August 2015

UPDATED: RDCK rescinds swim advisory for Taghum Beach

The RDCK is once again advising users of Taghum Beach of a swimming advisory due to poor water quality. — The Nelson Daily file photo

Cain breezes to seventh Cyswog’n’Fun Triathlon title; Ramsay surprises women's division

The start was frantic as competitors jockeyed for a piece of Kootenay Lake at the 2015 Nelson Cyswog’n’Fun Triathlon Sunday at Lakeside Rotary Park. — Photo courtesy Madeleine Guenette

Athletes have their favourite places to compete, and for Rossland’s Dallas Cain, the Nelson Cyswog’n’Fun Triathlon is number on his list.

Cain breezed to his seventh title in the Heritage City, blowing the field away to capture the 2015 Nelson Cyswog’n’Fun Triathlon Sunday at Lakeside Rotary Park.

Cain finished the 1.5-kilometer swim, 39 km cycle and 10 km run distance in a time of two hours and five minutes.

The time was more than eight minutes ahead of second place finisher, Seth Bitting.

Prime Minister announces longest campaign in Canada since 1872

The race is on as what may had predicted when he met with Governor General David Johnston at Rideau Hall Sunday. — Photo courtesy Facebook

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Sunday the start of the 42nd federal election campaign, following his meeting with Governor General David Johnston at Rideau Hall.

Canadians will go to the polls on October 19, 2015, after the Governor General indeed dissolved Parliament, launching the longest campaign in Canada since 1872.

“This is an election about leadership on the big issues that affect all Canadians: the economy and our country’s security,” said the Prime Minister in a release on the Conservative Party of Canada website.

2015 Nelson Cyswog 'N' Fun Overall Results

Dallas Cain of Rossland crosses the finish line as the overall champion of the  33rd Annual Nelson Cyswog 'N' Fun Triathlon. —  Sarah Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

                                   33rd Annual Nelson Cyswog 'N' Fun
                                                      Nelson, BC

2015 Nelson Cyswog 'N' Fun Triathlon Sprint Distance Age Group Results

Isabel Ramsay surprised, even herself, to capture the women's overall title at the Annual Nelson Cyswog 'N' Fun Triathlon. — Sarah Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

                                      33rd Annual Nelson Cyswog 'N' Fun

2015 Nelson Cyswog 'N' Fun Sprint Distance Team Results

Following the grueling race, a participant gets a message from Christine Sutherland. — Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily

                                                   33rd Annual Nelson Cyswog 'N' Fun

Trail and Beaver Valley reach recreation deal

Trail and Beaver Valley reach recreation deal

The City of Trail and Beaver Valley (Fruitvale, Montrose and Area ‘A’) are pleased to announce they have successfully negotiated and approved a one-year recreation agreement that will take effect on September 1, 2015.  Beaver Valley will contribute $125,000 for the one-year term which will allow their residents to use Trail Parks & Recreation facilities and participate in its services and programs at the Trail Resident fee.