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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 12 2011

It is now or never for the Vancouver Canucks?

Hockey fans will soon find out as the rivals from Chicago venture to the Rogers Centre Wednesday at 7 p.m. for game one of the National Hockey League's Western Conference playoff series.

The last time the teams met in the post season was one year ago when the Blackhawks disposed of Vancouver in the second round of the Stanley Cup...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 12 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Nelson Blueliners may have won the battle, but the Vernon Vixens won the war.

The Central Okanagan squad scored a narrow 3-2 victory over the host Blueliners to claim the top prize at the Icebreaker Women’s Hockey Tournament Sunday at the NDCC Arena.

The win came after Nelson defeated Vernon during the round robin...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 12 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Kootenay Thunder managed a win in three games during a pre-season 15-17-year Regional Boy’s Soccer Tournament held earlier this month in Penticton.

The Thunder, run out of the Soccer Quest facility, sandwiched a win between two losses against teams from the host city and Shuswap of Salmon Arm.

The highlight of the...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Apr 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

No need to wait for the sobering light of dawn and the opening of the recreation centre front desk to register for that fitness program, you can now register online, any time.

Online program registration — for the Nelson and District Community Complex and the Castlegar and District Community Complex...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Apr 12 2011

Steal the Blue – April Verch

@ The Capitol Theatre, Friday, April 15, 8 p.m.

 

April Verch’s recent featured performance in the Opening Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games confirms her status as one of the top female virtuoso fiddlers in the roots music genre.

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by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Apr 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A full slate of 60 community organizations will be asking for smaller piece of Columbia Basin Trust grant pie after a regional district decision last week shaved around $6,400 off of the city’s share.

On Monday night the business of making the pitch began, with representatives of those groups — like...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Apr 12 2011

Ideas Café Salon: War and Peace

at Oxygen Art Centre, Friday, April 15, 7:30 pm 

 

Oxygen Art Centre hosts its first Philosopher’s Café Salon with inspired facilitator Miguel Rodriguez who will lead a public discussion on the topic of War and Peace.

Since...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Apr 11 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The L.V. Rogers Bombers opened the High School Baseball season on the wrong end of two games Saturday against Northwest Christian High School from Spokane Washington.

LVR dropped the first game of the twin bill 14-4 to Northwest Christian.

In game two, the Bombers played better but still fell 4-3 to the Washington...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Apr 11 2011

It’s going to be a hot spring and summer at The Royal on Baker this year.

Check out these upcoming acts.

 

Crash Test Dummies

Monday, Nov. 28 –

Tickets: $20 available April 23 at liveattheroyal.com...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Apr 11 2011

Spring cleaning has begun on the fringes of Nelson as the fire department continues to conduct their wildfire fuel mitigation program.

Using the talents of Debri Resources Ltd. — on property bordering the city near Svoboda Road, Mary Hall and Mountain Lakes Seniors’ facility — workers will be making the perimeter area of the city largely free and clear of woodland...

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