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By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 07 2021

Nelson Police said in a media release Sunday that the man involved in a street incident that cost the life of an Abbotsford Police Officer in July 2020 in the Nelson downtown has now been charged with Manslaughter.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 07 2021

Local Chiefs from the various first responder units in Nelson went over and above the call of duty Saturday morning at Lakeside Park to raise more than $10,000 for BC Special Olympics as part of the BC FreezinforaReason Campaign.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 07 2021

Nelson voters have a chance to check out the three candidates vying for the vacant seat on City Council seat during two all-candidates forums.

Nicole Charlwood, Brenton Raby and Joshua Wapp all submitted nominations papers for the upcoming March 27th By-Election.

By Timothy Schafer on Sunday Mar 07 2021

A Nelson Innovation Centre delegation was taken to task in the wake of an $85,000 ask from the city as the annual pre-budget setting conversations continued in the virtual realm at City Hall.

By Michael Jessen on Sunday Mar 07 2021

“Just, (screw) the whole fossil fuel industry. They need to be nationalized as we transition completely from fossil fuels to preserve what is left of a livable planet.” Peter Kalmus

The evidence is mounting in the courtroom of public judgment; a verdict could be delivered soon.

By Rob Morrison MP Kootenay Columbia on Sunday Mar 07 2021

Recently, it was announced that the government will extend the eligibility of several emergency benefit programs, including the Canada Recovery Benefit.Recipients will be able to receive the benefit for a maximum of 38 weeks between September 27, 2020 and September 25, 2021 - up from 26 weeks.

By Interior Health Authority on Saturday Mar 06 2021

Interior Health will open up its call centre on Monday for seniors to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments.

On Monday, seniors aged 90 and over, and Indigenous peoples aged 65 and over, can begin booking appointments by calling 1-877-740-7747. The call centre is open seven days per week, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

By Province of British Columbia on Friday Mar 05 2021

Families in the Kootenays will have access to almost 150 new licensed child care spaces as part of the Province’s ongoing commitment to increasing access to child care through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 04 2021

RCMP said Emergency Response Team (ERT) was deployed in Kaslo Monday to deal with a distraught woman.

RCMP said the incident began Sunday, February 28, 2021 when officers were informed of using written communication alluding to potential future harm to individuals, such as lethal action and the taking of hostages.

By Eddie Petryshen Wildsight Conservation Specialist on Thursday Mar 04 2021

The numbers are staggering; 500 square kilometres of old growth forests are logged every year in BC. Many of these forests in places like the Coastal or Inland Temperate Rainforests are irreplaceable because they have taken hundreds, if not thousands of years to develop.