Featured Stories

by Contributor on Monday, May 2, 2016 - 4:09pm

By Angus Glass

Ever wanted to know more about who we share our landscape with—especially some of the smaller creatures that don’t get a lot of air time? Critter Day will fill that need and connect you with nature! The event takes place at Beaver Creek Provincial Park...

by Contributor on Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 9:27am

Rossland Youth Week is an entire week of events to celebrate the diverse, talented and overall fantastic youth of Rossland.  This is a brief synopsis of what will be happening April 30-May 5.  For complete details please go to  ...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 12:19pm

Present:    Mayor Kathy Moore, and Councillors Lloyd McLellan, John Greene, Andy Morel,  Aaron Cosbey, Andrew Zwicker.  Marten Kruysse  arrived at 6:25.

Staff:  new Chief Administrative Officer Brian Teasdale, ...

Recent News

by Dick Cannings MP on Monday, May 2, 2016 - 4:44pm

Spring has sprung across Canada, and with the return of the warmer weather we have other annual traditions that come with this time of the year-- hockey play-offs, getting together with family at Easter and getting the garden ready for...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Monday, May 2, 2016 - 4:31pm

Since the weather is warming up nicely and we’re already running and biking on the trails, I thought this would be a good time to talk about what to eat and use to enhance performance. This artricle and the next one will summarize...

by Columbia Power on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:23pm

Columbia Power Corporation and the Nelson and District Credit Union-Rossland Branch are proud supporters of the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture and the Rossland Youth Action Network U19 Film Festival. U19 –...

by Dermod Travis on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 2:14pm

Across the province, 86% of residents support a ban on corporate and union political donations.

Voters in British Columbia believe corporations have outsized influence in determining government policy, thanks in part to unlimited...

Regional News

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday, May 2, 2016 - 7:14pm

Starting Monday, Statistics Canada began sending out census letters and packages to all Canadian households.

Residents in cities like Nelson will receive a letter with a secure 16-digit access code to complete their form online...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 8:45pm

Weather Forecasters for the Southeast Fire Centre said March of 2016 was 1.5 degrees milder than normal.

April 2016 continued the spring trend as dryer and much warmer than average temperatures covered the Southern...

by Castlegar Source on Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 5:22pm

The Robson Volunteer Fire Department has received a National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day award for its efforts to make its community safer from wildfire. The fire department will host a community clean-up day on May 7 to...

by Kyra Hoggan on Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 5:04pm

A Castlegar city councillor is contending that changing social mores and attitudes around smoking are helping to pave the way for a potential new bylaw banning smoking in all city parks.

Councillor Florio Vassilakakis said he...

Provincial & National

British Columbia proclaims May as Invasive Species Action Month

As part of Invasive Species Action Month, the government is encouraging British Columbians to learn more about non-native invasive plants

The B.C. government has proclaimed May 2016 as “Invasive Species Action Month” to help raise awareness of the environmental and economic damage that invasive plants and animals can cause if they become established in the province.

As part of Invasive Species Action Month, the government is encouraging British Columbians to learn more about non-native invasive plants and animals that can displace other species and have a negative impact on the ecosystems throughout the province.

Two more overdose deaths in BC

Two more overdose deaths in BC

Kamloops RCMP and the BC Coroners Service continue to investigate the overdose of two city residents Friday in Spoolmak Country.

RCMP officers were called to assist BC Ambulance to a reported overdose in Rayleigh at approximately 9:30 p.m.  Two residents, a 44-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman, were found dead from apparent drug use.

RCMP said in a media release these latest overdose deaths are a reminder of the risks associated with illicit drug use.