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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.

By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Mar 04 2021

There will be no festival season in Nelson for the second year in a row, says the head of the city’s leading arts organization.

Sydney Black, executive director of the Nelson and District Arts Council (NDAC), told city council in a recent checkup on the arts (in a Zoom meeting) that this year was shaping up like 2020, with no live music, arts or culture gatherings.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

The B.C. government is investing $2.4 million to complete wildfire risk reduction projects in the Columbia Basin as part of its economic recovery plan to create jobs and help communities recover from COVID-19 impacts.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

The Civic Theatre and Kootenay Rockies Tourism are pleased to announce the formation of the new Kootenay Regional Film Commission.

The new film commission will design strategies and opportunities for economic development through increased capacity in film service and attraction for the region. This collaboration will create economic benefits for both the film and tourism industries.

By Interior Health Authority on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

In a media release Wednesday, Interior Health announced the awarding of a contract for 10 substance use treatment beds for youth to The Bridge Youth & Family Services Society in Kelowna.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

At this time of year, high school basketball teams in the Kootenay/Boundaery are gearing up after qualifying during zone tournaments for a trip to showcase their skills at respective provincial tournaments throughout the province.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Mar 02 2021

Taghum Shell is more than just a convenience store.

For numerous reasons, including great products and customer service, the locally owned store in the heart of beautiful downtown Taghum was recently recognized by Shell Canada as one of the Top Five Dealers in Canada.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Mar 02 2021

Following a record-setting year in 2020, the BC Coroners Service reports 165 suspected illicit drug toxicity deaths in January 2021, the largest ever number of lives lost due to illicit drugs in the first month of a calendar year.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Mar 02 2021

It took almost two years, but the Cottonwood Lake Preservation Society (CLPS) finally achieved its spirited, public campaign to raise $400,000 to purchase 49 hectares of mature forest situated directly above Cottonwood Lake.