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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Jun 27 2022

Capital cost considerations could outstrip the reach of a project to construct a docking facility for a North Shore, largely boat access community, a regional district feasibility study revealed.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Jun 26 2022

The upcoming weather forecast is predicting continued unsettled conditions throughout the province while a significant risk builds over the short-term for a potential heavy rain to fall on a melting snow pack.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Jun 25 2022

A recent online educational start-up from Nelson has brought their content into the free realm.

Thanks to an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Ministry of Education, all students in Focused ED in B.C. public schools will be able to access Live It Earth’s bilingual — place-based online education programming.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

The province’s adoption of stricter recycling guidelines for businesses has negatively impacted the rural B.C. areas and one business is finally speaking out.

by CBT on Monday Jun 20 2022

Imagine that chocolate was an essential food.

Now imagine that chocolate was getting scarce.

That’s what it’s like for grizzly bears when it comes to the seeds of whitebark pine trees.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Jun 20 2022

One of the city’s walk-in medical clinics has elected to reduce its hours after suffering from staff burn-out, the crippling effect of limited resources and chronic under staffing.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Jun 19 2022

Although the first phase of the regional district organic waste diversion strategy has launched it will be later this year before a limited version settles in to serve the Heritage city.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Jun 18 2022

The region’s snowpack has climbed to 215 per cent of normal as the spring melt continues to build.

Since May 15 the region’s average snowpack has risen from 128 per cent of normal to 215 per cent, well above normal snow basin indices.

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