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February 2019
By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Feb 09 2019

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.

By Contributor on Friday Feb 08 2019

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: 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Feb 08 2019

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.

By Letters to the editor on Thursday Feb 07 2019

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.

By Contributor on Thursday Feb 07 2019

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.

By John Horgan on Thursday Feb 07 2019

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.

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Feb 06 2019

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.

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Feb 06 2019

Police are seeking public information after two incidents of vehicle damage and thefts earlier this month, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Feb 06 2019

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.

By CBT on Wednesday Feb 06 2019

Columbia Basin Trust is announcing changes to its Board of Directors. Rick Jensen has been reappointed to the role of Chair while Jocelyn Carver, who joined the Board in 2018, has been appointed Vice-Chair.