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By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Aug 31 2021

The Government of British Columbia has extended the provincial state of emergency through the end of the day on Sept. 14, 2021, to support the ongoing co-ordinated response to the wildfire situation and to ensure public safety.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Aug 31 2021

Kieran Dehnel is the latest recipient of the Hume Innkeepers/Kerry Dyck Scholarship.

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

The Nelson Soccer Association graduate is off to experience post-secondary competition during the fall in Lethbridge.

By Sarah Lord on Tuesday Aug 31 2021

Tom Haukaas is a self-taught artist from Nelson who has shown his work since 2013 in solo and group exhibitions.

His work appears in private and public collections in western Canada.

His pieces are all landscapes done in acrylic paint on stretched canvas — his main inspiration for his work is nature.

“I do all-natural scenes," Haukaas said.

By Sarah Lord on Tuesday Aug 31 2021

Tom Haukaas is a self-taught artist from Nelson who has shown his work since 2013 in solo and group exhibitions. His work appears in private and public collections in western Canada.

His pieces are all landscapes done in acrylic paint on stretched canvas — his main inspiration for his work is nature.

By Katrine Conroy on Tuesday Aug 31 2021

Dear Friends, Neighbours and Community Members,
 

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Aug 31 2021

At least 1,011 lives were lost to suspected illicit drug toxicity in B.C. between January and June 2021, according to data released by the BC Coroners Service.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 31 2021

Nelson Police said officers have identified and arrested 36-year-old male in connection with the August 28, 2021, grass fire near Highway 6/3A and below the Alpine Motel.

The fire was quickly extinguished by Nelson Fire & Rescue Services members.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Aug 30 2021

As of Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, 84.2% (3,904,121) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 76.4% (3,541,731) received their second dose.

In addition, 84.9% (3,672,685) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 77.5% (3,350,149) received their second dose.

By Castlegar Source on Monday Aug 30 2021

On Aug. 28 at approximately 5 p.m., the Castlegar RCMP received notification that a SOS activation was made on a satellite emergency notification device that was registered to a 60-year-old Trail resident. 

By Bob Hall on Monday Aug 30 2021

Selkirk College is preparing for the upcoming fall semester by aligning with public health guidance to ensure a safe return to in-person learning for students, faculty and staff.