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by Nelson Daily Editor on Sunday Apr 10 2011

By Karen Nickurak

Working together is a common theme of an upcoming Water Forum being hosted by the Columbia Basin Watershed Network (CBWN).

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 10 2011

By The Nelson Daily

Bill McDonnell, 67, has played in front of an arena full — the Civic Centre Arena — of rabid hockey fans hungry for a win during his days as a netminder for the Western International Hockey League’s Nelson Maple Leafs.

He was Nelson’s official Olympic torchbearer and had the honour of lighting the cauldron when the relay for the 2010...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 10 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


Geoff Kinrade isn’t just happy to be back in the playoffs, he wants to win it all.

The Binghamton Senator rearguard is bubbling with confidence after the Ottawa farm team went on a late-season 6-3-0-1 run to secure seventh place in the Eastern Conference — fifth in the division — of the American Hockey.
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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Apr 10 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

For those people living under a rock, the month is April and not February.

Which means golf courses should not be opening for the first time, but already have seen hoards of birdies, bogeys and pars.

Still good things come to those who wait.

And the wait is over as the 18-hole Balfour course begins the 2011...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Sunday Apr 10 2011

The Nelson Public Library has received the gift of a beautiful quilted fibre work donated by the artist.

The early work by visual artist and former Nelson cultural ambassador Angelika Werth, entitled City Parks, now hangs in the Library’s bright, spacious stairwell. Flowers, shrubs, and houses climb a hillside against a textured sky in this large hanging constructed of silk and...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Apr 09 2011

TNT Theatre presents Chairs: a Parable

@ TNT Playhouse, 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 9-10.

Tickets: $10 students, $15 adults @ Eddy Music

 

ITSAZOO Productions is taking over stages all over the province with its B.C tour of Chairs: A...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Saturday Apr 09 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Two cash injections from the Province Friday will sink over $360,000 back into the City of Nelson coffers.

In the first Strategic Community Investment Fund (SCIF) installment for 2011, Nelson will receive $248,545 in Small Community Grants to support investments in local government services.

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by Nelson Daily Editor on Saturday Apr 09 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Seventeen city groups received additional funding from the Province Friday as $43,155 of $15 million in additional gaming grants came to the Heritage City, Premier Christy Clark said.

Nearly one quarter — $10,000 — of the new money Nelson will receive will be going to the Nelson Food Cupboard Society...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Apr 09 2011

A moderate two days in the backcountry this weekend doesn’t mean the West Kootenay winter has released the slopes from its icy grip just yet.

Although it's April, the region is still experiencing winter storms reminiscent of February, said Canadian Avalanche Centre’s Penny Goddard.

“Don't let your guard down, avalanche season is still in full...

by Kyra Hoggan on Friday Apr 08 2011

 A terrifying high-air emergency kept Castlegar emergency crews busy Friday afternoon, when an Air Canada airplane with 25 people (22 passengers and three crew members) on board reported engine failure immediately after taking off from Castlegar.

The plane, destined for Calgary, took off at 11:50 a.m., but radioed the airport just seven minutes later with an urgent S.O.S call.
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