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By The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

More people in B.C. will start to receive invitations for a COVID-19 booster shot as the Province continues its COVID-19 immunization plan, prioritizing B.C.'s elderly and most at-risk through to the December holiday.

The plan expands to include all British Columbians 12+ beginning in January 2022.

By BC Hydro on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

New research from BC Hydro finds festive lights and blow up decorations are no longer limited to just the holiday season as more British Columbians are putting up Halloween ‘mega displays.’

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

On Oct. 24, 2021, Trail and Greater District RCMP arrested the alleged suspect in this assault who will face a future court date in regards to this incident. Trail RCMP will be requesting Crown Counsel review a detailed report about the incident and pursue charges.

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By David Suzuki on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

If world representatives at the UN climate conference in Glasgow put talk into action, we could forestall the worst impacts of the rapidly accelerating climate crisis.

By Contributor on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

More than 110 arts and culture projects — including the Columbia Basin Culture Tour — have received a total of $750,000 in funding support for the 2021-22 season through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

Nelson Police have opened an investigation into a report of rocks being thrown at passing vehicles on Monday, October 25, 2021, on Lakeside Drive near the Chalko Mika Mall.

Police said in a media release the incident happened between 4-5 p.m. in the surrounding area of 1000 Block of Lakeside Drive.

Nelson Police said at least two vehicles were damaged because of this incident.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

While the rest of the province might be enjoying full capacity in its restaurants, theatres and sporting events, the Kootenay along with the rest of Interior Health region are still restricted, the chamber executive director says.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 26 2021

The Mountain Resort Municipality of Jumbo Glacier is no more.

In a media release Tuesday, the NDP Government said it took the step to dissolve the municipality in the Legislature with changes to Bill 26.

By Sarah Lord on Tuesday Oct 26 2021

Award-winning local author Rita Moir’s new book, Not of Reason: A Recipe for Outrunning Sadness, launched this month.

This family memoir published by Caitlin Press is about the death of a sister and the breakdown, struggle, and finally, the “restoration of the natural order.”