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by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A Nelson man who was banished from the city for 18 months after he was convicted of harassment was back in court today.

Michael Arrak, 26, was convicted of criminal harassment and ordered by a judge in Nelson Monday to leave the city, his mother told The Nelson Daily Wednesday....

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The RCMP have finally gotten their men.

Three months after two suspects allegedly broke in and robbed West Kootenay Boundary area automated teller machines (ATM), they have been located and arrested. 

Kootenay Boundary Regional Detachment General Investigation Section...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


It’s something about third periods and the Grand Forks Border Bruins that keeps Leaf fans on the edge of their seats.

For the second straight game the Bruins staged a third-period rally, only this time falling short in a 5-4 loss to the Nelson Leafs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Wednesday...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 12 2011


Shaen Panko-Dool and Morgan Sabo topped the medal count to lead Nelson to the overall title at the Rossland Mini Figure Skating Competition Saturday in the Golden City.

The Rossland Mini event is the first competition of the New Year for the Nelson skaters.

"Our skaters did very well," said a smiling Nelson Figure Skating head coach Rachel Stewart. “They displayed confidence...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

A Salmo situation that could have been bloody ended without incident Saturday night.

On the evening of Jan. 8 Salmo RCMP received a complaint of threats being made to a local businessman. 

After obtaining further information from the complainant, two RCMP officers — one from Salmo and the second from Trail Detachment — attended a residence on...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A program that has contributed over 1,400 businesses in the last 22 years to the West Kootenay region is now facing some cutbacks.

The Self Employment Program run through Community Futures in Nelson will be instituting two new changes to the popular and productive program, as the nationwide program...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

In an effort to avoid the embarrassment from spelling errors that befell the First Nations plaque last year, City council turned over the review of a new plaque approved for the Chinatown project to the Cultural Development Commission for “spell checking.”

City council approved $1,500 in the 2011...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

If you are looking to replace your old woodstove in Nelson this year, you may be eligible for up to $350 worth of rebates from local government.

The City has agreed to kick in around $100 for the Woodstove Exchange Program, along with the $250 per stove already forthcoming from the Regional District...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Even though it was “under subscribed,” City council will once again let the Cultural Development Commission advise on the allocation of up to 35 per cent of the Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiative funding this year.

The pilot project in 2010 saw the CDC undertake the allotment of money to the...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The new satellite library once slated for Winlaw might not materialize in the Slocan Valley community, says Nelson Municipal Library’s chief librarian.

June Stockdale said it wasn’t clear in the aftermath of the referendum last October that the service should always be in one location.

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