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by The Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Apr 05 2022

On Sunday, Environment Canada called for a Winter Storm Watch for Highway 3 — Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

The storm was expected to drop as much as 25 cm of snow at higher elevations.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Apr 05 2022

An accessibility project for Cottonwood Lake is being given a boost in order to move it ahead to completion.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay board of directors authorized entering into a partnership agreement with the Kootenay Adaptive Sports Association (KASA) for the completion of the Cottonwood Lake accessibility project.

by Bob Hall on Monday Apr 04 2022

The shining talents of students and faculty in Selkirk College’s Contemporary Music & Technology Program will burn bright on stage for a semester-end show that is raising money for the humanitarian effort in Ukraine.

A spring tradition, five ensembles will present an eclectic evening of music that includes both original and covers.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Sunday Apr 03 2022

Environment Canada is advising the public of the potential for significant snowfall on Highway 3 — Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass — and is issuing a Winter Storm Watch.

Environment Canada said Sunday that there is the potential of snowfall accumulation of up to 25 cm through Monday afternoon.

by RDKB on Friday Apr 01 2022

The Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue (KBRFR) service is launching a major new recruitment drive urging people who live and work in Fruitvale, Montrose, Genelle, Warfield and Rossland to join its team.

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Apr 01 2022

The Revelstoke Grizzlies scored three unanswered third period goals to defeat the Nelson Leafs 6-4 and capture the 2022 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Teck Cup Championship Thursday night at the Forum.

The defending Teck Cup Champions win the KIJHL best-of-seven final series 4-1.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Apr 01 2022

One month after two local regional districts were denied the creation of cellular service along a stretch of Highway 3 in the Kootenay-Boundary, the province expanded service on the same highway but from Hope to Keremeos.

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 31 2022

In a media release Thursday, the Province, through BC Housing, said the North Shore Inn in Nelson has been purchased to provide 30 homes with supports for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

The North Shore Inn is located a few hundred meters across the Big Orange Bridge north of Nelson on Highway 3A.