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by Contributor on Monday Dec 23 2019

Avalanche Canada, in partnership with Parks Canada and Alberta’s Kananaskis Country, is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational users of backcountry and front-country avalanche terrain, in effect immediately.

The warning is widespread and applies to the following forecast regions:

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Dec 21 2019

Highway 3A/6 approximately 10 kilometers west of Nelson was reduced to single-lane traffic early Saturday morning after a pickup truck left the road near Taghum Shell Convenience Store.

The truck with at least one occupant skidded off the highway before 6 a.m., ending up in the ditch at the base of the rock bluff.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 18 2019

Environment Canada continued its Snowfall Warning for Boundary, West Kootenay for Friday.

Environment Canada said a strong Pacific frontal system continues to hammer the interior highway passes with heavy snow.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 18 2019

Students, parents, children, instructors, politicians, staff and the public joined together Wednesday afternoon to welcome a new campus-based child care centre at Selkirk College in Nelson.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 18 2019

The Nelson and District Arts Council (NDAC) is excited to announce that artist and building owner applications for the Nelson International Mural Festival are now being accepted.

NDAC said in a media release the organization is thrilled to be presenting the third annual mural festival in collaboration with the City of Nelson.

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 17 2019

When the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Team visits Nelson in late-January to take on the Kootenay Patricks for the Make A Change Canada charity game, a career pick-up hockey player will have the best seat in the house.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 16 2019

By Jesse Cole, Nelson Daily Reporter

Those requiring eye surgery or eyecare treatment in Nelson will have to travel a little further in the New Year, as Nelson’s only Ophthalmologist plans to retire.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 16 2019

Communities on both sides of Kootenay Lake are once again rolling out the "Welcome Mat" after Western Pacific Marine and BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) recently inked a tentative agreement to end the long running labour dispute that crippled the Kootenay Lake Ferry.