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February 2020
By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 16 2020

In 2019, when Pacific Insight closed operations at the facility west of Nelson, many thought that decision would put a serious dent in tech-based companies in the area.

However, nestled in buildings, shared-space cubicles and homes is a tech community that is thriving and keeping Nelsonites employed in a clean-based industry.

By Bob Hall on Saturday Feb 15 2020

The story of Christian Picciolini’s redemption provides hope, but is also difficult to fully fathom. His transition from leader in the hate movement to an award-winning television producer, author and peace advocate provides chilling lessons and powerful insight into the world of extremism.

By Bob Hall on Friday Feb 14 2020

With a home playoff series not in the cards and post-season fate still undetermined, the Selkirk College Saints will be looking for an extra jolt of energy from fans in the team’s final weekend at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Feb 14 2020

A woman in the Interior Health Region is presumed positive, bringing the total number in B.C. to five.

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in British Columbia:

By Timothy Schafer on Friday Feb 14 2020

Cannabis culture can now be officially included in the Railtown culture.

The city has approved a zoning amendment bylaw to allow cannabis micro processing in both the mixed-use commercial and residential zone (MU3) and the waterfront mixed-use commercial and industrial zone (MU4) in the city’s west end.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Feb 14 2020

A small group of people supporting the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs push to stop a natural gas pipeline from crossing their territory in northern BC continued to occupy the Bank of Montreal branch in Nelson for the second consecutive night Thursday.

By Bob Hall on Thursday Feb 13 2020

Selkirk College will help advanced manufacturers in the region improve productivity and competitiveness through applied research and innovation thanks to a $2 million BUILD Innovation Enhancement grant from the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Feb 13 2020

RCMP in the Columbia Valley are pleased to share that as a result of collaborative investigative efforts, combined with information received from the general public, a suspect has since been identified and arrested, in connection to Wednesday’s armed robbery.

By Contributor on Thursday Feb 13 2020

The West Kootenay Timberwolves return to the Alberta Junior B Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League this Spring.

By CBT on Thursday Feb 13 2020

Many people in the Columbia Basin must travel far to obtain medical care. For help getting to these appointments, those in financial need often rely on Hope Air. Now, this important service will continue its work in the region with a three-year commitment of $165,000 from Columbia Basin Trust.