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by Kirsten Hildebrand on Sunday Dec 10 2017

Contemporary Music & Technology Program students are wrapping up their semester at Selkirk College with a celebration for a great cause. Student and instructors will perform together at Spiritbar on December 14 with all proceeds going to the Nelson Food Bank.

Students are excited to celebrate and show off their hard work and dedication by giving people a memorable night filled with...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Dec 10 2017

Every year, the Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Trains travels through dozens of communities, raising food and cash donations for local food banks.

This year the CP Holiday Train is back in the West Kootenay after a two-year hiatus, returning to Nelson and Castlegar Tuesday, December 12.

The Castlegar stop kicks off the day, with the CP Holiday Train gliding into the Sunflower City...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 10 2017

Good teams have a way of bouncing back after a tough loss.

And the Nelson Leafs are one of the better teams in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

Jackson Zimmermann scored twice and Josh Williams won for the 13th time this season in the nets sparking the Leafs to a 4-1 victory over the visiting Grand Forks Border Bruins Saturday night at the NDCC Arena....

by Dermod Travis on Saturday Dec 09 2017

Risky to confess such things – especially publicly – but there are a few things that get under my skin fast.

Eons ago, when I was in high school, it only took a single word.

It wasn't...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Dec 09 2017

The loud bang heard last night coming from Fruitvale was the Nelson Leafs crashing down to earth.

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks put a good old fashion whipping on the boys in Green and White, blasting the Leafs 9-3 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action at the Fruitvale Memorial Arena.

The defending KIJHL champs scored early, and often, to send the Leafs to their...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Dec 08 2017

The L.V. Rogers found the competition tough at the BC High School AAA  Girl's Volleyball Championships in Vancouver, finishing 14th overall in the 16-team field.

LVR lost a heartbreaking 2-1 decision to GW Graham of Chilliwack during consolation round action.

"Our 14th placing does not reflect how well these girls played through out the tournament,"...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Dec 08 2017

The month of December will go a long way to determining if the Nelson Leafs have what it takes to compete for the Murdoch Division title in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League.

After compiling a seven-game winning streak during November, the Leafs find themselves in a bit of a funk after dropping a pair of games to surging Castlegar Rebels.

The once-double-digit lead...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 07 2017

A former L.V. Rogers graduate is the person who is being hailed as a hero after coming to the aid of a young Richmond woman earlier this week on the Canada Line rapid transit system in Vancouver.

Jake Taylor, 21, rushed to the aid of Noor Fadel, 18, after the young Muslim woman was verbally assaulted by a middle-aged man.

“It was pretty autopilot,” Taylor told a Vancouver...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 07 2017

People, opposed to the completion of the Site C dam, are lining up to urge the NDP government to pull the plug on construction of the hydro mega project.

And now the West Kootenay EcoSociety is joining the “no” side after passing a resolution opposing the Site C dam.

The West Kootenay EcoSociety has also made their views known to Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall, who is also...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Dec 07 2017

As Selkirk College strives for sustainability, members of the Selkirk College Sustainability Committee and the Environment Club recently sorted through garbage and recycling bins on campus to determine how students and employees could be doing a better job at waste reduction.

“We wanted to determine whether recyclable or compostable materials were being put in the garbage,” says...

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