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By Contributor on Monday Oct 28 2019

With 2019 on track to be a record year for mushroom poisoning calls, the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) Drug and Poison Information Centre is urging British Columbians to use extreme caution when foraging or consuming wild mushrooms.

By aeon on Monday Oct 28 2019

By Peter Forbes, for Aeon

By Contributor on Monday Oct 28 2019

Students, teachers, and non profits in the West Kootenay/Okanagan could get a $10,000 grant this fall.

Reel Youth, a media empowerment project that delivers community development programming to youth and adults across Canada, and TELUS STORYHIVE have joined forces, offering 10 grants to schools, teachers and organizations that work with youth.

By Bob Hall on Monday Oct 28 2019

Due to overcrowding on public transportation between Nelson and Castlegar, Selkirk College is now offering a free shuttle bus to students.

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Oct 28 2019

Canada’s progress towards gender equality has been uneven, and despite some positive steps there is significant unfinished business, according to a new report released today by a network of gender equality groups and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Oct 28 2019

Nelson’s downtown core saw a taste of what is to come Halloween night when a group of zombies took over Baker Street Saturday afternoon as part of the sixth annual Civic Theatre Zombie Walk.

At least 60-70 zombies, young and old, gathered at the Civic Theatre before coming out for the annual afternoon stroll through downtown Nelson.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 27 2019

Bargaining between the Kootenay Lake School Board and CUPE Local 748 is heading for mediation after the the union made application to the Labour Relations Board requesting appointment of a mediator to assist the two sides in concluding a new collective agreement.

By Letters to the editor on Sunday Oct 27 2019

To The Editor:

The election results are in and I have a new representative in Ottawa – at least in theory.  I understand that (Kootenay Columbia Conservative MP) Mr. (Rob) Morrison represents his Party; but I’m not sure he does me. 

By Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 27 2019

The future is definitely looking bright for Joe Davidson and the Nelson Leafs.

The rookie winger registered a four-point night to lead Nelson to an 8-4 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over visiting 100 Mile House Wranglers Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

By Benjamin Phillips on Friday Oct 25 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce they have acquired Matteo Paler-Chow from the Powell River Kings