A weekend blitz by local police resulted in seven drivers being removed from the road due to alcohol impairment said RCMP in a media release Monday.
The blitz involved officers from Nelson Police Department, Nelson RCMP and the West Kootenay Integrated Road Safety Unit work together targeting impaired drivers in the Nelson area. Officers checked between 200 to 300 drivers.
Parks and protected areas have been established across Canada to conserve many things we value. Banff National Park was originally established in 1885 to protect hot springs and breathtaking scenery for tourists.
Following a scare the previous night against the Chase Heat, the Nelson Leafs left no margin for error Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.
The Grand Forks Border Bruins felt the wrath of the Leafs during a 10-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League shellacking. Shawn Campbell led the attack scoring three time with Reid Wilson and Cole Wyatt each adding a pair.
A commuter asked "I would really like to see the article written about what to do when we see a commercial transport vehicle that is driving in an unsafe manner. You gave us a phone number to call that specifically relates to tractor trailers, and who to call when we witness a driving infraction. I see it on a regular basis and most of the times the trucks are unmarked."
Want to learn more about how to apply for arts and culture grants delivered by the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance? Attend a free workshop with Krista Patterson, who will share how to apply and what to expect from the application process.
How often do you get to go to a market and all the vendors are kids? You will get the chance in just a few days! West Kootenay home learners from Trail, Castlegar, Nelson, and the Slocan Valley are meeting centrally at the Crescent Valley Hall to run their own business for a day.
The wildfire season in the summer of 2017 that threatened the region and the biggest event in the West Kootenay has prompted the regional district to consider protective and proactive legislation.
Railtown is back on track for development as the city looks to make further progress on the promise of 2018 when it revealed a plan for the neighbourhhod.
Nelson Leafs, 3-1 in November following a perfect October record, play host to a pair of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League home games Friday and Saturday at the NDCC Arena.
Friday, Nelson welcomes the second-place Chase Heat of the Doug Birks Division before tangling with Murdoch rival Grand Forks Border Bruins Saturday.
Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Shane Simpson and NDP colleague and Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall made a stop at Community Futures in Nelson Thursday to announce new initiative to support cannabis businesses in the Kootenays.