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by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Apr 12 2022

A suspended doctor and a few colleagues toured the Kootenays over the weekend to warn parents about the risks of vaccinating kids.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Apr 12 2022

The future of the old-growth forest of Enterprise Creek is still uncertain.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Apr 11 2022

The city needs to step up and not wave in its commitment to the arts and culture sector in the Heritage city, says one city councillor.

Keith Page said it was the municipal government’s responsibility to aid and abet all parts of the arts and culture sector as the community recovers from the latest wave of the pandemic and restrictions are being lifted.

by Bob Hall on Sunday Apr 10 2022

Students in Selkirk College’s SOAR Program enjoyed a virtual visit with award-winning Canadian musician Serena Ryder where she introduced her house plants and pets, chatted about the healing power of song and graciously answered questions.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Sunday Apr 10 2022

In a media release, the Grand Forks RCMP said officers responded to more than 190 calls during the month of March.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Apr 10 2022

The province’s forests and the forestry industry have a role to play in climate change, says one of the region’s industry professionals.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Apr 08 2022

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is joining with most other public facilities in not requiring proof of vaccination to use recreation facilities and services, as of Friday, April 8, 2022.

The decision comes after the recent announcement from the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) earlier this week.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Apr 06 2022

Agroforestry could be the next belt that city council buckles up, after one councillor advanced the idea to the next strategic planning session.

Keith Page petitioned council to consider discussing establishing a “greenbelt” encircling the city which would protect Nelson from the effects of wildfire and also add another facet to the city’s economy.

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