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by Sarah Lord on Monday Aug 02 2021

SMRT1 Technologies, a Nelson-based supplier of smart vending solutions, has signed a five-year contract to provide smart vending solutions to Vancouver-based company, UpMeals.

UpMeals uses smart vending to offer safe access to fresh and healthy meals 24/7 with a reduced ecological footprint. For example, people who work in a large office building in a big city, can buy a fresh salad...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Jul 21 2021

It’s easy to think we’re beyond denial over the climate crisis, now that even...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jul 16 2021

We’re Back!

Actually DeVito’s Shoe Repair never left — the family business just relocated for a few months while the store at 400 Hall Street in Nelson was renovated.

Now that construction has been completed, staff is back in its old stomping grounds ready to serve customers.

Now in its fourth generation, the DeVito family has been offering professional...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jul 14 2021

The Nelson Road Kings executive has decided to go ahead with planning to host a 2021 edition of the Queen City Show’n Shine car show.

“Just to let you know, we plan to have a car show on September 10th & 11th,” Nelson Road Kings president Marcello Piro told The Nelson Daily.

Following an executive meeting this week, organizers decided to start...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 07 2021

Gary Hill says his life is “going to change – big time” after matching all seven numbers from the June 22, 2021 Lotto Max draw to split the $70-million prize with a player in Ontario, to win $35 million.

The Kamloops resident...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Jun 29 2021

In a media release Tuesday, FortisBC said the power company hit a new summer record for peak hourly demand on our electric system Monday.

“The peak load was 735 megawatts,” a FortisBC media rep said in an emailed statement.

“This exceeded the record set the previous day, which was 673 megawatts.”

“By comparison, previous to this heat wave, the record peak summer demand was...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 29 2021

Tyler Podgorenko of Nelson teamed up with former Red Deer College engineering technology colleagues to capture the 2021 Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta’s (ASET) Capstone Project of the Year Award.

The team earned the honour for modernising a centuries-old device and transforming it into a source of renewable energy.

The ASET team...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 23 2021

The BC Lottery Corporation said after nine weeks and several record-breaking draws, a ticket purchased in Kamloops has landed the much-anticipated $70-million Lotto Max jackpot.

Along with a ticket purchased in Ontario, the Kamloops ticket matched all seven numbers during last night’s...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 22 2021

In media release, Community Futures Central Kootenay said it is pleased to welcome Karen Kornelsen to the role of Slocan Valley Small Business Support Advisor.

This one-year position will see Kornelsen working with the Slocan Valley Economic Development Partnership to implement its business retention and expansion program, alongside Economic Development Coordinator, Ron LeBlanc.

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by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 15 2021

With summer on the horizon, Kootenay Savings is providing a financial boost to community organizations throughout the Kootenays to help enrich the lives of residents across the region.

“Twice a year, in the spring and the fall, our Community Foundation receives many inspiring grant applications for community programs and projects that will benefit current and future generations in our...

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