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By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 11 2017

The Nelson area witnessed Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) search and rescue (SAR) helicopter CH-149 Cormorant flying over the region Sunday as the search for missing plane with a B.C. man and Alberta woman continues.

Pilot Alex Simons, 21, of Kamloops, and Sydney Robillard, 24, of Lethbridge, were travelling from Lethbridge to Kamloops in a small Piper Warrior aircraft Thursday.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jun 09 2017

Interior Health said in a media release Friday, it has started recruitment for a new physician for the Slocan Community Health Centre to take over Dr. Mike Magier’s practice.

Magier informed Interior Health May 16 he is leaving the area later this summer.

By The Fraser Institute on Friday Jun 09 2017

Canadian families celebrate Tax Freedom Day on June 9 this year, according to the Fraser Institute’s annual calculations.

Tax Freedom Day measures the total yearly tax burden imposed on Canadian families by federal, provincial and municipal governments. If you had to pay all your taxes up front, you’d give government every dollar you earned before Tax Freedom Day.

By Michael Jessen on Thursday Jun 08 2017

(Author’s Note: The following letter has been emailed to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

By Contributor on Thursday Jun 08 2017

For high school seniors in Kootenay Lake, Boundary, Arrow Lakes and Kootenay-Columbia school districts, graduation and one last summer of carefree fun remain before they move on to the next chapter of their lives.

By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jun 08 2017

A minor baseball request has fallen short of the strike zone with the city as it tries to field growing numbers of young ball players on a limited number of fields.

By John Boivin on Thursday Jun 08 2017

Parents at Nelson’s high school held a public meeting Wednesday in the L.V. Rogers gymnasium to raise awareness about the dangers of the drug fentanyl.

With nearly 500 deaths associated with the opioid already this year in B.C., the Parent’s Advisory Council at LVR decided it was time to talk openly about the issue in local schools.

By Contributor on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

Roller derby returns to Trail with a fierce west-versus-east showdown this Saturday (June 10) at the Cominco Arena.

The action hits the track at 6 p.m. (doors at 5 p.m.) when the Rossland Trail Roller Girls (RTRG) hosts the Bavarian Barbarians from Kimberley in the West + East Roller Derby Bout.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

For a person's body to function properly, it’s important that cells and organs are provided the necessary water. Water is also beneficial to lubricate joints and regulate body temperature as well as assist the passage of food through the intestines.

Which is why it’s important to have clean drinking water systems.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

It may not be a major shopping centre loaded with Big Box Stores, but for people living in and around Nelson, Beasley, Bonnington and Blewett, Taghum Stop has become more than just a Convenience Store.