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By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 19 2018

RCMP are asking for public assistance after a person was struck on Highway 6 near Slocan Park Sunday (February 18th).

In a media release Monday, RCMP said police responded to an incomplete 9-1-1 call at 1:19 a.m. and found a 47-year-old deceased man from Winlaw.

By Bob Hall on Monday Feb 19 2018

The Selkirk College Saints return home on Saturday for a pivotal tilt with the Simon Fraser University Spartans that will go a long way in determining home-ice advantage in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) post-season.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 19 2018

The Nelson Boxing Club has been making waves here in the Heritage City.

Now the club has found a spot in the provincial ring after returning from the B.C. Boxing Provincials in Abbotsford with a handful of medals — a few of the gold colour.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 19 2018

A J.V. Humphries student from Kaslo is $100,000 richer after being selected as a recipient of a Loran Scholarship.

Grade 12 student, Jesalyn Tremblay is one of 34 winners of the award in Canada to be used for undergraduate studies.

By Contributor on Monday Feb 19 2018

In a move aimed at protecting and supporting the province's wine producers, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralston has announced that the B.C. government is formally challenging Alberta's ban on B.C. wines through the Canadian Free Trade Agreement's (CFTA) dispute settlement process.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 19 2018

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League’s second season officially kicks off Friday on eight fronts as 16 teams begin the final push to dethrone the Beaver Valley Nitehawks as champs.

The Nelson Leafs lost to meaningless games in the standings, dropping a 4-1 decision Friday in Castlegar to the Rebels and losing 3-2 in overtime Saturday in Fruitvale to the Nitehawks.

By Contributor on Sunday Feb 18 2018

RCMP said a skier missing since Friday has been found dead Greely Creek drainage near Revelstoke.

Michael Foster, 24, of Airdrie, Alta. was in Revelstoke skiing but failed to show up for work Friday.

RCMP said Foster was last seen in Revelstoke on February 13th.

Revelstoke Mountain Resort Ski Patrol commenced a search of the resort after a day long search on Saturday.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 18 2018

It's a great opportunity for students to explore first hand the many jobs that will be up for grabs in BC during the next decade.

Wednesday (February 21) at the L.V. Rogers Gymnasium, WorkBC’s Find Your Fit tour is making a stop in the Heritage City allowing students to get valuable hands-on experience with helpful career-planning tools.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 18 2018


For the second time in less than a month customers of Nelson Hydro were left in the dark after the City of Nelson and surrounding areas experienced a system-wide outage.

The outage occurred shortly after noon Sunday, lasting for a few hours for most of City of Nelson users.

Some rural areas saw power not back on until after 5 p.m.

By Contributor on Sunday Feb 18 2018

The Liver Clinic located in the Kootenay Lake Hospital has new equipment generously funded through the KLH Foundation, that has already made a big difference for hundreds of patients in the Kootenays.