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By Sara Golling on Saturday Jun 06 2020

Racism.  It’s a hot topic because the examples of racist brutality against Black and Indigenous people have become undeniable –  many are proven by on-the-spot videos. Hordes of citizens in both the USA and Canada are protesting systemic racist police brutality and murder, many are rioting, and many rio

By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jun 06 2020

Nelson Police are reporting a second drug overdose in the city within the past two months.

Thursday, (June 4, 2020) at 7:07 p.m., NPD dispatch received a complaint of a female that was non-responsive in the backyard area of a structure in the 800 block of Vernon Street. 

By Kyra Hoggan on Friday Jun 05 2020

A structure fire on Yew Street this morning has destroyed two homes, one vehicle and many possessions, including a quad, according to Castlegar Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

He said the call came in at roughly 11 a.m., while crews were responding to a report of a grass fire adjacent to Fairview along Hwy 22.

By Timothy Schafer on Friday Jun 05 2020

The regional district has pulled the plug on the idea of securing a boat launch to service the Taghum and Blewett area.

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Thursday Jun 04 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) continues to assess the impact and damage that occurred from flooding, heavy rain and strong winds this past weekend across the entire region.

Working with local and provincial authorities, the RDCK is currently prioritizing its action plan to support those most affected.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 04 2020

The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Kootenay River Ranch Conservation Area just got bigger, thanks to the support of numerous funding partners.

By CBT on Thursday Jun 04 2020

Businesses, social enterprises and the workforce in the Columbia Basin now have access to even more support to help them in these challenging times. In response to ongoing COVID-19-related developments—including the re-opening of many businesses—Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the ways it can help people and businesses move forward.

By Contributor on Thursday Jun 04 2020

The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the return-to-hockey process in Canada.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 04 2020

In a media release Thursday, RCMP said police are investigating a theft of industrial batteries from the Nakusp Pole Yard which is situated in the 100-block of Highway 6 East Nakusp.

RCMP said the theft is believed to have occurred on (Saturday) May 30, 2020 at approximately 12:45 a.m.

By Jeff Sawyer on Thursday Jun 04 2020

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