Following the massive protest Wednesday on the streets of Nelson, area first responders showed their support for frontline healthcare workers with a cavalcade of emergency vehicles through the Heritage City Friday evening.
A few late summer rainfall events have not masked the drought-level conditions persisting in the West Kootenay region, according to the latest data from the province.
Water sources overall across the region are still designated Level 4 — a severe drought designation — from the BC River Forecast Centre (BCRFC) as hot and dry weather has continued to impact the West Kootenay.
A seat on the bus in Nelson could become an endangered species as a new program providing free transit to those under 12 kicks in this week.
Hundreds of people against what some believe are heavy-handed steps taken by BC government to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic took to the streets of Nelson as part of a provincial-wide rally.
Dear Friends, Neighbours and Community Members,
On Aug. 16, at 11:01 a.m. Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report about a 25-year-old Trail man who attempted to steal approximately $1000 worth of items from a local store located in the 1600 block of Marcolin Drive in Trail.
Nelson Police said officers have identified and arrested 36-year-old male in connection with the August 28, 2021, grass fire near Highway 6/3A and below the Alpine Motel.
The fire was quickly extinguished by Nelson Fire & Rescue Services members.
It’s time to meet your candidates for the next federal election Sept. 20.
Well, at least meet them in a virtual sense. Social distancing has infiltrated the latest version of a Canadian federal election and there have yet to be any in-person forums or gatherings during this fourth wave campaign.