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By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 05 2017

A candlelight vigil is scheduled for Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the courtyard of Nelson City Hall as part of National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada.

The Commemorative Candlelight vigil and shoe memorial is hosted by the Nelson Violence against Women in Relationships Committee.

By Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Dec 05 2017

A provincial freeze on electrical rates has allowed the city to smooth the annual spikes and bumps for its own utility, easing into one of the lowest proposed increases in several years.

By Bob Hall on Monday Dec 04 2017

The Selkirk College Saints skate into the holiday break with visions of a 2018 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) championship dancing in their heads, but there’s still plenty of work to be done once the players return in early-January.

By Contributor on Sunday Dec 03 2017

Until recently, investors could work with an advisor or they could self-manage their own investments. Now there’s another option: robo-advice (or digital advice). In partnership with Qtrade Financial Group, EKC, Nelson and District Credit and Grand Forks credit unions are offering VirtualWealth to its members.

By Contributor on Sunday Dec 03 2017

Ever since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced plans to de-criminalize marijuana, there's been a buzz around the country - pardon the pun - about safety concerns surrounding the announcement. Enforcement is a key prong of safety, and roadside testing is one of the most critical challenges facing police services nationwide.

By Contributor on Sunday Dec 03 2017

The Grand Forks RCMP is pleased to announce the missing dog found Friday, December 1, has now been reunited with its owner.

RCMP would like to thank everyone who assisted in this find.

Anyone missing a dog?

On December 1st, 2017 the Grand Forks RCMP requested that Animal Control seize a dog from the field near the 9700 block of Granby Road.

By Timothy Schafer on Sunday Dec 03 2017

The regional district has come to the aid of the Sinixt people as they continue to battle to avoid the “extinction” label the federal government has placed on them in Canada.

By Contributor on Sunday Dec 03 2017

British Columbia is expected to outperform Canada with strong, stable economic growth this year, Finance Minister Carole James said, following an annual meeting with the Economic Forecast Council.

“I’m proud that the members of the Economic Forecast Council have affirmed B.C.’s position as an economic leader in Canada,” James said.

By Contributor on Friday Dec 01 2017

In a media releae, Interior Health (IH) it is undertaking a review of hip and knee total joint replacement surgical processes for patients at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) in light of slight increase in the number of surgical site infections in elective (scheduled) total joint replacement surgeries.

By Wayne Holmes on Friday Dec 01 2017

Local Astronomer Wayne Holmes has had an interest in astronomy since he got his first telescope and began reading about the objects in the sky at a young age.