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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 25 2019

Hockey fans far and wide are well aware the Montreal Canadiens Alumni will be in Nelson in January 2020 to meet the Kootenay Patricks as part of the Make A Change Canada Charity Hockey Game.

Now, organizers have announced the roster of local players lacing up the skates to meet the Canadiens Alumni squad.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Nov 24 2019

Nelson Police would like the publlic for assistance in locating a woman missing since Friday, November 22, 2019.

Police would like to inform the public the 32-year-old woman has been found.

NPD would like to thank everyone who assisted with this file.

NPD need public assistance in locating missing woman

by Interior Health Authority on Friday Nov 22 2019

Here's a message from Interior Health for everyone who needs to go to the Kootenay Boundary  Regional Hospital:

Patients and visitors are advised that the access route to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is changing. The walkway that runs around the construction zone will be adjusted effective Nov. 25.

by Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Nov 20 2019

A rat epidemic has bit the Heritage city.

Rat sightings have been reported on an ever-increasing basis in several areas of the city within the last year, compared to no prior sightings in Nelson.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

An elderly Trail couple got a nasty wake-up call at roughly 9 a.m. when an intruder entered their home, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

The 'Christmas party' season has begun, and police are cautioning residents about taking festivities too far, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Nov 18 2019

A weekend blitz by local police resulted in seven drivers being removed from the road due to alcohol impairment said RCMP in a media release Monday.

The blitz involved officers from Nelson Police Department, Nelson RCMP and the West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit work together targeting impaired drivers in the Nelson area. Officers checked between 200 to 300 drivers.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Nov 15 2019

Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Shane Simpson and NDP colleague and Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall made a stop at Community Futures in Nelson Thursday to announce new initiative to support cannabis businesses in the Kootenays.

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