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By David Suzuki on Wednesday May 31 2023

In the effort to limit and reverse the worsening impacts of global heating, the immediate goal is to quickly stop burning coal, oil and gas. That means rapidly shifting to renewable energy for electricity generation and transportation.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday May 31 2023

Nelsonites will get a say in how future buildings are constructed in B.C. as the Province launches a survey on proposed changes to the B.C. Building Code.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday May 30 2023

The reduce the overconsumption of water, effective Thursday, June 1, 2023, the Regional District of Central Kootenay will implement stage 1 water conservation measures across all water systems.

The RDCK said in a media release that these measures will remain in place from June 1 through September 30.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday May 30 2023

British Columbians living with brain injuries related to substance use now have access to specialized supports through a first-of-its-kind program in Canada.

Vancouver Coastal Health’s (VCH) Cognitive Assessment and Rehabilitation for Substance Use program (CARSU) supports adults with mild to moderate brain injuries related to an overdose.

By Southeast Fire Centre on Tuesday May 30 2023

The BC Wildfire Service will be supporting Interfor in conducting a hazard abatement prescribed burn in the Mineral Creek area. 

The Mineral Creek prescribed burn will cover up to nine hectares and is located approximately 10 kilometres northeast of the community of Burton.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday May 29 2023

Regional emergency operations centres are receiving a cash infusion from the Province as the fire and flood season heads into full swing in the West Kootenay.

By BC Hydro on Monday May 29 2023

BC Hydro is hosting a virtual meeting to provide information about Columbia facility operations. Topics to be discussed include information about forecast inflows and our expected operation of our facilities including Mica Dam and Kinbasket Reservoir, Revelstoke Dam and Revelstoke Reservoir, Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam and Arrow Lakes Reservoir, and the Columbia River flows at Birchbank.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 28 2023

Nelson Police continue an investigation following the search and seizure at a mid-level drug operation in the City of Nelson last week.

Nelson Police said in a media release that investigation resulted after officers were called to assist with a possible drug overdose during the early hours of Wednesday, May 24.

By Contributor on Thursday May 25 2023

Most disasters happen in the blink of an eye.

That’s why it’s important to take appropriate measures before they happen to ensure you and your loved ones are prepared.

Bigger, hotter, more frequent wildfires can threaten the places we live, and wildfire season is hitting the province early.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday May 24 2023

Imagine constructing a house without worrying about building a concrete foundation.

Anyone who have ever been involved in a construction project,  probably knows what a massive, time-consuming expense that building a foundation can be.

But now there is an alternative out there called Postech Screw Piles.