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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 01 2019

Members of the BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) were on the picket lines Sunday in Balfour as part of a weekend strike that shutdown the Kootenay Lake ferry between Balfour and Kootenay Bay.

Ferry workers walked the picket line in front of the entrance ramp, shutting down the MV Osprey and MV Balfour to routine travel during the Labour Day long weekend.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 29 2019

Kootenay Pride 2019 kicked off the week of celebrations with the raising of the banner over Baker on Monday prior to raising the Pride and Transgender flags in front of City Hall.

Pride events continue through the week before the annual parade Sunday (September 1) beginning at 3 p.m.

Thursday, at Touchstones Museum, is Queer Date Night from 5 -7 p.m.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

by Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager

KIJHL Communications Manager Emanuel Sequeira spoke with all teams in the Neil Murdoch Division as the teams prepare to open training camp for the upcoming season.

Nelson Leafs were the first out of the gate, holding training camp over the weekend at the NDCC Arena.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

Investigators are seeking public assistance and ask anyone that travelled on Forest Crowne Gate (between Kimberley and Marysville) between 10 p.m. and midnight on Sunday, August 25, 2019, to contact police after woman was found unresponsive and died RCMP said in a media release.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

It must be getting close to the Federal Election.

Why else would NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh pay another visit to Nelson.

Singh, member of parliament for Burnaby South riding, was in the Heritage City Tuesday speaking to the electorate while offering up ice cream during an informal Meet and Greet outside Save-on-Foods in the Chalko Mika Mall.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

BC Used Oil Management Association (“BCUOMA”), a not-for-profit group dedicated to the collection and recycling of lubricating oil, oil filters, oil containers, antifreeze and antifreeze containers in British Columbia, today announced that OK Tires, located at 8147 Old Waneta Road, Trail, has upgraded their used oil recycling facility.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

Users of Kootenay Lake Ferries, BCGEU employees and Western Pacific Marine, ferry operators, are waiting for an expected ruling later this week by the Labour Relations Board.

The board is determining the service of levels during possible job action by the BCGEU.

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

Kootenay Savings Outdoor Movie Night is coming to Haley Park in Warfield on Saturday, Sept. 7, featuring the hit family film – How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World!

 Admission is by cash or non-perishable food donation to the Trail Salvation Army Food Bank.Let's pack the park and help put food on the plates and in the cupboards of those in need!  T

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