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by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Feb 19 2018

People in the Boundary region are now connected with the West Kootenay after the opening of five electric vehicle Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFCs) stations along Highway 3.

The stations have been strategically sited in Greenwood, Christina Lake, Castlegar, Salmo and Creston to ensure connected travel and charging options for drivers.

All are part of the broader...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 19 2018

RCMP are asking for public assistance after a person was struck on Highway 6 near Slocan Park Sunday (February 18th).

In a media release Monday, RCMP said police responded to an incomplete 9-1-1 call at 1:19 a.m. and found a 47-year-old deceased man from Winlaw.

“The subsequent investigation has determined the man was struck by the vehicle in which he had been a...

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 18 2018

RCMP said a skier missing since Friday has been found dead Greely Creek drainage near Revelstoke.

Michael Foster, 24, of Airdrie, Alta. was in Revelstoke skiing but failed to show up for work Friday.

RCMP said Foster was last seen in Revelstoke on February 13th.

Revelstoke Mountain Resort Ski Patrol commenced a search of the resort after a day long search on Saturday....

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 18 2018

 

For the second time in less than a month customers of Nelson Hydro were left in the dark after the City of Nelson and surrounding areas experienced a system-wide outage.

The outage occurred shortly after noon Sunday, lasting for a few hours for most of City of Nelson users.

Some rural areas saw power not back on until after 5 p.m.

Nelson Hydro Line Manager Dan...

by Claire Paradis on Sunday Feb 18 2018

Anyone looking for a night out in the Heritage City should set aside Saturday, March 3rd to attend the Nelson Police Foundation Second Cuffs for a Cause Fundraising Dinner at the Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus.

Attendees will not only enjoy an amazing meal with live entertainment but will also be raising funds to provide education tools to its current sworn and civilian...

by Contributor on Friday Feb 16 2018

A series of winter storms since the start of the year have created a complex snowpack in many of British Columbia’s backcountry recreation areas.

There is considerable risk of natural and human-caused avalanches, and search-and-rescue teams have responded to more than 160 incidents since Jan. 1, 2018.

Environment Canada is tracking a storm that could potentially bring snow to the...

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 15 2018

It is that time of year again, the Coldest Night of the Year event is happening in Nelson Saturday February 24th, 2018.  

The focus of the last three CNOY walks was the refurbishment of our downtown affordable housing building, Ward Street Place. This year the funding focus shifts to support individuals. 

The Ready For Home program provides supports to homeless...

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Feb 15 2018

The city has put a proposed development for Lower Fairview on the front burner, moving to a public hearing format on the $11.3-million project.

City council passed first and second reading recently on a zoning amendment for 805 Nelson Ave., the site for Nelson CARES Society’s proposed Lakeside Place development, opening the way for a public hearing pursuant to the Local Government...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 15 2018

Business continues to be on the rise for Kaslo Sourdough after local bakery recently joined 10 other organizations receiving funding to support innovative products in British Columbia’s agriculture and processed food and beverage sectors.

The family-owned operation, that uses ancient sourdough fermentation technology to create pasta, has been baking their sourdough bread for customers...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 15 2018

Even with the recent taste of spring-like weather it's obvious Old Man Winter just doesn't want to leave quite yet as Environment Canada issued a Special Weather Statement for the southern interior of BC.

Environment Canada said a significant snowfall followed by a strong surge of arctic air is in store this weekend.

"A strong Pacific low pressure system will move eastward...

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