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Nelson City Councillor Brittny Anderson is hoping to make the move from the Heritage City chambers to an MLA in the BC Legislature after being acclaimed as the Nelson-Creston BC NDP candidate in the upcoming October 24th provincial election.

In a media release late Tuesday, Anderson said...

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), based on the recommendation from BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) has removed the Evacuation Alert for the remaining 46 properties affected by the Talbott Creek Wildfire.

The BCWS has advised that although crews...

The BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) and its local member club, the West Arm Outdoors Club, are thrilled about the angling public’s response to their Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP).

In a media release the BCWF said during July-August more than 5,500 rainbow and bull trout...

After the province recently opened up organized sport activities by moving to Phase 3 of the Return to Sport Guidelines, Nelson Soccer Association shifted into high gear, kicking off its Fall Outdoor Recreation Program this week at the Lakeside Soccer Fields.

The NSA Fall Outdoor...

Amateur wildlife photographers in B.C. have once again made tough work for judges as the BC SPCA’s 12th annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest winners are announced. In addition, there were a number of incredible honourable mentions that celebrate the beauty in B.C.’s wild and urban environments.

The People’s Choice Award was determined as a result of public votes.

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If Google is a verb and Wikipedia everyone’s information go-to page, where does the library fit in?

Nora Young, host and creator of CBC’s Spark, explores A Home in the Cloud: The Future of Libraries in the Digital Age in an online Zoom event on Tuesday, October 6 at 6:30 p.m.

The event is part of the Nelson Public Library’s centenary year programming.

The opportunities and...

Newly Arrived Selkirk College International Students Get Helping Hands from Korean Moms

They know the feeling of being a long way from home, that’s why a group of South Korean moms who attend Selkirk College are reaching out with kindness to the latest cohort of international students arriving to the West Kootenay.

Following strict COVID-19 quarantine...

The writs have been issued for British Columbia’s 42nd Provincial General Election with Election Day will be Saturday, October 24, 2020.

“Our main focus is ensuring a safe and accessible voting process during the pandemic,” said Chief Electoral Officer Anton Boegman in a media release Monday.

“We have been working with Dr. Bonnie Henry’s office to develop our safe voting plans...