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By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

Hundreds of Nelsonites braved the cool weather to welcome the Canadian Pacific Railway Holiday Train as it rolled next to Lakeside Park Tuesday night.

Alan Doyle and The Beautiful Band provided the entertainment as Nelsonites surrounded the 1,000-foot Holiday Train for the fourth time in seven years.

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

To The Editor:

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

During the 2017 Council Gala Monday at the Prestige Inn, local historian Greg Scott was awarded City of Nelson’s annual Heritage Award or his dedicated work in the education, promotion and preservation of Nelson’s local history.

The award comes with a $1000 honorarium.

By Bob Hall on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

Autism touches many people and families. With this comes an increasing need for awareness and understanding of practical resources and approaches for supporting situations in many contexts—schools, homes, community.

By Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

In what some would consider a particularly repugnant new twist on email cons, perpetrators have escalated to threatening the lives of their intended victims.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 11 2017

All of the social media platforms were buzzing in BC after the provincial government confirmed it will complete construction of the Site C hydroelectric dam, saying that to do otherwise would put British Columbians on the hook for an immediate and unavoidable $4-billion bill – with nothing in return – resulting in rate hikes or reduced funds for schools, hospitals and important infrastructure.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 11 2017

L.V. Rogers Junior girls volleyball teams recently won gold and bronze at the West Kootenay Tier 2 junior girls playoffs hosted at the Hanagar.

LVR2 lost in the round robin to put them second and LVR1 went undefeated in the round robin to put them first. 

This standing meant they had to play each other in the semi finals. 

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 11 2017

Nelson outscored the opposition by a 29-7 margin en route to capturing the Midget House Minor Hockey Tournament Sunday at the NDCC Arena.

Nelson blasted Kelowna 8-1 in the final to capture the gold medal.

The winners opened the tournament by doubling up on Nelson Minor Hockey rival, Nelson 1 6-3 before dominating Creston and Spokane by 9-1 and 8-1 scores, respectively.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 11 2017

Sutco Transportation Specialists of Salmo recently returned from the Trucking HR Canada ceremony with a major recognition said a company spokesperson.

Sutco is proud to announce they have been recognized as one of the five companies in all of Canada to receive a Trucking HR Top Fleet Employer award for 2017.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 11 2017

Organizers of the first annual Adventure Hotel and White LeBlanc Wealth Planners Christmas Toy Drive Breakfast said the evet was a huge success, with more than 800 new toys and books delivered as well as $1,000 in cash donations made to help local kids this Christmas season.