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By Lower Columbia Initiatives Corp on Monday Sep 20 2021

Economic activity is ramping up in the Lower Columbia region, as two new directors lead the charge.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Sunday Sep 19 2021

People can light them if they got them as the burning ban has been lifted in most of the rural West Kootenay region.

As of late last week open burning is permitted in several fire zones, including Kootenay Lake — which contains Nelson and the Slocan Valley — Arrow, Columbia, Invermere and Cranbrook.

By The Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 19 2021

Saturday marked another round of protests in Nelson as anti-vaccine supporters filled the sidewalks in front of City Hall as part of the mass World Wide Rally for Freedom demonstrations across Canada and the world.

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 16 2021

BC Hockey’s AAA Leagues enter the 2021-22 season with the exciting introduction of a new league name, logo and brand. 

The British Columbia Elite Hockey League (BCEHL) will now be the official home to the top AAA hockey players in the province at the U15, U17, and U18 level.

By Contributor on Thursday Sep 16 2021

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories/Vancouver, B.C.) — People’s Party of Canada Candidate Renate Siekmann distributed a pamphlet yesterday that equates the genocide of Indigenous peoples with vaccine mandates.

By RDKB on Thursday Sep 16 2021

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) has entered into a new agreement with FortisBC Energy Inc. (FortisBC) to extend funding for a Senior Energy Specialist position over a two-year period through FortisBC’s Climate Action Partners Program.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Sep 15 2021

Effective at noon Pacific Time on Thursday, September 16, 2021, the Southeast Fire Centre said all open burning will be permitted in the Cranbrook, Invermere, Columbia, Arrow and Kootenay Lake fire zones.

However, open burning will remain prohibited in the Boundary fire zone.

In the Boundary Zone the following equipment and activities remain prohibited:

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Sep 15 2021

Humanity seems to be teetering on the brink. On one hand, we know that rapidly shifting from coal, oil and gas to renewable energy, along with protecting and restoring carbon sinks like forests and wetlands, will go a long way to slowing the worsening impacts of climate disruption.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Sep 14 2021

The Province is strengthening its ambulance system with the largest hiring push in B.C.'s history in rural and remote locations.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Sep 14 2021

Game on.

The city has approved a proposal by the Nelson Hoops Association to construct a regulation-sized basketball court at Lakeside Park, over 10 years after a similar proposal by two enterprising young men was denied by the council of the day.