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by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:01am

Police believe they know the identity of human remains found near Nelson, but won't be releasing any names until positive ID is confirmed and next of kin is notified, according to RCMP Const....

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 8:34pm

Shoppers will be happy to know the City of Nelson has installed longer parking zones to provide visitors option of parking their vehicle for an extended period of time as part of Nelson City...

by Colin Payne on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 7:32pm

A new crop of young actors will be taking the stage at the Capitol Theatre this week to perform a classic piece of fiction on-stage,...

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by Contributor on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 8:17pm

Eager to purchase fresh produce, trinkets or just have some fun on a Friday night?

Then head down to the west end of Baker Street Friday for July MarketFest.

The gala event is back again on the 200 and 300 Blocks of Baker Street Friay (July 25) from 6-10:30 p.m.

This is a rain or shine event (but it appears Mother Nature is turning the skies back to sushine) will have...

by Contributor on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 7:50pm

The Conservation Officer Service of BC is looking for public assistance to find the suspect in the killing of three mule deer near Creston in October of 2013.

On (Sunday) October 20, 2013 at approximately 8:10 a.m. a witness heard a number of gun shots near Mallory Road on the outskirts of Creston.

After hearing the shots, the witness went to investigate and observed a male...

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jul 24 2014

The Unknowns didn't get mad, the team just got even.

The Unknowns overcame an early-tournament loss to rout Louie's 13-2 to capture the 2014 Nelson Mixed Slopitch Championship Sunday afternoon at the Lakeside Diamonds.

The Unknowns scored early and often en route to the team's 14th crown in the last 20 Nelson Mixed Slopitch seasons.

Mallard's Source for...

by Bruce Fuhr on Monday Jul 21 2014

Samuel Matthew made the long trek to Vancouver Island not knowing what to expect at the B.C. Summer Games.

A few days later the Nelson swimmer needed to put in a call to the local freight company for a quote on moving a trunk load of metal back to the Heritage City following an amazing six-medal performance in the pool in the Hub City.

“I have to say I was very surprised at...

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Nelson author Sylvia Crooks releases second book

Nelson author Sylvia Crooks releases second book

The names of 280 soldiers are engraved on cenotaphs and memorials around BC’s Kootenay Lake, names that our generation stand in front of and honour every year on November 11.

But who were these men?

What did they endure?

Local Sea Cadets claim bronze at BC Games

Local Sea Cadets claim bronze at BC Games

Two Sea Cadet from Nelson won the bronze medal in the female 420 class at the recent BC Summer Games in Nanaimo.

Skipper, Katelyn Ellis and Dasha Russell (far right on podium) attended the BC Summer Games compeition after graduating recently from the Intermediate Sail Course at HMCS QUADRA in Comox.

The cadet program is completely free and has provided these youth thousands of dollars of training all at no cost.

 

Regional News

Last night's $75,000 BC649 winning ticket purchased in Castlegar

Last night's $75,000 BC649 winning ticket purchased in Castlegar

Someone either in Castlegar or having visited here is about to find out they're $75,000 richer after last night's BC649 draw, according to BC Lotteries Corporation communications officer Aly Couch.

"They have not yet come forward to claim it yet, but we can certainly let you know when they do," she said.

She said they can't say where the ticket was purchased, as that's part of teh confirmation process in insuring the have the correct ticket holder.

The winner got five out of the six numbers plus the bonus.

Conservative nominee enters convention with endorsement from heavy hitter Jim Gouk

Marshall Neufeld . . . ringing endorsement from former MP Jim Gouk

Real Estate Agent Marshall Neufeld received some high praise prior to the South Okanagan West Kootenay Conservative nomination convention when former Member of Parliament Jim Gouk came out to endorse the Penticton resident.

“It takes special and unique talent as well as a truly dedicated effort to win what had been in the past a swing riding," Gouk, who represented the area as a member of the Reform Party from 1993-2006.

Provincial & National

UPDATE: No foul play in death at Pemberton Music Festival

More than 20,000 festival goers flocked to Pemberton for the music festival. — Photo courtesy IHIT

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team spokeperson Jennifer Pound said in a release that it has been determined there was no foul play in the death of 21-year-old Nick Phongsavath of Regina at the Pemberton Music Festival.