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Due to several recent drug poisoning events in the region, Interior Health is urging people to use available drug checking services in order to stay safer. A region-wide drug alert remains in place following these toxic drug poisonings. Interior Health has expanded drug checking services...
Something as simple as banking isn’t so simple for many people. Navigating the financial supports available to people living with low income means filling out forms, answering personal questions, reading and signing documents — all actions that can be overly complicated to the client...

Regional News

Fuel modification continues in the Selous Creek area through the Selous Creek Wildfire Fuel Mitigation project, building an eyebrow of protection for Nelson through a three-metre wide no-tree zone.

A collaboration between the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) and Kalesnikoff Lumber Co. Ltd., the Selous Creek fuel management project begins again this month and is designed to...

B.C.’s temperate inland rainforest is living up to its billing.

The West Kootenay watershed is intact and at a very low drought level despite drought and water scarcity across the majority of the province.

Drought and water scarcity continues to affect the west coast, south coast and northeastern areas of B.C. that have experienced little to no rainfall over the past five weeks...

The slate of all-candidate forums and campaign opportunities in the 2022 Nelson municipal election is rounding out with the chamber of commerce now weighing in.

Long-time political pundits Bob Hall (chamber director) and Darren Davidson (business recovery advisor and communications consultant) will step to the mic and moderate the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce’s all-candidate...

A media release Wednesday by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) said 15 people along with a Calgary business has been charged following a $55 Million drug bust involving officials from both Canada and U.S.

The ALERT release said Project Cobra seized methamphetamine and cocaine following a cross-border investigation by ALERT, RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime, and...

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Government of Canada has taken a layered approach to border management to protect the health and safety of Canadians.

As the pandemic situation has continued to evolve, adjustments to border measures have been informed by the latest evidence, available data, operational considerations, and the epidemiological situation, both in Canada and...