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By Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

The Nelson Leafs refused to lose on the final day of 2019.

The Leafs exploded for five third-period goals to double up the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 6-3 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action New Year’s Eve at the NDCC Arena.

Rookie forward Joe Davidson sparked the Leafs comeback, scoring twice during the third-period rally.

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

Rossland man Mark Gayowski was found, safe and sound, at about 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 1, 2020, having survived nearly days in the bush after going astray during what had been intended as an afternoon ski.

A message from Mike Hudson, of South Columbia Search and Rescue,

By DriveSmartBC on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

Here's another complaint from the DriveSmartBC Inbox: "Please speak to the situation that I call the "Invisible White Lines" on our highways as soon as we get some rain and whilst driving in the dark. Night visibility in winter is terrible.

By Contributor on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

Highway 97C the Okanagan Connector remains closed in all directions, east of the Highway 5A Junction, as crews continue their work to assess a hazardous commercial vehicle fire.

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

New Year’s resolutions are a common topic of  columnists at this time of year, and I’ve been wondering what sort of resolutions might be most helpful, to individual people or to the world as a whole.

By Dan Kraus on Tuesday Dec 31 2019

It’s the time of year when communities are buzzing with holiday cheer, people begin to decorate their homes and consider getting a Christmas tree. If you’d like to prolong the holiday spirit and share the gift of giving with wildlife, then the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has a suggestion.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 30 2019

Environment Canada said another strong winter storm will impact the BC interior with snow beginning this Thursday evening.

“The approaching storm will give widespread snow into the interior this evening,” the Environment Canada said.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 30 2019

E-Comm dispatchers, responsible for 99 per cent of the province’s 9-1-1 call volume for 25 regional districts in BC, deal with more than a few calls from the public that don’t belong in the emergency category.

In 2019, E-Comm continued to receive calls in 2019 that don’t belong on 9-1-1 — including calls from a small parking spot to a bad haircut to late-night vacuuming.

By Timothy Schafer on Monday Dec 30 2019

The city opted not to over step its bounds as it dealt with approving re-zoning for the latest major development in Nelson.

The 300-unit Granite Pointe Golf Course project had a chance to move its green footprint from Step Code three to four after city Coun. Rik Logtenberg proposed an amendment to the project rezoning at its third reading recently.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 30 2019

The sixth Annual Brooksie Bash hockey game at the Civic Centre Arena before Christmas was a resounding success as the 2019 contest was able to raise money for eight-year-old Axl Smith, who was recently diagnosed with two forms of leukemia.

A total of 32 local hockey players took to give back to families in need, raising $9000 for the family of the Nelson Minor Hockey player.