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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
Accepting the challenge of complex problem solving through an intimate community partnership approach has propelled Selkirk College onto the national research and innovation stage.
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.
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.
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.
The city’s utility could bump residential power costs by over six per cent if it attempts to ‘re-balance’ its rates.
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