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By The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Aug 08 2022

Now that the ice is back ready for play at the Nelson and District Community Complex, the Nelson Figure Skating Club is ready to kick off the upcoming season with a three-week summer camp, beginning August 15th.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Aug 08 2022

The Kootenay region is still lagging behind the rest of the province when it comes to unemployment and job recovery, according to recent statistics.

Statistics Canada is reporting a 5.8 per cent unemployment rate for the region, compared to a 4.7 per cent unemployment rate for the province as a whole (behind Manitoba 3.5 per cent, Saskatchewan four per cent and Quebec 4.1 per cent).

By Province of British Columbia on Friday Aug 05 2022

Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests and Kootenay West MLA; Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation; and George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, have issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S.

By Southeast Fire Centre on Friday Aug 05 2022

In a media release, the BC Wildfire Service said it has implemented an Area Restriction Order for the vicinity of the Briggs Creek wildfire (N70969) which is located approximately 11.5 kilometres south of the community of Kaslo.

By Province of British Columbia on Friday Aug 05 2022

Toadfest is back this summer at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp after a two-year pause due to pandemic restrictions. Mark your calendar: Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m., and Thursday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon

By Castlegar Source on Friday Aug 05 2022

RCMP said that Search & Rescue personnel (SAR) continued efforts until 10 p.m. on Thursday August 4, 2022 in hopes of locating 30-year-old Harsha Paladugu.

Paladugu reported missing on August 2, was last seen on July 27, 2022. 

SAR and RCMP located numerous items that belong to Paladugu, yet he remains missing.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Aug 05 2022

The cost to enter the city’s aquatic centre and arenas will be going up this fall.

The general admission for adults and youth to the Nelson and District Community Complex will be nudging up on Sept. 6 by 26 cents for an adult (to $7.26) and by 13 cents for a youth admission (to $3.63).

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Aug 04 2022

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) and the BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) invite Southfork and Kaslo area residents to attend a public information session being held in Kaslo on Friday August, 5, 2022 at 5 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 04 2022

The Civic Centre building in Nelson is a facility that was built during the Great Depression.

More than 80 years later, again during uncertain times, governments from the federal, provincial and municipal level have come together to invest in a substantial upgrade to improve energy efficiency, decrease climate pollution and improve the comfort and lifespan of the heritage building.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Aug 04 2022

British Columbians should remain alert to the threat of wildfire throughout August as conditions remain hot and dry.