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By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 14 2021

Selkirk College students in Castlegar and Nelson will have more access to student housing as provincial funding for 148 beds in two new buildings has been approved.

These new buildings will provide more on-campus housing options, while helping to reduce rental-market pressure in both communities.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Oct 14 2021

 

The city will be turning a sow’s ear of permissive tax exemptions into a silk purse of affordable housing as it charts a course on a new financial policy.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Oct 14 2021

Police are searching for two thieves who broke into Gerick's Cycle over the weekend, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Oct 13 2021

An analysis has been launched into the merit of adding a chunk of private land into the regional parks system.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay staff have taken up the mantle of exploration into the potential acquisition of 134 acres of land in Krestova — located in electoral Area H — to be used as regional parkland for outdoor recreation.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Oct 13 2021

The real challenge in culturing a climate of low carbon homes in Nelson won’t lie with recruiting the city’s builders but ultimately in bringing the community onboard, says the city’s mayor.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 12 2021

September was a fun month, and October has started off with a bang said Kerry Reed
 of Reel Adventures Sportfishing.

Reed is ready to give the latest update for fishing on the West Kootenay waters.

Kootenay Lake:

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Oct 12 2021

As of Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, 88.8% (4,117,400) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.6% (3,830,063) received their second dose.

In addition, 89.3% (3,862,332) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 83.3% (3,604,199) received their second dose.

By Sarah Lord on Tuesday Oct 12 2021

You've likely heard about the backlog across the country in diagnostic testing — like mammograms — due to COVID-19.

But you might not have heard about Cheryl Trevison, a Nelson retiree who learned she had breast cancer during COVID-19 and is now fighting it as you read.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Oct 12 2021

Nathan Small of the Nelson Curling Club is heading to represent BC at the 2021 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship next month in Canmore, AB.

Small, second on Team Robillard, edged Matthew McCrady in the final of the AMJ Campbell B.C. Mixed Curling Championship Sunday in Kelowna.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Oct 12 2021

The $4-billion current of the Hollywood North economy could be rippling into the Kootenay region at a steady stream very soon.

And the conduit for that flow is the newly appointed Kootenay Regional Film Commissioner, John Wittmayer.