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Nelson Police are reporting a second drug overdose in the city within the past two months.

Thursday, (June 4, 2020) at 7:07 p.m., NPD dispatch received a complaint of a female that was non-responsive in the backyard area of a structure in the 800 block of Vernon Street. 

When...

In a media release Thursday, RCMP said police are investigating a theft of industrial batteries from the Nakusp Pole Yard which is situated in the 100-block of Highway 6 East Nakusp.

RCMP said the theft is believed to have occurred on (Saturday) May 30, 2020 at...

The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the return-to-hockey process in Canada.

“On March 12, the decision was made to cancel all Hockey Canada-sanctioned activities across...

Well it’s been a long haul, but we’re happy to report that starting in June we will begin to take clients out again.  

With new protocols in place and safety as our number one priority, we are all looking forward to it. Small groups is what we specialize in. So this will be right up our...

The Library isn’t just a place to find stories — in celebration of its 100th birthday, the Nelson

Public Library wants to collect new ones in a writing contest open to all ages. There will be prizes, and stories will be published on the library website. The deadline for submissions is July 12.

Creative written storytelling methods are encouraged, including stories and...

The Nelson Leafs Recycling Centre — Bottle Depot — is back up and running after being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Located in the former Star Transfer building at 120 Silica Street behind Nelson Ford, the Nelson Leafs Recycling Centre has been providing beverage container recycling services for the Nelson Area since 1982.

As the need for recycling has grown so too has the...

Blaze destroys two homes, prompts investigation into 9-1-1 delays

A structure fire on Yew Street this morning has destroyed two homes, one vehicle and many possessions, including a quad, according to Castlegar Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.

He said the call came in at roughly 11 a.m., while crews were responding to a report of a grass fire adjacent to Fairview along Hwy 22.

No one was injured, but it is believed a pet, a bearded dragon, perished in...

The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Kootenay River Ranch Conservation Area just got bigger, thanks to the support of numerous funding partners.

In a media release, the Nature Conservancy of Canada said this land purchase, funded by private donors along with support through the federal Natural Heritage Conservation Program, Columbia Basin Trust and the B.C. Fish and Wildlife...