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by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 08 2020

Not many 10-year-olds would consider spending their birthday climbing the 2,830 steps up the notoriously challenging Grouse Grind® – but young fundraiser Talia Yorish is determined to make a difference.

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 08 2020

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications

Joe Davidson made the most of his opportunities with the Nelson Leafs last season.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 07 2020

FortisBC crews have been working around the clock since Monday morning to remove trees on lines, repair damage and restore customers following the Monday, September 7, windstorm that approximately 6,000 customers in the Kootenays lost power due to trees damaging four transmission lines and many smaller lines that provide service to the area.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Sep 05 2020

Environment Canada issued a Special air quality statement for parts of the southern interior of BC, including East and West Kootenay and Arrow Lakes, Slocan Lakes due to wildfire smoke over the next 24-72 hours.

“Hot and dry conditions will continue in south eastern British Columbia until Monday,” the Environment Canada website said.

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Sep 03 2020

The search for a missing Wilmer man ended today in tragedy following the discovery of his remains.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Sep 03 2020

British Columbia’s maximum annual allowable rent increase for 2021 is set at 1.4%, which is less than half of what it would have been prior to changes made by the Province in 2018.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 03 2020

With summer winding down, and the weatherman cooperating with some hot temperatures, FortisBC is asking British Columbians, specifically residents in the Kootenay region to be extremely cautious when in and around its hydroelectric dams.

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Sep 03 2020

The rising cost of residential construction has created a cause for concern at the regional district, prompting them to balk on implementing new provincial building guidelines to ease the burden.