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Effective at noon Pacific Time on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, Category 2 open burning prohibitions will be rescinded throughout the Southeast Fire Centre’s jurisdiction.

Due to decreased wildfire risk, the following activities will once again be permitted throughout the Southeast Fire...

This is the first of a series of inside looks at the candidates for city council — both councilor and mayor — prior to the general municipal election on Oct. 15.

Biography: a closer view

I live, own a commercial building and operate small...

The L.V. Rogers Bombers won another BC High School Girls Volleyball Tournament.

The Bombers made it two straight tournament wins after edging out Fernie Falcons to clinch the Mount Sentinel Wildcats Volleyball Tournament Saturday at the South Slocan School.

LVR, opening the season...

Week One of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is in the books and the Nelson Leafs currently sit fourth overall after the first Power Rankings behind defending champion Revelstoke Grizzlies, Fernie Ghostriders and Sicamous Eagles.

Nelson opened the current season with a pair...

The sponsoring committee of the 561 Nelson Osprey Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday October 20th, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nelson Eagles Hall at 641 Baker Street in Nelson.

Any former cadets, parents of former cadets or anyone interested in helping support the Nelson Air Cadets is welcome to attend. 

The...

Oxygen Art Centre celebrates its 20th anniversary on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 1-4 p.m.

The artist-run centre invites the public to join the celebration! The event will take place along the alleyway behind Baker Street between Stanley Street and Kootenay Street at the 300 block.

Everyone welcome to attend! Admission is free.

Oxygen Art Centre was founded...

Calls for service decline for Grand Forks RCMP as fall begins

Even though summer-like weather continues into the fall, Grand Forks police note there has been a decline in calls for service.

Generally, the summer months keep police officers busy with a noted increase in calls for service and tends to tail off come September.

That is once again the case this year for the Grand Forks RCMP.

“In the summer months, we typically see a lot...

ICBC and police are launching a campaign to help protect pedestrians as weather conditions worsen and the risk of pedestrian crashes increases.

Between October and January, pedestrian fatalities increase by an average of 54% in B.C.

“As weather conditions begin to shift and daylight hours decrease, drivers and pedestrians should use extra caution on the road," said Lindsay...