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by Timothy Schafer on Friday Apr 19 2019

The city is taking the plight of the woods of Cottonwood Lake to the regional level, and is hoping to eventually reach a higher stage.

A resolution has been passed for consideration at the next Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments (AKBLG) convention that addresses forest harvesting for commercial purposes on private lands.

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 16 2019

Cannabis stakeholders and government officials convened to discuss the future of the regulated cannabis market at the inaugural Kootenay Cannabis Symposium, hosted recently at the Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 14 2019

Ryan Bedard scored three times to pace Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Champion Revelstoke Grizzlies to the 2019 Cyclone Taylor Cup Sunday afternoon in Campbell River.

The Grizzlies dumped Victoria Cougars 5-1 to claim the second Cyclone Taylor Cup title in three seasons for the KIJHL.

by Contributor on Sunday Apr 14 2019

There’s music as well as words in the air at the 8th annual Elephant Mountain Literary Festival, July 11-14 in Nelson.

This year singer-songwriter Stephen Fearing joins 2019 EMLF writer-in residence Marilyn Bowering, along with literary luminaries William Deverell, JG Toews, Ian Weir, and Iona Whishaw.

by Bob Hall on Sunday Apr 14 2019

Students from the Contemporary Music & Technology Program are ready to share their talent and passion as they take the stage at Spiritbar in downtown Nelson on April 18 for their year-end showcase.

by Michael Jessen on Sunday Apr 14 2019

“For everything there is a season, and  a time to keep silence, and a time to speak.” – Book of Ecclesiastes, chapter 3

Elizabeth McCord, the fictional U.S. Secretary of State on the hit CBS drama Madam Secretary, is practising a speech at the opening of Season 5’s Episode 18.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Apr 13 2019

Environment Canada said motorists driving higher elevation highways in the Southern Interior to be aware of hazardous conditions Saturday as a spring snowfall is expected for southern mountain passes.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Apr 11 2019

Out with the old, and in with the politically correct — or something like that.

The administration at L.V. Rogers High School in Nelson is considering the idea of changing the nickname used for its sports teams, getting rid of its “Bombers” branding that has been part of the school since the doors opened in 1956.

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