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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 14 2017

For the second time in less than two weeks a special interest group has staged a protest outside the Nelson office of Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Michelle Mungall.

Wednesday’s protest came following the government’s decision Monday to complete construction of the Site C hydroelectric dam in northern BC.

“The decision will throw good money...

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Dec 13 2017

Investigators with the Boundary RCMP and West Kootenay Traffic Services attended a fatal collision on Highway 3 near Midway, on Tuesday morning.

Boundary RCMP and West Kootenay Traffic Services are investigating the cause of a fatal accident Tuesday morning on Highway 3 near Midway.

In a medial release, Boundary RCMP received a report of a head-on collision at 7 a.m. on Highway 3...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Dec 13 2017

Rossland Range Recreation Site: out with the old, in with the new – Friends of the Rossland Range (FORRS) have received permission from Justin Dexter, the Ministry of Forests District Recreation Officer, to replace the old, dirt-floored, packrat-infested Eagle’s Nest day-use hut with a new shelter. The current state of the old Eagle...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Dec 13 2017

A vehicular fire this morning just off Columbia Avenue on 12 Street caused thousands of dollars in damage, according to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

He said the call came in at 9:29 a.m., and eight fire fighters with two engines and a command vehicle arrived on scene to find a cube van engulfed in flames.

“One of the workers saw the fire and hit it with a 10-lb dry chemical...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 13 2017

It’s a decision that no doubt will have ramifications for years to come.

Monday in Victoria, Premier John Horgan, flanked by BC Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Michelle Mungall and Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman, stood in front of all of BC to confirm it will complete construction of the Site C hydroelectric dam.

The reason: to...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

Hundreds of Nelsonites braved the cool weather to welcome the Canadian Pacific Railway Holiday Train as it rolled next to Lakeside Park Tuesday night.

Alan Doyle and The Beautiful Band provided the entertainment as Nelsonites surrounded the 1,000-foot Holiday Train for the fourth time in seven years.

The last time the Holiday Train stopped in Nelson was in 2015, well as 2011 and...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

During the 2017 Council Gala Monday at the Prestige Inn, local historian Greg Scott was awarded City of Nelson’s annual Heritage Award or his dedicated work in the education, promotion and preservation of Nelson’s local history.

The award comes with a $1000 honorarium.

“Greg Scott as an extremely worthy recipient of this award,” says Heritage Working Group Chair and Touchstones...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 11 2017

All of the social media platforms were buzzing in BC after the provincial government confirmed it will complete construction of the Site C hydroelectric dam, saying that to do otherwise would put British Columbians on the hook for an immediate and unavoidable $4-billion bill – with nothing in return – resulting in rate hikes or reduced funds for schools, hospitals and important infrastructure...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 11 2017

Sutco Transportation Specialists of Salmo recently returned from the Trucking HR Canada ceremony with a major recognition said a company spokesperson.

Sutco is proud to announce they have been recognized as one of the five companies in all of Canada to receive a Trucking HR Top Fleet Employer award for 2017.

Sutco received the award for “Employment Engagement” Sutco...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 11 2017

Organizers of the first annual Adventure Hotel and White LeBlanc Wealth Planners Christmas Toy Drive Breakfast said the event was a huge success, with more than 800 new toys and books delivered as well as $1,000 in cash donations made to help local kids this Christmas season.

The free breakfast fundraiser was hosted on November 26th and saw a crowd of more than 400 people...

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