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by Michael Jessen on Sunday Jul 15 2018

“The whale represents all living creatures. They’re so precious, they’re so wonderful, just like this universe is, like this planet is, and like you are. We have to never forget that. You’re part of it. We’re here for a reason and that’s to make sure this universe stays beautiful and wonderful and brilliant.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jul 15 2018

Not only has the recently completed South Slocan Overhead highway construction project removed many dangers away from driving Highway 3A/6 for daily commuters near Slocan Village Road, but the new pedestrian/cycling tunnel is now more eye-catching than ever thanks to a mural project coordinated by local artist Peter Vogelaar.

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 15 2018

With people increasingly glued to phones and computers, a walk in the park might be exactly what the doctor ordered. But on July 21st they’ll be doing more than just ordering it: they are going out there and leading it. “We want to send a clear message about how important it is to get outside, and the best way to do that is to actually go out and share the experience,” says Dr.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 12 2018

Environment Canada has removed Boundary, West Kootenay regions from the Special Weather Statement issued Thursday.

The cold front that is expected to sweep across the southern interior Friday evening will bring wins to the Okanagan and Nicola regions of the province.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 12 2018

Quick response by Nelson Fire Rescue Wednesday evening avoided a squatter's campfire from spreading along the Canadian Pacific Rail lands at the end of Baker Street a media release said.

Nelson Fire Rescue received a 911 call at 6:14 p.m. of a campfire that was spreading to surrounding trees on the CPR lands.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 12 2018

In a media release Wednesday, the provincial government announced it is restricting commercial-scale huckleberry harvesting to protect grizzly bear habitat in the Kootenay Boundary region.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 10 2018

In a recent media release, the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) announced a research document outlining many of the issues facing international students in British Columbia. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jul 09 2018

An increase in water demand has forced the Regional District of Central Kootenay to put the Village of Riondel on Stage 3 Water Conservation Measures.

In a media release Monday, the RDCK said high water demand has resulted in low reservoir levels, which requires Riondel Water Users to conserve water.

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