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By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 20 2017

Nelson Fire Rescue responded to a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in the Uphill District.

Nelson Fire received a call at 8:52 a.m. of a motor vehicle accident that had taken out a hydrant with the possibility of persons trapped. 

Both on duty members responded immediately.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 20 2017

Nelsonites turned in a fine performance, winning a truckload of medals at the BC 55-Plus Senior Games last week in Vernon.

West Kootenay/Boundary finished seventh overall with 115 total medals — 32 gold, 49 silver and 34 bronze.

Leading the medal count were the swimmers.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 19 2017

The Regional District of Central Kootenay said in a media release Wednesday that BC Wildfire Service feels the threat posed by the Harrop Creek wildfire has diminished enough to rescind the Evacuation Alert for all residents in the communities of Harrop, Procter, Sunshine Bay, and Kootenay Lake Village, effective immediately.

By Contributor on Tuesday Sep 19 2017

The Better Business Bureau of BC is warning the public that there may be a few more used cars on the market thanks to a horrific hurricane season in Caribbean and South East United States.

Images of flooded highways and submerged vehicles in Texas paint a picture of insurance nightmares.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 19 2017

The Nelson Selects concluded the 2017 Rep Soccer season with a gold medal performance at the Eye of the Storm Girl's Youth Soccer Tournament in Castlegar.

The Selects won the Girl's U14-15 Division undefeated at 2-0-2 against Vernon United, Columbia Valley, and both KSYSA U14 and KSYSA U15.

By John Boivin on Tuesday Sep 19 2017

They may be big companies looking for high-tech solutions to high-tech problems, but there’s still nothing that beats talking to people face-to-face.

That’s why the BC Innovation Council is travelling the province with its BC Growth Opportunity Tour. The “showcase of challenges” arrives in Nelson on September 29 at the Best Western on Baker Street.

By Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Sep 19 2017

A city project to increase electrical load carrying capacity and assure reliable service in the North Shore service area had its budget increased by nearly $500,000 when it was found the scope of work was priced higher than anticipated.

By Contributor on Monday Sep 18 2017

Due to decreased fire activity, cooler weather and recent progress made by firefighting crews, regional districts in the Southeast Fire Centre and the BC Wildfire Service have made some changes to existing area restrictions and evacuation alerts.

Regional District of East Kootenay:

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 18 2017

This selection was an easy one for the staff at Mallard's Source for sports as more than 200 people took to the Nelson waterfront to participate in the 2017 Terry Fox Run.

By Contributor on Monday Sep 18 2017

The Government of British Columbia has introduced legislation to put an end to big money in politics and put people back at the heart of government decision-making.

“We’re reforming campaign finance rules to make sure government’s actions and decisions benefit everyone, not just those with deep pockets,” said Premier John Horgan.