Local fire departments worked together to knock down a structure fire at the 2500 block of Granite Road Nelson Fire Rescue said in a media release Friday.
The fire, causing an estimated $350,000 in damage, was kept from breaching the main floor of the residence.
Late Thursday, the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs, Premier John Horgan and Scott Fraser, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, have issued the following statement to mark the start of a new reconciliation process:
As supporters of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation’s Gidimt’en clan continue to protest outside the Nelson constituent office of MLA Michelle Mungall, the Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources said the office will remain closed until further notice.
To The Editor:
Dear Michelle Mungall:
As a constituent, I don't feel represented by you as my MLA or by Premier John Horgan. Even though it's become almost routine to break election promises in Canadian politics, it is not acceptable.
BC bats are threatened by disease, and researchers are again asking for the public to help. White Nose Syndrome (WNS), a fungal disease responsible for the death of millions of bats in eastern North America, has moved to the west coast.
Over the past year and half, I’ve been working collaboratively with Washington State Governor Jay Inslee to strengthen the relationship between Washington state and B.C. and seize opportunities in the Pacific Northwest.
First, let’s straighten out that “world of politics” reference; politicians do not, and should not feel entitled to, occupy some separate sphere from the rest of us on this planet. But in some ways, they seem to: politicians seem to have some special license, à la James bond, to kill – to kill truth with words.
Police are seeking public information after two incidents of vehicle damage and thefts earlier this month, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
A two-month long search for an alleged armed robbery suspect who is wanted on outstanding warrants has led RCMP to seek the public’s assistance in locating him.