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by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 25 2021

Effective immediately, Stage 3 Water Conservation Measures for the South Slocan Water System have been reduced to Stage 2.

 On July 26, 2021 the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) issued Stage 3 Water Conservation Measures to ensure the system had adequate water supply for wildfire protection and to reduce the impact of high water consumption on reservoir levels.

“The...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 24 2021

Mom (Shelby) and dad (Holden) Luffman are reaching out to our friends, family and extended community to ask you for prayers and financial help as they just brought forth to the world our beautiful and remarkable baby girl Aramaya Rain on the 17th of August.

After 50 hours of intense labour and unforeseen complications...

by Contributor on Sunday Aug 22 2021

The City of Nelson will be testing its emergency notification system VOYENT ALERT this Friday, August 27th, at 2 p.m.

Anyone who has not already signed up for the emergency notification system, please visit ...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 19 2021

On the streets of Nelson — at celebrations, observances, parades and protests — Fred Rosenberg and his camera have been a ubiquitous, quiet presence for nearly four decades. Now, a selection of Rosenberg’s photographs are gathered into a new book to be launched Friday, September 10 at Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History.  

Anecdotal Evidence: Fred Rosenberg, Nelson Photographs...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 17 2021

The Nelson Air Cadets ended their mostly virtual 2020-21 Training Year with an in-person rocketry day.

The cadets built their rockets on their own and then met at the West Kootenay Model Club airfield near the Kootenay Canal to launch the rockets.

After the rockets were fired of, the cadets received promotions and recognition for completing their training level.

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by Contributor on Monday Aug 16 2021

The City of Nelson is proud to announce that Heidi Quillan has moved into the newest Bylaw Enforcement Officer position.

Officer Quillan recently filled the vacant position due to the retirement of 31-year veteran Officer Fred Thomson.  

Officer Quillan will join fellow Bylaw Enforcement Officers Mark Young and Bruce Fuhr in the City of Nelson Bylaw Department to serve our...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 11 2021

With heat waves, wildfires, flooding and drought becoming the norm, Kootenay residents are waking up to the fact that the impacts of global warming are part of their everyday reality rather than in the distant future. For our region’s fish and wildlife that are already coping with ongoing habitat loss due to human industrial use and development, climate change impacts are increasing their...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 10 2021

When West Kootenay residents living with dementia require full-time support due to complex needs, moving to a long-term care home may be the next step for caregivers or family.

Researching long-term care can be an overwhelming process for people in Nelson and around the region. The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is here to provide support for area residents by offering free weekly webinars,...

by Contributor on Friday Aug 06 2021

Tired of the pandemic yet?

Tune into An Evening with David Suzuki to find out What Can We Learn from COVID-19 and Where Do We Go Now?

 Tickets for the event are now available.

An Evening with David Suzuki is a virtual event for Kootenay and Boundary residents on Thursday, September 23.

Dr. Suzuki will be discussing the COVID-19 crisis and the opportunity it presents...

by Contributor on Friday Aug 06 2021

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services is releasing two short animated videos to help residents and business owners better understand there are a number of things they can do to reduce the risk of losing their homes and buildings from wildfire.

Through a grant from Columbia Basin Trust, the department contracted local illustrator Nathan Wilkinson and vocal artist Maddisun to create the two...

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