It was like Christmas in November for municipalities throughout the province as the B.C. government distributed more than $16 million in lieu of municipal property taxes.
It's an event the public will not want to miss — 'Upstream Benefits – Rural Art Symposium’.
This four-day-long symposium explores and celebrates the role and impact that the arts have in rural communities and will bring into focus artist-run culture in the Kootenays.
There were likely more people on the floor of the legislature listening to it than watching it live on television, but there was an interesting exchange at the legislature last week.
Energy Minister Michelle Mungall was being grilled by her opposition critic, B.C. Liberal MLA Tracy Redies.
The Trail Smoke Eaters would like to announce the commitment of Bryce Anderson for the 2018-2019 season.
Nelson’s Annual Community Connect Day has grown so much organizers can always use more volunteers.
Community Connect Day is hosted by Nelson Committee on Homelessness (NCOH) each November.
Because Canada’s public health-care funding model doesn’t account for interprovincial migration, the movement of seniors from province to province can materially impact provincial budgets, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
Although the court case against the fuel company involved in the Lemon Creek fuel spill five years ago was stayed in Nelson Court recently, the case against the province and the driver of the truck will be heard next week.
Another blast of winter is expected to hit the mountains in and around the West Kootenay says Environment Canada.
"A cold front will continue moving across the BC interior today," said Enivronment Canada.
It was a Nelson sweep of the top medals at the Vernon 2017 Atomic Minor Hockey Tournament this past weekend in the Central Okanagan City.
Nelson Atoms swept the top-two spots at the 10-team event, with Nelson 1 edging Nelson 2 3-2 in the Championship Final Sunday.
The Selkirk College Saints are still a long way from the ultimate British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) destination, but the ride so far has been packed with success.