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by David Suzuki on Wednesday Aug 21 2019

B.C. is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on a captive breeding program to protect spotted owls. With an estimated six of the owls left in the wild in Canada, all in B.C., that seems like good news. But while the program includes some habitat protection, the province is also approving logging in habitat the owl needs to survive.

It’s a major flaw in government-led conservation...

by Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Aug 20 2019

As I knock...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 20 2019

The Water Smart Ambassador for the Regional District of Central Kootenay, Geneviève Bergeron, has been busy throughout the summer showcasing the recently developed Xeriscape Demonstration Garden located in Crescent Valley Beach Regional Park a few kilometers north of the Highway 3A/6 Junction in the Slocan Valley.

Bergeron said this is the first public demonstration garden...

by Regional District of Central Kootenay on Monday Aug 19 2019

 Join Robson Fire Fighters on and Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 as they host the fifth annual Firefighter Games in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Be sure to attend this FREE family friendly event that will kick off with opening ceremonies at 11a.m Saturday at the Pass Creek Regional Exhibition Grounds!

To show their support for people with neuromuscular disorders, Robson...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 19 2019

In a media release Monday, RCMP issued another plea for the public to come forward with any information that may aid them in locating a missing Nakusp man.

36-year-old Christopher Sanford was last seen on August 4, 2019 in Nakusp. 

He was reported to police as...

by Sara Golling on Monday Aug 19 2019

If anyone sees the KHS model 650-800 mountain bike stolen from a St. Paul Street  residence in Rossland sometime between August 14 and mid-day August 16, please call the RCMP at 250-364-2566 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) if you wish to remain anonymous.  The bike, pictured above, has been modified since the photo was...

by Contributor on Monday Aug 19 2019

George Hazard-Benoit has been found safe and sound after spending 30 plus hours in thick dense woods in the Lions Lake area in Mackenzie.

George was reported missing after he became separated from his mom while she and a friend were berry picking.

An extensive ground and air search commenced and numerous resources came to help search for George. Search and rescue teams from...

by Sara Golling on Monday Aug 19 2019

UPDATE:  Canada's Chief Electoral Officer, Stephane Perrault, issued a public statement today, clarifying that environmental groups can say "whatever they want" during the election period, subject to the usual rules. There had been a rash of reports and opinion pieces, including this one, and...

by Contributor on Monday Aug 19 2019

Kootenay Pride is gearing up for the 24th Annual Pride celebration coming up at the end of the month.

Over the years, this celebration has grown to include community events all week long culminating in the Pride Parade on Sunday, September 1st on Baker Street.

This year we kick off the week by raising the Pride and Trans flags in front of City Hall on Monday, Aug 26th at 11 a.m...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Aug 18 2019

A young male was taken to hospital after falling from a rope swing near Fisherman’s Pit Road beach Sunday afternoon.

The accident happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. Sunday when a male fell from a rope swing on Kootenay River, approximately 10 kilometers west of Nelson and a few hundred feet from Fisherman's Pit beach.

Beasley Fire Rescue attended with on-ground first responders...

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