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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 30 2020

In a media release Thursday, Interior Health is reporting that there are four (4) additional COVID-19 cases since last report Wednesday, now for a 360 total in region since the start of the pandemic.

Interior Health said previously, the Kelowna cluster investigation counts were based on cases linked to businesses or gatherings in Kelowna, primarily downtown.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 30 2020

ANKORS (AIDS Network Kootenay Outreach and Support Society) in Nelson has issued at Drug Alert for the Heritage City.

The Drug Alert, issued Wednesday, July 28, 2020, comes after extremely toxic drugs have led to overdoses in the community.

“Extremely toxic concentrations of fentanyl in light yellow pebble — overdoses reported,” the ANKORS press release said.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 30 2020

The Heat Warning forecasted by Environment Canada for much of BC was expected to cool by Friday.

However, it appears most of the province, including the Boundary, West Kootenay, Slocan/Arrow Lakes and Kootenay Lake will see hot conditions through most of the  BC Holiday weekend.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jul 30 2020

No more going-through-the-Canada/U.S.-border-and-zigzagging-through-the-Great-White-North for Americans after Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is announced Thursday that as of July 31, 2020, at 12:01 am PDT stricter rules and additional entry conditions will be imposed on travellers transiting through Canada to Alaska for a non-discretionary purpose.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 29 2020

In response to the July 21, 2020 presentation by West Kootenay People for Racial Justice, the Nelson Police Board issued the following statement:

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Jul 29 2020

Some people have land that can grow crops, but they don’t want to farm; others want to farm and can’t find land. The solution – a program that matches people who want to farm with those who have land available to lease, and want it to stay in production or start producing crops.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jul 28 2020

COVID-19 notification for Liquid Zoo, Kelowna

Interior Health said in a media release Tuesday that further testing of individuals has identified an additional location in Kelowna where individuals may have been exposed to COVID-19.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jul 27 2020

Nelson Fire & Rescue said a decorative globe concentrating the sun’s rays onto the wooden railing was the cause of a small fire in Fairview Sunday afternoon.

In a media release, Nelson Fire & Rescue responded to the fire at 3:25 p.m. after it was reported that flames and smoke coming from a Fairview house. 

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