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Out with the unpopular DriveABLE drivers’ re-assessment program, Mungall says

A newly designed program to re-test seniors’ driving abilities will be introduced in March, Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall says.

Testimony wraps up in Blackmore charter challenge

After evidence from RCMP officers, crown and defence lawyers move to closing arguments.

Former Nelsonite stops attack on Muslim woman

Jake Taylor intervened in a violent incident on Skytrain

UPDATED: Winston Blackmore’s appeal of polygamy charge underway

B.C. religious leader argues persecution due to religous beliefs.

Columbia River Treaty to be renegotiated in early 2018

News came in a Tweet from the U.S. Department of State

Trust announces new $10-million eco-program

Funds will be distributed over five years, boosting health of Basin ecosystems

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        Update: Ministry responds to concerns following crash on Highway 3B

        RCMP reported a review of the site was launched following a July 2016 fatality

        Property crime on the rise in Grand Forks: RCMP

        Grand Forks RCMP sat down with the Gazette to talk property crime and community solutions.

        Nelson remembers victims of gender violence

        The B.C. government announced $112,280 in additional funding to local women organizations

        Blackmore set to launch charter challenge

        Bountiful polygamist leader back in Cranbrook Supreme Court next week.

        Local medical marijuana retailer says more details on government’s plan for pot are needed

        The sale of medical marijuana is not being addressed yet, says Tamara Duggan of Tamarack Dispensaries in Kimberley

        Local medical marijuana retailer says more details on government’s plan for pot are needed

        The sale of medical marijuana is not being addressed yet, says Tamara Duggan of Tamarack Dispensaries in Kimberley

        Kelowna West voters to pick Christy Clark’s replacement in February

        Premier John Horgan says while no date yet, he will call the byelection in early January.

        Heated exchanges highlight fourth B.C. Liberal leadership debate

        Feisty moments as the six candidates square off in Kelowna Saturday

        Cranbrook RCMP make meth, fentanyl bust

        Police seized almost an ounce of methamphetamines and Fentanyl,Tuesday, Nov. 28

        ATCO wins BC Exporter of the Year Award

        The Fruitvale company was up against a Creston fruit exporter and a lumber business in Langley

        Fighting fire with fire

        Crews reduce wildfire fuel in forests near Nelson

        WestJet announces regional service to Cranbrook

        Service to the Canadian Rockies International Airport to begin in March, 2018.

        Nelson searches for answers to fentanyl crisis

        A packed event Wednesday featured seven speakers and plenty of questions