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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 24 2018

Nelson Police are advising the missing man in Nelson has been located.

Eric Urquhart, who had been reported missing Sunday, was located later that day.

Nelson Police said Urquhart is in good health and became aware that someone had reported him as missing. Police said the file has now been closed.

Police need public assistance in finding missing man

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 24 2018

The five Upper Columbia United Tribes (UCUT) journeyed over several days in dugout canoes to arrive at Kettle Falls on June 22. The tribes’ traditional fishing spot on the Columbia River, Kettle Falls has been flooded for over 75 years.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 21 2018

Logging on private land south of Nelson near Cottonwood Lake Regional Park has prompted the Regional District of Central Kootenay Board to direct staff to investigate options that might be available to Area directors.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 19 2018

The current heatwave in BC is a reminder of how quickly weather patterns have changed.

In May, during another heatwave, BC experienced extreme floods as well as the statistic that 241 fires were recorded provincially, totaling 34,370 Ha. of forest burnt.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 19 2018

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is holding a second Public Hearing to review the proposed Area G Land Use Bylaw 2452. The Public Hearing is being held on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 6:00 pm at the Salmo Valley Youth and Community Centre, 206 7th Street in Salmo.

by Bob Hall on Sunday Jun 17 2018

Students cutting their educational teeth in Selkirk College’s Carpentry Foundation Program will be the first to christen the newest Silver King Campus shop with sawdust.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 17 2018

Betweem 40-45 concerned citizens from the Slocan Valley, East Shore, Castlegar and the Heritage City gave up a balmy, spring evening in the Kootenays to attend a community meeting regarding Columbia Treaty River negotiations Friday at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 14 2018

Paving is finished, and the new pedestrian and cycling tunnel is open, marking the completion of the South Slocan Overhead project said the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure in a media release Thursday.