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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday May 24 2022

A waterfront outdoor public pool will be the main feature added to the city’s arsenal of recreational amenities this year as the capital plan for 2022 takes shape.

The city is planning to construct a public outdoor pool for a “new dimension of recreational activity at the pier” when the Hall Street Pier project is launched this summer.

by Contributor on Monday May 23 2022

Spring and summer are busy times for construction and other road-related activity, which brings an increased safety risk for roadside workers in the West Kootenay/Boundary region.

by Contributor on Monday May 23 2022

The Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS) is seeking volunteers to join the fight against aquatic invasive species in the Central Kootenay region.

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 23 2022

Granite Pointe assistant pro Nicklaus Kennedy came within a few strokes of taking the first step to qualifying for the 2022 U.S. Open, set for June 16-19 at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Kennedy finished with a 1-over-par 73 at the U.S. Open Local Qualifying tournament last week at Tumble Creek Club in Cle Elum, Washington.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday May 21 2022

La Niña is setting up to wreak havoc on the West Kootenay.

A higher than normal snowpack and a delayed spring freshet could cause flooding in the region, especially along the shores of Kootenay Lake.

by Contributor on Thursday May 19 2022

Since the mid-2000’s, the collapse of the Kootenay Lake fishery has been apparent, and well documented.

Prior to 2012, the Meadow Creek spawning channel has supported an average of 67.7 million kokanee eggs and an average of 693,000 spawners.

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 19 2022

Downtown Nelson was a maze of construction vehicles and equipment after a water main on the south side of 500 Baker Street experienced a linear break, resulting in a handful of flooded basements of buildings housing some local businesses the City of Nelson said in a media release Thursday.

by City of Trail on Wednesday May 18 2022

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