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By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 06 2023

Seriously ill children and their families receiving care at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice will benefit from improved care and services as the Province invests $4.5 million to renovate and upgrade the Vancouver hospice facility.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jun 06 2023

The Nelson Boxing and Athletics Club made history recently when the team attended the Youth National Selection camp in Montreal Quebec.

Lola Brouillette and Riel Martinez, both 17, passed through the rigorous challenges to land spots on the national team, being selected from more than 60 athletes from all over the country.

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Jun 06 2023

Name the Plow contest!  Appropriating City property isn’t cool;  check out the Museum Open House event; Curling Society gets a longer-term lease;  Rotary’s “Run for  the Rest of Us” event;  Annual Report now available;  that WHY mining proposal and the City’s response; and more.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jun 06 2023

The monthly weather bulletin from the Southeast Fire Centre said the average value of all the highs and lows for May was more than four degrees above normal, setting a new record mean monthly temperature of 17.7 degrees.

“The month started off warm under a prevailing southerly flow aloft,” the weather bulletin said.

By Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jun 06 2023

Salmo RCMP is asking for assistance from the public regarding a serious assault that occurred last fall near Ymir.

RCMP said that on October 11, 2022, officers responded to an assault that happened on the rails to trails path off of Highway 6 near Ymir.

By Charles Jeanes on Monday Jun 05 2023

Doing Good, Becoming Better, Following Leaders

“I’ve lived my life at the exact half-way point between joy and rage, gratitude and dismay… I would think well of us if I’d never read a history book. Or read a newspaper. Or the comments sections of the Internet…

By The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 05 2023

Jackie Little of Balfour and Shauna Lum will represent Zone One at the upcoming provincial tournament following the recent Ladies Championships at the Balfour Golf Course.

The 36-hole tournament, a precursor to the BC Ladies Provincials, was held May 27-28 at the 6400-yard 18-hole track in Balfour.

By Letters to the editor on Friday Jun 02 2023

To The Editor:

On Saturday, May 27th , renal patients will permanently lose the transport services provided by the Nelson Cares bus to travel to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital for kidney dialysis treatments.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Thursday Jun 01 2023

The road to paradise could soon be paved with more than good intentions.

A move to pave the Whitewater Ski Resort access road is gaining some traction in the regional district as one of the region’s top downhill skiing destinations campaigns for tarmac.

By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Jun 01 2023
Starting today, BC residents have the opportunity for a rebate when they purchase a new electric bike – and because the rebate amount is based on income, the program will make e-bikes a clean transportation choice that is more affordable and accessible for everyone.
There are four easy steps associated with accessing the Income Qualified E-Bike Rebate Program: