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by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Jan 18 2021

While Christmas 2020 is now in the review mirror, a Castlegar couple, with ties to both Nelson and Rossland, are looking for an extra something in their stockings — thoughts of bringing newborn baby Zoey home.

Brett and Kendra (Wayling) Uniat were blessed with the birth of the amazing daughter Zoey on Thanksgiving Day, October 12, 2020.

by Contributor on Sunday Jan 17 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily halted human activities around the world, the positive effects on the environment were visibly apparent. Now, nearly a year later, a waste crisis involving disposable items such as plastic bags, take-out containers, and personal protective equipment like masks and gloves has surfaced.

by Eileen Delehanty Pearkes on Sunday Jan 17 2021

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005. 

by Interior Health Authority on Wednesday Jan 13 2021

 Interior Health has declared an outbreak at Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre, a long-term care home.

Four residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Everyone in close contact with these individuals are in self-isolation and monitoring for symptoms.

by Interior Health Authority on Wednesday Jan 13 2021
Interior Health (IH) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Cariboo Memorial Hospital.
There is no evidence of patient exposure related to this outbreak, however, four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.
Interior Health would like to assure the community that it is safe to come to the hospital for medical care when it is need
by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 12 2021

Happy New Year Everyone.

And welcome to a better year to come.

In looking at back at 2020, we can reflect and focus on the positive.  While we didn’t have much work during the first half of the year, we made up for it in the second half.  We’d like to thank our locals for supporting our company and helping to keep us in business.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 12 2021

The Nelson Police Board announced Tuesday that Superintendent Donovan Fisher of the RCMP be sworn in early March at the new Chief Constable of the Nelson Police Department.

Superintendent Fisher replaces current Chief Constable Paul Burkart, who is retiring.

by Trail Champion on Monday Jan 11 2021

Police are seeking witnesses to a suspected arson SAturday, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

"On Jan. 9, at 1:23 p.m., Trail and Greater District RCMP and Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue responded to a fire that occurred in a shed on a residential property in the 1000 -block of Birch Avenue in Trail," Wicentowich said.