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by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Feb 25 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Three Nelson community groups are in danger of having their future Columbia Basin Trust applications ruled ineligible as they are found to be delinquent in the reporting and accounting for the money they received last year.

Although the regional district — who delivers the CBT’s Community Initiatives program to the area —...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

L.V. Rogers teams head into hostile territory ranked second and third, respectively, as the High School Basketball season gets ready for playoff action.

The Bomber boys begin quest for a fifth Kootenay AA Boy’s Zone Hoop Title Friday when LVR meets Fernie Falcons at the Selkirk Storm gymnasium in Kimberley.

“I like...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

Team B.C. found the going a little tough at the Canada Winter Games Thursday after dropping a 4-0 decision to  high-powered Quebec in quarter final action.

Team B.C. now plays Nova Scotia in the relegation round. The teams play for sixth and seventh spots in the field.

Team Quebec advances to the semi final against Team Ontario. Team Alberta and Saskatchewan meet in the other medal...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Despite fatigued from a heavy week of training, the Locke boys managed to capture bragging rights in the Junior Boy’s Division at the B.C. Cross Country Championships Saturday in Kamloops.

The race was held at the Overlander Ski Club at Stake Lakes.

Julien and Peter Locke of Nelson finished with gold and silver,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

Members of the Nelson Speed Skating Club cooked with the big dogs during a recent meet in Vernon.

The skaters filled the car trunks with medals — 12 medals by the 15 skaters including five gold, three silver and four bronze — for the return trip after competing against teams from the Okanagan and Fraser Valley.

Staff and management at Mallard’s Source For Sports would...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Feb 24 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The notion of whether the Sinixt Nation ever existed on Nelson soil was questioned by one City councilor this week, at the same time casting doubt on the legitimacy of the City-owned Touchstones Nelson Museum permanent exhibit.

When trying to agree on a First nation protocol — what City staff would use for guidance on standard...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

The second game of the KIJHL Murdoch Division playoff series  between Beaver Valley Nitehawks and Castlegar Rebels has forced the Selkirk Saints to re-schedule their weekend set with the Trinity Western Spartans in B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League action.

The two games are now set for the NDCC Arena Complex.

The teams kick off the two-game set Friday at 6:45 p.m....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Castlegar/Nelson Midget Reps took it on the chin Wednesday during the opening game of the West Kootenay Minor Hockey League playoff contest.

Rossland/Trail scored four first period goals en route to a 7-3 victory in game one of the first-team-to-four point series.

The series winner advances to the B.C. Hockey Tier II Midget Rep...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

There are more changes coming in the newspaper industry.

Eight months after selling off the Nelson Daily News and Prince Rupert Daily News to Victoria based Black Press, which immediately closed its door, parent company Glacier Media Group had decided to cease operations of both the press and mailroom at the Kamloops Daily News within the next 60 days...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 24 2011

Flyin' Bob: One Man Three Ring Circus

@ The Capitol Theatre, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2 p.m.


An exploration of the three ring circus in Flyin’ Bob’s mind, and all the silliness that entails . . .

From the simple balance of a peacock feather, through the Flying Boom Box, to the giant...


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