A nearly zero per cent rental availability rate in Nelson had troubled Jim Reimer for years.
Two years later the song remains the same.
In the 2019 federal election the Liberals won a minority government — being declared before polls closed in B.C. — and Conservative candidate Rob Morrison edged NDP candidate Wayne Stetski for the Kootenay-Columbia seat.
The Trail Smoke Eaters, in conjunction with Hockey Canada and BC Hockey, are excited to announce a special exhibition game, as the Smoke Eaters will face off against Canada's National Women's Team.
Outpatient care has improved for people in Trail and surrounding communities with the opening of the new ambulatory care wing at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) on Sept. 20, 2021.
Other communities that will benefit include Rock Creek, Grand Forks, Castlegar, Salmo, Nelson, the Slocan Valley, Nakusp, Kaslo and Crawford Bay.
People can light them if they got them as the burning ban has been lifted in most of the rural West Kootenay region.
As of late last week open burning is permitted in several fire zones, including Kootenay Lake — which contains Nelson and the Slocan Valley — Arrow, Columbia, Invermere and Cranbrook.
BC Hockey’s AAA Leagues enter the 2021-22 season with the exciting introduction of a new league name, logo and brand.
The British Columbia Elite Hockey League (BCEHL) will now be the official home to the top AAA hockey players in the province at the U15, U17, and U18 level.
Effective at noon Pacific Time on Thursday, September 16, 2021, the Southeast Fire Centre said all open burning will be permitted in the Cranbrook, Invermere, Columbia, Arrow and Kootenay Lake fire zones.
However, open burning will remain prohibited in the Boundary fire zone.
In the Boundary Zone the following equipment and activities remain prohibited:
The city has approved a proposal by the Nelson Hoops Association to construct a regulation-sized basketball court at Lakeside Park, over 10 years after a similar proposal by two enterprising young men was denied by the council of the day.