Fentanyl use by people who use drugs in B.C. has doubled since 2015, and two-thirds of people are aware they’ve taken it, finds new research from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).
Additional funds for the regional recycling service are being withheld by the city until it receives some hard numbers from the regional district on the real cost of recycling collection.
The Nelson Public Library has come a long way since 1920, and after recently marking their 100th year centenary celebration of the library’s incorporation on January 19th 2020, they are officially cemented into the region’s local legacy, and are certainly poised to play a further role in Nelson’s past and present, but more importantly, Nelson’s future.
“Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, great libraries build communities.” – R. David Lankes
The L.V. Rogers Bombers were in mid-season form for the home opener as the squad blasted Stanley Humphries of Castlegar 53-31 in West Kootenay High School Girls Basketball action Thursday night at the Hangar.
Maddy Bonikowsky scored 14 points and Emma Zacharias-Streib added 12 as the Bombers cruised to the victory.
He’s definitely proving to everyone he’s no Ordinary Joe.
For the second time this season, Leaf rookie winger Joe Davidson has caught the eyes of Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Three Star committee.
Organizers of Make A Change Canada Nelson got more than they bargained for when a sellout crowd took to the Nelson and District Community Complex Arena Thursday night to watch the Montreal Canadiens alumni in action against the Kootenay Patricks.
Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for Highway 3, from Grand Forks to Creston, which includes the Kootenay Paas and Paulson Summit.
BC Hydro has now completed temporary repairs to the floating guidewall and debris boom at the Hugh L. Keenleyside Dam, and the navigational lock will return to limited operations for commercial use only as of Wednesday, January 22.
I was 14 when North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950. As an adolescent, I was more preoccupied with puberty-related personal issues than politics. But when Canada sent military personnel as part of a UN effort, I religiously followed the battle lines. Every day the local paper’s front page reported how troops were doing, with a map showing enemy and allied movements.
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