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by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Aug 05 2011

By Dr. Brenda Gill

The first two articles discussed what environmental toxicity was all about, what type of symptoms are indicating a toxic overload and some of the simple solutions to removing them from your body. 

This article will discuss supplements and herbs that would be helpful.


by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Aug 05 2011
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by Timothy Schafer on Friday Aug 05 2011

If you missed the five-day window in which to purchase tickets to Shambhala Music Festival when it opened in late spring (before it sold out), this story won’t do you any good.

And if you do have tickets to one of the biggest festivals in Western Canada, this story probably won’t do you any good either — you are already there.

The 12th...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Aug 04 2011

While we often think of leaders as wise elders, in Bonnington it is the youth who are leading the community to become greener.

The Bonnington Youth Green Team is a first summer work experience for 11 youth ages 12-14 years. They have researched local environmental issues, including forest fire interface, invasive plants, water use, human/wildlife conflicts, composting...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Aug 04 2011

One of Nelson’s heritage jewels is on display at this year’s Columbia Basin Cultural Tour.

A Cathedral Whispers is a presentation on the magnificent memorial stained glass windows at St. Saviour’s Anglican Church.

The church, located at the corner of Silica and Ward Streets, will be open Saturday, Aug. 13 from...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Aug 04 2011

Midget-aged hockey players from throughout the Kootenays will be in Nelson this weekend to attend the evaluation camp of the Kootenay Ice Midget AAA Hockey Team.

The Ice is part of the 11-team B.C. Major Midget Hockey League for players 15, 16 and 17 year old.

Camps are held every year to evaluate players and help coaches select teams.

The Kootenay Ice camp,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Aug 04 2011

It’s not every day a team from Nelson wins a silver medal at the B.C. Provincial B Cup.

But that’s just what happened when the Nelson Selects shocked the tournament before losing out to Prince George 2-0 in the gold medal final of the U13 Boy’s Division last month in Powell River.

The Selects joined the U18 Boys from Nelson Youth Soccer as medalists. The U18 Selects...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Aug 04 2011

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, releasing its schedule Thursday, opens the 2011-12 regular season schedule on September 16th with a 10-game slate.

Opening night includes all four West Kootenay/Boundary teams as Murdock Division Nelson Leafs visit KIJHL finalist Castlegar Rebels while Beaver Valley Nitehawks travel to Grand Forks to meet the Bruins.


by Mona Mattei on Thursday Aug 04 2011
The Cascade Power Project at Christina Lake could still be built by 2016 after the Ministry of Environment extended their environmental assessment permit despite opposition from the Regional District of the Kootenay Boundary (RDKB).  
“The extension was because we have been unable to get an electricity purchase agreement with B.C. Hydro in their last call,” said Paul...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Aug 04 2011
Four bears euthanized so far this year at Christina Lake can’t be identified as being part of the group of “drug” bears found last year at a local grow op, according to ministry staff.
Kootenay region Inspector Aaron Canuel of the Ministry of Environment says the bear situation at the Lake is fairly normal for the year, but they did recently humanely destroy two more...


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