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By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 31 2020

E-Comm said in a media release Wednesday, people who are fed up with your food delivery, curious about COVID or have questions about quarantine, should not call 9-1-1.

By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Dec 31 2020

A curbside composting program is going ahead in Nelson and the city is also throwing its hat into the ring for the regional district’s organics diversion program.

City council decided to begin its own program for composting but, unlike earlier indications at the regional level, was in favour of the Regional District of Central Kootenay’s Organics Waste Diversion Strategy.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 30 2020

Nelson Fire and Rescue Services are reminding the public to safely store soiled linens following a potentially dangerous call Wednesday afternoon in the 500 Block of Josephine Street.

Nelson Fire and Rescue Services responded to a report at 12:38 p.m. Wednesday of a burning smell near the alley.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

The New Year is an excellent time to chart out new life goals and work towards them.

It’s the perfect time of the year to look back on the previous 365 days and realize the next 12 months hold the opportunity achieve much more in life and create new possibilities.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

Interior Health announced Tuesday that there are 10 deaths and 239 new COVID-19 cases to report following the Christmas Holiday break.

In a media release, Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown said she is deeply saddened to report the deaths of 10 more people in the region.

By Diana Daghofer on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

Born during the Spanish flu, Molly Pacey has lived to experience a second pandemic this year. Molly turns 102 years old on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. She takes this sort of trial in stride, though, possibly due to her stormy entry to this world.

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

To The Editor:

I have some concerns about the recent hype and media coverage from West Kootenay EcoSociety "100% Renewable Energy Plan", that is being brought by the NGO before a number of local municipalities for adoption.

By The Conversation on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

By Jennifer Crane, in The Conversation                                

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

What is the current state of poverty in Nelson?

What can we do at a local level to reduce poverty in our community?

These are questions members of the Leadership Round Table for Together Nelson have come together to better understand in order to create a four year action plan, complete with measures and targets, to reduce poverty in Nelson.

By Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has released its New Years Taxpayers Resolutions for 2021, urging the government to lower taxes and strictly monitor spending.

“Lower taxes, less waste and more accountable government would help all British Columbians prosper better in the New Year,” said Kris Sims British Columbia director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.