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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 14 2017

Interior Health said in a media release Thursday that a comprehensive review of a privacy breach involving the personal information of about 500 current and former employees found no evidence of further breaches.

News of the initial breach resulted from RCMP investigations and arrests in the Lower Mainland in June and September of this year.

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 14 2017

The Trail & District Arts Council is pleased to announce that it has received a $73,000 grant from Creative BC’s BC Music Fund (BCMF).

The largest portion of this grant, supported by Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia, will be used for the theatre’s sound and lighting project, starting in June.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 14 2017

Selkirk Paving Ltd. of Crescent Valley was recently recognized with an award at the recent Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Awards in Nelson.

Selkirk Paving won the Recognition of Excellence in Paving for its Highway 6/31 and local area side roads in the West Kootenay this past summer.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 14 2017

A good working smoke alarm saved a residence from major fire damage late Tuesday said Nelson Fire Rescue in a media release.

The call came in at 7:37 p.m. to Nelson Fire of an activated smoke alarm inside a one story, multi-unit, residential complex in the 800 block of Nelson Avenue.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 14 2017

For the second time in less than two weeks a special interest group has staged a protest outside the Nelson office of Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Michelle Mungall.

Wednesday’s protest came following the government’s decision Monday to complete construction of the Site C hydroelectric dam in northern BC.

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Dec 13 2017

Rossland Range Recreation Site: out with the old, in with the new – Friends of the Rossland Range (FORRS) have received permission from Justin Dexter, the Ministry of Forests District Recreation Officer, to replace the old, dirt-floored, packrat-infested Eagle’s Nest day-use hut with a new shelter.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 13 2017

It’s a decision that no doubt will have ramifications for years to come.

Monday in Victoria, Premier John Horgan, flanked by BC Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Michelle Mungall and Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman, stood in front of all of BC to confirm it will complete construction of the Site C hydroelectric dam.

by Letters to the editor on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

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