An offer is on the table to sell one of the region's largest private companies and employers later in the fall as Pacific Insight's board of directors and officers have agreed to sell to a multi-national corporation.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergency Operations Centre said in a media release that BC Wildfire Service reports that the McCormick Creek wildfire has grown to 410 hectares in size and is at a 50 percent containment level.
"Currently, there is a crew of 54 firefighters, four helicopters and 13 pieces of heavy equipment on site," the release said.
Jeevan Sihota of Victoria and Claire Lovan of Surrey lead the BC Juvenile Boy’s and Girl’s Golf Championships, respectively, following two rounds of play at Granite Pointe at Nelson.
Sihota maintained his dominance over the field following Thursday’s second round, firing a two-under-par 70 to lead the Boy’s Championship by seven shots over Matt Hopley of Kelowna.
A local resident reported to The Nelson Daily that there has been a cougar sighting in the Taghum region west of Nelson Thursday.
The sighting was said to have happened during the morning hours.
The resident tells The Nelson Daily a cougar was spotted siting on Highway 3A this morning in Taghum.
Transient campers, impaired drivers as well as an increase in people consuming alcohol and drugs in the downtown core kept police busy during the past week said a Nelson Police Department media release Thursday.
The City of Nelson Public Works Department would like to advise area residents of construction to the utility infrastructure on Government Road in Railtown which commenced Wednesday, August 16.
The project, which will take up to a week to complete, will restrict traffic on Government Road for the duration of the project.
Canadians have been able to qualify for much larger mortgages over the past two decades because of declining interest rates and rising incomes, and that has more than likely translated into higher home prices, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
Grand Forks RCMP said police had to deal with a few alcohol incidents at the three-day Cannafest 2017 Music Festival.
"In general, the attendees at “Cannafest” were a well-behaved crowd," said Sgt. Jim Fenske Detachment Commander at Grand Forks RCMP.
Jeevan Sihota of Victoria holds a commanding five shot lead over the field after Day one of the 2017 BC Juvenile Golf Championships at Granite Pointe at Nelson.
Sihota carded eight birdies and one bogey to finish the opening round with a score of 7-under-par 65.
Second is Matt Hopley of Kelowna at 70.
BC Wildfire crews maybe seeing a bit of light at the end of this long fire season tunnel as firefighters appear to be making headway said the Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergency Operation Centre in a media release Wednesday.