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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 06 2020

Environment Canada has ended its Snowfall Warning, but drivers can still expect hazardous winter conditions on Highway 3, Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 02 2020

In the next few days, owners of more than 147,500 properties throughout the Kootenay Columbia region can expect to receive their 2020 assessment notices, which reflect market value as of July 1, 2019.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 02 2020

More than a 100 brave swimmers couldn’t be happier with Mother Nature at the annual Polar Bear Swim held at Lakeside Park in Nelson.

With the thermometer hovering around 4 C, swimmers had not problems racing into Kootenay Lake at High Noon to raise money for Kootenay Co-op Radio, Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society and Fridays For Future.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 01 2020

Nelson Hydro and FortisBC crews have been busy Wednesday cleaning up from a winter storm that impacted the West Kootenay region New Year's Eve.

Nelson Hydro crews have been working on a section of power lines that affected customers in the Balfour and Coffee Creek areas. Nelson Hydro said power is expected to be restored by Wednesday night.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 30 2019

Environment Canada said another strong winter storm will impact the BC interior with snow beginning this Thursday evening.

“The approaching storm will give widespread snow into the interior this evening,” the Environment Canada said.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Dec 27 2019

Following a story in The Nelson Daily regarding changes to eye surgery or eyecare treatment once the local Nelson-based ophthalmologist retires, the City of Nelson issued a press release explaining how the municipality and Interior Health is working to ensure the city’s ophthalmology services are mainta

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Dec 27 2019

In a media release Friday, Avalanche Canada is extending the Special Public Avalanche issued earlier this week and revising the regions involved.

Avalanche Canada said the warning will continue through the weekend but only for the Purcells and Kananaskis Country.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 23 2019

Dr. Phillip Malpass of Nelson was recognized at the BC Cancer Summit Awards Dinner held last month at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver.

Malpass, an internist / geriatrician and part of the Community Oncology Network at Kootenay Lake Hospital, received the Patient Care Champion Award as nominated by patients.