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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 03 2011

Two teams have booked tickets to the conference final after the Revelstoke Grizzlies blasted Kamloops Storm 10-4 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Playoff action Wednesday in Revelstoke.

The Grizz scored four times in each of the first two periods to halt the Storm and win the best-of-seven series 4-1.

Revelstoke now meets Osoyoos in the Okanagan Conference Final.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 02 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


The L.V. Rogers Bombers face a huge uphill battle as the Kootenay reps begin play Thursday at the B.C. High School Junior Boy’s Basketball Tournament in Victoria.

The Bombers, the only hoop team from LVR to qualify for a provincial tournament, meet two-seed White Rock Christian Academy in first round action at...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Mar 02 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

With new snow bonding poorly to old surfaces and further snow, warmer temperatures and strong winds due to arrive this week, the recipe for unstable storm snow conditions are brewing in the West Kootenay backcountry.

As a result, the danger of an avalanche in the West Kootenay backcountry has crept back up to considerable...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Mar 02 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The City's draft plan proposed to tie the waterfront to the downtown and regulate its development will be revealed to the public next week in an open house now that the public input process is nearing completion.

Providing up to 1,100 new units of residential housing in the downtown, along the waterfront and in the...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Mar 02 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

One week after a community group in Nelson announced they would be releasing a currency in spring in the city, a Columbia Basin-wide community currency will also be released in conjunction in several West Kootenay communities.

In less than two months, Community Dollars will hit the streets of the Columbia Basin in...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Mar 02 2011

What was once renowned as the ‘Cancel-gar’ airport should be taking off with some improvements this year, as the city works to upgrade the facility and its services to reflect its role as the recently-named  West Kootenay Regional Airport.

 
First, the city will be forming an Airport Advisory Committee with representatives from across the region, said city councillor Deb...
by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 02 2011

By The  Nelson Daily Sports

Two seasons ago the Castlegar Rebels made it to the Murdoch Division only to be swept in four games by the Nelson Leafs.

There’s not much of a resemblance between the two Castlegar teams.

Taylor Anderson had three points to lead the Rebels to within one game of advancing to the Kootenay Conference Final after...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 01 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

At the beginning of the season LVR coach Val Gibson wondered if the Bombers would ever win a game.

The squad did more than just snap out of a losing streak.

LVR completed the Cinderella run by defeating Grand Forks Wolves 31-23 in the final to claim the West Kootenay Junior Girl’s Basketball Championship last week at...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 01 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily


It’s so close residents and Hockeyville supporters from Nakusp can taste it.

On Tuesday, March 8 supporters from Nelson to Nakusp will be glued to their television sets or computers to watch the Kraft Hockeyville 2011 Top 10 show on CBC.

“Nakusp is still a buzz with excitement and with the announcement...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Mar 01 2011

It’s Youth Science Month in Canada, and in B.C., approximately 60,000 students are expected to take part by bringing some amazing ideas to life.

Youth Science Month is a national event that sees over 500,000 students competing in project-based science across Canada through a series of regional fairs.

In Nelson, the Genome BC GeneSkool takes place March 29 to April 1 in local high...

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