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By Contributor on Thursday Aug 03 2017

The Independent Investigation Office of BC has been called after a man was shot by a Kelowna RCMP officer Thursday at a homeless camp on Duck Lake 7.

The incident happened at approximately 12:30 p.m. Thursday (August 3rd) when a Kelowna RCMP Officer was dispatched to assist a Kelowna City Bylaw Officer, in attending to a complaint of a homeless camp

By Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Aug 03 2017

The Nelson Neptunes are ready to use home pool advantage to defend their Kootenay Regional Title this weekend at the Nelson and District Aquatic Centre.

The meet begins Saturday morning before concluding Sunday afternoon.

The top swimmers in each event have an opportunity to represent the zone at the BC Provincial Summer Swim Association Championships August 17-20 in Kamloops.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 03 2017

Nelson Hydro is looking for some cooperation from the public to conduct some maintenance and upgrades Tuesday to locations on Victoria Street and the North Shore, Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

“Nelson Hydro endeavours to be as complete as possible on outage notices,” the media release said.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 03 2017

Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement for most of the southern areas of BC, including the Kootenays, Boundary, Arrow and Kootenay Lake regions.

By Contributor on Thursday Aug 03 2017

Agricultural producers in the region now have access to a new service offering technical support and expertise to help them succeed.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 03 2017

Nelson-Creston MLA and Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Minister Michelle Mungall announced Wednesday the provincial government has asked the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to begin reviewing the Site C project.

By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Aug 03 2017

The possibility of an evacuation in Nelson this summer due to the threat of wildfire is very real, with the city situated next to arguably one of the greatest fire risks in the province.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 02 2017

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure redesign of the Highway 3A at South Slocan Village is beginning to take shape as crews have completed the temporary road beside the old bridge a few kilometers east from the Highway 3A/6 junction.

The construction replaces the bridge at South Slocan, which was built in the early 1960s and is nearing the end of its lifespan.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 02 2017

To protect the public and to aid in fire suppression, BC Wildfire Service has closed the Harrop Mainline Forest Service Road and the East Harrop Mainline Forest Service Road.

The closure was announced in a Southeast Fire Centre media release Wednesday.

By Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Aug 02 2017

The sale of Teck's  two-thirds share of the Waneta dam to BC Hydro is now subject to "a number of conditions" according to press releases dated August 1, 2017.  Those conditions include review and approval by the BC Utilities Commission, and assuming that it goes forward, the sale is not likely to be completed before early 2018.  When the sale is done, BC Hydro will have complete ownership of t