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By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 19 2017

The on again, off again, Balfour Water System Upgrade is, well, on again after Balfour residents voted in favour to borrow money to upgrade the local system.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay referendum, held Saturday (June 17th), saw 87.9% (153) of voters in support of the borrowing to commence upgrades of the system. There were 12.1% (21) in opposition.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 19 2017

 

The Nelson Police Department would like to make something specifically clear — the police force does not solicit money from the public through direct or through a third party.

Cst. Alain Therrien said in a media release Monday Nelson Police would like to send out an alert regarding the latest scam that targets the public.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 19 2017

May was a busy month for us on the water, and June has started out with a bang.  Still lots of inconsistent weather, but we’ve managed to fish through it all.  

Here’s the latest reports from Kerry Reed at Reel Adventures Sportfishing.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 19 2017
The Nelson Selects U12 Boys made it a clean sweep of the competition to capture the gold medal at the Sam Steele's Days tournament Sunday in Cranbrook.
 
The Selects won all four games during the weekend, defeating Kootenay South, Kootenay East, Columbia Valley and Lethbridge.
Mallard's Source for sports would like to salute the Selects squad with Team
By Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jun 18 2017

Reece Hunt of Nelson has boldly gone where few other interior players are found after the Kootenay Wild star was selected to the 2017 Female Midget AAA All-Star Team.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 18 2017

The weather cooperated as more than 160 high school students at L.V. Rogers celebrated graduation weekend in Nelson.

The highlight of the celebrations was the annual Cavalcade through downtown Nelson to the delight of many friends, family and residents who traditional fill Baker Street to view the graduates as the parade through the downtown core.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 18 2017

Kootenay Co-op Radio was recently recognized for an award at National Campus and Community Radio Association Conference in Abbotsford.

Kootenay Co-op Radio took home the prestigious Women's Hand and Voices honour while receiving honorable mention in the Current Affairs or Magazine Show category. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 18 2017

RCMP media spokesperson Cpl Dan Moskaluk said Friday, the search for missing teacher Alvin Dunic will resume Monday (June 19th).

The 57-year-old Crawford Bay Elementary School teacher was reported missing Monday, May 29 at 2:45 p.m. after leaving the school to look for a suitable location for a class project in the Crawford Creek area.

By Timothy Schafer on Sunday Jun 18 2017

Approval given for a honey bee observation hive in one of the city’s schools could help form the framework and the momentum for allowing previously banned bee keeping practice in the city.

City council has approved a request from Wildflower School primary class (kindergarten to Grade 2) to install an observation beehive for one year, from June 2017 through to June 2018.

By Castlegar Source on Saturday Jun 17 2017

Investigators with the Trail and Greater District RCMP and West Kootenay Traffic Services attended a fatal collision on Hwy 22 near Genelle this past Tuesday.