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By Contributor on Tuesday Aug 08 2017

The Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy, in collaboration with the Interior and Northern Health Authorities has amended the area covered by the Smoky Skies Bulletin that was last updated on Thursday, August 3 due to changing smoke conditions.

By Contributor on Monday Aug 07 2017

According to a new survey completed by Insights West, most drivers say that driving in the province has gotten worse in the last five years – pointing at bad driving behaviours as one of the top contributors to B.C.'s road problems.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Aug 07 2017
To The Editor:
 
August 6th marked the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945.
 
The "official" story presents this bombing as a way to end the Second World War.
By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Aug 07 2017

Nelson Ultimate welcomed more than 250 players from throughout BC and Alberta to the annual Disc Break 2017 at the Lakeside Pitch.

Business Business, a team from Edmonton &Vancouver, won the event for the third consecutive year.

Nelson’s Lumbersexuals came so close to advancing, but had to settle with a 1-3 mark during the tournament.

By Contributor on Monday Aug 07 2017

BC Hydro recently announced it plans to purchase the remaining two-third ownership interest in the Waneta Dam and Generating Station in Trail, B.C. from Teck Resources Limited (Teck) for $1.2 billion.

The purchase is forecast to have a beneficial financial impact each year, helping to keep rates affordable for BC Hydro’s customers.

By Wayne Stetski on Monday Aug 07 2017

Lumber mills in the riding of Kootenay-Columbia want a quick, but fair, long term resolution to the softwood lumber dispute between Canada and the USA. None of our mills have participated in the Federal government’s short-term Softwood Lumber Action Plan.

By Contributor on Monday Aug 07 2017

In less than two weeks, participants of the MS Bike West Kootenay Challenge will take on 222km of road (and hills) around the Kokanee Glacier, and all for a good cause.

By Contributor on Sunday Aug 06 2017

RCMP arrested an intoxicated resident after vigilant members of the community reported fireworks being set off in the Carson Road area in Williams Lake.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Aug 06 2017

 

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District issues two evacuation alerts - one for the Galena Bay area and another for Heather Lodge and the surrounding area — after two wildfires increased in size.

"A Wildfire burning southeast of Galena Bay has brought a potential safety risk,” the Columbia Shuswap Regional District said in a media release.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Aug 04 2017

The Southeast Fire Centre is one of three regions in the province to have the operation of any off-road vehicle for recreational purposes on Crown land prohibited a BC Wildfire Service media release said Friday.