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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.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Nov 04 2018

A little rain could not dampen the spirits of a crowd that gathered outside the Kootenay Lake Forestry Centre on the North Shore to raise awareness about the impacts of industrial logging of their watersheds.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Nov 02 2018

Interior Health said in a media release that testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) just got easier for residents across the Interior Health (IH) region, now that On Demand testing is available at all IH laboratories.

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Oct 31 2018

Japanese Knotweed is among the most feared invasive weeds, because of its effects on real estate values, taxes and infrastructure; it is unfortunately able to damage all three – it damages property values merely by being there, raises taxes by increasing municipal costs, and damages infrastructure by invading foundations, pavements and pipes and then expanding its operations.

by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Oct 28 2018

The site of the South Slocan Dam will be undergoing a facelift.

A variance was given to FortisBC to undertake the demolition of three old buildings on-site and refinish the grade which required the installation of a retention wall and railing at the South Slocan Dam site.

Although the land is outside the city, it is still owned by the city.

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