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By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

Nelson City Councillor Brittny Anderson is hoping to make the move from the Heritage City chambers to an MLA in the BC Legislature after being acclaimed as the Nelson-Creston BC NDP candidate in the upcoming October 24th provincial election.

In a media release late Tuesday, Anderson said she is excited to join John Horgan's team and work to keep B.C. moving forward.

By Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

The city will be requiring builders to step up their game when it comes to building development in Nelson.

By the end of the year city council will be requiring a higher residential Step Code standard — moving from one to three — on new residential construction in the city and will introduce Step Code two for new development of complex buildings.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

Some students who attended Hume Elementary in the early 1970s feel the Kootenay Lake School Board deserves a failing grade after removing the Totem Pole from the front of the Fairview school during the summer.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), based on the recommendation from BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) has removed the Evacuation Alert for the remaining 46 properties affected by the Talbott Creek Wildfire.

The BCWS has advised that although crews continue to action the fire, the danger to people and structures has diminished.

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Sep 22 2020

Editor, the Rossland Telegraph:

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Sep 21 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer and Stephen Brown, deputy minister of health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

By Contributor on Monday Sep 21 2020

The writs have been issued for British Columbia’s 42nd Provincial General Election with Election Day will be Saturday, October 24, 2020.

“Our main focus is ensuring a safe and accessible voting process during the pandemic,” said Chief Electoral Officer Anton Boegman in a media release Monday.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 21 2020

BC voters are going to the polls on October 24th.

Premier John Horgan made the snap-election announcement Monday following a meeting with B.C.’s Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Janet Austin.

“I have just met with the Lieutenant Governor and she has agreed with my request to hold an election on October 24,” Premier Horgan said in a media release.

By Bob Hall on Sunday Sep 20 2020

The legacy of a trailblazing craft historian who helped shape the field in Canada will live on through the Dr. Sandra Alfoldy Memorial Scholarship that aims to assist Selkirk College students studying in Kootenay Studio Arts programs.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 20 2020

After watching hurricanes and wildfires level cities in the United States and smoke from those fires choke communities north of the 49th parallel, contrary to belief of some politicians, Climate Change is affecting the health and daily life of countries throughout the world.