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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 03 2011

Three players from the Kootenays played a big part in helping Team B.C. to a sixth-place finish at the recent 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax.

From left, team captain Ella Matteucci, Aimee DiBella and Daley Oddy, past and present members of the Kootenay Wildcats, powered Team B.C. to its best finish in three years.

Despite playing in the relegation round, Team B.C....

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Mar 03 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A City Hall plaza complete with cafés and other commercial ventures was one of four focal points being proposed in the new draft plan that could revitalize Nelson's downtown and waterfront.

The civic spaces were highlighted in the release Tuesday of the City's draft Sustainable Waterfront and Downtown Master Plan...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Mar 03 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The power of the Community Heritage Commission could be curtailed in future development decisions concerning the waterfront and downtown core, according to the draft Sustainable Waterfront and Downtown Master Plan.

The plan — compiled for release to the public March 9 (6-8 p.m.) at the Hume Hotel — suggested the...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Mar 03 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The realization of Kutenai Landing and the waterfront development that Kamloops' developer Mike Rink has battled with for five years is one of the cornerstones of the draft Sustainable Waterfront and Downtown Master Plan, set to be revealed in an open house next week.

The waterfront central area, or Kutenai...

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...

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