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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 28 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced Tuesday in a media release that the Junior B league will seek financial assistance from the provincial and federal governments due to the monetary impact as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Timothy Schafer on Monday Apr 27 2020

The pandemic created by Covid-19 has affected every facet of society, but its ultimate mark on real estate values has yet to be determined, says a BC Assessment representative.

by Bob Hall on Sunday Apr 26 2020

The Selkirk College Saints put the official wraps on the 2019-2020 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season at the team’s annual awards evening using tools that have become a symbol for current times.

by Bob Hall on Friday Apr 24 2020

It’s post-secondary learning where the amount of dirt under your fingernails helps measure educational progress. With the adjournment of in-person delivery at Selkirk College due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students and instructors in the School of Industry & Trades Training are taking on the challenge of completing vital coursework away from the shops on Nelson’s Silver King Campus.

by Interior Health Authority on Thursday Apr 23 2020

 An outbreak has been declared at Hawthorn Park and Orchard Manor Community of Careafter a staff member was diagnosed with COVID-19. The staff member is in self-isolation at home. No residents have been affected to date.

Hawthorn Park provides independent and assisted living services and Orchard Manor provides long-term care services.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Apr 23 2020

A rockslide happening Wednesday three kilometers north of Ainsworth has disrupted service to customers in Kaslo TELUS said in a media release Thursday.

The rockslide, which damaged infrastructure in the region, knocked out home phone services to approximately 1,000 customers in Kaslo.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Apr 21 2020

Another one, count them, three major events in the West Kootenay have bitten the dust due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday, Kootenay Pride cancelled the always-popular Pride Parade held on the Sunday of Labour Day weekend.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Apr 21 2020
On April 21, at 10:28 a.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP and Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue responded to a call of a single person ATV injury incident in the Pend d'Oreille recreation area near the Seven Mile Dam, in Trail.