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by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Apr 15 2022

Six areas in the regional district are underserved by high speed internet, according to a provincial report, but there may be more.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Apr 15 2022

The effects of the Cultus Creek fire could threaten a section of the CP Rail line southeast of the city, says a post wildfire natural hazards risk analysis report commissioned by province.

Last summer the Cultus Creek fire burned approximately 7,589 hectares about 35 kilometres southeast of Nelson, on the west side of Kootenay Lake.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Apr 13 2022

To assist with documenting and helping better understand the risks of Lyme disease in the province, the BC Centre of Disease Control has started a new program to help the identification of ticks.

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Apr 13 2022

On Monday, April 11, Trail and Greater District RCMP received a warning from a local resident about the Trail Detachment phone number 250-364-2566 being displayed on call identification by fraudsters, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Apr 13 2022

The location for the Wednesday city farmers’ market has been set, moving to the 600 block of Baker Street and the Hall Street Plaza.

City council gave third reading to the bylaw that permanently positioned the market, that has bounced around for years along Baker Street and even to Cottonwood Park, in the plaza — an area specifically designed to host such events.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Apr 12 2022

A suspended doctor and a few colleagues toured the Kootenays over the weekend to warn parents about the risks of vaccinating kids.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Apr 12 2022

The future of the old-growth forest of Enterprise Creek is still uncertain.

by Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Apr 11 2022

The city needs to step up and not wave in its commitment to the arts and culture sector in the Heritage city, says one city councillor.

Keith Page said it was the municipal government’s responsibility to aid and abet all parts of the arts and culture sector as the community recovers from the latest wave of the pandemic and restrictions are being lifted.

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