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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 10 2011

There are two permaculture events led by Rob Avis of Verge Permaculture that Mountain Waters Retreats in Nelson is sponsoring this weekend. The following is the second of two articles highlighting the need and giving insight into permaculture.

By Rob Avis, Verge Permaculture

What is the difference between soil and dirt?

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 10 2011

FLIKS (Film Lovers In the KootneayS) opens the Canadian FLIKS Festival on Friday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. with one of three films in the festival produced by local filmmakers.

Milk War
, a documentary produced by former Nelsonite and theatre personality Declan O’Driscoll,  tells the story of dairy farmer Michael Schmidt whose small farm north of Toronto was raided by 20 armed...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 10 2011

This weekend the Canadian FLIKS Festival showcases some fine local fare along with some of the big hitters in the biz at the Capitol Theatre.

The festival is a mix of six films — documentary, drama and comedy — spanning issues of family dynamics, finding purpose in life, love and work, food ethics, and the choices we make under adversity.

The festival opens Friday, Feb...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 10 2011

Emerging Canadian filmmaker and former Nelsonite Michael Babiarz's gritty and visceral Indie drama about the violent and drug addled underbelly of youth trapped in the mill town of Trail is one of the headlining films at this weekend's Canadian FLIKS Fest.

The Nelson premiere of the award winning first feature film from Babiarz (and co-writer and director Soren Johnstone), Play With...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 10 2011

By Michael Jessen

It’s an idea as crazy as sticking your head in the mouth of a rhinoceros and just as strange.

Oberto Oberti has had this idea since at least 1990 and when I say it’s crazy, I’m not accusing Oberti of rocking the boat or colouring outside the lines too much. This ranks up there with going over Niagara Falls wearing nothing but a bathing...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Feb 09 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


Julien Locke led from wire to wire to claim the top prize at the Western Canadian Championships Sunday at the Nordic Ski Trails near Kelowna.

The 17-year-old Nelsonite, a member of Rossland’s Black Jack Ski club, finished first overall following the three-stage race.

“I had a good race,” said Locke,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Feb 09 2011

By Andrew Zwicker
Rossland Telegraph

You couldn’t be blamed over the weekend if you were humming Stompin’ Tom’s unofficial Canadian Anthem as you walked through town. While the goalie didn’t jump, the players did bump and the fans all went insane as someone roared and

The Outlaws scored at the good ole pond hockey game.

Gifted with glorious sunshine...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Feb 09 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The L.V. Rogers Bombers made it two straight wins over the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks, bouncing the Silver City school 63-46 in Kootenay High School AA Boy’s Basketball League action Tuesday in Trail.

Jason D’Andrea, playing most of the game in foul trouble, led the charge scoring 16 points.

“It was good to see the boys...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 08 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Marliesa Mauro scored a game high 23 points, but it was her block with time running out of a Sarah Fuhr lay-up attempt that proved to be the difference in a 51-49 victory for the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks over the L.V. Rogers Bombers in Kootenay High School Girl’s Basketball League action Tuesday in Trail.

The win avenged an earlier...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 08 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Nelson Peewee Leafs tuned up for the playoffs by winning two of three games in Rep Minor Hockey play during the weekend.

The Reps won 4-3 in Creston Saturday and 7-1 Sunday in Grand Forks against the Bruins. Nelson opened the weekend by dropping a 6-2 loss to Castlegar.

Sunday against the Bruins Matthew Brind’...

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