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By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 13 2017

Life is a journey, not a sprint to the corner store.

At the tender age of 15 years of age, Nelson native Ali Popoff was at a crossroads.

School wasn’t fun.

Fact is, Ali Popoff didn’t like school at all, thinking “it was waste of time.”

That was the conventional school.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 13 2017

Now that the smoke has cleared, Nelson Youth Soccer can get back to kicking the ball around down at the Lakeside Pitch.

The local association has less than a month remaining in the outdoor season.

The Nelson Professional Firefighters team is ready to get back onto the pitch and Mallard's Source for Sports is ready to help with Team of the Week honours.


By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Sep 13 2017

On Sept. 7, Castlegar RCMP arrested 35-year-old Brandon Malkinson of Nelson in relation to this break and enter/assault matter (see coverage below). He was held in custody until his court appearance on Sept. 11, and on that date he was found guilty of two counts of break-and-enter, assault, and breach of probation, according to Castlegar RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

To The Editor:

By Bob Hall on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

The Selkirk College Saints are back on the ice in preparation for the 2017-2018 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season, but before players set their sights on wins they are inviting community supporters to join them for an enjoyable day on the golf course.

By Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

The Room to Live campaign will be receiving a public cash infusion as one of the city’s premier social housing groups has gained city support for its multi-million dollar low-income housing project.

By John Boivin on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

People who were forced out of their homes by the Lemon Creek Fuel spill in 2013 are being asked to estimate what the evacuation cost them- and they’ve got until October 2 to do it.

About a dozen participants in the lawsuit met on Sunday night at the Slocan Park Community Hall to find out about the next step in the drawn-out search for compensation for the spill.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

Police in Nelson are looking for man following a brazen early-morning robbery of a well-known Heritage City jewelry store Tuesday.

Nelson Police in a media release said the robbery happened at Ted Allen’s Jewelry, which is located at 431 Baker Street.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

A trio of FortisBC workers from the Kootenays arrived in in the Turks and Caicos Islands on Sunday, September 10 to begin in helping restore power to the area devastated by Hurricane Irma over the weekend.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

In a media release Tuesday, the Nelson Police Department is asking for the public’s help with an investigation of an assault that took place on the night of Saturday, August 19, 2017 in the downtown core.