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December 2018
By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Dec 14 2018

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for the Southern Interior of BC, including the Boundary, West Kootenay and Kootenay Lake regions.

By Contributor on Thursday Dec 13 2018

Avalanche Canada is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users, in effect immediately until the end of day Sunday, December 16.

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Dec 13 2018

At the time of year when the focus is on giving, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives researchers have found that BC’s 10 wealthiest billionaires can afford to give thousands of times more than the rest of us.

By Contributor on Thursday Dec 13 2018

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) influenza experts are advising British Columbians that influenza activity is increasing as we head into the holiday period. High-risk individuals and their close contacts should be vaccinated as soon as possible.

By Trevor Miller on Thursday Dec 13 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters battled from a two-goal deficit to force overtime but fell by a 3-2 score to the Vernon Vipers on Wednesday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

By CBT on Thursday Dec 13 2018

There are many ways to support a healthy and diverse environment, from restoring habitat to educating schoolchildren about ecosystems. Columbia Basin organizations will be taking on 29 projects like these with support from over $1 million in Environment Grants from Columbia Basin Trust.

By Contributor on Thursday Dec 13 2018

By Mike Farnworth, 

Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General

Cannabis is now legal - but if you choose to use, don't drive.

You've probably heard this message in a new ad from government and ICBC. As public safety minister, I want you to understand why it's vital to take it seriously.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 12 2018

RCMP is asking for public support following the violent sexual assault of a 47-year-old Creston woman Tuesday evening, a media release Wednesday said.

Creston RCMP said police are actively investigating the incident involving a woman being forced into her vehicle and sexually assaulted by an unknown assailant.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 11 2018

The morning commute on Highway 3A west of Nelson was slowed Tuesday following a two-vehicle accident meters from Taghum Bridge.

At approximately 8 a.m., two vehicles collided near the bridge sending both drivers into the ditch on the south side of the highway.

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 11 2018

The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation is helping Christmas come a little early this year for 19 different Kootenay-area non-profit organizations and service clubs.