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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 30 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

If this keeps up the West Kootenay Boundary Zone Six athletes will no doubt be challenging for top spot when the B.C. Seniors Games rolls into Trail/Castlegar/Nelson in August of 2011.

The zone shot up the medal standings like a rocket to record its best finish in years with a whopping 111 medals during the 2010 B.C. Seniors Games Sept....

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 30 2010

The Nelson Daily Sports

Schools across the country joined hands today with classmates in the Kootenay Lake District to participate in the Terry Fox National School Run Day 2010.

Students challenged students and classrooms dared classrooms to raise money to help find a cure for cancer.

Students at L.V. Rogers in Nelson decked out in retro gear...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 30 2010

The Nelson Daily Staff

Traffic on Highway 3A west of Nelson slowed to a crawl Thursday afternoon after a 2006 Nissan Ultima collided with a Kenworth gravel truck near the viewpoint parking lot overlooking CPR flats.

At approximately 2:15 p.m., an empty Kenworth truck towing pup trailer and working on the highway construction west of Nelson was heading east on...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Why anyone would choose to visit the West Kootenay is obvious to those that live here.

But making it obvious to those outside of the Kootenay confines is a curious kettle of questions. According to a new report, the Cultural Tourism Strategy, commissioned by the City, the Village of Kaslo...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

Nelson exploded for three second-period goals en route to a 4-1 victory over the Spokane Braves in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Wednesday night at the NDCC Arena.

The victory, the third in fourth attempts, pulls the Leafs (3-5) into a third-place tie with the Braves in Neil Murdoch standings.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

It was a downer weekend for the Mount Sentinel Wildcats on the High School Girl’s Volleyball circuit.

Playing many of the top teams in the province, the Wildcats finished well down the standings at the Immaculata High School Girl’s Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday in the Central Okanagan, finishing the two-day...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A story in the Kamloops This Week has suggested a project by Kutenai Landing developer New Future Building Group in Kamloops is in trouble.

The 54 units to be constructed in the first phase of the Mission Hill development — being built by Mike Rink and the New Future...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Colorado Avalanche of the NHL announced Tuesday the club had signed Luke Walker of Castlegar to an entry-level contract.

Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Colorado selected the Sunflower City minor hockey grad in the fifth round of the 2010 draft. In two pre-season games with the Avs, Walker, who played in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

When your play once every five games the odds of making the big club are pretty, well, they’re very, very low.

Which is why Geoff Kinrade was one of 16 players sent to the American Hockey League as the NHL’s Ottawa Senators reduced its roster Wednesday.

Kinrade was joined by goaltenders Mike Brodeur and Barry Brust; defencemen André...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Sep 28 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A mudslide that closed the Trans-Canada Highway early Tuesday morning near Revelstoke had traffic stopped on the nation’s highway for over 12 hours.

The highway was expected to open at 5 p.m. Tuesday after the slide closed a stretch of highway in eastern B.C. between Revelstoke and Golden...

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