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by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Oct 11 2011

The idea of co-generation may be one of the pieces of the puzzle in the Nakusp region as several groups are beginning to grapple with the idea of righting the village’s listing economic ship.

by Alex Atamanenko on Tuesday Oct 11 2011

Since early July my riding office has been flooded with calls and letters from worried Canadians across the country seeking information and advice on the new enforcement Initiatives for filing US tax returns and reporting foreign bank accounts (FBARs).   Frequently the first question asked is, "Will I be affected by this?" Usually the answer is yes.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Oct 10 2011

School is in for Energy Rebates 101 in Nelson this Wednesday.

Energy Rebates 101 is a new program expected to help people upgrade their home’s energy efficiency and access up to $12,000 in government rebates — and it takes place Oct. 12 at the Prestige Inn (7 p.m.).

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Oct 10 2011

Students and their parents should not expect to receive formal report cards or to attend parent-teacher conferences this year as the teachers’ job action continues, says the region’s school district.

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 09 2011

A team of diverse partners in the Kootenay region taking action to reduce the cosmetic use of pesticides has been recognized with a prestigious national award from the Canadian Cancer Society.  

by Wildsight on Sunday Oct 09 2011

After three years of study, researchers have found no Eurasian water milfoil in Lake Windermere or Columbia Lake.

Eurasian watermilfoil is notorious across North America for its ability to choke out aquatic habitat and cost governments millions of dollars to control.

by Contributor on Saturday Oct 08 2011

Legislation to ban mining and energy development in B.C.’s Flathead River Valley is a welcome first step but the Flathead remains far from protected, conservation groups said today.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Oct 08 2011

The Edgewood Community School will see $40,000 in energy improvements as the regional district strives to make the School District 10 building more energy efficient.