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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Apr 07 2021

Highway 3A approximately one kilometer west of Nelson was reduced to single-lane traffic Wednesday morning while first responders dealt with a truck accident.

Initial reports indicate the driver of a white pickup, heading westbound on Granite Road, veered off the secondary road through the brush before sliding over a rock face and ending up in the ditch on Highway 3A.

by Letters to the editor on Tuesday Apr 06 2021
Open letter to Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

I am deeply distressed with the decisions your government has made and is continuing to make on old growth logging in BC.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Apr 05 2021

Main Street Diner owner Nicholas Diamond decided enough was enough, closing the doors to his Baker Street restaurant Saturday afternoon after numerous visiting patrons were ignoring COVID-19 safety protocols.

by CBT on Monday Apr 05 2021

At the Procter Village Café, the swirly cinnamon buns are topped with sweet, gooey icing — and are in very high demand.

When the café opened in August 2020, almost two years after Procter’s previous bakery had shut down, the excitement was immediate, with a socially distanced lineup stretching outside.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Apr 04 2021

Nelson Police identified, and issued violation tickets, to three people following a Saturday afternoon Freedom rally against COVID-19 provincial public health orders outside City Hall.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Apr 02 2021

In a letter to Big White Mountain posted on the company website, Interior Health said it is advising anyone who attended a congregate event at Big White Ski Resort on March 29 that they have put themselves at risk of contracting COVID-19 and should monitor themselves closely for symptoms of COVID-19.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Mar 31 2021

Kootenay Lake School District Superintendent Christine Perkins said Wednesday masks are now “required” to be worn for all students Grades 4-12 attending school.

In an email statement to Kootenay Lake District Parents Advisory, Perkins also said the wearing of masks is “highly recommended” for students in Kindergarten to Grade 3.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 30 2021

NDP MLA Katrine Conroy says funding for Kootenay West airports will help them stay open so people can travel for essential purposes and access the services they need.

This support will ensure these companies are able to weather the challenges due to decreased ridership brought on by the COVID-19 and help them plan for a post-pandemic world.

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