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by Contributor on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:18pm

If you Google "porn addiction" you'll be presented with a plethora of articles on the topic, and various suggestions for beating an addiction to pornography.

by Contributor on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 3:37pm

This year, the annual Toadfest event will be held on Wednesday August 12th, from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at Summit Lake Provincial Park, south of Nakusp. The warm spring and recent hot weather has the annual migration of toadlets start earlier than has ever been seen...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 2:09pm

The widely acclaimed Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival is the brain child of Jimi Holland, who created the event 24 years ago and has acted as its capable executive director ever since.  Holland will retire after this year's production, and hand over the reins to his successor Paul Hinrichs....

Recent News

by Contributor on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 5:27pm

Golden City Days is looking for colorful parade participants to march down Columbia Avenue on Saturday September 12!  Here's the invitation:

Please accept this invitation to participate in the 2015...

by Contributor on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 4:40pm

Heritage BC, a charitable non profit, announces the opening of registration for their annual conference, taking place October 2-3 in Rossland, B.C.

This year’s conference, ‘The Main Thing...

by Charles Jeanes on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 3:13pm

“You can beat us with wires, you can beat us with chains/ You can roll out your rules, but you know you can’t outrun the History Train.”

-- Paul Simon, Peace Like a River


by Dr. Brenda Gill on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 2:53pm

          The last article discussed various ways of staying well when you’re enjoying the surroundings we live in.  This article gives you some ideas for treating...

Regional News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 8:39pm

Kootenay Lake is not the only place in BC having to deal with a decline in fish stocks.

CBC News is reporting there could be a potentially catastrophic collapse of the sockeye salmon run on the Columbia River system this...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 8:09pm

A concerned woman staged a one-person protest against the BC Government's wolf kill Tuesday afternoon at the Park and Ride outside Nelson.

The woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, held up signs to passing motorists saying...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday, July 27, 2015 - 7:17pm

Mother Nature is making life a lot easier for BC Wildfire firefighters battling the Sitkum Creek Interface Wildfire north of Nelson.

Thanks to recent rains and...

by Kyra Hoggan on Monday, July 27, 2015 - 3:21pm

Fire crews were called out at roughly 5:50 a.m. on Monday to deal with reports of black smoke emanating from the gravel pit on Woodland Drive, according to fire chief Gerry Rempel.

“We arrived to find a vehicle on fire,...

Provincial & National

Be smart when driving highways this BC Day Holiday weekend

Police will be out the BC Day Holiday weekend checking for impaired drivers at random road checks. — Photo courtesy ICBC

The BC Day holiday weekend is right around the corner and Nelson Police Department is urging the public to make smart decision when taking to the roads.

Lindsay Olsen of ICBC  said in a media release that on average, five people are killed and 530 injured in crashes across the province.

The statistic for the Southern Interior, on average, is 94 people injured in 360 crashes every year.

Canadian Safe Boating Council urges boaters to boat safely this summer

Be smart on the Kootenay waterways this summer. You never know who could be watching.

The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) is launching year three of an initiative called “Operation Dry Water” in an effort to curb drinking and boating on Canadian waterways — a practice that is being blamed for  approximately 40 percent of boating-related fatalities.

With the summer boating season in high gear, the August BC Day holiday weekend on the horizon, CSBC wants to remind Canadian boaters about the risks of drinking and boating.