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By David Suzuki on Tuesday Feb 18 2020

Island Scallops on Vancouver Island has relied on stable ocean conditions since 1989. But CEO Rob Saunders says those started changing a little over a decade ago. Measurements showed dropping pH levels, indicating increased acidity. “We started to notice our larvae weren't swimming very well; they weren't feeding. They were dying at a tremendous rate,” he says.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 18 2020

An Interior Health medical health officer encourages all illicit drug users to have their drugs tested after two people died following drug overdoses Sunday in Nelson.

Interior Health said in an emailed statement Monday, the authority does not have sufficient information to tell the public what specific drug circulating in the Nelson area may be contaminated.

By Charles Jeanes on Monday Feb 17 2020

“History’s so strong...”    Red Hot Chili Peppers

“The human race just kept rollin’ on...”   Neil Young

You can’t outrun the history train.”    Paul Simon

“History doesn’t repeat itself. People do.”    Voltaire

“You and your history, won’t rule me.”    The Who

By DriveSmartBC on Monday Feb 17 2020

When I was posted in the Okanagan in the 1990s I was answering phones in the detachment dispatch office. A caller from Summerland asked what would happen if he decided to take his protest sign down to the highway and conduct his own personal blockade.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 17 2020

The American Hockey League announced in a media release Monday that Springfield Thunderbirds forward Dryden Hunt has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 16, 2020.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 17 2020

In a media release Monday, Nelson Police Department report two individuals died after officers attended calls of street drug overdoses Sunday.

Police said on February 16, 2020 officers responded to three separate calls for medical assistance at three separate locations for reports of street drug overdose.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 17 2020

The L.V. Rogers Bombers has a strong showing at the Desert Classic High School Boys’ Basketball Tournament Saturday in Osoyoos.

The Bombers lost 76-48 to fourth-ranked Single-A Barriere Cougars in the tournament final.

LVR pushed the Single-A power until the second half, trailing by three at intermission, before the Cougars size and strength overpowered the Bombers.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 17 2020

Team West Kootenay, skipped by Bill vanYzerloo of Castlegar, edged Ken McHargue of Elkford 8-7 to capture the Qualifier 1 spot at the Masters Men Kootenay Curling Championships held last month in Invermere.

The vanYzerloo rink scored a single in the eight end to secure the victory.

By Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Monday Feb 17 2020

British Columbia’s provincial budget is balanced on a tightrope with no safety harness.

We will soon learn on budget day if Finance Minister Carole James is able to keep it from tumbling into a tub of red ink.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 16 2020

Nelson Fentanyl Task Force is issuing a urgent warning to the public after it was reported there may have been some people overdose Saturday night (February 15th).