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A local resident reported to The Nelson Daily that there has been a cougar sighting in the Taghum region west of Nelson Thursday.

The sighting was said to have happened during the morning hours.

The resident tells The Nelson Daily a cougar was spotted siting on...

Transient campers, impaired drivers as well as an increase in people consuming alcohol and drugs in the downtown core kept police busy during the past week said a Nelson Police Department media release Thursday.

“Nelson Police Department has noted an increase in calls for service...

Jeevan Sihota of Victoria holds a commanding five shot lead over the field after Day one of the 2017 BC Juvenile Golf Championships at Granite Pointe at Nelson.

Sihota carded eight birdies and one bogey to finish the opening round with a score of 7-under-par 65.

Second is Matt...

Granite Pointe at Nelson will be filled with many young golfers as a field of 80 takes to the Rosemont track Tuesday for a practice round in preparation for the 2017 BC Juvenile Golf Championships.

The 54-hole tournament begins Wednesday.

One of the players on the course is Brendon...

While the public enjoys the summer, or dealing with the smoke, the Nelson Road Kings executive has been busy putting the final pieces of the puzzle together on the 2017 Queen City Cruise set for September 8-9th in beautiful Nelson, BC.

As early as Friday, September 8th at 1 p.m., the public will notice fancy cars and trucks from pre-1949 filling the streets and highways in...

Southern Interior RCMP are warning the public of telephone solicitations in the name of Cops for Kids that could be circulating throughout the Southeast District and other parts of the province.

The RCMP report separate calls are being received of suspicious phone soliciting in addition to aggressive and high pressure type phone soliciting. "In most cases, callers on the phone are...

Alcohol gets better of some CannaFest Music goers

Grand Forks RCMP said police had to deal with a few alcohol incidents at the three-day Cannafest 2017 Music Festival.

"In general, the attendees at “Cannafest” were a well-behaved crowd," said Sgt. Jim Fenske Detachment Commander at Grand Forks RCMP.

"However, despite warnings from the police and event organizers, Grand Forks RCMP did write approximately 40 violation...

Canadians have been able to qualify for much larger mortgages over the past two decades because of declining interest rates and rising incomes, and that has more than likely translated into higher home prices, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

“Increased borrowing power, brought about by falling interest rates and...