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By Contributor on Sunday Jan 17 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily halted human activities around the world, the positive effects on the environment were visibly apparent. Now, nearly a year later, a waste crisis involving disposable items such as plastic bags, take-out containers, and personal protective equipment like masks and gloves has surfaced.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 17 2021

With high school basketball the latest sport to get cancelled due to coronavirus COVID-19 — grounding the L.V. Rogers Bombers — Mallard’s Source for sports thought it was a good time to take a look back at the hardcourt history with the latest installment of Team of the Week.

The 1981 LVR Bombers are featured as Team of the Week.

By Eileen Delehanty Pearkes on Sunday Jan 17 2021

Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005. 

By Contributor on Friday Jan 15 2021

A new platform was recently launched in Nelson that has the potential to be a real gamechanger for local businesses operating within the food and beverage sector.

Ballasters is an online marketplace that allows producers in the Kootenays to sell directly to customers by using its platform.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jan 15 2021

The lack of revenue due to the COVID-19 BC public health orders restricting social interactions and participation in team sport has forced the Regional District of Central Kootenay to close the Pioneer Arena in Castlegar Civic Centre in Nelson for the remainder of the winter season.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Jan 15 2021

Front line RCMP officers mobilized early Friday morning to respond to a report of shots fired into a Salmo area home.

By David Suzuki on Friday Jan 15 2021

 As was demonstrated in the U.S. last week, many who are motivated by fear and ignorance are feeling emboldened — and desperate. It’s not just in the United States. Irrational, authoritarian, anti-science rhetoric and action has been heating up from Brazil to India to Hungary, and is fully entrenched in places like Russia and China. 

By Susan Brown on Thursday Jan 14 2021

By Susan Brown, President and CEO, Interior Health

As we look back on 2020, we might be tempted to focus on the challenges. However, I want to take a moment to reflect on the strength and resilience demonstrated by individuals and communities as we overcame unimaginable odds together.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 14 2021

In a media release Wednesday, Nelson Police said officers were able to get a suicidal man help following a scary incident on the shores of Kootenay Lake east of Nelson Monday.

The situation unfolded Monday, January 11, 2021 when NPD members were requested to check the well-being of an adult man visiting Nelson.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Jan 13 2021

Interior Health is dealing with not one, but two recent COVID-19 19 outbreaks in the region.

Interior Health announced Wednesday an outbreak has been declared at Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake and Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre, a long-term care home in Kamloops.