Nelson Fire Drill Winners

Featured Photo: students from St. Joseph’s School, accompanied by RHC’s Sam Cowan and Fire Fighters Leo Grypma and Marc Thibault

In the most recent round of Nelson Fire Rescue Services’ annual Fire Drill Competition, the students of St. Joseph’s School proved to be top-notch.  While pretty much all the schools in Nelson scored high, Hume came out on top and took home the trophy and $300 cash, donated by Nelson’s insurance agents at K.I.S., B.C.A.A., R.H.C., and Poulin’s.

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Avalanche control closes Highway 1 – Highway 3 Kootenay Pass now open

 Avalanche Control Highway 1

Avalanche Control Highway 1 Both directions – Closed in both directions from Revelstoke to Golden (147.8 km) because of ongoing Avalanche Control in Glacier National Park. No detour available. Estimated time of opening is 8:00 pm. Next update at 6:00 pm. Updated on Thu Jan 28 at 4:14 pm PST.  Updated info

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FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL ARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE GROUPS

The City of Nelson and its Cultural Development Committee are pleased to announce that the RDCK is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiative funding. Nelson City Council will be allocating this funding between the four core pillars of sustainability as identified in the City’s Path to 2040 Sustainability Strategy.

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