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By Contributor on Tuesday Feb 13 2018

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Nelson is bringing a powerful message to local students about the dangers of impaired driving with a powerful education program called The Pact.

The Pactis MADD Canada’s 2017-2018 School Assembly Program, which shows students the risks and consequences of driving while drunk and/or high.

By Contributor on Tuesday Feb 13 2018

On February 6, Member of Parliament Wayne Stetski held a telephone town hall on Canadians’ pensions.

Stetski was joined on the call by NDP’s Pensions Critic Scott Duvall. Duvall has introduced a Private Member’s Bill (PMB) which will amend Canada’s bankruptcy laws to require companies to pay employee pensions before any secured creditors or CEO bonuses.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 13 2018

Historic investments in housing and child care are at the heart of the speech from the throne, which focused on making life more affordable, creating more opportunity for people and a brighter future for British Columbia.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 13 2018

Basketball officials throughout the province are at is again, joining forces to raise money and awareness to its Pink Whistle Campaign.

The annual campaign, which runs during the month of February strives to raise funds for all cancers.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 13 2018

The Nelson Leafs Autism Awareness Campaign was a big hit on an off the ice as the Hockey Society brought the neurodevelopmental disorder to the forefront during a recent five-game Kootenay International Junior Hockey League home stand at the NDCC Arena.

Another winner was Sam Kitch, who won the autographed jersey by the Vancouver Canucks.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 13 2018

The Mount Sentinel Wildcats earned a split during a three-team West Kootenay High School Boy’s Basketball Playday held recently at the South Slocan based gymnasium.

The Wildcats opened the event with a tough 62-50 loss to Boundary Central of Midway.

Mount Sentinel evened the score in the later game, thumping Nakusp Cougars 74-43.

By Timothy Schafer on Monday Feb 12 2018

In an effort to get the train moving on the redevelopment of Railtown the city is considering four bylaw amendments to encourage private development in the area.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 12 2018

RCMP said one person was transported to hospital after an avalanche was triggered near Hospital Creek outside of Golden Friday.

Police said on February 9 just before 4 p.m., the Golden-Field RCMP were notified that an avalanche had been triggered near Hospital Creek.

By Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 11 2018

In a game that could be a preview to the Murdoch Division Final, the Nelson Leafs and Castlegar Rebels battled to a 4-4 overtime tie Saturday night in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action at the NDCC Arena.

The game made no difference in the Murdoch standings as the Leafs clinched the title Friday with an overtime win over Grand Forks.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 11 2018

RCMP said in  a media release Saturday a 35-year-old Winlaw resident is happy to be drying off and warming up after spending a night outside. 

Monty Taylor of the RCMP said in the release on Friday evening (February 9) Slocan Lake RCMP received a call of a missing snowmobiler after the male's girlfriend said she could not get in contact with him.