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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 17 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Castlegar Rebels face an uphill battle when the Kootenay Conference Champs meet the best from the Okanagan in the Osoyoos Coyotes in game one of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Final Saturday in the South Okanagan City.

But the Rebels are ready for any challenge.

Castlegar just disposed of the second-best team in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 17 2011

The Nelson Leafs are in Smithers this coming week to represent the West Kootenay zone at the B.C. Hockey Tier III Bantam Rep Championships.

Nelson edged out Castlegar in a thrilling three game series.

Staff and management at Mallard’s Source For Sports would like to wish the Reps best of luck with Team of the Week honours.

The squad includes, back row, L-R,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 17 2011

The L.V. Rogers Bombers are currently traveling the roads of Ireland on Rugby tour.

The team, which has been raising money to help offset the costs, left last week from Nelson and opened the tour with a 27-5 win over the Balgriggan Rugby Club.

LVR Vice Principal Frank Marisco, who is with the team on the tour along with coach Michael Joyce, has graciously accepted the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 17 2011

Millions of people from more than 92 countries around the world — including thousands of people from the West Kootenay — will turn out their lights for Earth Hour.

The City of Nelson and Nelson Hydro will arrange to shut off almost all lighting at City-owned facilities and buildings, as well as Baker Street decorative lighting, walkway lighting, park lighting, power plant lights,...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Mar 17 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

It was a stressful few days for residents in Nelson as police had their hands full contending with domestic dispute and mental health-related calls since Monday.

On Tuesday evening around 8:40 p.m. Nelson Police officers were called to Rosemont regarding a female chasing and threatening her husband....

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 17 2011

By Michael Jessen

As the nuclear nightmare heats up in Japan, a question comes to mind. The question is not: Is nuclear power safe? Rather the question is: Is nuclear power necessary?

The crippled nuclear reactors in Japan that could not withstand the double whammy of a 9.0 earthquake and a tsunami will hopefully signal the death knell...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 16 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


It’s been a while since Doris Hausleitner strapped on the cris-cross skis competitively.

Marriage and a couple of young children will do that to almost every athlete who once tasted glory during their teens.

But last week at the Masters World Cup Cross Country Skiing 2011, held at Sovereign Lakes...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 16 2011

The L.V. Rogers Bombers are currently traveling the roads of Ireland on Rugby tour.

The team, which has been raising money to help offset the costs, left last week from Nelson.

LVR Vice Principal Frank Marisco, who is with the team on the tour along with coach Michael Joyce, is going to blog the tour for
The Nelson Daily.

Monday, March 14,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Mar 16 2011

Make your step the one that ends multiple sclerosis.

The Scotiabank MS Walk is the largest fundraiser of the year for the West Kootenay Chapter of the MS Society and it goes Sunday, May 1 in Nelson at Lakeside Park.

The Chapter, now in its eleventh year, relies on donations and fundraising to provide services and programs to people living with...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Mar 16 2011

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts, culture, and heritage community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer steering committee.

The CKCA is a representative body of the arts, culture and heritage communities across the Canadian Columbia Basin, and manages and administers arts, culture, and heritage funding programs on behalf...

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