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By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 30 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Community Services continues to work on getting facilities open to the public.

The most recent announcement by the RDCK said staff and management are working towards a return to aquatics with the opening of indoor pools in Castlegar, Creston and Nelson targeted for Tuesday, October 13th.

By Contributor on Wednesday Sep 30 2020

In a news release on the BC Nurses’ Union website, a study says that inadequate staffing and constantly changing protocols is key factors leading to high levels of PTSD and emotional exhaustion.

By Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Sep 30 2020

It appears to be a two-person race in the Boundary-Similkameen riding for the vacant seat in the upcoming BC Provincial Election.

Both leading parties in the BC Legislature, NDP and Liberals, announced candidates after Premier John Horgan announced the snap election earlier this month.

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Sep 29 2020

Most of us can remember a time in childhood when we were caught doing something wrong and pointed a finger at someone else for the misdeed. We might even still feel guilty about it.  

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Sep 29 2020

Does it seem odd (to put it mildly) that our provincial government is willing to spend between $4,300 and $10,000 per wolf to kill over 400 wolves near small and struggling groups of caribou in BC, allegedly to help endangered caribou survive, wh

By Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 29 2020

Carter Anderson is the latest recipient of the Hume Innkeepers Kerry Dyck Memorial Soccer Scholarship.

Anderson was recently presented with the scholarship by Kevin Lewis of the Hume Innkeepers.

“Carter is a great example of hard work, leadership, commitment and humbleness,” said Lewis speaking about Anderson.

By Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Sep 29 2020

More than $100 million in city-led shovel-ready projects could be digging into the city over the next few years.

A Health Campus at Mount St. Francis and a new electric ready ferry for Kootenay Lake headline a list of five major projects on the front burner for Nelson, it was announced in city council recently.

By Contributor on Monday Sep 28 2020

Climate change is happening. Devastating wildfires, floods, hurricanes, tornados, droughts, and other climate related events are all predicted by climate science. The social and economic cost of these events is in the trillions of dollars, costs that, one way or another, fall on the shoulders of taxpayers.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 28 2020

And then there was four.

The British Columbia Libertarian Party and Green Party announced their respective candidates for the upcoming Provincial Election in BC.

British Columbia Libertarian Party has tabbed Terry Tiessen their candidate for the Nelson-Creston riding the October 24th election.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 28 2020

Jeff Langin fired a five-over-par 149 Sunday to capture the Granite Pointe Club Championship Golf Tournament at the Rosemont course.

Langin, carding an opening round 77 Saturday followed up with an even-par 72 on the final day to edge Rob Little by two strokes.

Harv Goodwin finished third in the Low Gross category in the first flight with a two-day total 156.