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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jul 30 2019

Coming soon, well maybe in a few years for West Kootenay Transit riders, to a BC Transit bus stop near you — a fully electric provincial fleet.

In a media release, BC Transit announced its pathway to a fully electric provincial fleet.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jul 26 2019

Water activist Jessica Ogden escaped the wrath of the court system Thursday in Nelson when Madam Justice Jennifer Duncan tossed out a contempt of court charge on a technicality.

Odgen appeared in court after being arrested June 21 by RCMP for disobeying a court order at a logging operation near Balfour.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jul 26 2019

In a media release Friday, the BC Wildfire Service said effective at noon Pacific time on Monday, July 29, 2019, Category 2 open burning will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction, including the Rocky Mountain Natural Resource District and the Selkirk Natural Resource District.

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

A Trail man is facing charges in connection with a break-and-enter in Warfield earlier this month, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

He said that on July 6, policereceived a report that an unknown/unknown suspect(s) broke into a detached garage overnight in the 600 block of Shakespeare Street, in Warfield, adding that the follow items were stolen:

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

The BC SPCA’s North Cariboo Branch in Prince George is hoping to find loving homes for the two kittens and seven adult cats found abandoned inside storage bins on a vacant property on Milburn Avenue earlier this month.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

FortisBC experienced storm-related damage to its electricity system overnight and this morning and we’re working to restore service to about 1,500 FortisBC customers in the Christina Lake and communities between Nelson, Crawford Bay and Kaslo.

by BC Hydro on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

A BC Hydro report finds the increased use of A/C in B.C. workplaces is leading to worker discomfort and conflict between employees and employers.

by Trail Champion on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

The usual rash of summertime thefts is well under way again this year, and police are reminding residents to lock their homes and vehicles, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

In a press release, he detailed just some of the recent calls to which police have responded:

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