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By Sara Golling on Wednesday Feb 07 2018

Come the next BC election, will we have Proportional Representation (of some kind) or business-as-usual with First-Past-the-Post? A lot of ink and pixels have been swirling around the news and opinion media on the topic. It still bears more examination, given the disparate views expressed. Let’s do some examining, and be better prepared for that referendum this fall.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 07 2018

No one was seriously injured after a car skidded out of control before coming to rest on its side Tuesday morning in the 4200 block of Highway 3A.

The accident occurred at approximately 8 a.m. said North Shore Fire Department in a media release.

"The North Shore Fire department responded with four apparatus and 10 personnel," the release said.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

The L.V. Rogers Bombers dropped a barn burner to the visiting J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks Tuesday night at the Hangar in Nelson.

LVR rallied late, but lost in overtime to the Hawks from Trail 79-76 in West Kootenay High School Boys’ Basketball action.

Josh Jolicoeur tied the game for LVR in the final seconds of the fourth period, dropping a contested layup to even the score.

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

To The Editor:

Although small, I understand the fermentation process does produce CO2, a known greenhouse gas (GHG) and as such contributes to climate change, much in the same way that flatulence emits methane – a much more potent GHG.

In terms of scale, however, the burning of fossil fuels is by far the most significant emitter. 

By Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

KidSport Nelson is paying off in a big way for local athletes, shelling out grants to young, aspiring competitors to the tune of $27,366 in 2017.

To thank donors, KidSport Nelson hosted a get together during Saturday's KIJHL game at the NDCC Arena between the Nelson Leafs and Spokane Braves.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) recently announced that the Village of Salmo is one of the recipients of the 2018 Sustainable Communities Awards.

The awards, given out by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, honour and celebrate the most innovative environmental initiatives in cities and communities across Canada.

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

People sometimes get bugged by insects, but we need them. They play essential roles in pollination, combatting unwanted agricultural pests, recycling organic matter, feeding fish, birds and bats, and much more. They’re the most numerous and diverse animals on Earth and form the base of many terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

By City of Trail on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

The City of Trail is pleased to announce that Joyce Austin will be joining the City as the part-time Collections Coordinator for the Trail Museum and Archives, effective Feb. 26.

By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

In response to questions from residential customers, FortisBC is hosting public information sessions to help customers better understand the possible impacts of the rate design changes it’s seeking from the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC).

By Contributor on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

Wayne Stetski, MP for Kootenay-Columbia, is alerting eligible local employers and organizations that the deadline for Canada Summer Jobs 2018 (CSJ) has been extended to Friday (February 9th).  

As in previous years, the program is providing an extra week to apply for funding from the Government of Canada.