The new Nelson Youth Basketball League tipped off last week with more than 30 players, girls and boys, filling the L.V. Rogers Gymnasium.
The focus of the new Youth Basketball League is:
The regional district and its members are calling for a watershed management task force to make sure the communities’ rights to clean water are protected from forestry and development interests throughout the West Kootenay.
The City of Fernie said in a media release residents evacuated earlier this week were allowed to settle into their homes this afternoon as the focus at Fernie Memorial Arena now turns to the clean-up process and ongoing investigation.
Ryan Piva scored at the 3:08 mark of the first overtime period to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 5-4 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Columbia Valley Rockies Saturday night in Invermere.
The win allows Nelson to conclude the five-game road trip with an impressive 4-0-0-1 record.
Three players had two points each, including game star Justin Podgorenko, to power the Nelson Leafs to a 4-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the host Rockets Friday night in Golden.
Podgorenko’s fifth goal of the season proved to be winner as Nelson won its 11th game in 13 attempts.
The West Kootenay may be half a world away from Cambodia, but for Selkirk College Instructor Sarah Youngblutt the troubled Asian nation never escapes her thoughts.
For the second straight meeting, the Kimberley Dynamiters prevailed over the Nelson Leafs.
Devon Langelaar scored with one second remaining in the first overtime period to spark the Nitros to a narrow 2-1 victory over the Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Thursday night in the Bavarian City.
The 2017 fire season is officially the worst fire season on record in the Southeast region, having surpassed the most hectares burned in one year just last week.
According to Southeast Fire Centre data, the total hectares burned this year bumped up to 88,911 heading into October, just over the previous worst year in history for the region in 2003 when 88,697 ha. were burned.
Selkirk College and Spokane’s Eastern Washington University (EWU) are uniting writers of the regions in an upcoming symposium taking place in Nelson.
The industrial accident in Fernie this week that left three people dead, two municipal workers and one a Calgary-based contractor, with CIMCO Refrigeration, following an ammonia lead at the local arena has sent shockwaves through every city, regional district and parks board in the province that operate an ice facility.
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