by Contributor on Friday, January 22, 2016 - 1:34pm

Gallery 2 is excited to be presenting the first two exhibitions of 2016. Local(i)ty 2, curated by Carin Covin, presents the work of artists Nora Curiston, Laura Widmer and Brenda...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 3:12pm

Updated Jan. 1, 2016 12:48 p.m.

by Graham Watt on Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 1:02pm

In the last column I reviewed a few of the main activities and initiatives of 2015 for the Kettle River Watershed Management Plan. Today I want to look ahead to 2016, sharing a few of the...

Recent News

NPD officer convicted of assault resigns

Thursday, Chief Wayne Holland received a letter of resignation from Const. Drew Turner.

The Nelson Police officer convicted of assault in October of 2015 has resigned.

Chief Constable Wayne Holland released the information in a media release Friday afternoon.

"On January 21st, 2016 Drew Turner submitted a letter of resignation to the Office of the Chief Constable," Holland said in the release.

SPOTLIGHT FILMS: Update on 'Brooklyn'

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Just want to give you a heads up that the date of our upcoming Spotlight Films presentation of Brooklyn has been pushed back a week.

Regional News

UPDATED: Missing man found, safe and sound

UPDATED: Missing man found, safe and sound

BC RCMP are reporting that a missing Trail man has been found, safe and sound.

"Thank you to the media and the public for their assistance," said Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.

Previous story:

The Trail RCMP are seeking the public's assistance in locating missing person Michael George Neville, 33, according to Trail top cop Darren Oelke.

Council turns green as it considers business bylaw changes to deal with medical marijuana dispensaries

The Kootenay Compassion Collective on Front Street is one of a handful of medical marijuana dispensaries now open in Nelson. — The Nelson Daily photo

The growing proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries in Nelson not only prompted city council to roll up a change to its business licence bylaw, but it piped up two resolutions directed at upper levels of government to help deal with it.

Over the past year, several storefronts — at least five — selling medical marijuana have opened in Nelson, a city staff report to city council on Monday night read.

Provincial & National

Be careful on the highways during Family Day Holiday Weekend

Highways in the Southern Interior can be unpredictable.

Road conditions can be unpredictable and vary widely across the province at this time of year. If you’ll be travelling over Family Day long weekend, snow, sleet, heavy rain, fog and ice are just some of the challenging winter conditions you could encounter when driving on B.C. roads.

On average, 24 people are killed and 5,700 are injured in 19,000 crashes every February in B.C. and seven people are killed and 690 are injured in 2,700 crashes every February in the Southern Interior.

Composite sketch released after sexual assault in Surrey City Centre area

Composite sketch released after sexual assault in Surrey City Centre area

Surrey RCMP is releasing a composite sketch of the suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted and stabbed a woman on Feb. 2 in the City Centre area.

The victim was able to provide a detailed description of her attacker resulting in the preparation of a composite sketch (see attached).

The suspect is described as a black male with a slight build, 5’10” to 5’11” in height, and approximately 30 years old. He speaks with a slight accent and was wearing black pants and a black hoodie.