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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Mar 09 2021

Donations for a GoFundMe page continue to pour in for a West Kootenay man killed in a snowmobile accident last week near Kaslo.

by Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Mar 09 2021

Last year, Gord Portman saved two people in a house fire in Penticton. 

When he saw his picture in the local newspaper, he said to himself ‘Oh boy I need help.” Gord was addicted to drugs. So he turned to Discovery House, a local organization that helps men battle their addictions, and he now thanks Discovery House for saving his life.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 08 2021

Cricket anyone?

Seems like an unrealistic request, but if Landon Veregin gets his way the game of cricket may join the likes of soccer, tennis and slopitch as summer activities enjoyed in Nelson.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 07 2021

Nelson Police said in a media release Sunday that the man involved in a street incident that cost the life of an Abbotsford Police Officer in July 2020 in the Nelson downtown has now been charged with Manslaughter.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 07 2021

Local Chiefs from the various first responder units in Nelson went over and above the call of duty Saturday morning at Lakeside Park to raise more than $10,000 for BC Special Olympics as part of the BC FreezinforaReason Campaign.

by Michael Jessen on Sunday Mar 07 2021

“Just, (screw) the whole fossil fuel industry. They need to be nationalized as we transition completely from fossil fuels to preserve what is left of a livable planet.” Peter Kalmus

The evidence is mounting in the courtroom of public judgment; a verdict could be delivered soon.

by Contributor on Friday Mar 05 2021

The BC SPCA Lottery for animals in need is back and bigger than ever. Buying a lottery ticket will help B.C.’s abused, neglected and injured animals and could potentially put thousands of extra dollars in your pocket! 

by David Suzuki on Friday Mar 05 2021

Last fall, the David Suzuki Foundation announced that I would be joining the team full-time this September as executive director.

I write you today with a deep sense of excitement, responsibility and alignment for taking up this work.

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