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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 10 2020

Interior Health said Tuesday staff is investigating a cluster of COVID-19 cases in the greater Salmo area after it was confirmed by the village that nine (9) cases have been confirmed.

“The investigation is ongoing, so we are unable to provide a specific number at this time,” Interior Health said in an emailed statement.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 10 2020

The City of Nelson has decided to adopt a “face-covering or mask” policy inside city-owned buildings and facilities.

In a media release Tuesday, the City of Nelson said the decision to move to the next level of response in our COVID-19 Safety Plan was due to the increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in the immediate region.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Nov 10 2020

The BC RCMP has notified the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) of an incident which has resulted in injury to a man and a woman.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Nov 10 2020

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, at roughly11:50 a.m., Golden RCMP, Trans Canada East Traffic Services (TCETS) and Emergency Services responded to a fatal collision on Highway 1, near Donald, BC, according to RCMP Cpl. Mike Halskov.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 10 2020

Following news of an increase in COVID-19 cases in Salmo and Creston combined with record-setting new case numbers in the province, management at the Nelson Leafs Recycling Centre is requiring all customers wear masks effective Thursday, November 12, 2020 when attending the 120 Silica Street facility.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 10 2020

After guidelines were recently updated by the BC Provincial Health Officer regarding gatherings and events, the Regional District of Central Kootenay adopted  some best practices to keep the community safe and our youth act

by Benjamin Phillips on Tuesday Nov 10 2020
The Smoke Eaters are excited to announce their 2020/21 leadership group while also officially welcoming in committed players and a new signing.
The Smoke Eaters are pleased to announce that along with captain Cody Schiavon, second year forwards Connor Sweeney and Chase Dafoe have been named assistant captains for this season.
by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Nov 09 2020

The Village of Salmo said on its website Monday that there are nine (9) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the village.

The announcement comes a few days after Salmo Community Services said (see story below) that a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.