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April 2021
By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Apr 22 2021

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.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Apr 21 2021

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.

By Contributor on Wednesday Apr 21 2021

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.

By Bob Hall on Wednesday Apr 21 2021

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.

By Dick Cannings MP on Wednesday Apr 21 2021

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. 

By Contributor on Wednesday Apr 21 2021

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.

By Contributor on Wednesday Apr 21 2021
On Wednesday, April 14, the Ootischenia Community Society (OCS) organized a Community Street Clean-Up.
The call to clean up the local streets was heeded by several residents, meeting at the firehall where trash pickers, bags, and high visibility vests were provided.The volunteers then dispersed in small groups, each taking on a section o
By Trail Champion on Wednesday Apr 21 2021

There are all kinds of suspects on the Kootenay crime scene, as Trail police were reminded in early April.

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Apr 21 2021

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.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Apr 21 2021

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.