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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 05 2011

Nelson Minor Hockey officially concludes the 2011 season with the annual awards banquet Wednesday at the the Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus Mary Hall.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6 p.m.

The award ceremony is set for 7 p.m. when Nelson Minor Hockey salutes is star, most sportsmanlike and most improved players, officials and coaches.

The local hockey...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Apr 05 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Two players from the Nelson Leafs Bantam Rep squad were among the selections to the Kootenay squad following the weekend U16 B.C. Hockey High Performance Camp at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

Defenceman Colton Dachwitz of Nakusp and South Slocan forward Brandon Sookro join 18 other selections that will head to...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Apr 05 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Backyard burning is now nearly ensconced in the Nelson legislative landscape.

Approval was given on the third reading on the Fire Regulation and Prevention Bylaw to allow for two backyard burning periods per year, set at the discretion of the fire chief.

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by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Apr 05 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The possibility of permanent, year-round outdoor cafés in Nelson will be investigated as The Royal has pushed the City to come to some sort of consensus and develop policy — even though two such cafés already exist.

The night club on Baker Street has asked to operate a sidewalk café on the city’s main...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Apr 04 2011

By Dan Spring

An hour before the NDP leadership convention started in Nelson last March 24, The Nelson Daily interviewed NDP leadership candidate and well-known drug-war activist Dana Larsen. 

Larsen was the founding editor of Cannabis Culture magazine, worked for years with imprisoned marijuana seed...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Apr 04 2011

The library has gone public.

Nelson’s library has officially changed its name, going from the Nelson Municipal Library — a name it has held since it was established in 1920 — to the Nelson Public Library.

City council approved the recommended name change to provide a more “regionally inclusive perspective,” reflecting the recent inclusion of...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Apr 04 2011

Police diffused a potentially volatile situation on Friday night as a woman prepared to jump from the Nelson Bridge.

Around 12:40 a.m. on Saturday morning Nelson Police officers were called to the scene on the bridge as a distraught female threatened to jump.

“Police arrived in time to prevent the female from doing so and took her into custody...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Apr 04 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

City council gave an official blessing Monday night to the low-income housing project planned for the old Savoy Hotel at the end of Baker Street.

A motion was passed to begin preparation of bylaw to allow church use of the property and development of 17 bachelor suites, but also to vet the project...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Apr 04 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Despite what Mother Nature is sending us from the skies above winter is over — meaning outside roundball soccer right around the corner.

Another sign is the end of the indoor leagues at the Soccer Quest facility in Nelson.

Sunday saw the conclusion of Finley’s Co-Ed and Open Leagues.
In the Finley’s Men’s Open...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Apr 04 2011

Barroom basic swing dance class

begins Tuesday, April 5, 7 p.m. at The Royal on Baker

 

Classes will start on time out of respect to all participants and to the Royal.

For the first session please show up at 6:45 p.m. to complete details and be ready to start.

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