For the second time in less than a week, Nelson Fire Rescue & Services responded to a grass fire, this time one that was out of control and threatening a home on Granite Road.
According to the BC Centre of Disease Control weekly map detailing cases in specific areas of the province — April 11-17 — the Heritage City is the hotspot for COVID-19 cases in the Kootenay Boundary.
The BCCDC Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by Local Health Area of Case Residence map shows Nelson topping the count for the past week with 20 cases.
During the pandemic, many of us have spent several months at home.
To pass the time, we have started tackling projects that have been on our to-do lists for months, even years.
Building on its commitment of environmental sustainability, Selkirk College is recognizing a pair of exemplary stewards who advanced the institution’s goals over the last year.
Many struggling Canadians hoped that today’s budget would offer meaningful supports and steps towards recovery. But more than that, they hoped that it would be the ultra-wealthy who have profited from the pandemic who would be paying for these supports, not the workers who have been hit so hard.
Driving is one of the riskiest things people may do at work. Small business owners in Trail and Rossland need to know how to keep employees – and themselves -- safe behind the wheel while on the job.
There are all kinds of suspects on the Kootenay crime scene, as Trail police were reminded in early April.
As human activity continues to heat the planet and destroy wildlife habitat, plants and animals are responding based on their genetic makeup and ability to adapt to altered environments. Some are losing ground, landing on ever-growing species-at-risk lists or winking out altogether.
Sunday's wild windstorm was not only a shock to the system for many homeowners dealing with downed trees or lighting candles due to power outages, but also to passengers and staff manning Kootenay Lake Ferry system.
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