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By Contributor on Wednesday Dec 08 2021

Kootenay Savings Credit Union is helping the holiday season come a little early this year for seventeen diverse and dedicated community groups and service clubs.

By Contributor on Wednesday Dec 08 2021

A study led by Simon Fraser University researchers has found that the retreat of glaciers in the Pacific mountains of western North America could produce more than 6,000 kilometres of potential new Pacific salmon habitat by the year 2100.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Dec 08 2021

Four options for the ‘Welcome to Nelson’ sign re-design have been released for voting in the next phase of the sign design competition.

A competition was staged beginning in August to re-design the ‘Welcome to Nelson’ signs at three ends of the city, after the beloved and “quirky” existing signs were deemed to be at the end of their lifespan.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Dec 08 2021

The New Year will hopefully bring glad tidings and an end to the pandemic, but it will also bring an increase in Nelson Hydro rates.

City council did not deliberate at all Tuesday night in its regular business meeting when it stamped its approval on a 2.5 per cent general rate increase to the city-owned utility’s residential urban rates.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Dec 08 2021

The site of City Hall being occupied by protesters likely won’t be a repeated sight.

Earlier last month around 50 people walked inside the first floor of the municipal government building — that contained Service BC and city staff — carrying signs and staged a quiet occupation of the office, forcing management to close Service BC to the public and city staff to cancel appointments.

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 07 2021

A new golf bag and club – and a new SUV to haul them in – are in the plans for Salmo’s Lydia Verigin after winning $75,000 

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 07 2021

Andrew Phillips, a grade 12 student at Creston Valley Secondary School, has already earned well over half the required hours needed to become a red seal Millwright.

And he is also $1000 wealthier for it.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 06 2021

Nelson again marked the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women with a memorial outside the Provincial Courthouse and City Hall.

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women remembers 14 people who were murdered because they were women, at École Polytechnique in Montreal on Dec. 6, 1989.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Dec 06 2021

As of Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, 85.5% (4,261,317) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.0% (4,085,935) have received their second dose.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 06 2021

Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation is excited to announce our Online Art Auction & 50/50 Raffle.

As part of the Foundation Light Up The Hospital! campaign, Ivan and Mary Smith have graciously donated 13 prints by Carl Brenders, Stephen Lyman and Daniel Smith.