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by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Dec 14 2010

Avalanche risk is considerable at the alpine and tree-line level in the West Kootenay backcountry, according to the Canadian Avalanche Centre.

Heavy snow falling is expected to overload buried weak interfaces in the snow pack in the backcountry, even in sheltered locations, according to James Floyer of the CAC.

Up to 40 centimetres of new...

by Anonymous on Tuesday Dec 14 2010

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Anyone who has been a world champion figure skater would have a wealth of knowledge to share with up and comers.

That’s exactly what members of the Nelson Figure Skating Club are counting on.

The club has entered a nation-wide Skate Canada competition and the top prize is a one-day skate seminar given by Canadian skating icon Kurt Browning.

“We would...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 14 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Kelowna Bruins outlasted the Summerland Jets 5-2 to capture the top prize at the Nelson Bantam House Minor Hockey Tournament Sunday at the Civic Centre Arena.

The Bruins advanced to the final by blasting city rival Kelowna Sharks 7-3. Meanwhile, the Jets pulled off a narrow upset of the Vernon. The Central Okanagan squad from Vernon...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 14 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


The Mount Sentinel Wildcats got better with age, finishing of their own tournament with a 65-42 victory over the Osoyoos Rattlers Saturday at the gymnasium in South Slocan.

“This was a better game for us . . . it was a real confidence booster for the boys,” said Sentinel head coach Kris Hryniw.

“One...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 13 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


There must have been a full moon hanging over the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League this past weekend.

Why else would 16 players be suspended for a total of 44 games over three days?

“I don’t know maybe it really was a full moon,” KIJHL president Bill Ohlhausen said when asked if he knew why...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 13 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The highly successful Co-Ed Indoor Soccer Tournament during the Christmas Holiday break is back at the Soccer Quest facility in the old Civic Centre Children’s rink in Nelson.

The tourney is set for December 28 & 29 and is open to ladies over 30 and men over 35 years of age.

Each team is guaranteed four, 50-minute...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 12 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The L.V. Rogers Bombers ran the early-season record to 3-1 after finishing fifth overall at the 12-team Pitt Panthers High School Girl’s Basketball Tournament Saturday in Vernon.

Tournament All star Sarah Fuhr poured in a game-high 29 points and Grade 11 power forward Samantha Einarson added 14 to lead the Bombers to a 50-46...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 12 2010

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


The L.V. Rogers sent a strong message to the rest of the Kootenays the road to the B.C. High School AA Boy’s Basketball Championships travels through the Heritage City.

For the second weekend the Bombers made it to a tournament final, this time winning the Mount Sentinel High School Boy’s Basketball title with a...

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