Kootenay Savings Credit Union is helping the holiday season come a little early this year for seventeen diverse and dedicated community groups and service clubs.
A study led by Simon Fraser University researchers has found that the retreat of glaciers in the Pacific mountains of western North America could produce more than 6,000 kilometres of potential new Pacific salmon habitat by the year 2100.
Four options for the ‘Welcome to Nelson’ sign re-design have been released for voting in the next phase of the sign design competition.
A competition was staged beginning in August to re-design the ‘Welcome to Nelson’ signs at three ends of the city, after the beloved and “quirky” existing signs were deemed to be at the end of their lifespan.
The New Year will hopefully bring glad tidings and an end to the pandemic, but it will also bring an increase in Nelson Hydro rates.
City council did not deliberate at all Tuesday night in its regular business meeting when it stamped its approval on a 2.5 per cent general rate increase to the city-owned utility’s residential urban rates.
The site of City Hall being occupied by protesters likely won’t be a repeated sight.
Earlier last month around 50 people walked inside the first floor of the municipal government building — that contained Service BC and city staff — carrying signs and staged a quiet occupation of the office, forcing management to close Service BC to the public and city staff to cancel appointments.
Andrew Phillips, a grade 12 student at Creston Valley Secondary School, has already earned well over half the required hours needed to become a red seal Millwright.
And he is also $1000 wealthier for it.
Nelson again marked the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women with a memorial outside the Provincial Courthouse and City Hall.
The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women remembers 14 people who were murdered because they were women, at École Polytechnique in Montreal on Dec. 6, 1989.
As of Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, 85.5% (4,261,317) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.0% (4,085,935) have received their second dose.
Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation is excited to announce our Online Art Auction & 50/50 Raffle.
As part of the Foundation Light Up The Hospital! campaign, Ivan and Mary Smith have graciously donated 13 prints by Carl Brenders, Stephen Lyman and Daniel Smith.
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