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By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 24 2020

The BC Wildfire Service said in a media release Thursday, that effective at noon Pacific Time on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, Category 2 open burning prohibitions will be rescinded throughout the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction (which includes the Rocky Mountain Natural Resource District and the Selkirk Natural Resource District), due to decreased wildfire risk.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 24 2020

ANKORS (AIDS Network Kootenay Outreach and Support Society) in Nelson has issued at Drug Alert for the Heritage City.

ANKORS said the Drug Alert, issued Thursday, September 24, 2020, comes after extremely toxic drugs have led to overdoses in the community.

By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Sep 24 2020

The subject of saving a unifying piece of natural beauty nearly divided city council when an ‘ask’ for support had no supporting documentation.

By The Narwhal on Wednesday Sep 23 2020

The NDP rose to power in 2017 vowing to take action on climate change, old-growth logging, the Trans Mountain pipeline, endangered species and more. Three years in, The Narwhal examines how the government has fared on the environment

By Sarah Cox, for The Narwhal

By Bob Hall on Wednesday Sep 23 2020

They know the feeling of being a long way from home, that’s why a group of South Korean moms who attend Selkirk College are reaching out with kindness to the latest cohort of international students arriving to the West Kootenay.

By The Conversation on Wednesday Sep 23 2020

By Kathryn Harrison and Anna Kanduth, for The Conversation

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Sep 23 2020

The global pandemic has created a unique and challenging back-to-school season. Many parents, guardians and teachers are struggling to balance children’s safety with education, all while keeping their households running smoothly.  

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

Nelson City Councillor Brittny Anderson is hoping to make the move from the Heritage City chambers to an MLA in the BC Legislature after being acclaimed as the Nelson-Creston BC NDP candidate in the upcoming October 24th provincial election.

In a media release late Tuesday, Anderson said she is excited to join John Horgan's team and work to keep B.C. moving forward.

By Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

The city will be requiring builders to step up their game when it comes to building development in Nelson.

By the end of the year city council will be requiring a higher residential Step Code standard — moving from one to three — on new residential construction in the city and will introduce Step Code two for new development of complex buildings.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

Some students who attended Hume Elementary in the early 1970s feel the Kootenay Lake School Board deserves a failing grade after removing the Totem Pole from the front of the Fairview school during the summer.