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by Interior Health Authority on Tuesday Jan 22 2019

Nick Stobbart suffered from shortness of breath, and it kept him from getting around as much as he would have liked. The culprit? Heart failure, due to a bad aortic valve that twice landed the 89-year-old in hospital. The timing could not have been worse, as his wife of 60 years was at home receiving palliative care for cancer.

by Contributor on Monday Jan 21 2019
On Saturday, January 19, Rossland Search and Rescue held its annual Avalanche Awareness Day just outside the Red Mountain base lodge, assisted by Castlegar Search and Rescue.
In this hands-on, free event, members of the public learned how to use avalanche rescue gear such as avalanche transceivers, probes, and shovels.
by Contributor on Monday Jan 21 2019

What better way to enjoy our beautiful Kootenay winter than an evening of guided snowshoeing or fat biking under the moonlight with friends and family?  Get ready for a great evening out in our third annual Moonlight Snowshoe & Fatbike Quest featuring excellent food, outdoor fun, adventure and prizes - all in support of a great cause!

by Contributor on Sunday Jan 20 2019

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) is inviting artists in all disciplines — as well as arts and culture organizations — to apply for funding through the Arts and Culture Program on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jan 20 2019

More than hundred people took to the streets of Nelson to participate in the third Women's March Saturday morning.

Nelsonites joined citizens from across Canada and Washington, support true peace, freedom, or inclusion without equality.

The movement began in 2017 in the United States following President Donald Trump's inauguration.

by Contributor on Friday Jan 18 2019

A $10,000 grant from RDKB Area B, via Director Linda Worley, to the Friends of the Rossland Range (FORR) is a major step toward creation of an accessible trail at Strawberry Pass this coming summer.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 17 2019

Nelson Search and Rescue now have another tool in the toolbelt when dealing with avalanche rescues after the local organization announced that team members Lindsay Eastwood and Freyja (search dog) have successfully received their validation with the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association (CCARDA) this past week.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 15 2019

Nelson Police is advising the public and business owners to beware of any cash transactions following increased reports of counterfeit currency in both Canadian and US currency in the City of Nelson.

In a media release, Nelson Police said the department has received higher than normal reports of counterfeit currency in both Canadian and American currency.