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By Interior Health Authority on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

 Interior Health is pleased to announce Ledcor Construction Ltd. has been selected to oversee construction of the Pharmacy and Ambulatory Care Project at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH).

 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

Interior Health said Tuesday in a media release that there has been an additional 20 cases of COVID-19 linked to the Big White Mountain community cluster.

Interior Health said the total number of cases identified to date is 96.

New cases are related to COVID-19 transmission that occurred within group housing, social events and gatherings.

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

By Chris Gusen

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

Rick Taylor has lived on Kootenay Lake for 40 years and has seen some ups and downs in fish numbers and size but commented that the last few years have been catastrophic for the Kokanee numbers.

The Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP) is designed to help the iconic kokanee salmon population recover after their collapse in 2013.

By Bob Hall on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

As the saws stop spinning for winter break at Nelson’s Silver King Campus, students in the Selkirk College Fine Woodworking Program are heading into the holidays filled with gratitude for the chance to learn in the shop environment.

By Dan Kraus on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

A year ago, there was much anticipation in the conservation community that 2020 would perhaps be the most important year ever for nature. Canada’s Nature Fund promised to accelerate the conservation of our wild spaces and species.

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

No one is surprised that young people are very concerned about the climate crisis. Nor is it surprising that they are underrepresented in places of power, like Parliament.

To counter this, youth in the Kootenays drafted a formal Parliamentary Petition expressing their concerns and their expectations of government.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 21 2020

Interior Health witnessed the largest spike in COVID-19 deaths over the weekend since the pandemic began in the spring.

In a media release Monday, Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown said Monday is “our most tragic report since the beginning of this devastating pandemic.”

By Contributor on Monday Dec 21 2020

By Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Director of Communications

(As the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League awaits word on when competitive sports can continue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Director of Communiciations Emamuel Sequeira has been updating hockey fans with stories from around the league.)

By Timothy Schafer on Monday Dec 21 2020

A move to amend current land use bylaws to lessen restrictions on secondary suites could transform into a debate around housing affordability and the rising cost of construction in Nelson.