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By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Dec 14 2018

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for the Southern Interior of BC, including the Boundary, West Kootenay and Kootenay Lake regions.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 13 2018

Recent storms coupled with a prolonged drought the past six weeks has prompted Avalanche Canada to issue a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users, in effect immediately until the end of day Sunday, December 16.

Avalanche Canada said this new snow is not bonding well to the old surface that formed during the drought.

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Dec 13 2018

At the time of year when the focus is on giving, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives researchers have found that BC’s 10 wealthiest billionaires can afford to give thousands of times more than the rest of us.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 13 2018

During the fall of 2018, Canada Post unveiled a handful of stamps honouring First Responders throughout the country — calling it Emergency Responders Week.

In Nelson, the local Canada Post outlet on Vernon Street held its own ceremony Tuesday at the Nelson Fire Hall, saluting the brave men and women within the community who boldly keep the public safe day in and day out.

By Trevor Miller on Thursday Dec 13 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters battled from a two-goal deficit to force overtime but fell by a 3-2 score to the Vernon Vipers on Wednesday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

By CBT on Thursday Dec 13 2018

There are many ways to support a healthy and diverse environment, from restoring habitat to educating schoolchildren about ecosystems. Columbia Basin organizations will be taking on 29 projects like these with support from over $1 million in Environment Grants from Columbia Basin Trust.

By Contributor on Thursday Dec 13 2018

By Mike Farnworth, 

Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General

Cannabis is now legal - but if you choose to use, don't drive.

You've probably heard this message in a new ad from government and ICBC. As public safety minister, I want you to understand why it's vital to take it seriously.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 12 2018

RCMP is asking for public support following the violent sexual assault of a 47-year-old Creston woman Tuesday evening, a media release Wednesday said.

Creston RCMP said police are actively investigating the incident involving a woman being forced into her vehicle and sexually assaulted by an unknown assailant.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 12 2018

Environment Canada is a calling for another blast of winter to hit the southern interior, starting early Thursday.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 12 2018

Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski is urging the Trudeau government to find more funds to combat the opioid crisis crisis in Canada.