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By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jun 29 2019

No injuries were reported but damage was significant following an explosion and fire at the Alpine Motel Friday evening Nelson Fire Rescue said in a media release.

Nelson Fire Rescue received a call at 7:49 p.m. Friday that an explosion had occurred at the motel, located at 1120 Hall Mines Road in Nelson.

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Friday Jun 28 2019

This summer the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is undertaking region-wide assessments to update existing flood mapping. This work will support future land-use planning and help communities be resilient to floods and related emergencies.

By Linda Larson on Thursday Jun 27 2019

We have seen a lot in the media lately relating to the Climate Change targets for 2040 and the move to zero-emission vehicles. There are many “experts” that have been consulted about the realities of actually electrifying our transportation system in North America so I thought I would share one of those from the Manhattan Institute:

By Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Ryan Lewis scored twice and goalkeeper Mitch Melanson pitched a shutout sparking Hume Innkeepers to a 4-0 win over Oso Negro in the final of the Mallard's Men's Open Division Tuesday at the Lakeside Pitch.

The win completed a sweep of the hardware for the Innkeepers, which also captured the regular season title with an impressive 6-1 record.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Hard work and dedication to the game is paying off for Nelson Youth Soccer star Callum Cutler.

Not only did the 16-year-old player pick up the Kerry Dyck Memorial Scholarship from the Hume Innkeepers, but Cutler also earned one of the two Generation Adidas nominations to train in Madrid, Spain at the Real Madrid Foundation.

By Contributor on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Continuing 0% vacancy rates for a fifth year in a row in Nelson and high rental rates compared to per capita incomes of renters, plus a lack of and decrease in purpose-built rental housing stock in Nelson have the Nelson Committee on Homelessness (NCOH) calling for more affordable rental housing in Nelson.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Kootenay Lake School District is in damage control after elementary students in the Creston school were exposed to an explicit sex guide during a sex education class taught by a public health nurse and trainee.

The incident happened on June 20th when copies of a 47-page book, that was intended to be used by adults, was taken home by students according to the district.

By Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Jun 27 2019

More than a year after Grand Forks experienced a flood of the century, federal and provincial governments have stepped up to the plate with $50 million for an important flood mitigation project in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary community of Grand Forks.

By Dick Cannings MP on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Last week, the Canadian Senate killed all private members’ bills before them—29 bills, including my bill advocating for the use of wood in federal government infrastructure.  This was achieved by a very small group of Conservative Senators who wanted to block the passage of my colleague Romeo Saganash’s bill on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People.  The easiest way they could k

By The Fraser Institute on Thursday Jun 27 2019

The Fraser Institute today released its Report Card on British Columbia’s Secondary Schools, the most easily accessible tool for parents to compare the academic performance of their children’s schools.