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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Aug 13 2021

A quadruple threat has beset the region as problems from the continued heat, smoke from forest fires, COVID-19 and drought are on the rise.

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 12 2021

The City of Trail, in conjunction with Leaders International Executive Search, has officially started the recruitment process for the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 12 2021

The BC Wildfire Service is preparing to conduct an aerial planned ignition on the Trozzo Creek wildfire on August 12 or August 13, 2021.

Residents of nearby communities are advised that smoke will be visible from Winlaw, Slocan, Highway 6 and surrounding areas.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Aug 12 2021

The flames of the COVID-19 wave have been fanned further in the city as another Nelson institution has reported a positive case.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Aug 11 2021

 

With no proper full sized or level outside basketball court available in the city a grass-roots basketball organization has turned to the bocce lanes at Lakeside to build their hoop dreams.

by Interior Health Authority on Wednesday Aug 11 2021

Interior Health is advising the public as heat continues to build in the Interior, rising temperatures will increase the potential for heat-related illnesses.

To review current weather advisories, including heat alerts, from Environment Canada, please visit https://weather.gc.ca/mainmenu/alert_menu_e.html

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 11 2021

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is advising the public of a positive for COVID-19 at the Nelson and District Community Complex earlier this month.

The RDCK said in a media release Wednesday that staff was notified by Interior Health (IH) that a guest, who was a participant in a camp program on August 5 and 6, tested positive for COVID-19.

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 11 2021

The Lower Columbia Affordable Housing Society (LCAHS) proudly provided a tour in early July  for representatives of organizations who contributed funding and support to the development of Columbia Park Housing in East Trail.  The nine units of affordable rental housing in the 3 storey building are providing great new homes for individuals and families residing in the Lower Columbia

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