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By Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Aug 09 2017

Believe it or not, hockey season is right around the corner.

The Nelson Leafs begin quest for the ultimate prize, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Championship, when the Green and White host training camp beginning Friday at the NDCC Arena.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 09 2017

Extra smoke in the valley may have been compliments of a spot fire outside the perimeter of the Harrop Creek wildfire the Southeast Fire Centre said in a media release Wednesday.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 09 2017

Quick response by members of the North Shore Fire Department possibly averted what could have been a horrific event said the Regional District of Central Kootenay.

The incident began at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday (August 8) on Johnstone Road, just across the Big Orange Bridge north of Nelson, when a vehicle was reported on fire.

By Bob Hall on Wednesday Aug 09 2017

The Provincial Government’s announcement that tuition fees for Adult Basic Education will be eliminated starting immediately is welcome news for learners interested in upgrading opportunities in the Selkirk College region.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 09 2017

Nakusp RCMP said in a media release Monday a vehicle may have been located in regards to a missing person file from Revelstoke.

The file started Thursday, August 3 at 12:47 p.m. when Nakusp RCMP received a report that 29-year-old Jared Szabo was missing after the Revelstoke resident failed to arrive the previous evening.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 08 2017

The BC Wildfire Service in a media release Tuesday is reminding the public that they must stay clear of firefighting aircraft that are collecting water from lakes in the Southeast Fire Centre region, including Moyie Lake, Lake Koocanusa and Premier Lake.

The release comes after four lightning fires started in the Moyie Lake area.

By Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Aug 08 2017

In a media release Tuesday, Grand Forks City Council has said it is re-visiting the timelines in their decision from last week regarding the closure of the City owned building occupied by Whispers of Hope and BETHS.

By Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Aug 08 2017

More than two-and-a-half years after it began the dispute over extra staffing for the city’s police force has culminated in its eighteenth member.

The Nelson Police Department has added its newest recruit, Const. Lauren Mirva, in the position created last year when the provincial Police Services directed city council to fund one additional sworn officer and a civilian position.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Aug 08 2017

The goal — qualify for Provincials — was set in May, prior to the start of the season.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Aug 08 2017

City of Nelson staff want to reassure residents that during this recent heatwave Municipal Services are doing their part to conserve water.

Manager of Municipal Services Chris Gainham said staff is frequently asked: What is the City doing to conserve water?”