September 2015

NPD report suspect nabbed after man robbed at gunpoint in Uphill area

Police and fire responded to a 9-1-1 call Monday afternoon at the Nelson Carwash on Nelson Avenue. — The Nelson Daily photo

A suspect is heading back to Nelson after being picked up in another community for a suspected robbing of a man at gunpoint in the Uphill region of the Heritage City Sunday night.

Police received a 9-1-1 call to dispatch at 11 p.m. (August 30) from a male reporting he had just been robbed at gunpoint.

The victim added the offenders were following him in a vehicle.

NPD officers quickly responded to the call and began the investigation.

Nelson Landing touches down on city’s waterfront

Is Nelson ready for its next big real estate development?

The stage is set for the city’s next big real estate development.

There was minimal discussion and all eight resolutions regarding Nelson Landing’s rezoning application in the city’s northeast end passed without opposition Monday night during city council’s regular meeting.

Annual RedFish Festival packs in the people

Kids love bubbles no matter where they are — even in the rain during Sunday's annual RedFish Festival. — Suzy Hamilton photos, The Nelson Daily

About 1500 campers and residents came out to the Kokanee Park Visitors Centre Sunday to celebrate the return of the Kokanee at the annual RedFish Festival.

And they didn't mind the rain at all!

Festivities  moved inside the centre and theatre and kids made great outdoor crafts in the Discovery Room.

It's hockey time — Leafs open training camp on 2015-16 KIJHL season

Leafs head coach Dave McLellan is eager to get started as Nelson opens training camp on the new KIJHL season Thursday at the NDCC Arena. — The Nelson Daily file photo

There are always more than a couple of questions at the start of every hockey season in the Heritage City: Will the latest edition of the Nelson Leafs be able to break through to overtake the always tough competition in the Neil Murdoch Division of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League?

There is some encouraging news from Leaf skipper Dave McLellan, especially after the second-year man was able to get a head start on recruiting.

Creston RCMP investigating homicide after remains of local woman found

Creston RCMP investigating homicide after remains of local woman found

RCMP in Creston have commenced a homicide investigation after remains of a missing local woman were found near Erickson last week.

RCMP said Tuesday in a media release forensic analysis of suspected human remains has confirmed them as being that of missing Creston resident Katherine McAdam.

Creston RCMP received a complaint on (Tuesday) Aug. 18 that the 58-year-old McAdam was missing from her Creston residence.

GOLDEN CITY DAYS COMING UP!

GOLDEN CITY DAYS COMING UP!

Submitted by the Golden City Days 2015 Committee

The Rossland Golden City Days Committee is excited to bring you a weekend of fun and entertainment September 11th – 13th, celebrating our heritage, and we hope you’re planning to dress in heritage costume and join us!  Many activities and lots of fun are in store for you and your family. 

Be road smart this long weekend

Watch out for the other guy and slow down this Labour Day Holiday weekend.

The unofficial conclusion to summer holidays happens this weekend with the Labour Day Holiday.

Tuesday, students return to the classroom while familes return to the normal routine of fall.

However, before the first laptop is opened, the public is racing to get the most from the final longweekend of summer.

Which is why the province is encouraging the public to be safe this Labour Day holiday weekend — noted as one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.

Letter: Vandalism, theft of campaign signs cannot be tolerated

Letter: Vandalism, theft of campaign signs cannot be tolerated

To The Editor:

Worker choice the next logical step in reforming Canada’s labour relations laws says report

Worker choice the next logical step in reforming Canada’s labour relations laws says report

While new federal legislation improves union accountability, unionized workers in Canada’s private sector still face a lack of choice when it comes to joining and financially supporting a union, finds a new report released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.