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by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 03 2018

Two Kootenay communities have agreed to send letters to the top 20 biggest fossil fuel companies asking them to pay their fair share in local climate costs. This is in line with the Climate Law in Our Hands initiative that is asking local governments all over BC to write letters to the fossil fuel industry to demand accountability.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jul 02 2018

It’s a major achievement for a Sea Cadet to gain provincial recognition. It's another to be recognized as tops in Canada.

by RDKB on Monday Jul 02 2018

Flood debris and changes to river channels and lakeshores could pose navigational hazards to recreational boaters and others who float or swim in Boundary area waterways this summer, said the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) in a recent media release.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jul 01 2018

A man camping southwest of Creston was attacked by a grizzly bear Saturday morning said the B.C. Conservation Service.

The man, camping on the shore after kayaking on the Kootenay River near the East Kootenay town, was surprised at approximately 6 a.m. The man, taking a morning walk, was mauled but did manage to escape before calling 911.

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jun 28 2018

One of the most nationally-recognizable cups of coffee is set to be poured in Grand Forks.

The city has approved a development permit application at its June 11 regular meeting for a Tim Hortons restaurant for Central Avenue.

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 28 2018

A more Canadians take to the water, the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) and the BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) wants to remind anglers that wearing your lifejacket is even more important than wearing your ‘lucky fishing hat’ as the country marks National Fishing Week from  June 30th- July 8th .

by Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Jun 27 2018

The city is considering setting up a scoring matrix to help determine who receives a recreational cannabis business licence in the city and who does not.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 27 2018

The need to address youth homelessness was one of the major conclusions drawn from the findings of Nelson’s Point In Time (PiT) Homeless Count and survey said a report conducted by Nelson CARES.