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November 2021
By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Nov 29 2021

Although the number of people using the city’s library has dropped by 59 per cent due to the effects of the pandemic, the city-owned institution is asking for bump of five per cent more in its budget.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Sunday Nov 28 2021

The Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergency Operations Centre said in a media release Saturday that the  The BC River Forecast Centre has issued a High Streamflow Advisory for streams in southeast BC.

By Contributor on Saturday Nov 27 2021

As shoppers search for the perfect gift this holiday season, WeBC is making it easy to spend locally with a new virtual pop-up shop, 

By Province of British Columbia on Saturday Nov 27 2021

Local governments will have the opportunity to apply for the third round of the Province’s Poverty Reduction Planning and Action Program grants to help develop local strategies and solutions to address poverty.

By CBT on Saturday Nov 27 2021

Funding of $7.6 million has been secured to expand Columbia Basin Trust’s regional fibre optic network between Fruitvale and Nelson and between Kimberley and Wasa. Permitting and other pre-construction work on the projects will start soon, with support from federal, provincial and regional partners.

By Bob Hall on Saturday Nov 27 2021

Accepting the challenge of complex problem solving through an intimate community partnership approach has propelled Selkirk College onto the national research and innovation stage.

By BC Hydro on Saturday Nov 27 2021

BC Hydro would like to notify the public that the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir will increase noticeably on Saturday, November 27 and Sunday, November 28.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Nov 27 2021

Cybercrime is on the increase in the Heritage city, according to the city’s top cop, and U.S.-style violence and confrontation might be on the way.

Donovan Fisher, the Nelson Police Department’s chief constable, said the NPD’s general investigations section (GIS) is more in demand lately as the level of cybercrime in Nelson has increased.

By Province of British Columbia on Friday Nov 26 2021

Due to incoming weather, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is proactively closing Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton, and Highway 99 between Pemberton and Lillooet on Saturday afternoon.

Highway 1 in the Fraser Canyon will also be closed on Saturday as a precaution. The exact time and duration of closures will depend on the weather.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Nov 25 2021

The city’s utility could bump residential power costs by over six per cent if it attempts to ‘re-balance’ its rates.