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By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Nov 24 2022

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, thanks to a one-time cost-of-living rebate through Nelson Hydro.

The city-owned utility is extending the credit on electricity bills as part of a Province of B.C. initiative to address the impacts of global inflation on families and small businesses in B.C. 

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Nov 23 2022

There’s nothing like a six-game winning streak and a weekend sweep of Eddie Mountain teams to get the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Power Rankings selection committee to take notice.

The Nelson Leafs jumped into second spot in KIJHL Power Rankings following a three-game road sweep of Eddie Mountain teams.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Nov 23 2022

A Meadow Creek man is facing numerous charges following a police chase Monday in the North Kootenay Lake community Kaslo RCMP said in a media release Wednesday.

The incident started in the early hours of Friday, November 18th when RCMP received a call of a person pouring a substance from a jerry can into vehicles parked in their driveway.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Nov 22 2022

Environment Canada has issued at Snowfall Warning Tuesday for Highway 3, Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Environment Canada said heavy snow is forecast for Paulson Summit and Kootenay Pass as well as Coquihalla Summit, Rogers Pass, North and West Columbia including Blue River and Revelstoke especially to the west of Revelstoke.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 22 2022

Three figure skaters from Nelson gained valuable experience at the Skate Canada BC/YT Sectionals Super Series held earlier this month in Coquitlam.

Kailee Stewart, Aili Brackett and Taylor Singer achieved some excellent results during the four-day provincial competition.

By Contributor on Tuesday Nov 22 2022

With the holiday season ramping up, it’s getting easier and easier to forget about the various packages you ordered for friends and family, or even yourself!

Has the gaming console for your daughter arrived? Is the box of essential oils going to make it in time for your sister?

What about the personalized socks for your best friend?

The list goes on.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Nov 22 2022

A new 45-kilometre active transportation route between Nelson and Castlegar will be investigated at the regional district level.

By Boundary Sentinel on Monday Nov 21 2022

The Grand Forks RCMP dealt with many calls for services during the past week.

Here are a few of the highlight calls from RCMP Detachment Commander, Sgt. Darryl Peppler.

Deer shot with arrow in residential area

By Sarah Lord on Monday Nov 21 2022

Nicola Hare, Trans Connect Program Coordinator, says that peer support is significant in helping trans and gender diverse people feel seen and supported.

Trans Connect started in the early 2000s as a peer support program at ANKORS.

“The value of peer support cannot be understated,” says Hare.

By Sarah Lord on Monday Nov 21 2022

Trans Connect is so vital that Nicola Hare has seen people drive up to three hours to access a peer support group or special event — some of her peers live in very rural locations.

Hare is reminded on the impacts of the program.