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By Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 31 2018
The Nelson Leafs lost to host team 8-4 at the Castlegar Minor Hockey Atom Tournament Sunday in the Sunflower City.
 
The Leafs finished 2-1 in round robin, defeating both Kelowna 7-2 and Cranbrook 9-3.
 
The result advanced Nelson as the fourth-place squad against first-place Trail Spartans.
By Wayne Stetski on Wednesday Jan 31 2018

Canada has a tradition of separating church and state, so I’m surprised sometimes how often issues related to religion come before me on Parliament Hill.

I believe it’s important to apply the same principles to all of these issues: respect each other’s beliefs; promote fairness and equality; and oppose intolerance and fearmongering.

By Letters to the editor on Wednesday Jan 31 2018

On Feb. 27, the Selkirk College Board of Governors will vote on whether to once again increase tuition fee rates for the coming academic year. Students are reasonably agitated – the College has increased fees every year for over a decade. From 2008/09 to 2017/18, arts program tuition fees, on which average tuition fees are estimated, increased 19 percent at Selkirk College.

By Contributor on Wednesday Jan 31 2018

A new smartphone app is set to turn B.C. bystanders into potential life-savers when a sudden cardiac arrest occurs in a public place.

BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) launched the free PulsePoint application today throughout the province. It provides vital information in the case of cardiac arrest, where minutes count in reducing suffering and preventing death.

By Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jan 31 2018

Recent changes to the board of the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) have prompted some questions as to why it has been so long since a Castlegar resident sat as a director, despite the significant impact the dams have had on this community (see story about board changes by clicking here

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Jan 30 2018

To The Editor:

Students at Selkirk College are calling for tuition fee rates to be frozen for next year.

By Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Jan 30 2018

A new economic development initiative has Castlegar and area residents completing an online survey outlining their priorities and needs in terms of retail and service businesses in our area.

By Claire Paradis on Tuesday Jan 30 2018

The Village of New Denver and its surrounding residents may have been given a reprieve when Interior Health changed its decision to curtail emergency department hours at the Slocan Community Health Centre (SCHC).

By Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Jan 30 2018

Despite rising costs, lower seasonal visitations and an income deficit, it doesn’t mean the city’s heritage success story will turn up the ask from the city to keep operating.

By Contributor on Monday Jan 29 2018

As a result of an ongoing investigation, the Keremeos RCMP executed a search warrant at a marijuana dispensary in Cawston BC on Friday police said in a media release Monday.