Residents of Nelson Commons on Vernon Street in Nelson received an early-morning wakeup call after fire alarms were triggered by smoke coming from one of the freezers inside the Kootenay Co-op grocery store.
Nelson Fire Rescue said the hall received the call of smoke coming from one of the retail freezer units in the store at 7:11 a.m. Thursday.
The Supreme Court of Canada said it will hear the case involving Sinixt First Nation, Rodney Cawston, the Chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville, said in a media release Thursday.
A provincially-mandated housing needs assessment has brought the city and the regional district together to undertake a local look at where the housing situation sits in the central Kootenay.
The assessment is expected to provide a better understanding of what is lacking in housing in Nelson and across the region by identifying existing and projected gaps in the housing supply.
Fall is a busy season in the yard for home and business owners. After the lawn gets its last cut before winter, it will be time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, like lawn mowers, leaf blowers, chain saws and trimmers.
And homeowners will need to get snow throwers, generators and other small engine equipment out and ready for winter use.
By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications Manager
After a less than impressive start to the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season, Nelson Leafs have caught fire in October thanks to netminder Anderson Violette.
Violette came to the Green and White via a trade with Sannich Braves of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League.
Kootenay Lake ferry users refuse to give up.
A group of calling themselves Our Ferry Matters is planning a second Unity Sailing rally Saturday starting at 1 p.m. from the Kootenay Bay terminal.
To The Editor:
A hearty congratulations to the City of Nelson for undertaking the removal of Japanese knotweed and the Kootenay Invasive Species Society in supporting their efforts.
There’s some big news happening at Trafalgar Middle School.
The Thunder Girl’s Volleyball team looked very impressive in capturing the South Okanagan Grade 7/8 Tournament this past weekend in Oliver.
Trafalgar, defeating Okanagan Mission of Kelowna in the final, cruised to the title with wins over host South Okanagan, Vernon Christian, Aberdeen Hall of Kelowna and Summerland.
On October 20, 2019, at 6:16 p.m.
Trafalgar Thunder swept past Okanagan Mission of Kelowna in two games to capture the South Okanagan Hornets Grade 7-8 Girl’s Volleyball Tournament this past weekend in Oliver.