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by Dick Cannings MP on Monday Jul 03 2017

Last Monday I travelled to Washington, DC with Tracey Ramsey, the NDP critic for International Trade.  I was there in my role as NDP critic for Natural Resources, and we were both there to talk about softwood lumber with senators, congressmen and their staff.

We had a full day of meetings on Tuesday, going from office to office while senators negotiated Trump’s new health care act and...

by Bob Hall on Monday Jul 03 2017

With construction on the $18.9 million Selkirk College Silver King Campus refresh project starting to move into full swing, Metal Fabricator Foundation Program student Jennifer Perepelkin has walked into an opportunity to be part of the exciting transformation.

Perepelkin is one of two Selkirk College trades students hired by general contractor Yellowridge Construction to work part-time...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jul 02 2017

It’s been a busy Canada Day Weekend for Nelson Fire Rescue.

After dealing with a gas leak in the 800 Block of Victoria Street Friday, Nelson Fire Rescue was called to extinguish a kitchen fire later in the day before dealing with a pair of calls Sunday — fire to a fence and a motor vehicle accident.

At 2:46 p.m. Sunday, Nelson Fire Rescue responded to a fence on fire between two...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jul 02 2017

From Balfour, to Salmo to Lakeside Park in Nelson, Canadians across this great country turned out in huge numbers to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday Saturday.

At Rotary Lakeside Park, dignitaries helped kicked off the festivities that provided entertainment from youngsters to seniors.

Tara Finley of Nelson Chamber of Commerce kicked off the opening ceremonies...

by Rossland Telegraph on Thursday Jun 29 2017

Rossland's traditional summer entertainment starts again on July 1 with a brand new show, blending -- as usual -- historical fact with imaginative fiction, high kicking, low humour, song , dance, a dash of romance and a lot of fun:  the Gold Fever Follies highlight an aspect of the late 1890s gold rush days with this original musical comedy.

The 30th anniversary show opens on July 1 at...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 29 2017

It didn't take long for the Southeast Fire Centre to issue its first ban of the summer season.

Effective at noon Pacific Time on Monday, July 3, 2017, Category 2 open fires will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety the BC Wildfire Service said Friday in a media release.

"This Category 2...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 29 2017

Nelson BC, For six years the Nelson & District Credit Union (NDCU) have been making a donation to the Nelson Electric Tramway Society (NETS) for free rides on Streetcar #23 and admission to the Trolley Barn Museum on Canada Day and it is a win win for everyone.

The Nelson Electric Tramway Society sets out with the task of generating enough revenue each year to keep Streetcar #23 and...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 29 2017
A birthday of 150 years doesn't come along that often.
Which is why the Nelson Chamber of Commerce is promising an extra special Canada Day Celebration set for Saturday, July 1, at Lakeside Park — c...
by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 29 2017

The perplexing parking puzzle has prompted a potential project.

The city has begun to implement some aspects of its draft parking strategy in order to alleviate the parking pressure, including adding in over a score of new spaces, converting some parallel spots into angled parking.

As part of its interim strategy, the city has materialized 35 new stalls in the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 28 2017

BC Wildfire Service personnel have been responding to lightning-caused fires throughout the Arrow Fire Zone.

Although some fires are highly visible from surrounding communities, none of these fires is immediately threatening communities or structures.

Due to the locations of these fires, members of the public may see smoke and notice increased air operations by the BC Wildfire...


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