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By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Sep 30 2021

The tire kicking has begun as the city’s utility prepares for the possibility of walking away from its rural customer base and handing it over to a private utility company.

By Sarah Lord on Wednesday Sep 29 2021

For the past 18 months, the Capitol Theatre, like many other entertainment venues, operated throughout the pandemic, offering streamed shows and select live performances.

This summer, a version of Little Women — The Musical by the Summer Youth Program captured center stage at the Capitol Theatre with four live performances.

By Contributor on Wednesday Sep 29 2021

Lone Sheep Publishing encourages everyone to take a moment on Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to remember survivours and commemorate the history of residential schools and recognize the ongoing trauman experienced by Indigenous peoples.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Sep 29 2021

The most recent COVID-19 numbers by local health area control in the Kootenay region released Wednesday by the BC Centre of Disease shows Trail with the most cases during the week of September 19-25, 2021.

The Silver City area reported 79 new COVID-19 cases during the seven-day period. Trail reported only 17 cases during September 12-18, 2021.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Sep 29 2021

More than 1,200 people have died as a result of toxic drugs in the first seven months of 2021, according to the latest preliminary reporting from the BC Coroners Service.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Sep 28 2021

If you were thinking Kootenay Lake right now looked lower than it has ever been, your analysis would be correct.

The lake level is sitting nearly three feet below its normal height, said Merrell-Ann Phare, Canadian commissioner with the International Kootenay Lake board of control.

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Sep 28 2021

An open letter to SOWK residents:

Thank you to everyone that participated and voted in the 2021 Federal Election. Turnout across the country was lower than average so I thank you for taking the time to engage.

By Sarah Lord on Tuesday Sep 28 2021

The coronavirus pandemic put some serious hurt on the bottom line of numerous entertainment activities over the past 18 months, including Nelson's own Capitol Theatre.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Sep 28 2021

A new team has been created to tackle climate change in Nelson.

The city has promoted Carmen Procter — from the EcoSave Program — to a new role as climate and energy manager, and brought in Cecilia Jaques as the new climate and energy advisor.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Sep 27 2021

With winter just around the corner and the B.C. law requiring winter tires on designated routes coming into effect on October 1, the provincial initiative — Shift Into Winter Campaign— led by the Winter Driving Safety Alliance and managed by Road Safety at Work, is preparing drivers for what’s ahead in the coming months.

Today's feature focuses on Winter Tires.