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February 2020
By David Suzuki on Tuesday Feb 18 2020

Island Scallops on Vancouver Island has relied on stable ocean conditions since 1989. But CEO Rob Saunders says those started changing a little over a decade ago. Measurements showed dropping pH levels, indicating increased acidity. “We started to notice our larvae weren't swimming very well; they weren't feeding. They were dying at a tremendous rate,” he says.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 18 2020

An Interior Health medical health officer encourages all illicit drug users to have their drugs tested after two people died following drug overdoses Sunday in Nelson.

Interior Health said in an emailed statement Monday, the authority does not have sufficient information to tell the public what specific drug circulating in the Nelson area may be contaminated.

By Charles Jeanes on Monday Feb 17 2020

“History’s so strong...”    Red Hot Chili Peppers

“The human race just kept rollin’ on...”   Neil Young

You can’t outrun the history train.”    Paul Simon

“History doesn’t repeat itself. People do.”    Voltaire

“You and your history, won’t rule me.”    The Who

By DriveSmartBC on Monday Feb 17 2020

When I was posted in the Okanagan in the 1990s I was answering phones in the detachment dispatch office. A caller from Summerland asked what would happen if he decided to take his protest sign down to the highway and conduct his own personal blockade.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 17 2020

The American Hockey League announced in a media release Monday that Springfield Thunderbirds forward Dryden Hunt has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 16, 2020.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 17 2020

In a media release Monday, Nelson Police Department report two individuals died after officers attended calls of street drug overdoses Sunday.

Police said on February 16, 2020 officers responded to three separate calls for medical assistance at three separate locations for reports of street drug overdose.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 16 2020

Nelson Fentanyl Task Force is issuing a urgent warning to the public after it was reported there may have been some people overdose Saturday night (February 15th).

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 16 2020

In 2019, when Pacific Insight closed operations at the facility west of Nelson, many thought that decision would put a serious dent in tech-based companies in the area.

However, nestled in buildings, shared-space cubicles and homes is a tech community that is thriving and keeping Nelsonites employed in a clean-based industry.

By Bob Hall on Saturday Feb 15 2020

The story of Christian Picciolini’s redemption provides hope, but is also difficult to fully fathom. His transition from leader in the hate movement to an award-winning television producer, author and peace advocate provides chilling lessons and powerful insight into the world of extremism.

By Bob Hall on Friday Feb 14 2020

With a home playoff series not in the cards and post-season fate still undetermined, the Selkirk College Saints will be looking for an extra jolt of energy from fans in the team’s final weekend at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre.