The Kootenay Real Estate Corner w/ Chris Burneau- FAIR Realty/ My Kootenay Home.

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Kootenay home sales slowing, but still above average in July Home sales recorded through the MLS® System of the Kootenay Real Estate Board in July 2015 came in below levels from July 2014. Home sales numbered 273 units in July 2015, down 6.5 per cent on a year-over-year basis. Sales of all property types numbered […]

Films at the Nelson Civic Theatre – Aug 28 – Sept 03, 2


A final week of Vacation at the Civic. Ricki and the Flash (rated PG), starring Meryl Streep, opens on the split with Ed Helms reliving his childhood Vacation (rated 14A) for the weekend/Tuesday run. Meryl Streep plays hard rocking Ricki who gave up everything for her dream of stardom, but is now returning home to […]

NPD – Files of Interest


On August 29 the Nelson Police Department received a report from the Kootenay Lake Hospital Auxiliary that a newly acquired wheelchair valued at $1200 (see attached photograph) was missing – NPD file 2015-44231 refers. It is suspected that, approximately two weeks ago, the wheel chair was possibly taken for a ‘joy ride”, used to take […]

Horoscope for the Week: August 28, 2015

Michael O'Connor

Tip of the Week: A series of key conjunctions are in the spotlight this week. On August 26 Jupiter and the Sun formed their annual conjunction. On August 28 Mercury conjunct the Lunar North Node and on August 31st Venus retrograde will conjunct Mars. Conjunctions mark the beginning of a new cycle between any two […]

Adoptable Pets August 25 2015 – Vince & Sully


Vince and Sully are a bonded pair of 6-month-old male Lionhead/Flemish Giant cross rabbits. They both have wonderfully soft coats and the characteristic Lionhead mane, Sully with grey colouring and Vince with grey and brown. They were surrendered to the BC SPCA due to the owner having too many animals. Vince and Sully are very […]

NPD – Files of Interest


Nelson Police Department File 2015-4138 On August 25, 2015 at approximately 11:25 am, the Nelson Police Department received a complaint of a cougar sighting in the 2400 block of Perrier Road. Information received was that cougar was sighted in the area on August 23, 2015 at approximately 3:00 am and that the cougar was last […]

Nelson Police Foundation 2015 Gala Event


The Directors of the Nelson Police Foundation are cordially inviting all accredited media personnel to attend their next meeting, which will be held on Friday, August 28th, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. in the Nelson Police Department’s headquarters building, 606 Stanley Street. At that time, Foundation Chair Howard Grant will introduce the Directors to you. In […]

NPD – Files of Interest


On August 22 the Nelson Police Department received a report of a hit & run in the 1000 block of Front Street. A vehicle description was given by witnesses which led to it being located leaving Nelson, heading towards Castlegar. The vehicle was stopped without incident and it was discovered that the 31 year old […]