Despite some concerns about a four-storey assisted-living structure slated for downtown city council approved two variances, paving the way for the structure.
Height, alleyway access, garbage disposal and concentration were issues all raised in two letters sent to the city over the proposed project, noted city senior planner Natalie Andrijancic.
I am writing this letter prior to Election Day s
By Chrystia Freeland
The United States Mexico Canada Agreement is an updated, modernized North American trade agreement that is good for Canada and good for Canadians.
It is the result of Canada being tough at the negotiation table, united at home, and getting the job done.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has been recognized by the joint Provincial-UBCM Green Communities Committee (GCC) as a climate leader for achieving Level 3, the second highest level in a four-level program toward becoming fully carbon neutral.
The weekend may have not gone according to the game plan sketched on the drawing board in the team dressing room, but don’t look now but the Nelson Leafs have reeled off seventh straight wins.
City council must have been in need of a makeover.
Only one incumbent has been returned to city council as six of the seven elected municipal government officials will be different on the next version of council for Nelson.
Voters in Area E have returned Ramona Faust as Regional District of Central Kootenay Director for another term following municipal election results Saturday.
Faust defeated Reggie Goldsbury 747 votes to 370 to return as Area E Director for another four years.
In Area B, incumbent Tanya Wall is back at the RDCK table, edging out Keith Goforth 536 to 421.
Former Mayor Brian Taylor is back to lead Grand Forks for the next four years.
Taylor, who will replace incumbent Frank Konrad who did not seek re-election due to health reasons, defeated Everett Baker by 56 votes to win the municipal election Saturday. Taylor finished the race with 755 votes to 699 for Baker. Gary Smith was third with 94 votes.
The L.V. Rogers Bombers Senior Field Hockey team rolled past Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 5 - 0 in the final West Kootenay League game of the season Thursday at Pass Creek Field.
It’s hockey time in Nelson as the Leafs play host to Murdoch rival Nitehawks of Beaver Valley as the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League resumes play on nine fronts Friday.
Nelson, sporting an impressive 11-1-0-1 record for top spot in the Murdoch Division, has had the Nitehawks number this season, winning both games in the season series.
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