October 2016

Fourth Annual Green Home & Energy Show presents 'A Lighting Revolution'

The Green Home and Energy Show has attracted as many as 300 people. — Submitted photo

No matter what you live in, there’s no denying it . . . winter is coming.

And there’s a great opportunity to learn about amazing energy-saving technology at the Annual Green Home and Energy Show set for Wednesday (October 5) at the Prestige Lakeside Resort.

Nelson Hydro’s EcoSave Program and the West Kootenay EcoSociety have combined to present “A Lighting Revolution” as the focus of this year's show.

The trade show style event features green and sustainable options for building, renovating and transportation.

Several proposed regulations for STR market in Nelson

City staff has been busy coming up with regulations to deal with STR in Nelson.

Nelson City council is ready to delve back into the short-term rental legislation, with further readings of a draft bylaw back on the table for debate and possible further refinement.

Here are several proposed regulations city staff drafted for the STR market in Nelson:

Short-term rental owner association calls on city to reconsider ‘beefing’ up enforcement

Stephen Harris of the Nelson Short-Term Rental Owner Association is asking for council to look at a voluntary process for the first year.

A member of the city’s short term rental association is asking city council to delay its planned strong-arm enforcement of new rules and regulations for the industry and instead earmark an expected revenue windfall for long-term housing.

Stephen Harris of the Nelson Short-Term Rental Owner Association is calling upon city council to think about what it is going to do with the revenue that is going to come in from the annual $800 short-term rental business licences once it is collected.

Toast to #BCCraftBeer Month

In six years, B.C. has seen the number of craft breweries grow from 54 to 118 breweries provincewide.

Minister of Small Business, Red Tape Reduction and Minister Responsible for the Liquor Distribution Branch Coralee Oakes has issued the following statement in honour of Craft Beer Month:

“B.C. Craft Beer Month is upon us! Throughout October, craft brewers and craft beer enthusiasts will come together to celebrate one of B.C.’s fastest-growing industries.

Injuries slow Bombers during Rockers Field Hockey Tournament

Mid fielder Noa Butterfield taking a free hit during Saturdays game on the flooded Pass Creek field vs Stanley Humphries. — Submitted photo

Injuries plagued the L.V. Rogers Bombers during the weekend Stanley Humphries Rockers Field Hockey Tournament at Pass Creek Park.

The Bombers finished the event with a 1-2-1 record, the lone victory coming against Mount Boucherie of West Kelowna.

"It was a tough weekend for the ladies they all played really well, we just ran out of gas on Saturday," said Bomber coach Bruce Walgren.

"I was very proud of the way the ladies never gave up and kept working hard."

LVR opened the tourney with a 2-1 loss to South Okanagan of Oliver.

Public meeting Tuesday to discuss sale of Trail Smoke Eaters to US interests

Public meeting Tuesday to discuss sale of Trail Smoke Eaters to US interests

The sale of the Trail Smoke Eaters BCHL hockey team will be a fantastic boost for the community, according to Smoke Eaters president Tom Gawryletz. Despite the tremendous support of the Trail Smoke Eater Society, public volunteers and its staff, the future of the community-run hockey team remained uncertain, until now. The board of directors of the Trail Smoke Eaters have announced a public information session regarding the sale.

Expert advice for Small Business in October

It's the 10th anniversary of Small Business Month in BC.

The month of October marks the 10th anniversary of Small Business Month in BC, a time to recognize the contributions entrepreneurs and small business owners make towards the economy and our local communities.

It is also an occasion to draw attention to the organizations and groups that help small business owners with programs and resources.

Sedlbauer powers Innkeepers to Men's Open Soccer Championship

Mitch Ryan (on pitch) gets fouled during the hotly-contested Men's Open Soccer League Final Saturday at Lakeside Pitch. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

Aaron Sedlbauer scored the lone goal of the game sparking Hume Innkeepers to a narrow 1-0 victory over Old Dogs in the final of the Men's Open Soccer League Saturday at Lakeside Park.

The goal came in the second half of a game between the two top clubs of the Men's Open League.

Both team had chances to score in the first half of the tightly played contest.

Striker Mitch Ryan missed a couple of great chances for the Old Dogs while Mitch Melanson had a goal taken away as Taylor Russell kicked the ball off the goalline.

Column: A different look at LNG for BC

Column:  A different look at LNG for BC

There will many announcements and pronouncements for and against the federal government’s approval of the Petronas LNG project if, in view of the 190 pre-conditions, approval is the appropriate term. What aroused my curiosity was the identity of developer: who is Petronas?

Selkirk College Saints Begin the Drive For Five

Captain Tyler Kerner and the Selkirk College Saints begin their quest for a fifth straight British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) championship this Saturday night at the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex against the Simon Fraser University Clan. The game starts at 7:00 p.m. where the team will first raise the 2015-2016 championship banner before the puck drops on the new season.

The Selkirk College Saints will raise another British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) banner to the rafters of the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre on Saturday night, but the focus for this year’s group of student athletes will not be on the past.

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