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By Timothy Schafer on Sunday Mar 31 2019

The idea of backyard chickens in the free-range the backyard spaces of Nelson might finally be set to fly.

The city is again scratching at the possibility of drafting legislation to allow the egg-laying denizens to exist in city yards, after several previous near attempts in 2009 and 2011.

By Timothy Schafer on Sunday Mar 31 2019

The city will be conducting a Charter of Rights and Freedoms investigation on banner usage after a simple policy amendment raised some serious questions about its practice.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 31 2019

BLACK PRODUCTIONS, the company that brought you Grease, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Chicago and Cabaret, Rock of Ages and Steel Magnolias is proud to be bringing MAMMA MIA to the Capitol Theatre stage May 23-36, 2019.

By DriveSmartBC on Sunday Mar 31 2019

ICBC premiums are rising! The corporation is losing billions, we have to get costs under control! Let's put out the ICBC dumpster fire by reducing what we pay out in claims, but assure crash victims that they will be properly taken care of.

By Contributor on Sunday Mar 31 2019

The Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) is expanding its services to help British Columbians who are injured in motor vehicle accidents to resolve injury claim disputes with ICBC and other insurers.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Mar 30 2019

In a media release Friday, the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development said effective Monday, April 1, 2019, the kokanee angling season on the upper west arm of Kootenay Lake will be reduced to four days in 2019.

The Ministry, adding the 2018 season was 28 days, said this measure is an effort to support long-term kokanee conservation.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Mar 29 2019

Interior Health (IH) and the BC Coroners Service said in a media release Friday, the two organizations are urging anyone using or considering using drugs to take steps to prevent overdose in the wake of an increase in cartfentanil detections in the IH region in March 2019.

IH and BC Coroners Service said it is unclear which substances carfentanil has been detected in.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Mar 29 2019

The Kootenay Lake School District will begin measles immunization as part of the Ministry of Health catch up program a media release said Thursday.

The program is in response to recent outbreaks in the Province.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Mar 29 2019

Numerous local businesses in the Nelson area were saluted for going over and above the call of duty during the annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Ceremony Thursday at the Prestige Lakeside Resort.

By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Mar 28 2019

Castlegar police re-enacted their own version of Animal Farm this morning, as livestock concerns took the limelight in calls for response.