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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 04 2018

It’s an event that surprisingly began gaining traction on a ride back from a car show in Spokane some 16 years ago said Frank Anderson of the Nelson Road Kings.

More than a decade later, the Queen City Cruise has grown to one of the top five car shows in — number two says Anderson — in Western Canada.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 30 2018

The Kootenay Pride Festival is an annual celebration of diversity and unity held in the cities of Nelson and Castlegar on the Labour Day Long Weekend.

The festival aims to build bridges between people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We came together in 1996 to celebrate diversity, be it sexual, political or otherwise.

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Aug 30 2018

Cannabis culture is officially in Nelson.

For decades the city and region have played host to the undergroundeconomy buoyed by the black market bud, but now, on the cusp of federal approval for legalization, the city has established guidelines to legal embrace the leaf.

by RDKB on Tuesday Aug 28 2018


·         Thirty-three addresses remain on Evacuation Alert in the RDKB in near the Horns Mountain / Santa Rosa fire. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 27 2018

Kootenay and Boundary residents are among the first to benefit as MyHealthPortal clinical report content continues to expand an Interior Health release said.

by Contributor on Sunday Aug 26 2018

Four Nations Coalition of Indigenous medicineswould like to remind the public of the Professional Development Days this August 23rd through to Aug. 31st.

Organizers at Four Nations said many of our workshops are also relevant for other professionals or community members such as: anyone working in the social service sector or public/non- profit organizations.

by Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Aug 26 2018

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre said there is a bit of good news regarding wildfires in the region after an evacuation alert for 25 addresses near the Lynch Creek Fire was  rescinded as of 11:30 a.m. August 24.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Aug 26 2018

Thanks to Mother Nature for the precipitation, but Environment Canada said the Special Air Quality Statement remains in place for most of BC and Southern Alberta.