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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Apr 20 2022

The medium is the message but city council is now tasked with nailing down which medium that will be.

The provincial Community Charter was recently amended to provide flexibility to municipal governments to consider how to publish required notices to the public, rather than using the previous default method of advertising twice in a local newspaper.

by Letters to the editor on Tuesday Apr 19 2022

To The Editor:

Open letter to the Community


by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Apr 18 2022

Team West Kootenay won the bronze medal in the U18 division at BC Club Volleyball Championships this past weekend at the Richmond Oval.

Team West Kootenay, consisting of players from Nelson and Castlegar, defeated CVVC Strikers from Courtney 2-0 (25-13, 29-27) in the Consolation Final to capture the medal.

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Apr 18 2022

A home in the Rosemont Mobile Park was gutted following a fire Monday afternoon said Nelson Fire & Rescue Services in a media release.

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services said both on duty members responded to the call at 7:03 p.m. Monday of a structure fire in the Rosemont Mobile Park, located in the 900 block of West Gore Street.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Apr 18 2022

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Highway 3 — Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass — due to a late snowfall.

Environment Canada said Monday that total accumulations are expected between 15 to 20 cm beginning this afternoon until Tuesday.

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Apr 18 2022

With the latest push by the Russians in eastern Ukraine, now, more than ever, is a time for people to come together to support the people of the ravaged European country.

In Nelson, what began as friends having dinner with people of Ukrainian heritage has blossomed into a drive to re-locate families to the Heritage City from the war-torn country.

by Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Apr 17 2022

Quick action by a Grand Forks man most likely saved family dog from severe injury following a cougar attack in the Boundary region earlier this month.

Reports from mainstream media said Ian Orser, a plumber from Grand Forks, was working at a residence near Christina Lake when he and his daughter heard a commotion.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Apr 15 2022

Six areas in the regional district are underserved by high speed internet, according to a provincial report, but there may be more.