Nakusp

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

 

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

 

The road starts around the middle of Slocan Lake between Slocan and Silverton. Photo: Connor Trembley

Road access to parks worries local volunteer group

Local volunteers have cleared section of old trail into Kokanee Glacier Park

 

Lucerne Elementary School students were involved in the restoration project this fall. Photo: Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society

Students, volunteers plant 400 native species at Snk’mip Marsh

A range of native species have been planted to repair the local ecosystem

Lucerne Elementary School students were involved in the restoration project this fall. Photo: Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society
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
Cannabis shops aren’t permitted within 300 metres of schools, daycares and playgrounds. File photo

More than one cannabis shop can now operate in Nakusp

Village staff said it’s hard to determine how many shops will operate in village

Cannabis shops aren’t permitted within 300 metres of schools, daycares and playgrounds. File photo
The current sidewalks slopes toward the street. Photo: Google Maps

Save-On-Foods in Nakusp to get safer sidewalk

The new sidewalk will prevent people from sliding onto street in wintertime

The current sidewalks slopes toward the street. Photo: Google Maps
New trial ordered for man found guilty of the 2010 murder of his wife in Arrow Lakes

New trial ordered for man found guilty of the 2010 murder of his wife in Arrow Lakes

Peter Beckett was found guilty of murdering his wife 10 years ago

New trial ordered for man found guilty of the 2010 murder of his wife in Arrow Lakes
The district’s school board members still have to approve a proposal for the project for it to go ahead. Photo: Nakusp Elementary School

SD 10 secures $3 million in funding to help build Nakusp Elementary School child care centre

The centre will provide 96 new child-care spaces in the village

The district’s school board members still have to approve a proposal for the project for it to go ahead. Photo: Nakusp Elementary School
The village hopes there will be no difficulties removing the parcels of land from the ALR. Photo: Crystal Schick

Village of Nakusp looks to remove land from ALR around airport

The move will make it easier for the village to develop the land down the road

The village hopes there will be no difficulties removing the parcels of land from the ALR. Photo: Crystal Schick
Steve Gascon (R) and his son Lincoln (L). Photo: Steve Gascon

Steve Gascon wins SD 10 school board trustee by-election

Improving board communication, making classes accessible to students goals for Gascon in term

Steve Gascon (R) and his son Lincoln (L). Photo: Steve Gascon
The byelection will be held at Nakusp Elementary School. Photo: Mark Thiessen

All-candidates virtual forum announced for SD 10 byelection

The forum will take place on Aug. 31 and will feature all four candidates running

The byelection will be held at Nakusp Elementary School. Photo: Mark Thiessen
A picture of the ATV. Photo: Milton Begin

Person steals $20,000 ATV from Arrow Lakes property

The incident occurred on Saddleview Road around Aug. 17

A picture of the ATV. Photo: Milton Begin
A fire could be seen burning south of Burton in the Naumulten Mountain area south of Burton earlier this month. Photo: Leanne Mentz

Three fires burning within 15 kilometres of Nakusp

Two fires are also burning within 15 kilometres of Edgewood

A fire could be seen burning south of Burton in the Naumulten Mountain area south of Burton earlier this month. Photo: Leanne Mentz
A new cleared section of the trail. Photo: North Slocan Trail Society Facebook photo

Significant improvements made to Slocan Lake’s Sharp Creek Trail

Crews have rerouted the trail around rockslide and have improved access to a nearby waterfall

A new cleared section of the trail. Photo: North Slocan Trail Society Facebook photo
Council will be reviewing each cannabis shop application on a case-by-case basis moving forward. Photo: Jeff Chiu

Nakusp council to allow more than one cannabis shop in the community

312 Broadway Street was originally the only place allowed to have a cannabis shop

Council will be reviewing each cannabis shop application on a case-by-case basis moving forward. Photo: Jeff Chiu
People who purchased tickets for this year’s wine and beer festival will receive a full refund. File photo

Nakusp Wine and Beer Festival cancelled this year due to COVID-19 crisis

The Rotary Club said next year’s event is still scheduled to take place in April

People who purchased tickets for this year’s wine and beer festival will receive a full refund. File photo
Kids have until Aug. 31 to complete the contest. (File Photo)

Slocan Valley Youth Centre starts teen summer reading challenge

Kids who read three different types of books by Aug. 31 will receive a special prize

Kids have until Aug. 31 to complete the contest. (File Photo)
RVs have been illegally parked in the local mobile home park. Photo: Village of Nakusp

Village of Nakusp to review RV and trailer bylaw

At least six RVs are violating the bylaw in the mobile home park

RVs have been illegally parked in the local mobile home park. Photo: Village of Nakusp
Five health practitioners will be working out of the new location. Photo: Carley Cooke

New state-of-the-art health facility set to open in Nakusp

Massage therapist, physiotherapist, chiropractor and naturopaths will be working out of space

Five health practitioners will be working out of the new location. Photo: Carley Cooke