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By Timothy Schafer on Friday Jul 12 2019

The city will be looking to try out a temporary crash diet later this year in an attempt to wean Nelsonites off of single-use plastics.

A resolution has been passed in council chambers Monday night to work with the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce and other local groups in order to establish a single-use plastics free period, as well as defining what those plastics might be.

By John Horgan on Thursday Jul 11 2019

When I think about what child care means for families in B.C., I think of all the patchwork calendars stuck to fridges across the province telling the child care story of each household. The mother-in-law, the uncle and the best friend are on deck this week, and dad will have to leave work early next week. It’s a puzzle of names, dates and times that only the family can understand.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 11 2019

In a media release, the B.C. government said it has allocated another $1,413,349 in Community Resiliency Investment program grants to eight local governments and First Nations communities in the Southeast Fire Centre to help support wildfire risk reduction projects.

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Jul 11 2019

Betty was very quick of wit, usually quite agreeable and very funny.  She was gentle, accepting, and supportive and she rarely took crap from anyone.  She always had a ready response.   

By Contributor on Wednesday Jul 10 2019

The Slocan Valley is going green! Green energy, green economy, that is.

Silverton’s Village Council has passed a resolution to transition to 100% renewable energy no later than 2050, joining New Denver and Slocan in their commitment to a cleaner, healthier, safer community and a stronger economy for the Slocan Valley.

By Bob Hall on Wednesday Jul 10 2019

Selkirk College instructor Doris Hausleitner finds happiness in discovering and recording the everyday patterns of mysterious creatures that dwell in the isolated terrain of our region.

By Contributor on Wednesday Jul 10 2019

The Fort Shepherd Conservancy Area will open to the public for the 2019 season for limited recreational use excluding motorized vehicles, ORV’s, and hunting. Located just six kilometres south of Trail, the area is enjoyed by locals who fish, hike, ride horses and picnic on the property.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jul 10 2019

A Castlegar man is wanted by police after a search revealed a variety of stolen items, according to RCMP Sgt. Monty Taylor.

"On July 9 the Castlegar and Trail RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, with the assistance of Castlegar General Duty officers, executed a search warrant on the 2200 block of Columbia Avenue in Castlegar," Taylor said in a press release Wednesday.

By Contributor on Wednesday Jul 10 2019

Cadets from around Kootenay area headed out to various summer Cadet Training Centres (CTCs) early in the morning on July 7, 2019.  In attendance were members of the local 581 Castlegar Air Cadets. Cadets S. Corke, D. Johnson, X. Laird, and J.

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Wednesday Jul 10 2019

Come join the members of the Robson Volunteer Fire Department (RVFD) at 3037 Waldie Avenue for an open house on Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Enjoy free food, fun for the kids and live entertainment, featuring Baker Street Blues!