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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 14 2018

The Kootenays received a major contribution to support habitat conservation in the Selkirk Mountain Range between Nelson and Creston following a major announcement Wednesday in Victoria.

by Bob Hall on Friday Nov 09 2018

The sound of whirring tablesaws and smell of fresh cut wood has taken centre stage at Selkirk College’s Silver King Campus with the opening of its new carpentry shop.

As part of the ongoing $23 million renewal of the Nelson-based campus, the 4,500 square foot stand alone shop space replaces the old 3,100 square foot location where learners previously honed their skills. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Nov 09 2018

The burning of tree branchs, discarded logs and stumps from logging or any other land clearing projects is necessary to help protect forested areas during wildfire season said the Southeast Fire Centre.

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Nov 08 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a two-goal comeback to help them out of an eight-game winless stretch as they picked up a 4-3 shootout victory over the Surrey Eagles on Sunday evening at the South Surrey Arena. 

by Interior Health Authority on Thursday Nov 08 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 10 from approximately 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the main entrance to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital will be closed due to construction.

Patients and visitors can access the hospital through the MRI entrance to the hospital during these times (photo attached).

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 07 2018

A Nelson environmentalist is urging his local MP to lobby the federal government to act following a report that said time is running out for the world to make changes to slow the impact of climate change.

by RDKB on Monday Nov 05 2018

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary recently held its October Board Meeting.

Here is a general overview of discussion items and major decisions from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) Board of Directors meeting. The next board meeting is on (Wednesday) November 14 at 6 p.m. in our Trail office.

Cannabis hearings and bylaws

by Letters to the editor on Sunday Nov 04 2018

So far, most of the discussion about Proportional Representation (PR) has focused on fairness. Without a proportional voting system, there’s no way to make every vote count equally. But there are other reasons to adopt it, arguably as valid: it would bring social and financial stability and cut waste.