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by Nelson Daily editor on Friday Jan 14 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The longer term needs of former residents of the Kerr Apartment Building will continue to be met by the coordination of agencies and service providers in the city as the Emergency Operations Centre has been demobilized.

The EOC's lifespan is intended to be relatively short in nature, explained Bill Macpherson, EOC spokesperson....

by Nelson Daily editor on Friday Jan 14 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The complexity of the fire investigation on the origin of the Kerr Apartment Building fire has forced the fire department to suspend their operation until the building undergoes demolition, says the Nelson Fire Rescue chief.

Simon Grypma said fire and police investigators temporarily suspended the physical investigation of...

by Nelson Daily editor on Friday Jan 14 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Eighteen hours before a Nelson man was to leave the city for 18 months on a court-imposed banishment order his sentence was overturned by the same court.

Mikael Arrak, 26, was convicted of criminal harassment and ordered by a judge in Nelson Monday to leave the city, his mother Annely Arrak told The Nelson Daily.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 13 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


It wasn’t that long ago that Leaf D-man Riley Henderson led a carefree life.

Play hockey, enjoy life and play hockey.

However, life took a near-fatal turn for the Richmond native during a trip back to practice with the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League franchise following the Christmas...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 13 2011

The Glacier Gymnastics club kicks off the competitive season Saturday with the Glacier Judges Cup competition.

Teams from Trail, Castlegar and Golden join host Glacier athletes at the one-day event.

The meet is being held to promote a new judging format.

The Glacier competitive team is expected to attend several meets throughout the province, including the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 13 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Selkirk Saints dropped a pair of road games as the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey season kicked off its 2011 season on a variety of fronts.

Selkirk opened the new semester with a 10-4 shellacking at the hands of Simon Fraser Clan. Saturday, the Saints lost a close one, losing 3-2 to Trinity Western Spartans.

Selkirk...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 13 2011

By The Nelson Daily Staff

The Spokane A’s pay a visit to the Heritage City Saturday to meet the Peewee Leafs in West Kootenay Peewee Rep Minor Hockey action.

The A’s blasted the Leafs 8-0 in action last week in Spokane.
Sunday, Nelson rebounded from the tough loss to edge the Spokane B’s 1-0.

Merrisa Dawson scored the only goal the Leafs...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jan 13 2011

Nelson Figure skaters did more than just turn in solid performances at the Rossland Mini Competition, the Heritage City contingent won the event for the second time in 30 years.

Staff and management at Mallard’s Source For Sports would like to salute members of the winning Nelson Figure Skating squad with Team of the Week honours.

The members of the team include, back row, L-R,...

by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Jan 13 2011

Grand Forks Atom teams snagged two of the top five places in their tournament last weekend. The Grand Forks Grizzlies hockey team placed second while the Grand Forks Bruins hockey team finished fifth in the Grand Forks Atom House Hockey Tournament at the Grand Forks Arena.

Running Jan. 7 to 9 and hosted by the Grand Forks Minor Hockey Association, the tournament featured the Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

The people of Nelson are being called upon to help nominate Nelson’s Wassabi Collective as the People’s Choice for this year's British Columbia Interior Music Awards.

Although some people voted back in the fall, this is the only category people can vote for now, and the band needs your votes.

It only takes a couple seconds to vote. All you...

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