and around the Heritage City — over the BOB (Big Orange Bridge three times) in an attempt to raise $25,000 for a Covenant House Vancouver.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Dec 14 2020

With the introduction of ICBC's new Enhanced Care coverage next spring, drivers will save on average 20%, or approximately $400, on their full basic and optional vehicle insurance.

As a key part of these savings, ICBC will apply to the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, for a significant decrease to basic insurance rates.

by Michael Jessen on Sunday Dec 13 2020

“Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” – Robert Fulghum

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Dec 13 2020

November usually brings the greatest total monthly precipitation of the year. 

However, 2020 November saw an increase in precipitation-free days said the Southeast Fire Centre in its monthly weather synopsis.

Weather Services at the Southeast Fire Centre said number of precipitation-free days increased from 13 to 18 in November.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Dec 13 2020

Nelson Police said there is no further risk to the public following a stabbing incident Saturday evening at the Chalko Mika Mall.

Nelson Police said Saturday evening at 7:12 p.m. the department received several 911 calls for a disturbance at the mall involving three people.