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by Interior Health Authority on Sunday Nov 22 2020

Interior Health has declared an outbreak at Orchard Manor after one staff member tested positive for COVID-19. No residents have tested positive for COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms at this time.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Nov 21 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is doing an about-face on its decision to continue its regular season.

by Contributor on Friday Nov 20 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has provided an update on league operations following the Provincial Health Order issued on November 19th:

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 19 2020

 The BC RCMP has notified the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) following a 911 incident near Mountain Station, south of Nelson.

In a media release Thursday, RCMP said the incident which has resulted in injury to one man.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 19 2020

B.C.'s provincial health officer issued a host of new orders as the province looks to bring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) following days of record new cases.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 19 2020

Interior Health said in a media release Thursday, the investigation into community cluster of COVID-19 cases in the broader Salmo areareveals in the past 14 days, there have been 23 cases identified in the region extending south from Nelson.

Interior Health said the majority of these cases are linked to several social events that occurred in Salmo.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 18 2020

On Tuesday, customers, particularly in the Nelson area, realized a time before internet and smart phones after a power pole caught fire near One Mile on the North Shore causing major damage to the Shaw fibre line.

Members of the North Shore Fire Department rushed to scene to extinguish the early morning fire that caused delays to commuter traffic on Highway 3A.

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 17 2020

British Columbians have been nimble in adapting their individual actions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities over the last ten months, and it has had a big impact.

Our actions have helped keep our hospitals, schools and workplaces open - and protect the ones we love.