Amanda Erickson, Community Action Team Facilitator for Nelson, Castlegar, Grand Forks, said the overdose crisis is a problem that in some form most likely has affected everyone in the province.
It's an event that is sure to light up the landscape in Nelson.
The Polka Dot Dragon Lantern Festival, set early February at Rotary Lakeside Park, is an event the public surely will not want to miss and a happening Artistic Director, Myra Rasmussen looks forward to the community gathering for this year’s festival.
Myra Rasmussen (40), Artistic Director of the Polka Dot Dragon Lantern Festival (PDDLF), says the planning for the festival is coming along.
“It’s going really well, and we definitely reached a new level. This will be the eighth festival.”
Katrine Conroy, Minister Responsible for the Columbia River Treaty, has issued the following statement after the 15th round of Canada-U.S. negotiations toward a modernized Columbia River Treaty, which took place in Vancouver, B.C., on Jan. 25 and 26, 2023:
Grand Forks RCMP continue to be on the lookout for a pickup stolen earlier this month from outside a residence in Christina Lake.
Grand Forks RCMP said in its weekly media release that on January 23, 2023 at 4:30 p.m., police respond to a complaint of a stolen truck from Brown Road in Christina Lake.
On a sunny day in Nelson, family, friends, and first-responders colleagues gathered at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club celebrate the life of Nelson Police Constable Mathieu Nolet.
Const. Nolet died at Kelowna General Hospital ICU after being critically injured following an avalanche Monday, January 9, in the mountains near Goat Range Provincial Park, northwest of Kaslo.
Digging deeper into a multitude of rural issues to establish facts and data-driven evidence for decision-makers, Selkirk Innovates is producing results and helping guide the region into a more informed future.
Brittny Anderson, MLA for Nelson Creston
January 2023 - A new year is here, and in many ways, it feels like a fresh slate. A new beginning for BC. We’ve hopefully put the worst of a worldwide pandemic behind us and the optimist in me thinks we emerged wiser, perhaps even stronger. Now, as a government, we have a lot of work to do.
Baby, it’s about to get very cold outside.
Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for much of BC as a cold spell is forecasted for most of the province.
“Arctic air will spread throughout BC (Saturday) bringing a major shift in temperature from our mild January,” the Environment Canada statement said.
The City of Nelson announced that a private Celebration of Life service is planned for Nelson Police Constable Mathieu Nolet on Monday, January 30 at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club beginning at 11:30 a.m.
The City of Nelson media release said that the service is for invited guests only and not open to the general public.
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