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The city will have a new ambassador to carry the message that is Nelson to the world outside the Heritage City.

City council has voted to establish a sports ambassador policy to represent, support and promote Nelson’s active culture in and outside of the community in the form of the...

Canadians go to the polls on Monday, October 21, 2019 to elect a new government that will guide the country for the next four years.

In the Kootenay Columbia riding, a handful of candidates — ...

Nelson Boxing Club is once again hosting a Boxing Card Saturday (October 19th) at the Rod and Gun Club.

Fight Night VII is a night of Olympic-style boxing featuring national-level athletes from Calgary, Spokane, Kelowna, Victoria, Cranbrook, Nanaimo and Nelson’s own Boxing Club.

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The vibe in the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre this past weekend felt more like early-March than mid-October with the Selkirk College Saints and University of Victoria Vikes battling in a two-game series that had the intensity of the post-season.

The Saints home opening...

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services Chief Len MacCharles is encouraging residents to reduce the amount of deadfall, woody debris and long grasses around their homes to minimize the fire risk posed by these ground fuels ahead of next year’s wildfire season. The spring and fall are good times to reduce the amount of fuel around your home that could ignite from an ember shower from a nearby...

Columbia Basin Trust is now providing over 70 programs and initiatives to Basin communities thanks to a strong year for its investments.

“The performance of our hydropower facilities once again surpassed our expectations,” said Johnny Strilaeff, Columbia Basin Trust President and Chief Executive Officer. “The focus on managing these assets to ensure reliability resulted in fewer...

Column: We owe Greta and the world's youth more than a Nobel Prize
Many people, including me, expected Greta Thunberg to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Instead, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali was deservedly awarded for ending more than 20 years of conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.

Greta and the young people worldwide urging adults to care about their future don’t need a Nobel. They...

Taxpayers puked a year ago, and they still feel nauseous. Another investigation has confirmed there is a sickening waste of taxpayer dollars afflicting the B.C. legislature. We need more than ginger ale, noodle soup and soothing words — we need a policy overhaul.

While Auditor-General Carol Bellringer’s investigation wasn’t a forensic audit that investigates allegations of fraud, her...