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By Timothy Schafer on Monday Apr 22 2019

A new bylaw that deals specifically with sidewalk cafés has been adopted by Nelson City Council to regulate and encourage new and existing patio cafés.

The new bylaw includes opportunities for free, small sidewalk cafés of up to three tables and six chairs to be created. Last year there were 19 sidewalk cafés in the downtown.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Apr 22 2019

Governments in Victoria and Ottawa joined together with BC Hydro to recently announce funding for the Peace Region Electricity Supply (PRES) project.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Apr 22 2019

Nelson Boxing Club fighters get a taste of national competition as these local boxers prepare to participate at the National Boxing Championships which began Monday at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort Community in the City of Langford.

By DriveSmartBC on Sunday Apr 21 2019

I just finished reading an article titled "Old People Should..." in the May 2019 edition of the Reader's Digest. It explained that we could find out what people ask Google most often by seeing how the search engine auto filled our queries. The top result for "old people should" was that they should not drive.

I took the idea one step further and searched on "drivers should."

By Bruce Fuhr on Saturday Apr 20 2019

In Canada, Eco Warriors will be sounding the alarms regarding global warming on Earth Day, Monday, April 22.

Across the Big Pond, alarm bells were ringing loud and clear as climate protesters did their best to raise awareness society is in the midst of mass extinction during the Extinction Rebellion outside the British Parliament.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Apr 20 2019

BLACK PRODUCTIONS, the company that brought you Grease, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Chicago and Cabaret, Rock of Ages and Steel Magnolias is proud to be bringing MAMMA MIA to the Capitol Theatre stage May 23-36, 2019.

By Timothy Schafer on Friday Apr 19 2019

The city is taking the plight of the woods of Cottonwood Lake to the regional level, and is hoping to eventually reach a higher stage.

A resolution has been passed for consideration at the next Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments (AKBLG) convention that addresses forest harvesting for commercial purposes on private lands.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Apr 19 2019

Nelson’s Sebastian Bodine is one of four winners of the 2018 Troop 17 Scholarship the RCMP  said in a media release earlier this month.

The Scholarships are awarded to full-time college or university students who've made significant efforts to prevent bullying or harassment in their schools and communities.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Apr 18 2019

It was a banner weekend for eight gymnasts from Nelson’s Glacier Gymnastics Club at the 2019 BC Provincial Championships this past weekend on the Lower Mainland.

The Glacier gymnasts returned from the trek west with 12 medals, including a pair of All Around titles as well as 20 top-ten placement ribbons.     

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Apr 17 2019

Police are pleased by the ease with which they made a drug arrest Friday, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

"On April 12, at 3:10 a.m., a Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP General Duty police officer was conducting a routine patrol on Daniel Street in West Trail when he was flagged down by an intoxicated 37-year-old female," he said.