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By Contributor on Wednesday Jan 26 2022

Artists in all disciplines — as well as arts and culture organizations — are invited to apply for funding through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), which delivers the Arts and Culture Program on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 26 2022

Nelson Police is urging the drug using public of a spike in overdose cases in the Heritage City during the past 24 hours.

In a media release Wednesday, Nelson Police advises the public of a serious fentanyl situation in the Nelson area. 

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Jan 26 2022

Seven KBRFR firefighters responded to a reported structure fire Tuesday night, according to Cpt. Grant Tyson.

Tyson said the call came in at 10:47 p.m.. to attend the 100 block of 12 Avenue in Genelle, where crews found two vehicles engulfed in flames.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Jan 26 2022

Student absences have nearly doubled in the school district since Christmas, mirroring absenteeism throughout workplaces across the West Kootenay.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jan 25 2022

Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, has released the following statement in response to Williams Lake First Nation's preliminary findings at the former St. Joseph's Mission Residential School:

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Jan 25 2022

A four-year action strategy to reduce poverty in Nelson and the surrounding area will be supported by the city — to a degree.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 25 2022

Mason Scott, Adam Kuch, and Brodie Jensen of the Whitewater Freeride team are currently in Kappl, Austria for the 2022 Freeride Junior World Championships.

The Whitewater trio, competing in a field of 65, are part of the seven athletes representing Canada at the Freeride Junior World Championships and three of four athletes from Canada competing in the Ski Men category.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jan 25 2022

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is warning the public about ongoing email, web, text messages and telephone scams in which people posing as officials from the CBSA are asking for payment or personal information, including Social Insurance Number (SIN). 

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jan 25 2022

The Conservation Director at Wildsight in the East Kootenay is concerned a lack of action by Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is to blame for at least four dead bighorn sheep during the past week alone

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Jan 25 2022

How the city handled ‘snowmaggedon’ left some questions in the community, says one city councillor.

Keith Page said the city has had record heat, near record cold followed by record snow in one day, but how it handled the almost 80 centimetres that fell just after New Year’s Day has been criticized by Nelsonites.