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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 8:17pm

Families finally have something to cheer for after the Liberal government  finally agreed to end benefit clawback policies that drove families deeper into poverty, says B.C. New Democrat...

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 7:41pm

An increase in transit routes has resulted in an increase to ridership in Nelson and the greater West Kootenay region.

According to figures recently released by B.C. Transit...

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by Contributor on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 8:29pm

For the second year in a row, BC Transit, the City of Nelson, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and the Regional District of Central Kootenay are proud to celebrate National Seniors Day in West Kootenay.

On Friday, September 30, 2016, BC Transit and its operating partners will take part in the second Annual Nelson & Area Kootenay Seniors Fair, being held from 10 a.m...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:41pm

Vaping isn't for everyone — including the Government of Canada.

On the Government website, the Canada's Federal Tobacco Control Strategy said there will be introduction of new tobacco legislation to address vaping products in Canada.

“Smoking tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death in Canada, affecting the well-being of all Canadians, including youth...

Sports Headlines

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 29 2016

Katharina Weitzing of Mount Sentinel and Alex Sukra of Salmo captured top spots in the Senior Division at the New Denver stop on the West Kootenay High School Cross Country race Tuesday in New Denver.

Sukra edged Daniel Stewart of Mount Sentinel by just over a minute to capture the Senior Boy’s title while Weitzing dominated the Senior Girl’s race.

Weitzing won the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 28 2016

The Nelson and District Riding Grounds were one busy place as the Third Annual Kutenai Summer Fest was held.

The event was an opportunity or local athletes and families to showcase local talent and community spirit.

More than 20 Koot-Neigh Vaulters showed their skills to a visiting judge from the Lower Mainland on their team horses. Everyone enjoyed the opportunity to perform for...

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Cultural Development Committee calls for nominations for Cultural Ambassador

Cultural Development Committee calls for nominations for Cultural Ambassador

The Cultural Development Committee (CDC), on behalf of the City of Nelson, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the position of Nelson’s 2017 Cultural Ambassador in the category of Literary Arts.

The winner will be announced at the City of Nelson’s Annual Reception in December.

Nelson, Trail Sea Cadets test sailing skills on Kootenay Lake

Nelson, Trail Sea Cadets test sailing skills on Kootenay Lake

Recently, cadets and staff took to Kootenay Lake by the Big Orange Bridge at the Interior Cadet Nautical Site located in Nelson BC.
 
The cadets were from 81 Hampton Gray Corp in Nelson and 131 Kootenay Corp in Trail.
 
During the weekend the cadets were taught basic sailing skills under supervision of qualified cadet and adult instructors.
 
The cadet program is open to all youth between the ages of 12 and 18.
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Regional News

Castlegar wins award for Celgar Pavilion at Millennium Park

Castlegar wins award for Celgar Pavilion at Millennium Park

The City of Castlegar was one of six communities to receive Community Recognition awards from Wood WORKS! BC at the annual Union of BC Municipalities Convention in Victoria this week, in honour of the Celgar Pavilion at Millennium Park.

Refugee family safely landed in Castlegar Tuesday

Refugee family safely landed in Castlegar Tuesday

This Tuesday the Castlegar Refugee Project Team was thrilled to greet a Burmese refugee family who arrived safely, after travelling for more than 24 hours from Kuala Lumpur. The young couple originally fled their Chin State in Myanmar and applied for refugee status in Malaysia. They have been waiting in crowded conditions in Malaysia a few years, where their 14-month-old daughter was born, hoping they would get a sponsor. The family are now settled into a home in downtown Castlegar.

Provincial & National

RCMP collar alleged child predator

RCMP collar alleged child predator

A proactive online investigation by the BC Integrated Child Exploitation (BC ICE) Unit has resulted in charges of Making Child Pornography and Arrangement or Agreement to commit a sexual offence against a child. 

On March 10, 56-year-old Ronald Gardner, of no fixed address, was arrested and subsequently charged with the above noted offences, as well as Failing to Comply with Prohibition Order originating from historical child-pornography-related charges.

Fitness apps more effective when they are personalized — UBC study concludes

Mary Jung, an assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences, recently completed an eight-week study that examined the effectiveness of fitness apps. — Submitted photo


When fitness apps include personal touches such as individualized goals and contact with a ‘real live trainer’, users tend to exercise more consistently, a UBC study concludes.

Mary Jung, an assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences, recently completed an eight-week study that examined the effectiveness of fitness apps.

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