Nakusp

The 2021 Nakusp Fire Department. (Contributed)

Nakusp Fire Department looks back on 2021 wildfire season

Fire Chief Terry Warren recounts incidents dealt with by Nakusp Fire Department over the summer

 

BC Wildfire is planning a prescribed burn at McLeod Creek in late September or early October. (File photo-BC Wildfire)

Prescribed burn planned for area north of Nakusp

The McLeod Creek burn will be dependent on weather and site conditions

 

Nakusp Village Hall. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)

Nakusp announces new chief administrative officer

Wayne Robinson hired as CAO in Nakusp

 

Anti-passport rally held in Nakusp on September 1, 2021. (Contributed)

Anti-vaccine card rally in Nakusp draws large turnout

The rally help on September 1 was in protest of B.C.’s vaccine passport mandate

Anti-passport rally held in Nakusp on September 1, 2021. (Contributed)
The clinic will run out of the Kitimat General Hospital, July 14. (File photo)

Nakusp set to receive pop-up vaccine clinics

Walk in immunizations are available from August 11

The clinic will run out of the Kitimat General Hospital, July 14. (File photo)

Fire information meeting for Fauquier residents to be held in Nakusp

The RDCK and BC Wildfire Services will be hosting the meeting July 29 at 11 a.m.

One-year-old RosieMay has been moved to the BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed-Sarah Warren)

Baby attacked by a dog in Nakusp returning to her happy, giggly self

The family has been moved to the BC Children’s Hospital

One-year-old RosieMay has been moved to the BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed-Sarah Warren)
One-year-old RosieMay of Nakusp is currently in the Kelowna General Hospital being treated for a dog bite. (Contributed-Sarah Warren)

1-year-old in hospital following dog attack on Nakusp beach

Over $13,000 has been raised for the family on GoFundMe

One-year-old RosieMay of Nakusp is currently in the Kelowna General Hospital being treated for a dog bite. (Contributed-Sarah Warren)
Debra Rushfeldt’s Western Toad on the Forest Floor was installed and unveiled last week in downtown Nakusp. The 10 ft tall and 25 ft wide mural was a seven month long project for the artist. (Contributed-Debra Rushfeldt)

‘Look beneath the surface’: Debra Rushfeldt hopes mural will inspire

Life-size-toad mural unveiled in downtown Nakusp

Debra Rushfeldt’s Western Toad on the Forest Floor was installed and unveiled last week in downtown Nakusp. The 10 ft tall and 25 ft wide mural was a seven month long project for the artist. (Contributed-Debra Rushfeldt)
Angus Graeme, president of Selkirk College, stopped in Nakusp on July 9 during his six-day ride through the region to raise money for Indigenous student supports and an alumna-led humanitarian effort in Cameroon. 
(Tracey McKay - Arrow Lakes News)

Selkirk College president cycles 500 km for a good cause

Money raised will go to supporting Indigenous education as well as an international aid project

Angus Graeme, president of Selkirk College, stopped in Nakusp on July 9 during his six-day ride through the region to raise money for Indigenous student supports and an alumna-led humanitarian effort in Cameroon. 
(Tracey McKay - Arrow Lakes News)
The log yard located at the Nakusp hot springs caught fire around 9:20 p.m. July 8, it is believed a lightning strike is the cause of the blaze. (Submitted-Skye Cunningham)

Large fire sparks at Nakusp log yard

Cause of fire suspected to be lightning

The log yard located at the Nakusp hot springs caught fire around 9:20 p.m. July 8, it is believed a lightning strike is the cause of the blaze. (Submitted-Skye Cunningham)
Aidan McLaren-Caux is the Nakusp and Area Development Board’s new economic development coordinator. (Contributed)
Aidan McLaren-Caux is the Nakusp and Area Development Board’s new economic development coordinator. (Contributed)
Jay-Dell Mah, Zac Wethal and Oriah Leeson have been chosen as Nakusp’s Citizens of the Year. (Contributed)

Nakusp Rotary announces citizens of the year

Zac Wethal, Jay-Dell Mah and Oriah Leeson

  • Jun 3, 2021
Jay-Dell Mah, Zac Wethal and Oriah Leeson have been chosen as Nakusp’s Citizens of the Year. (Contributed)
Village council saw an application to build a seven foot fence around a 3rd Ave. property in Nakusp. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)

Village of Nakusp sees application for seven foot fence

Council raised concerns about curb appeal

Village council saw an application to build a seven foot fence around a 3rd Ave. property in Nakusp. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
Marilyn McKinnon, who lives in Nakusp, had to fight for 11 months, and speak to 18 different doctors, in order to get a surgery that has enabled her to walk again. (Contributed)

‘The system failed me’: Nakusp woman, who was unable to walk, fought for months for treatment

It took Marilyn McKinnon five months to convince a doctor to request an MRI

Marilyn McKinnon, who lives in Nakusp, had to fight for 11 months, and speak to 18 different doctors, in order to get a surgery that has enabled her to walk again. (Contributed)
The people living in the Box Mountain area have come together to form the Protectors of Box Mountain Watershed group, advocating for careful planning to avoid the disruption of their fragile water systems, which rely on wells. (Contributed)

Box Mountain residents rally to protect their water

NACFOR has proposed wildfire risk reduction work in the area

The people living in the Box Mountain area have come together to form the Protectors of Box Mountain Watershed group, advocating for careful planning to avoid the disruption of their fragile water systems, which rely on wells. (Contributed)
Valhalla Mountain Touring is based out of a lodge that is snowcat access only in the winter. (Contributed-Steve Ogle)

Nakusp back-country touring business finds support from BC’s Tourism Resiliency Network

Valhalla Mountain Touring owner says the pandemic has been trying

  • Mar 18, 2021
Valhalla Mountain Touring is based out of a lodge that is snowcat access only in the winter. (Contributed-Steve Ogle)
Alpenglow Mountain Escapes offers a variety of trips from guided snowshoe tours to hikes and winery visits. Owner Karla Kuharic is far right in photo. (Submitted)

Guided hikes showcase Nakusp’s spectacular scenery

Alpenglow Mountain Escapes one of the only companies offering guided outdoor pursuits for the area

Alpenglow Mountain Escapes offers a variety of trips from guided snowshoe tours to hikes and winery visits. Owner Karla Kuharic is far right in photo. (Submitted)
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Fee increases in future for Nakusp residents

Changes will include no more discount for tourists at hot springs

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Lights and sirens. (file)

RDCK noise bylaw expanded to include Area H

New rules to deal with noisy neighbours

Lights and sirens. (file)