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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Oct 07 2019

Nelson Hydro is alerting customers of a scam circulating in and around the power network the City of Nelson utility said in a recent media release.

Nelson Hydro said scammers are contacting customers by phone and telling the client they owe money and will be disconnected unless immediate payment is made via pre-paid credit cards or bitcoin.

by Timothy Schafer on Monday Oct 07 2019

If you think you smell a rat in New Denver, you could be right.

The village in the heart of the Slocan Valley could be contending with a rodent problem, said village regional district representative and councillor Colin Moss in a report to the Regional District of Central Kootenay board of directors.

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 06 2019

This October 2019, TB Vets Charitable Foundation is proud to announce, through the generosity of our donors, $793,793 worth of respiratory equipment was donated to 28 different Hospital, University and Search and Rescue Foundations all over our province including right here in the Rockies.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 06 2019

Western Pacific Marine Ltd, operators of the Kootenay Lake Ferry system, issued a media release Saturday explaining their side of the ongoing dispute that has caused service interruptions and that has seen regular sailings reduced to a few essential sailings per day during the past few weeks.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 03 2019

RCMP said they have identified the person involved after four students from Nakusp Secondary School were approached by a suspicious woman in a mini-van Wednesday.

“This situation is still under investigation, however, the evidence gathered does not suggest that this incident was an attempted abduction or involved any other criminal activity,” RCMP said in a media release Friday.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 03 2019

There is a peaceful protest planned for Friday at the Kootenay Lake Ferry terminals to raise awareness of the struggles by frequent users of the operation that binds the communities on the West and East shores of Kootenay Lake.

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Oct 03 2019

Plastics could be on the endangered species list for October in Nelson.

The city is considering legislation to declare October as a plastics free month, following up on a July city council resolution declaring October to be “Plastics Free Month” and directing city staff to take action to advance and promote the campaign with the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce.

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Oct 02 2019

The RCMP officer involved in a shooting that critically injured a man last year in Grand Forks could face a charge of attempted murder following a report by the Independent Investigation Office of B.C. to the B.C. Prosecution Service.

The IIO released a media statement Wednesday regarding the May 10, 2018, incident in Grand Forks.