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January 2019
By Interior Health Authority on Tuesday Jan 22 2019

Nick Stobbart suffered from shortness of breath, and it kept him from getting around as much as he would have liked. The culprit? Heart failure, due to a bad aortic valve that twice landed the 89-year-old in hospital. The timing could not have been worse, as his wife of 60 years was at home receiving palliative care for cancer.

By Contributor on Monday Jan 21 2019
On Saturday, January 19, Rossland Search and Rescue held its annual Avalanche Awareness Day just outside the Red Mountain base lodge, assisted by Castlegar Search and Rescue.
In this hands-on, free event, members of the public learned how to use avalanche rescue gear such as avalanche transceivers, probes, and shovels.
By Contributor on Monday Jan 21 2019

What better way to enjoy our beautiful Kootenay winter than an evening of guided snowshoeing or fat biking under the moonlight with friends and family?  Get ready for a great evening out in our third annual Moonlight Snowshoe & Fatbike Quest featuring excellent food, outdoor fun, adventure and prizes - all in support of a great cause!

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Jan 21 2019

This post is part of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC Budget 2019 series by Ben Parfitt, which highlights key findings from the CCPA’s research and outlines our recommendations for the 2019 provincial budget.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Jan 21 2019

To The Editor:

At the January 7 city council meeting, the Nelson City administration recommended to councillors that recycling rates remain the same. They then casually tacked on a resolution to not participate in the RDCK’s regional composting plan. And asked councillors to vote.

By Contributor on Sunday Jan 20 2019

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) is inviting artists in all disciplines — as well as arts and culture organizations — to apply for funding through the Arts and Culture Program on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jan 20 2019

More than hundred people took to the streets of Nelson to participate in the third Women's March Saturday morning.

Nelsonites joined citizens from across Canada and Washington, support true peace, freedom, or inclusion without equality.

The movement began in 2017 in the United States following President Donald Trump's inauguration.

By Contributor on Friday Jan 18 2019

A $10,000 grant from RDKB Area B, via Director Linda Worley, to the Friends of the Rossland Range (FORR) is a major step toward creation of an accessible trail at Strawberry Pass this coming summer.

By Contributor on Thursday Jan 17 2019

B.C. Ombudsperson Jay Chalke released an update of a May 2018 report today that found the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction failed to follow the law in relation to the calculation of income assistance benefits.

By Contributor on Thursday Jan 17 2019

Approximately one in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. It is the most common type of cancer found in women in BC with around 3,500 BC women receiving a breast cancer diagnosis each year. Regular screening mammograms can find breast cancer early, often before it has spread.