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By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Wednesday Sep 28 2022

The city sits amidst unprecedented times when it comes to development.

Almost $43 million in estimated value permits have been issued to-date — nearly twice 2021’s mark — on 17 permits. The pace last year was considered a boom year but 2022 has easily eclipsed it, said city manager Kevin Cormack.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Sep 27 2022

No matter what the weather is today, fall’s arrival signals the approach of B.C.’s most dangerous driving season.

The flip of the calendar page also brings the requirement for winter tires on most provincial highways starting on October 1.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Sep 27 2022

Creston RCMP said in a media release that failed brakes was likely the cause of a cement truck accident earlier this month at the Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal near Crawford Bay.

“Creston RCMP was called to a commercial vehicle collision at the Kootenay Bay Ferry Terminal,” the media release said of the September 13th, 2022, accident.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Sep 26 2022

Members of the British Columbia food and beverage industry will come together at the Every Chef Needs a Farmer, Every Farmers Needs a Chef event in the fall and winter.

By Bob Hall on Monday Sep 26 2022

The pathway of Indigenous reconciliation is long, but Rodney Noskiye is helping Selkirk College navigate the road to better understanding through building stronger connections.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Sep 26 2022

As forest fires continue to burn in the region more projects for adapting to climate change have been announced by the province.

By Contributor on Saturday Sep 24 2022

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is pleased to announce that Commissioner Jeff Dubois has signed a five-year contract extension that will see him remain in his role through the end of the 2027-28 season.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Friday Sep 23 2022

The biggest wildfire threat for Nelson will come from its western edge, but right now the city is powerless to protect itself from that occurrence, says Nelson’s mayor.

John Dooley said it has been known for years that an untreated path through the forest comprises the most dire threat to the city when it comes to wildfire interface fires.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Sep 22 2022

The first public forum in Nelson since before the pandemic began has been announced.

For the first time in over three years people can gather and form opinions — in person — on the next list of hopefuls for city council and the mayor’s seat.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Sep 22 2022

The Province has received expert recommendations that will help shape actions to keep people and communities safe, and connect people who have been committing repeat offences with the supports they need to break out of that cycle.