Every high-income country with universal health care allows private medical insurance to cover some necessary health-care costs, except Canada, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
The L.V. Rogers Bombers kick open the Hangar doors to play host to the Kootenay Classic 2020 High School Boys Basketball Tournament Friday and Saturday.
The New Year begins with new utility rates for Nelson homeowners.
The final stamp has been given to three of the city’s major utilities — as well as garbage and recycling — and the final answer is an increase in all.
A Chinese New Year Renewal Celebration in support of the Nelson Food Bank is being held Saturday (January 25) at 385 Suite #2 Baker Street in Nelson.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay is joining forces with the province to encourage residents to replace their old wood stoves with cleaner burning models.
The RDCK is collaborating with local municipalities to help residents burn better through the Wood Stove Exchange Rebate Program.
Glacier Gymnastics is hosting its first major event of the competitive season when the Nelson-based club welcomes gymnasts to the Judges Cup Saturday at the Civic Centre Facility.
Teams from throughout the Kootenays are expected to attend.
One wouldn't think that stopping at a stop sign would be such a problem for drivers. It seems relatively simple, come to a complete stop, look both ways and then go if it is safe to do so. With the poor compliance rate, we should ask is the stop sign the best form of traffic control for intersections that are not controlled by traffic signals?
The RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the sudden death of a skier, discovered in medical distress late Friday afternoon outside of Fernie B.C.
Team Little/Small swept through the competition to capture the Kootenay Playdowns for Mixed Doubles Saturday at the Silver City Curling Club in Trail.
Kristina Little and Nathan Small defending their Kootenay Zone crown by defeating Desiree Borsato and Devo Devine in two straight games to advance to the BC Provincial Championships in Hope, from February 25 to March 1.
Whitewater Ski Resort is reporting a snowboarder died following an accident outside the ski area boundary Friday.
The RCMP and BC Coroners Service have taken over the investigation.
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