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December 2018
By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 11 2018

The morning commute on Highway 3A west of Nelson was slowed Tuesday following a two-vehicle accident meters from Taghum Bridge.

At approximately 8 a.m., two vehicles collided near the bridge sending both drivers into the ditch on the south side of the highway.

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Dec 11 2018

To The Editor:

The advent of legalized marijuana has brought up an important issue to government and private sectors alike: the possibility of marijuana impairment in the workplace causing damage, financial loss, personal harm, or even death.

By Contributor on Monday Dec 10 2018

November now in the books. So, it's time to shift to December with Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing to get the straight goods what to expect on the lakes and rivers for  fishing.

Kootenay Lake:

Another fun month of fishing in November was had by all. And so far December has started out the same.

By Contributor on Monday Dec 10 2018
By Dick Cannings MP on Monday Dec 10 2018

Cannabis was legalized in Canada this October, but unfortunately the federal government didn’t include one important piece in that legislation:  expungement of the records of a half million Canadians with criminal records for simple possession of cannabis. 

By Contributor on Monday Dec 10 2018

By Michael Jessen, The BC Lung Association

The JUUL has invaded the school.

A wildly popular vaping device, the JUUL has become the go-to e-cigarette for school-age young people.

By Trevor Miller on Sunday Dec 09 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters opened the scoring but couldn’t build off of that momentum as they fell by a 3-1 score to the Langley Rivermen on Saturday night at George Preston Arena.

By Contributor on Sunday Dec 09 2018

Princeton RCMP are warning local merchants about a younger couple and older couple who have been purchasing or attempting to purchase items from at least 9 stores in Princeton with counterfeit American $20 and $50 bills.

In a recent media release, RCMP said the group tore through town on Wednesday (December 5,v 2018) and maybe headed west towards the Lower Mainland.

By Trevor Miller on Saturday Dec 08 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters played a hard, physical game and got rewarded for their strong efforts with a 4-1 victory over the Coquitlam Express on Friday night at the Poirier Sports and Leisure Centre. 

By Kyra Hoggan on Friday Dec 07 2018

Christmas came early for local police after the capture and arrest of a Fort St. John man believed to have indulged in a months-long crime spree in this area.