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By Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Wednesday Dec 11 2019

When it comes to health taxes, Premier John Horgan started with a stumble and then fell over backwards. Now he needs to pick himself up and keep his promise to taxpayers.

Here’s what happened.

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Dec 11 2019

Taxes – who wants to think about taxes at this time of year?  Can’t we put it off for a few months?

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Dec 11 2019

A Kootenay man, environmental consultant Michael Keefer who lives in Rossland and Cranbrook, was invited to go to Uzbekistan for a conference on solutions to the Aralkum Desert problem.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 11 2019

As a city, Nelson has made a name for itself as one of the preeminent arts and culture hubs in British Columbia offering up big-city quality with a small town flavour. But who are the faces behind this thriving and ever-emerging scene? The Daily Dose, a newly formed new media platform for The Nelson Daily is here to tell you.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 11 2019

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has found its new Regional Fire Chief.

Acting Deputy Regional Fire Chief Nora Hannon was recently promoted to the Regional Chiefs’ role by the RDCK said a media release Tuesday.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 10 2019

In a media release Tuesday, the Nakusp RCMP and the BC Coroners Service said an investigation has been started after the body of a deceased individual was pulled from a motor vehicle found submerged in Arrow Lakes.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 09 2019


West Kootenay Traffic, West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit and detachment members from Castlegar, Trail, and Nelson put a target on impaired drivers during Saturday's National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 09 2019

Every year, the Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Trains travels through dozens of communities, raising food and cash donations for local food banks.

This year the CP Holiday Train is back in the West Kootenay after a two-year hiatus, returning to Nelson and Castlegar Thursday, December 12.

By Contributor on Monday Dec 09 2019

The BC Government recently announced that people in B.C. will receive their last bill for Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums in December 2019, putting more money back into the pockets of British Columbians, as the B.C. government works to make life more affordable for all.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 09 2019

The L.V. Rogers Bombers tipped off the High School Basketball season with a fourth-place finish at the South Okanagan Hornets Senior Boy’s Tournament Saturday in Oliver.

The Bombers dropped a 67-56 decision to NorKam of Kamloops Saturday afternoon in the consolation final. Isaac Vissers led the Bombers with 12 points while Carter Anderson added 10.