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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 19 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Kootenay Wildcats wasted a chance to put some breathing room between them and the Vancouver Fusion.

The Cats dropped a pair of one-goal games — both by 3-2 scores — to the Lower Mainland squad last weekend in B.C. Female Midget AAA Hockey League action in Pitt Meadows and Coquitlam.

“The Wildcats dominated play...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jan 19 2011

It's looking like Nelson RCMP will finally get the opportunity to communicate at length with witnesses to the avalanche death of Manfred Rockel, 46, of Calgary.

Rockel died while skiing at the Kokanee Glacier National Park on Jan. 16.

Nelson RCMP Staff Sgt. Dan Seibel said the location of the skiing group is so remote that it's unclear even how many people are in the group – he...
by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 19 2011

The Nelson Disc Golf Society (NDGS) received some major financial support from the Nelson District Credit Union to install a proposed disc golf course (also known as Frisbee golf) in uphill Nelson.

NDGS, a group of over 40 disc golf enthusiasts/volunteers, is currently waiting for feedback regarding a November presentation they made to Nelson City Council, where they proposed to fund,...

by Anonymous on Tuesday Jan 18 2011

Lauren Galbraith of Nelson is currently in Kigali, Rwanda on a six-month placement in the land-locked, east-African country of Rwanda.

Since September Galbraith has been teaching, working and learning in the Biomedical Laboratory Sciences department of the Kigali Health Institute in the capital city.

It was through the Coady International Institute...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 18 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

On paper, the L.V. Rogers Bombers should have no trouble dealing with the Mount Sentinel Wildcats.

But that’s only on paper.

Tuesday, at the South Slocan-based school gymnasium, the Cats gave the Bombers everything they could handle during a 75-62 loss to LVR in West Kootenay High School Boy’s Basketball action....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 18 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports

It’s going to be a survival of the fittest for the L.V. Rogers Junior Bombers.

Playing with six players after starter Adam Berg went down with a broken arm last week during training and losing another in the tournament, the Junior Bombers ran out of gas in a 47-45 loss to
Mount Boucherie Bears in action...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 18 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports

The Nelson Bantam Reps shook off some holiday rust to grab two of three games from rival Castlegar in West Kootenay Minor Hockey League action during the weekend.

After falling 5-4 to the Sunflower City squad Friday, the Reps outscored the opposition 17-6 to win the three-game set 2-1.

“We had not...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 18 2011

Highway 3A was closed for nearly seven hours as a natural gas pipeline was punctured at 13 Mile on the North Shore Monday.

A power line contractor working on the North Shore for Nelson Hydro made contact with and punctured a six-inch natural gas pipeline while digging a pole hole at approximately 4:10 p.m. Monday afternoon near Long Beach.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 17 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The red-hot streak by Kootenay Ice standards came to a crashing end after the Cariboo Cougars swept a pair of B.C. Major Midget Hockey League games during the weekend in the Thompson region.

Harjas Grewal had three points, including two goals, to lead the Cougars to a 7-4 victory Sunday at McArthur Island Sports Centre in...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Jan 17 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A search and rescue team flown by helicopter into the avalanche laden alpine area of Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park has retrieved the body of an Alberta man killed in an avalanche yesterday.

RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk confirmed the man’s body has been taken out of the backcountry after he died Sunday...


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