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by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jul 04 2020

Nelson Police officers were able to remove a considerable amount of fentanyl from the streets following a series of arrests this past week in the Heritage City.

In a media release Nelson Police said officers made a total of three arrests following two separate incidents Monday and Thursday.

Search warrant leads to seizure significant amount of street fentanyl

by Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Jul 01 2020

Nelson cannabis producers are looking to weed out the competition and nip potential copycat products in the bud by transitioning to legally processing the time-tested Kootenay plant.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 30 2020

The Ministry of Forests, Mines Natural Resources Operations and Rural Development said access to Idaho Peak will remain closed for an indefinite period of time after a part of the forest service road to the popular tourist hiking destination was washed away in May.

by Interior Health Authority on Monday Jun 29 2020

People needing care at Arrow Lakes Hospital (ALH) can now access an updated emergency department and new space to support families, with the completion of a significant renovation project at the Nakusp hospital.

by Trail Champion on Monday Jun 29 2020

RCMP Trail Detachment along with West Kootenay Traffic Services responded to a report of two motorcycles colliding on Highway 3B at Marcolin Drive in Trail. Both riders received life threatening injuries and were transported by air ambulance to Kelowna.

by Contributor on Monday Jun 29 2020

Bouldering, a popular form of rock climbing, is trending in the West Kootenays like never before, partly thanks to the release of the area’s first Bouldering Guidebook.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 29 2020

COVID-19 pandemic has put a major kink in the way operating plans of the community and the Columbia Basin Trust is no different.

The CBT is currently developing a short-term plan to help guide its activities during the next 18 to 24 months.

by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Jun 28 2020

The cash crunch coming from the cutting of services and programs within the recreational realm of Nelson due to the COVID-19 pandemic can be overcome, says the regional district’s general manager of Community Services.

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