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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 26 2017

Basketball in Nelson has been a popular as candy over the years in the Heritage City.

Young basketball enthusiasts can improve those skills at the 2017 Bomber Basketball Camp set for July 10-13 at the L.V. Rogers gymnasium.

The summer camp runs beginning Monday, July 10 at the LVR Hangar from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The camp is open to girls and boys from Grades 4...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 25 2017

Nelson Police Department is asking for public assistance in locating a Nelson man missing since early June.

Darwen Greyeyes, 55, was last seen at 9:30 p.m. on (Sunday) June 4, 2017.

"He was last seen in the 200 block of Anderson Street in Nelson," said Nelson Police Sergeant Dino Falcone in a media release Sunday. "Mr. Greyeyes is a 55-year-old First Nations male (...

by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Jun 25 2017

The waterfall free-for-all that has comprised residential water use in the city will be coming to an end as the city is contemplating a use-what-you-pay structure.

The city's water rates were being reviewed by Urban Systems in order to incorporate the water meter usage information.

Currently the city charges a flat rate for any amount of water used for residential use....

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 25 2017

Nelson District Arts Council kicked off its 2017 Artwalk in grand fashion Friday night in the Heritage City with the streets filled with art lovers eager to view the latest artists and venues.

Some of the artists on display include Shawn Morris, who recently returned to his roots in the Heritage City, Douglas Noblet, Aisha Mulhall, Kate Bridger, Karen Guilbalt, Rob Richardson, Laura...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 25 2017

Nora Hannon of Wildfire Mitigation said the Regional District of Central Kootenay is inviting residents to participate in a FireSmart assessment of their home exterior and property.

“Wildfires are a natural part of British Columbia’s ecosystems,” Hannon said.

“Living where wildfires can occur may put your home at risk, but it is possible to reduce...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jun 24 2017

Nelson Fire Rescue and Nelson Police combined Friday afternoon to rescue a person who had capsized a canoe in Kootenay Lake.

Both emergency services responded to a call at 4:19 p.m. of a person in a canoe that had capsized but was unable to get the boat righted.

"Both on duty members responded immediately and met up with Nelson Police Department members," Nelson Fire...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jun 23 2017

A woman will be in Nelson Provincial Court Tuesday, June 27 after breaching conditions set down earlier in the day by a Judicial Justice Nelson Police Sergeant Dino Falcone said in a media release Friday.

Wednesday (June 21) police arrested the 43-year-old woman for trafficking a controlled substance-Cannabis (marihuana) in the 400 block of Baker Street.

"The female was...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jun 23 2017

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall was less than impressed with Thursday's Liberal Throne Speech in the BC Legistlature, saying BC Premier Christy Clark flip-flopped on her own values.

Mungall, who was elected to her third term as MLA representing Nelson-Creston riding, said the speech was filled with promises for new childcare spaces, raising social assistance rates and public...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 22 2017

City of Nelson residents can now begin to return to some normalcy when it comes to drinking water.

City staff has now rescinded the Water Quality Advisory issued May 6, 2017.

The Advisory was issued due to “elevated turbidity levels”.

“It’s is safe for all residents, serviced by municipal water system, to drink their tap water,” the City of...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 22 2017

RCMP Senior Media Relations Officer Annie Linteau says the search for missing Crawford Bay teacher Alvin Dunic remains a mystery.

Linteau said members from Nelson Search and Rescue as well as Swift Water Teams from Kimberley, Oliver/Osoyoos and Penticton searched Crawford Creek this week again with no success.

“Swimmers in the water targeted areas using underwater cameras,...

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