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By Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 16 2019

Nelson Boxing Club is once again hosting a Boxing Card Saturday (October 19th) at the Rod and Gun Club.

Fight Night VII is a night of Olympic-style boxing featuring national-level athletes from Calgary, Spokane, Kelowna, Victoria, Cranbrook, Nanaimo and Nelson’s own Boxing Club.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 16 2019

The first ever West Kootenay Tech Talent Career Fair held last week at the Prestige Lakeside Resort was deemed a success with more than 70 potential job seekers attending the event.

The Fair, hosted by the Kootenay Career Development Society, coordinates the West Kootenay Tech program, which is funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Oct 15 2019
Many people, including me, expected Greta Thunberg to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Instead, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali was deservedly awarded for ending more than 20 years of conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
By Castlegar Source on Tuesday Oct 15 2019

Preliminary estimates indicate a higher turn-out for advanced voting this election, compared to the previous one in 2015, according to a news release issued by Elections Canada.

The release said advance polls were open from Friday, Oct. 11, to Monday, Oct. 14,and,for the first time, for 12 hours each day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

By Bob Hall on Tuesday Oct 15 2019

The vibe in the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre this past weekend felt more like early-March than mid-October with the Selkirk College Saints and University of Victoria Vikes battling in a two-game series that had the intensity of the post-season.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 15 2019

Taxpayers puked a year ago, and they still feel nauseous.

Another investigation has confirmed there is a sickening waste of taxpayer dollars afflicting the B.C. legislature. We need more than ginger ale, noodle soup and soothing words — we need a policy overhaul.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 15 2019

Canadians go to the polls on Monday, October 21, 2019 to elect a new government that will guide the country for the next four years.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 15 2019

The family of Peter de Groot, a man fatally shot by RCMP at a remote cabin near Slocan in October 2014, is hoping to find answers at a coroner’s inquest scheduled for the spring in Nelson.

By Contributor on Monday Oct 14 2019

With 100 years of experience fighting for our members’ rights in all types of workplaces, the BCGEU knows that the best way to achieve fair and sustainable collective agreements is at the bargaining table.

The latest statement from Western Pacific Marine (WPM) is a perfect example of something the BCGEU does not do — bargaining through the media.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Oct 14 2019

Let the borrowing begin.

The regional district has created a bylaw to authorize the borrowing of $252,550 for the Nelson, Salmo, electoral areas E, F and G regional parks and trail service in order to finalize the purchase of the lands surrounding Cottonwood Lake Regional Park.