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By Michael Jessen on Tuesday Oct 17 2017
If you love a person who smokes do everything you can to help them quit – now!

Letting them continue to smoke will both shorten their life and put a costly burden on both our economy and our health care system.

You’ll likely spend 13 less years with that person you love.

By Kyra Hoggan on Tuesday Oct 17 2017

Castlegar CIBC employees are receiving kudos from the Fire Chief after their management of the aftermath of a single-vehicle crash.

According to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio, the call came in at 1:52 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 16 2017
There's a hockey fan in Kimberley with a huge heart, and wallet.
 
Prior to Friday's Kootenay International Junior Hockey League contest between the hometown Dynamiters and visiting Grand Forks Border Bruins, Mike Gould made an annnouncement many are stilling thinking can't be true.
 
The ‘average-joe’ Gould announced his commitment to don
By Contributor on Monday Oct 16 2017

The BC SPCA said in a media release Monday they are urging British Columbians to speak out against grizzly bear hunting across the province.

BC SPCA said the public has until November 2 to provide input to the B.C. government on two policy documents outlining proposed changes to the grizzly bear hunt.

By Bob Hall on Monday Oct 16 2017

The Selkirk College Saints will welcome back four alumni to Castlegar this Saturday night, but friendly handshakes and reminiscences will be saved for off the ice.

By Contributor on Sunday Oct 15 2017

Transporters of liquid petroleum products in British Columbia now will need to have provincial plans in place to manage a spill.

The new regulations requiring spill preparedness apply to pipelines, as well as rail and trucking operations transporting over 10,000 litres.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 15 2017

Taking care of business on the road is the hallmark of a great team.

Ryan Piva scored twice the first period to power the Nelson Leafs to a 6-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Spokane Braves Sunday afternoon in the Lilac City.

Nelson opened the weekend outlasting Castlegar Rebels 7-3 in the Sunflower City.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 15 2017

The sport of volleyball is exploding at Trafalgar Middle School as the Thunder program boasts more than 30 female players this season.

Coach Staci Proctor is busy working in all the players during season playday against teams from Mt. Sentinel in South Slocan, Grand Forks, Nakusp, Castlegar and Trail.

By Wayne Holmes on Sunday Oct 15 2017

Local Astronomer Wayne Holmes has had an interest in astronomy since he got his first telescope and began reading about the objects in the sky at a young age.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 15 2017

The Taghum Harvest Festival is quickly becoming the go-to event for the fall as people flocked to the sunny Taghum Hall for the annual event Sunday.

There were plenty of activities and events — including homegrown and handcrafted items, food as well music to enjoy —  that kept market goers entertained throughout the day.