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by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Apr 15 2011

Residents in the West Kootenay will now find it even easier to access government services with the official opening of a brand-new FrontCounter BC office in Castlegar.

FrontCounter BC is a single-window service for clients of the natural resource sector. FrontCounter BC was created in 2005 with eight locations, a dedicated call centre and online applications.

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Apr 15 2011

By Michael Jessen

They go together like two peas in a pod – a sunny spring day and smoke.

The sunny spring day is a gift of nature. The smoke is an obstruction from an errant backyard brush fire – errant as...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Apr 14 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Two Trafalgar Middle School students are off to Toronto for the Canada Wide Science Fair after winning the West Kootenay Regional Science Fair in Nelson April 2.

Junior students Miranda Sherell and Emma Borhi will be going to Toronto for the Canada Wide Science Fair May 14-21.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Apr 14 2011

It’s been a long time since Sean Denison skateboarded down the hallways of Trafalgar Junior and L.V. Rogers High Schools.

The year was 1999 when Denison, 25, led a young, wet-behind-the-ears group of hoopsters to the B.C. Juvenile Basketball Championship in Richmond.

Coach Lorne Wuori & Company made it look easy, throttling W.J. Mouat of Abbotsford by a wide 20-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Apr 14 2011

Nelson Minor Hockey grad Geoff Kinrade and his Binghamton Senator team came close but lost a heartbreaker to Manchester Monarchs in game one of the Calder Cup playoffs Thursday.

David Kolomatis scored the winning goal in the final minutes of the game to give the Monarchs a 2-1 decision over the Sens in American Hockey League playoff action at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Apr 14 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

While a handful of teams are in Sherwood Park, Alta. this weekend playing for the Keystone Cup, the Western Canadian Jr. B Hockey Championship, the Nelson Leafs begin rustling the bushes in search of players to take the franchise to the 2012 title tournament.

This weekend at the NDCC Arena the team is holding a Prospect's Tryout Camp....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Apr 14 2011

The minor hockey season may have ended last month, but it’s never too late to honour a champion — the Nelson Pee Wee Penguins.

The squad ran the table to capture the West Kootenay Peewee House Championship banner.

Staff and management at Mallard's Source for Sports would like to salute the Penguins with the title of Team of the Week.

The team includes, back...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Apr 14 2011
Nearly 200 people turned out to witness the official re-opening of the Midway mill and to meet the new operators from Vaagen Bros. Lumber Inc. Officials from local and provincial government as well as a long list of dignitaries were present to lend their support for the venture.
 
Midway Mayor Randy Kappes acted as master of ceremonies for the opening welcoming local...
by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Apr 14 2011

Digital Art and New Media Showcase

@ Patenaude Hall, Tenth Street, 6-9 p.m.

 

On Friday, April 15 from 6-9pm, students from the Digital Arts and New Media Program at Selkirk College will be presenting the 12th annual year-end exhibition.

Held at Patenaude Hall at the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Apr 14 2011

It’s the end of the school year at Kootenay School of the Arts at Selkirk College, and its time to show what a difference a year (or eight months) makes.

KSA is inviting the community to its annual year-end show and sale this weekend, running Friday and Saturday in the KSA building on the corner of Victoria and Josephine streets.

Showcasing...

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