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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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by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

More snow is expected tonight and through to Thursday morning while Environment Canada continues to have a snowfall warning in effect for the West Kootenay region.

Snow is expected to accumulate up to five centimetres today, with up to 10 cm. coming down overnight — in addition to the 15 cm. that fell...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Mount Baker Wild jumped out to a 21-11 first quarter lead en route to a 54-46 victory over the L.V. Rogers Bombers in Kootenay High School Boy’s Basketball action Tuesday at the Hangar in Nelson.

Scott Watinoogh led the charge for the Wild with 10 of the 21 points.

LVR rallied back in the second quarter, out...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Mount Baker Wild turned a close game into a rout in a hurry, out scoring the host Bombers 22-0 in the third period to go on to register a 62-34 victory in Kootenay High School Girl’s Basketball action Tuesday at the L.V. Rogers Hangar.

Emily Elmo scored a game-high 24 points, including four hoops from three-point land, to...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

He ain’t heavy, he’s my snowfall.

Heavy snow is on the way for Wednesday, according to Environment Canada, with around 30 centimetres — or one foot — descending from on high to us down low in Nelson.

Shovels are at the ready, and snow blowers are idling as a low-pressure,...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Municipal partnerships have deepened friendships, goodwill and mutual understanding of other places around the world for Nelsonites; now the city has quantified it.

Only three partnerships with other national and international centres will be maintained at any one time, according to the new municipal...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The veil has been lifted from Studio 80 as it is expected to become more accessible for public use after City council secured a promise from the college this week.

On Monday night Coun. Donna Macdonald told City council she had asked Pat Henman, development coordinator for Selkirk College, if the college would relinquish some...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

In order to keep it as local as they could, City council approved an amendment to their newly adopted purchase policy Monday night to make it legal.

Coun. Donna Macdonald was quick to propose an amendment to the purchasing policy when it was introduced Monday night, an attempt to ensure local...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

Inna Faliks

@ The Capitol Theatre, Saturday, Jan. 15, 8 p.m.

 

After her acclaimed debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at age 15, Inna Faliks has performed on many of the world's great stages, with numerous orchestras, in solo appearances, and with conductors such as Leonard Slatkin and Keith Lockhart....

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The Villa Motel will be coming forward with accommodations for at least one month for some of the around 60 people who were left homeless after the Kerr Apartment Building burned on Jan. 6, the city’s mayor announced Monday night.

John Dooley said although long-term accommodations for the people...

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