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By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 27 2020

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Bonners Ferry Station seized five duffel bags of narcotics valued at approximately $2.16 million just south of the United States/Canada border on Friday a news release on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website said.

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Oct 27 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us have been living in a landscape defined by unknowns. This lack of certainty about how the world around us can change at any moment shows no sign of abating in the foreseeable future.  

By Charles Jeanes on Tuesday Oct 27 2020

Dropping Out

It is a dismal truth that democracy can die from lack of use, and the technologies of electronic communication and mental distraction now in use are potent foes of a self-governing, self-disciplining citizen. We might be amusing ourselves to the death of our own government.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 27 2020

The lead may be more than 900 votes, but that doesn’t mean BC NDP candidate Brittny Anderson is doing the Irish jig following results from Saturday’s 2020 Provincial Election.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Oct 26 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Stephen Brown, deputy minister of health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

By Contributor on Monday Oct 26 2020

 Five British Columbians and an Alberta man are facing numerous charges in relation to the illicit production of synthetic drugs.

By Bob Hall on Monday Oct 26 2020

The global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis will include local voices through a series of TEDx talks being presented virtually by Selkirk College to the entire community over three Sundays in November.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Oct 26 2020

Elections BC announced Monday that it estimates at least 52.4% of registered voters voted in the 2020 Provincial General Election.

In a media release, Elections BC said 670,324 voters voted in their electoral district during the advance voting period, and 546,877 voters voted on Election Day at their assigned voting place.

By The Conversation on Monday Oct 26 2020

By Victoria Wagner, Christopher Fernandez-Prada, and Martin Olivier, from The Conversation

By Contributor on Sunday Oct 25 2020

The NDP is projected to form a majority government following Saturday's provincial election, with Katrine Conroy being re-elected in Kootenay West by a landslide, and Brittny Anderson, NDP has been declared the provisional winner in Nelson-Creston. The West Kootenay EcoSociety congratulates our local elected MLAs and wants to work together on the following priorities.