Whether residents need shelter from intense heat, or emergency personnel need to communicate during disasters, communities must prepare to cope with extreme events like wildfires and floods. Ten projects are helping to ensure that locations within the Columbia Basin are well equipped to do so, with support from Columbia Basin Trust.
To The Editor:
Thanks to reporter Timothy Schafer and The Nelson Daily for their on-going coverage of local politics, and the story from Nov 2, headlined ‘Lifestyle leads list of labour issues as business grapples with survival.’
Normally, at this time of the year RCMP in Grand Forks are dealing with impaired drivers or accidents on slippery highways and streets.
However, during the afternoon of Thursday, December 1, 2022, a person came by the RCMP Detachment in Grand Forks to turn in some firearms and ammunition that they did not want — a realistic looking grenade.
You will likely have to hustle out of work a little early to catch the start of city council meetings after the elected officials voted to begin moving to an earlier start time.
City council passed third reading on Nov. 22 on a proposed amendment to the Council Procedure Bylaw that will change the monthly regular and committee-of-the-whole (COW) meeting time from 7 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Gravity could be forgiven as water and sewer rates could continue to climb uphill after a city report on the proposed utility budget has recommended another annual increase to the services.
The bear season in Nelson was ‘unprecedented,’ according to preliminary findings by the WildsafeBC Nelson community coordinator.
Lisa Thomson delivered the first glimpse of her annual report on human-wildlife conflict to city council Nov. 22 and — although the official report isn’t due out until later this year — the news wasn’t great.
Tuesday, December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
The Nelson Violence Against Women in Relationships (VAWIR) Committee invites the public to join for a virtual candlelight vigil to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
On Nov. 25 at 12:26 p.m., a frontline Trail and Greater District RCMP officer responded to a complaint from a 59-year-old Fruitvale man who said his neighbour, a 79-year-old woman, stole his gloves from the front yard of his residence located on Nelson Avenue in Fruitvale, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich..
The Insurance Corporation of BC said in a media release that the recent snowfall on B.C.'s South Coast has led to a sudden increase in reported claims.
ICBC said on Tuesday, November 29, claims increased by 94% (3,567) compared to Tuesday of the week prior (1,837).
Addressing frontline health care needs and providing opportunities for learners to enter a rewarding career will coalesce at Selkirk College’s Trail Campus when the new Practical Nursing Diploma Program welcomes its first cohort in January 2023.
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