Connor Trembley

The well will help to distribute water around the village. File photo

Third well set to be built in Nakusp

The village has awarded $53,020 contract to WSA Engineering to design the well

The well will help to distribute water around the village. File photo
A big portion of the funding is anticipated to be used in 2021. File photo

Village of Nakusp receives $692,000 in COVID-19 relief funding

The money will partly be used to help sustain and clean municipal facilities

A big portion of the funding is anticipated to be used in 2021. File photo
The Nakusp Hot Springs is now only open to locals. Photo: Nakusp Hot Springs

Nakusp Hot Springs restricts visitors to locals only

Supervisor said hot springs will reopen to public when advisory against non-essential travel is lifted

The Nakusp Hot Springs is now only open to locals. Photo: Nakusp Hot Springs
The resort has implemented many health protocols around COVID-19 this season. Photo: Red Mountain

Red Mountain set to open up on Dec. 12

Mandatory masks inside facilities, physical distancing protocols some precautions resort is taking

The resort has implemented many health protocols around COVID-19 this season. Photo: Red Mountain
The Village of Nakusp could eventually have a new office space down the road. File photo

Village of Nakusp looks to move office into portion of arena

Staff got the idea after touring the Westbank First Nation last summer

The Village of Nakusp could eventually have a new office space down the road. File photo
There’s no limit on the number of cannabis shops that can operate in Nakusp. File photo

Village of Nakusp staff asked to review cannabis shop application

The cannabis shop would be located at 572 Highway 6 South

There’s no limit on the number of cannabis shops that can operate in Nakusp. File photo
Village staff have had to process more building permits/subdivision applications recently. File photo

Village of Nakusp looks to outsource some planning services

Number of building permits staff have had to process has skyrocketed in recent years

Village staff have had to process more building permits/subdivision applications recently. File photo
The paving will be completed along Broadway Street. File photo

Village of Nakusp to complete paving project along Broadway Street

Village has awarded $18,084 contract to Selkirk Paving to complete project

The paving will be completed along Broadway Street. File photo
The ceremony only lasted about 20 minutes this year. Photo: Nakusp Secondary School

Nakusp residents respects at Remembrance Day ceremony

Wreaths were already placed when people arrived at Nakusp Cenotaph

The ceremony only lasted about 20 minutes this year. Photo: Nakusp Secondary School
Forty people submitted names for the new building. Photo: Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services

Nakusp affordable housing project named Arrow Heights

Rina Gresiuk submitted the name for the project back in August

Forty people submitted names for the new building. Photo: Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services
The feasibility study should be complete by Feb. 2021. Photo: Connor Trembley

Kamloops design firm to study Nakusp campground expansion

Study will determine if its feasible to add campground spots, create new washroom/municipal building

The feasibility study should be complete by Feb. 2021. Photo: Connor Trembley
The portion of trail was washed out in April of 2016. Photo: Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association

Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association looks to complete $100,000 in repairs along rail trail

A washout took out 200 metres of the trail back in April of 2016

The portion of trail was washed out in April of 2016. Photo: Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association
The bobsled race has traditionally been a staple event at the carnival. File photo

Upcoming Rossland Winter Carnival cancelled due to COVID-19 crisis

This is the first time the carnival won’t be held in decades

The bobsled race has traditionally been a staple event at the carnival. File photo
A tender for the project will be sent out on BC Bid. Photo: B.C. Government

Nakusp Elementary School child care centre set to open in May 2022

Conceptual drawings and project timelines for centre have already been complete

A tender for the project will be sent out on BC Bid. Photo: B.C. Government
People participating at a Remembrance Day event in Nakusp in 2016. Photo: Jillian Trainor

Scaled-down Remembrance Day event to take place in Nakusp

People are asked to physically distance and wear masks if they attend the event

People participating at a Remembrance Day event in Nakusp in 2016. Photo: Jillian Trainor
The village is looking to install another 91 metres of breakwater at the marina. Photo: JD Mah

Village staff applying for $2.1 million in grants to complete three infrastructure projects

Projects include new biomass system at arena, breakwater and stormwater repairs

The village is looking to install another 91 metres of breakwater at the marina. Photo: JD Mah
Enrolment is up overall in the district. Photo: Nakusp Elementary School

Enrolment at SD 10 schools skyrocket

Enrolment numbers have increased by 10 percent between Sept. 2019 and Sept. 2020

Enrolment is up overall in the district. Photo: Nakusp Elementary School
The centre will be open three days a week. File photo

Edgewood reading centre reopens to public

The centre had been closed since mid-March due to COVID-19 crisis

The centre will be open three days a week. File photo
The centre will open up for child care services on Nov. 2. File photo

Construction complete on Goat Mountain Child Care Centre

Centre staff will begin delivering child care services on Nov. 2

The centre will open up for child care services on Nov. 2. File photo
The house is located near two schools. Photo: Connor Trembley

Dog attack seriously injures young boy in Castlegar

Despite investigating the incident, city staff aren’t confirming if the dog has been put down

The house is located near two schools. Photo: Connor Trembley