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On the November first weekend the Creston Curling Club held a benefit bonspiel for the Nelson Curling Club, to help Nelson pay for repairs to their ice plant.

The Bonspiel raised almost $10,000, and is a first of its kind in this area and...

To The Editor:

To Wayne Stetski, my thanks for his service, and a piece of advice — if the NDP are afraid to call themselves socialist, as their forerunners the CCF were not, then his party does not deserve to attract support from the Liberals.

Fight for...

The Mount Sentinel Wildcats tuned up for the BC High School Championships by capturing the Kootenay Single-A Boy’s crown recently in Sparwood.

The Wildcats ousted five other teams for the title, Fernie, Fernie Academy, Golden, Salmo and host Sparwood, defeating Fernie Secondary in the...

Cole Wyatt’s power play goal early in the first overtime period sparked the Nelson Leafs to a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the Ghostriders Saturday night in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League in Fernie at the Memorial Arena.

The win avenged an earlier loss this season to...

The Nelson Lions Club is more than just a service club which hosts the July 1 Pancake Breakfast or picks up Christmas Trees following the holiday season or caretakes Lions Park located in the Uphill District of the Heritage City.

The community service club also accepts applications for its Community Grant Program.

This program, in its 11th year,  has the Lions club...

Multimedia assemblages that evoke strange tales grace the walls at the Nelson Public Library this fall in an exhibition of work by found-object magician Evelyn Posgate.

The 12 pieces incorporate vintage game pieces, doll parts, miscellaneous hardware and elements from the natural world to create compelling visual narratives.

Posgate’s artistic inventiveness may well have been...

RCMP Crime Reduction Unit seizes drugs, arrests 39-year-old woman

The Joint Castlegar/Trail RCMP Crime Reduction Unit with assistance from the Salmo RCMP have been conducting an ongoing investigation into a 39-year-old Salmo woman who was believed to be transporting controlled substances between Salmo, Castlegar and Trail.

On November 6, 2019, a traffic stop was initiated on the 900 block of Columbia Avenue in Castlegar by CRU, Salmo and Castlegar...

In Canada between 2011 and 2018 the fossil fuel industry was one of the most active industry groups lobbying the federal government with over six contacts per working day made with government officials.

During this period, the intensity of lobbying increased when salient policy issues — like the Environmental Assessment Act — arose or when there were big stakes for industry such as...