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by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Mar 15 2021

To better protect aquatic species around hydroelectric dams, FortisBC said the company is undertaking research projects on their behavior and habitat.

Starting this spring, FortisBC said the company is studying the migration patterns and habitat use of Rainbow Trout in the lower Kootenay River.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Mar 11 2021

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer is easing Public Health Order in regards to gatherings, amending the order to allow for outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people in the same group.

During Thursday media release, Dr. Henry said now that the days are getting warmer, and longer, it’s time to ease restrictions a little.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 11 2021

Cyclists travelling across the B.O.B (Big Orange Bridge) for a ride on the North Shore should breathe a sigh of relief after the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure recently installed a cyclist-activated warning sign to increase safety.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Mar 09 2021

Police were kept busy last week with three separate drug trafficking arresnts, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Mar 09 2021

Donations for a GoFundMe page continue to pour in for a West Kootenay man killed in a snowmobile accident last week near Kaslo.

by Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Mar 09 2021

Last year, Gord Portman saved two people in a house fire in Penticton. 

When he saw his picture in the local newspaper, he said to himself ‘Oh boy I need help.” Gord was addicted to drugs. So he turned to Discovery House, a local organization that helps men battle their addictions, and he now thanks Discovery House for saving his life.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 08 2021

Cricket anyone?

Seems like an unrealistic request, but if Landon Veregin gets his way the game of cricket may join the likes of soccer, tennis and slopitch as summer activities enjoyed in Nelson.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 07 2021

Nelson Police said in a media release Sunday that the man involved in a street incident that cost the life of an Abbotsford Police Officer in July 2020 in the Nelson downtown has now been charged with Manslaughter.