By Sarah Cox, from The Narwhal
In an unprecedented move, the Dzawada’enuzw nation is claiming in court that farming Atlantic salmon — which often carry disease — in their traditional waters constitutes a violation of Aboriginal rights
Warning: this editorial may contain triggers for individuals who are highly sensitive about being asked to consider the unintended consequences of their habits, and maybe also their sense of entitlement and self-importance, if they have those in any inflated measure.
Recent controversy over a natural gas pipeline blockade and the differing priorities of hereditary chiefs and elected band councillors illustrates a fundamental problem with our systems of governance and economics.
Nelson Police is advising the public and business owners to beware of any cash transactions following increased reports of counterfeit currency in both Canadian and US currency in the City of Nelson.
In a media release, Nelson Police said the department has received higher than normal reports of counterfeit currency in both Canadian and American currency.
On Sunday, January 20, Joe Hill Coffee House brightens up our New Year with another great show featuring talent from far and near. Come and hear these fine performers, and relax and eat goodies in a nice place:
The Selkirk College Saints made an important leap forward in the quest to host the first round of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs with a weekend sweep of the University of Victoria Vikes.
With Rossland’s Winter Carnival coming up soon, including our famous (or infamous) bobsled race, people have been wondering out loud about the lawsuit filed by a bystander injured in an earlier race. Rumours abound, as usual.
Want to get theatrical? The Gold Fever Follies has begun a search for actors, especially those with singing and dance skills, for the 2019 show. Interested people need to sign up for a time slot to audition, by contacting Lisa Henderson. Scroll down to see the text contents of the auditions poster; more information is also available below – keep reading!
Residents of Harrop and Proctor are a few weeks away from taking trips Kootenay Lake on a new vessel, after the Harrop II was launched Saturday into the water at the landing located 25 kilometers north of Nelson and eight km south of Balfour.
RCMP confirmed Monday evening the body of a 24-year old man was recovered following a tragic avalanche on Mount Brewer near Invermere Saturday, January 12th.
RCMP said the man was recovered after a search involving the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team. Two men, father and son, from Calgary died in the avalanche.
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