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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 30 2022

On June 2nd at 7:30 p.m., the 16th edition of the Reel Rock climbing film tour will be screening at the Civic Theatre in Nelson.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday May 30 2022

A 54-year-old man from Crescent Valley is facing multiple charges following a driving incident between Nelson and Castlegar earlier this month RCMP said in a media release Monday.

by Contributor on Monday May 30 2022

Canada's stand-out amongst ‘stand-ups', award-winning comedian Ron James is making two stops in the West Kootenay as part of a tour of BC in June.

James, who has been selling out theatres for over 20 years with his marathon, side-splitting performances, will perform in Trail on June 11 at the Charles Bailey Theatre and in Nelson on June 12 at the Capitol Theatre.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday May 30 2022

How the public portion of city council meetings is handled has been set.

City council approved a policy that will cap the number of presentations — through the committee-of-the-whole meetings — that will be allowed in future city council meetings.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday May 27 2022

For those considering an E-Bike, there is an opportunity to get a deeper view on the future of transportation.

The City of Nelson will be hosting an E-Bike Expo on Friday, June 24 aimed at increasing active transportation through the use of the bicycle.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday May 27 2022

Nelson’s low second dose vaccination rate may be tied to the overall cases of COVID-19 infection, according to the latest B.C. Centre for Disease Control data.

by Trail Champion on Thursday May 26 2022

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared on the medical unit at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.

There are currently 15 cases connected to the outbreak. Additional infection control measures have been implemented on the unit including putting a pause on new admissions to the unit, restricting all non-essential visitors, and testing patients on the unit.

by Trail Champion on Wednesday May 25 2022

A Trail man will likely be facing weapons charges after an incident in downtown Trail last week, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

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