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By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday May 31 2021

Interior Health’s #journey2immunity campaign continues to accelerate a media release said Monday.

Interior Health said approximately 518,000 doses of vaccine have been administered and more are on the way as Interior Health continues to deliver immunization clinics throughout the region.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday May 31 2021

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, B.C.’s lowest paid workers will get a pay boost, with the general minimum wage increasing to $15.20 an hour and the lower discriminatory minimum wage for liquor servers ending the province said Monday in the media release.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday May 31 2021

After the L.V. Rogers Bombers capture a pair of BC High School AA Soccer Championships in the late 1990’s, it took a few years for the Heritage City school to return to the top of the podium.

In 2016, the Bombers again shocked the province by capturing the BC High School AA Girl's Soccer Championship in Campbell River.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday May 31 2021

Families, seniors and people with disabilities with low to moderate incomes in Nelson are moving into 43 affordable rental homes at the corner of Hall and Front Street, with the first affordable housing project opening in the community in almost 15 years.

Monday, members of the local media was invited to tour the Hall Street Place at 205 Hall Street.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday May 31 2021

Nelson Fire Rescue & Services responded to the report of a fire and minor explosion early Monday morning in the area between Vernon Street and the top of Gyro Park. 

Nelson Fire Rescue said both on duty members responded immediately as well as two additional members responding from home to the 2:37 a.m. call.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday May 31 2021

In a media release Monday, Nelson Police Department said foul play is not suspected after missing remains were found in the West Arm Provincial Park, north-east of Nelson, in April of this year.

In the release Nelson Police said on April 30, 2021 the Nelson RCMP received a report of possible human remains being found in the West Arm Provincial Park.

By Contributor on Monday May 31 2021

By Michael Potestio, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A detailed report is forthcoming on the discovery of human remains buried on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, according to Tk’emlups te Secwépemc Chief Rosanne Casimir.

By Castlegar Source on Sunday May 30 2021

A Castlegar man was shot in the wee hours of Sunday morning, according to Castlegar RCMP NCOIC Sgt. Monty Taylor.

By Michael Jessen on Sunday May 30 2021

“If you want to keep the temperature low enough that civilisation will survive, you have to keep coal and oil and gas in the ground. That sounded radical a decade ago. Now it sounds like the law.” – Bill McKibben

By Contributor on Sunday May 30 2021

Nelson’s Glacier Gymnastics hosted the 2021 Virtual Kootenay Zone Championships, which due the COVID-19 restrictions, took more than a month to complete.

More than 100 gymnasts from Trail, Castlegar, Cranbrook and Kimberley participated in the event vying for individual all-around and event titles.