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By Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 30 2017

Sawyer Hunt scored at the 3:30 mark of the second overtime to lift the Nelson Leafs to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Grand Forks Border Bruins in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night at the Jack Goddard Memorial Arena in the Boundary City.

By Contributor on Friday Sep 29 2017

Interior Health (IH) said in a media release Friday the Authoity has enlisted the support of external security and privacy experts as it investigates information breaches involving the personal information of about 500 current and former employees.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 29 2017

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) said in a media release Friday, the company is warning customers to delete any text messages purporting to be sent from ICBC, after a number of customers reported to have received these texts over the last 24 hours.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 29 2017


That would be the understatement of this early Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

Call it, maybe, highway robbery as goalies Josh Williams and Quinn Yeager of the Nelson Leafs have almost single-handily lifted the Green and White to near the top of the KIJHL overall standings a month into the season.

By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Sep 28 2017

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, ridership has increased across all three transit systems that West Kootenay Regional Transit services, including Nelson by five per cent, building upon a 10 per cent increase last year.

By Contributor on Thursday Sep 28 2017

With the days getting shorter and the fall ushering in cooler weather, motorists are reminded that winter tire regulations will go into effect on Oct. 1, 2017.

Drivers are required to have winter tires installed on their vehicles if they are travelling on designated highways around the province.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 28 2017

Nelson Police said the driver was killed in a single-vehicle accident early Thursday (September 28) morning at the intersection of Highway 3A/6 and Government Road.

Nelson Police received the call at 1:10 a.m. of a report of an accident just east of Nelson on the edge of the city boundary.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 28 2017

It’s seemed like only yesterday that Sr. Grand Master Edward B. Sell and his lovely wife Brenda were sitting in the Nelson Covenant Church basement on Stanley Street eager to test members of the Kootenay Martial Arts School.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 27 2017

The L.V. Rogers Bombers Field Hockey teams had some mixed results during games against West Kootenay rivals Stanley Humphries of Castlegar and J. Lloyd Crowe of Trail.

The LVR Girls defeated an inexperienced Stanley Humphires side Monday 8-0. Shianne Michalchuck was a one-person wrecking crew scoring six times with Jessica McLeod and Paige Miesner adding singles.

By Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 27 2017

There was an impressive water rescue of an 18-year-old Castlegar woman from the Columbia River last night, according to RCMP Acting Sgt. Darryl Orr.

Orr had nothing but praise for KBRFR (Trail Company) for helping a woman with potential mental health issues who waded into the water near the Trail boat dock and was swept away by the current.