Nelson Star Staff

RDCK: spring flooding financial relief available

The provincial funds are for those affected by flooding in May and early June

Kootenay communities to receive emergency preparation funding

The provincial grant package includes more than 100 local governments

Kootenays under severe thunderstorm warning

Environment Canada has issued a weather alert for the region

West Kootenay motorist injured after spending all night trapped under vehicle

Unidentified driver was airlifted to hospital in Kelowna

Kootenay trail and community development projects receive provincial funding

The forestry ministry is providing $14 million in grants

RDCK announces annual water conservation measures

Certain types of watering can only be done in the evening

Environment Canada: Thunderstorm warning for West Kootenay, Boundary

A storm may develop south of the border and arrive Thursday afternoon

Body of man found in cabin near Nelson

RCMP don’t believe criminality was a factor in the death

UPDATED: Fire destroys home in Nelson

A huge column of smoke could be seen throughout the city

Most West Kootenay provincial parks expected to re-open May 14

Here’s a roundup of the parks that are opening, as well as the ones that aren’t

UPDATED: Shambhala, Starbelly Jam, Kaslo Jazz Fest postponed to 2021

Nelson’s Pride Parade has also been rescheduled

Camp site for homeless in Nelson to open next to Civic Centre

The city-authorized site will offer a safe place for people to self-isolate

UPDATED: West Kootenay trails closed by outbreak

Here’s a running list of affected trails

Recreation facilities shut down by Regional District of Central Kootenay

The Nelson Civic Theatre and Nelson and District Youth Centre are also closing

Two overdose deaths in Nelson over the weekend

Police warn that much of the current drug supply in the city may be dangerous

RCMP searching for missing Slocan man

Douglas Morrison hasn’t been seen since January

School District 8: No visiting Chinese students have coronavirus

SD8 says its international students have already been screened for the virus

UPDATED: Man dies in backcountry near Whitewater Ski Resort

The victim was found unresponsive in a tree well Friday