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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Sep 26 2022

As forest fires continue to burn in the region more projects for adapting to climate change have been announced by the province.

by Contributor on Saturday Sep 24 2022

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is pleased to announce that Commissioner Jeff Dubois has signed a five-year contract extension that will see him remain in his role through the end of the 2027-28 season.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Sep 23 2022

The biggest wildfire threat for Nelson will come from its western edge, but right now the city is powerless to protect itself from that occurrence, says Nelson’s mayor.

John Dooley said it has been known for years that an untreated path through the forest comprises the most dire threat to the city when it comes to wildfire interface fires.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Sep 22 2022

The first public forum in Nelson since before the pandemic began has been announced.

For the first time in over three years people can gather and form opinions — in person — on the next list of hopefuls for city council and the mayor’s seat.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Sep 21 2022

It may be a little early to be thinking about a snow day with forest fires still burning in the region, but the arrival of the white stuff was on the minds of the city recently, as it tried to predict the season to come.

by CBT on Tuesday Sep 20 2022

From upgraded insulation to new heat pumps, 41 buildings with affordable rental housing will see their energy efficiency improve with nearly $6.1 million from Columbia Basin Trust’s Energy Retrofit Program.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Sep 20 2022

Construction has begun on the new and expanded Glenmerry Elementary, improving services for students, families and staff.

by Katrine Conroy on Tuesday Sep 20 2022

Did you know that Trail is the location of one of the most vital facilities on the west coast for keeping waste and hazardous materials out of landfills?