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by Nelson Daily Editor on Saturday May 28 2011

By Fiona Brown

Born-and-raised Nakusp artist Kate Tupper opens her latest exhibition, Full Metal Basket, at Oxygen Art Centre this Friday (7 p.m.).

Kate is a female tradesperson – a welder and fabricator – and a mother who tells her story in the weaving of her metal baskets.

“I have built a...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Saturday May 28 2011

Beauty and the Beast by Mount Sentinel Drama

@ The Capitol Theatre, Thursday, June 2 to Saturday, June 4

  • Tickets: adult, $12; students and seniors, $10.

It’s a classic story done in a classic style.

Mount Sentinel Secondary School drama department is hosting a three-day presentation...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Saturday May 28 2011

By Linda Barber, Kokanee Rock Club

If you are interested in rocks, gems, fossils, minerals, crystals, jewelery, geology, geodes, prospecting and anything to do with rocks, then this two-day event next weekend is a must see.

The Gem and Mineral Federation of Canada is having a show in Castlegar at the Castlegar and...

by Timothy Schafer on Saturday May 28 2011

A strike vote is looming for the province’s teachers as contract negotiations between the teachers’ union and the provincial government have hit an impasse.

If the collective bargaining impasse between the B.C. Teachers Federation and B.C. Public School Employers Association continues, teachers across B.C. will take a strike vote between June 24 and 28.

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by Boundary Sentinel on Saturday May 28 2011
The high streamflow and flood watch advisories issued for the Kettle river has ended.
 
River levels topped out Friday in response to heavy rainfall throughout the region. They have been dropping since then. While the water levels remain high in some areas, at this point, river levels are expected to continue to recede through the weekend and early week....
by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday May 28 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Granite Pointe golfer Jordan Melanson staged a final round charge to edge clubmate Josh Coletti and capture the 2011 Creston Blossom Open Golf Tournament Sunday in the East Kootenay City.

Melanson finished ahead of Coletti by two shots and Creston players Jared McMillan and Daniel Brown — the latter now living in Kelowna.
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by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday May 28 2011

The amazing playoff run for the Kootenay Ice finally came to an end.

Devante Smith-Pelly scored twice to power the hometown Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors to a 3-1 victory over the Western Hockey League champs Friday in the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup semi-final game.

The Majors will now face the Saint John Sea Dogs in Sunday’s championship final. The game can be seen at 4...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday May 28 2011

It took eight games but a team finally stopped the road warriors from Binghamton.

Jed Ortmeyer scored twice as the Houston Aeros rallied from a 1-0 deficit with three third-period goals to edge the Binghamton Senators 3-1 in game one of the 2011 Calder Cup Finals Friday in the Lone Star State.

The loss was the first for the Senators since game one of the division semi...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday May 27 2011

A man who requested that people driving down Baker Street run him over as he rode his bike Wednesday evening is now in the hospital.

The 33-year-old man was arrested by Nelson Police under the Mental Health Act and was transported to Kootenay Lake Hospital where a physician admitted him to a psychiatric facility.

Prior to...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday May 27 2011

For the last five months students of Slocan Valley schools have been creating blocks.

Not just any blocks, mind you, but creations that represent their identity, their family ancestry and what makes their community school and where they live special.

On the afternoon of Wednesday, June 1 at the Slocan Park Hall Field, some students from each of...

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