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By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Jun 27 2022

Capital cost considerations could outstrip the reach of a project to construct a docking facility for a North Shore, largely boat access community, a regional district feasibility study revealed.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Jun 26 2022

The upcoming weather forecast is predicting continued unsettled conditions throughout the province while a significant risk builds over the short-term for a potential heavy rain to fall on a melting snow pack.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Jun 25 2022

A recent online educational start-up from Nelson has brought their content into the free realm.

Thanks to an agreement between the Government of Canada and the Ministry of Education, all students in Focused ED in B.C. public schools will be able to access Live It Earth’s bilingual — place-based online education programming.

By BC Hydro on Friday Jun 24 2022

BC Hydro data shows a rise in air conditioning (AC) use in B.C. homes has significantly increased summer electricity demand and it is forecasting this upward trend will continue due to climate change.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Jun 24 2022

Call it Cancel-gar no more.

The region’s main airport has found a partial solution to erasing the moniker that has dogged the airport for years — and cancelled countless flights — since it was established.

By Community Futures on Thursday Jun 23 2022

On June 14th, 150 people attended a gathering to celebrate the 211 people (including spouses and dependents) who received their Canadian Permanent Residency through the West Kootenay Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot.  

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 23 2022

The Nelson Leafs are very pleased to add their support to the Ukrainian Families to Nelson program.

The Nelson Leafs of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League recently presented sponsors Tanya Finely and Brent Holowaychuk with a cash donation of $500 along with a family seasons pass for all Nelson KIJHL regular home games played next season at the NDCC Arena. 

By Letters to the editor on Thursday Jun 23 2022
To The Editor:
 
Hello Nelson Mayor/Council:
 
In 1994 I sent Nelson's Mayor (Dave Elliot) and council information from Guelph, Ontario, Canada's first city to have organic waste pickup to compost at a city run compost site.
 
I hoped the city and regional politi
By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Jun 23 2022

Effective at noon on Thursday, June 30, 2022, Category 3 open burning, as defined in the Wildfire Regulation, will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre, which includes the Rocky Mountain Natural Resource District and the Selkirk Natural Resource District.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

The Province is halting plans announced last month to rebuild the Royal British Columbia Museum.

The museum will remain open to visitors. The Royal BC Museum will now lead a broad public engagement to consider all options for the future of the museum.