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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 3:02pm

November’s mild weather is going to look pretty good next week as Mother Nature whips up some cooler weather for the region during the next week.

Environment Canada forecasts...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 1:05pm

In case you missed it, there was a special guest visiting Nelson Saturday.

Thanks to the hard work of the Nelson Business Association, Santa and Mrs. Claus made a special, pre-Christmas,...

by Bruce Fuhr on Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 9:35pm

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by Letters to the ... on Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:26pm

To The Editor:

Re: “Overdue at the Library(Nelson Daily, 29 November 2016) — following, “Lakeside Place gets provincial funding nod from BC Housing”)

According to this article, Morgan Dehnel...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 6:53am

It's December 1, meaning less than a month before Christmas Day.

While shoppers are busy finding that perfect gift, so are scammers busy trying to steal away any, or all, of the happiness that goes with the festive season.

The Better Business Bureau says Canadians typically spend in the range of 30 billion dollars over the holiday season. That includes everything from candy...

Sports Headlines

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 04 2016

Watch out Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

There's a new team just itching to make life difficult for the rest of the league.

After struggling just to piece together a lineup in November, the Nelson Leafs won its third straight game Sunday night at the NDCC Arena, knocking off division rival Grand Forks Border Bruins 4-2 in KIJHL Murdoch Division action.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 04 2016

There a great new sport in Nelson — and it's called Pickleball.

Nelson pickleball has taken over Selkirk College's Mary Hall gym on Sunday for an afternoon of continuous play on five courts.

For people unaware of the sport, pickleball is the fastest growing game in North America, especially with the 55-plus crowd.

But anyone is welcome to join the players who...

Community News

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Busker Freddie B sings for KidSport Nelson

Busker Freddie B sings for KidSport Nelson

KidSport Nelson recently received an injection of funds compliments of Baker Street Busker Fred Brown.

Brown, who also coaches the L.V. Rogers Junior Boy's Basketball team, has been busking at the corner of Ward and Baker on-and-off during the summer on behalf of KidSport Nelson.

All the money raised through the KidSportTM Nelson Fund benefits children throughout the Heritage City region by helping to remove the financial obstacles that prevent some children from participating in sport. 

West Kootenay EcoSociety hosts Winter Craft Fair

West Kootenay EcoSociety hosts Winter Craft Fair

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is once again host its annual Winter Craft Fair.

This one day event offers thirty local vendors selling hand-crafted artisanal products from clothing to body care, jewellery to preserves, and much more.

All our vendors are local with locally-made products.

Winter Craft Fair Information follows:

Regional News

Grand Forks goes green with new initiative

City staff has now identified several city-owned properties that could be used to add to the inventory of nature parks already under municipal jurisdiction. — Boundary Sentinel photo

The City of Grand Forks is considering setting itself up as one of the greenest municipalities in the province.

City staff has now identified several city-owned properties that could be used to add to the inventory of nature parks already under municipal jurisdiction. In early November the city approved the creation of its first nature park, the Johnson Flats Wetland Natural Area. It was during the creation of that park that the seed for further parks within municipal boundaries was planted.

Fundraiser in front of City Hall to take international giving to new heights

Clean water projects in Peru have the potential to save countless lives.

Castlegar Rotary is taking fundraising to new heights, with an event this Friday that's sure to make participants high on giving.

The event, slated for Dec. 2 from 4:45 to 5:15 p.m. in front of City Hall, will see a scissor-lift race, putting some of our finest citizens 30 feet into the air in a race to the highest dollar amount for an excellent international cause.

Provincial & National

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chair issues statement following U.S. Army Corps decision

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chair issues statement following U.S. Army Corps decision

Sunday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it will not approve an easement that will allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe.

The four-state, $3.8 billion project is largely complete except for the now-blocked segment underneath Lake Oahe, a Missouri River reservoir. Assistant Secretary for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy said in a news release that her decision was based on the need to "explore alternate routes'' for the pipeline's crossing.

SFU Six introduce wearable technology to track hockey metrics

He shoots, he scores!” may take on a new meaning for entrepreneurial Simon Fraser University students. — Submitted photo

"He shoots, he scores!" may take on a new meaning for entrepreneurial Simon Fraser University students.

In 2017, a team of six students plans to launch a product called the Game7 Shooting System, wearable technology that introduces a new way to track hockey metrics.

Using smart technology, Game7 supports the development of hockey skills with equipment that includes a player wristband and a net attachment with smart sensors. It reports analytics on the four major hockey shots: slap shot, snap shot, wrist shot and backhand.

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