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By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Jun 30 2022

Some of the most necessary but least interesting work is moving ahead this summer as fuel modification resumes above the city in the forest surrounding Nelson.

Fuel modification continues in the Selous Creek area through the Selous Creek Wildfire Fuel Mitigation project, building an eyebrow of protection for Nelson through a three-metre wide no-tree zone.

By Benjamin Phillips on Wednesday Jun 29 2022

The BCHL and the Trail Smoke Eaters have announced the dates for the 2022 BCHL Showcase, once again taking place in Chilliwack this October.

By Contributor on Wednesday Jun 29 2022

Kootenay Savings Credit Union (Kootenay Savings) has appointed Mark McLoughlin as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, the credit union announced Tuesday.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Jun 29 2022

A sports-themed mural for the side of the Civic Centre isn’t an easy project to pull together, despite a long-standing desire in the community to realize it, says the Nelson and District Arts Council’s executive director.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 28 2022

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement:

“Over the last couple of days, our cabinet has met to seek solutions to the challenges people face in British Columbia.

“These include the high cost of living and the stresses on primary care. Working to make life better for people is why we are here and that continues to be my focus.

By Teck Trail Operations on Tuesday Jun 28 2022

Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today announced a Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) pilot project at its Trail Operations metallurgical complex in southern British Columbia.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 28 2022

Canada Day came and went the past two years, without any fanfare in Nelson as the COVID-19 pandemic severely curtailed public gatherings everywhere.

That will all end on Friday, July 1, 2022, when the Nelson Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual festivities at Rotary Lakeside Park in Nelson.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 28 2022

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services reminds boat owners to stay clear of the fireworks fallout zone on Canada Day, Friday, July 1st.

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services said that after 6 p.m. Canada Day, boats are not permitted to be within 200 meters of the launch area.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jun 28 2022

When Nelson Baseball Association players return to the diamond next season, there will be one person missing from the coaches’ box on the field.

Richard Metzner, a fixture on the Nelson Baseball Association scene for the past three decades, is retiring from active coaching.

By Contributor on Monday Jun 27 2022

The Nelson and District Arts Council and Elephant Mountain Literary Festival are thrilled to announce this year’s recipient of the Richard Carver Award for emerging writers.

Writer Zaynab Mohammed has been chosen by an arms-length jury to receive the award this year.