The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary held a light meeting in regards to business as the new board was sworn in during the inaugural meeting following the recent civic election.
Six returning directors, seven new directors sworn in
Not since 2013 when current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau travelled through the Kootenays has a leader of a Federal Party stopped in Nelson.
Saturday, Jagmeet Singh, leader of the NDP toured the Heritage City before holding court in front of a crowd of supporters during the Kootenay-Columbia nomination meeting for MP Wayne Stetski at the Nelson Curling Club Lounge.
Bear Hughes scored twice to lift the Spokane Braves to a 4-2 victory over the Nelson Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Sunday afternoon in the Lilac City.
The win is the second in as many games for the Braves against Murdoch Division leading Leafs. Spokane defeated Nelson 6-4 October 31.
One person was taken to hospital following a single-vehicle accident west of Nelson on Highway 3A near Taghum Shell Sunday afternoon.
At approximately 1:30 p.m., a Dodge pick-up truck appeared to locked up its brakes while travelling west on Highway 3A 10 kilometers west of Nelson before crashing into the cement barrier and coming to rest on its roof.
Traffic was slowed Friday afternoon on Highway 3A in Nelson following a two-vehicle accident at the corner of Cedar and Front Street.
One person was taken to Kootenay Lake Hospital by Emergency Health Services with minor injuries after the two vehicles collided, with a small car hitting the power pole near SK Electronics.
The provincial government was on the move this week, making announcements throughout the province regarding plans to fund 4,900 new affordable mixed-income rental homes.
The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced Friday the team has acquired forward Chase Stevenson (’99) in a three-team trade involving the Surrey Eagles and Powell River Kings.
The Nelson Leafs training staff is being put to the test as the Murdoch Division leaders host the Fernie Ghostriders in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Saturday at the NDCC Arena.
The home game is the first since late October for the Green and White.
BC Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Minister Michelle Mungall was in Nelson-Creston riding this week promoting some of the changes the NDP has passed in the BC Legislature.
By Graeme Lee Rowlands
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