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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 18 2017

This selection was an easy one for the staff at Mallard's Source for sports as more than 200 people took to the Nelson waterfront to participate in the 2017 Terry Fox Run.

Not only did the participants walk, run or ride the one, two, five or 10 kilometre distances, but Nelsonites joined Canadians from coast to coast in raising $5300.30 right her in Nelson to ensure that cancer research...

by Kyra Hoggan on Monday Sep 18 2017

Two marihuana grow-op busts have police in the region reminding locals that large-scale grow-ups create concerns well beyond the legalization controversy, according to RCMP Sgt. Darren Oelke.

“On Aug. Central Kootenay RCMP, New Denver Detachment, executed a search warrant on a property on Hwy 6 near Winlaw,” Oelke said in a press release issued today. “One female was arrested at the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 18 2017

RCMP put a stop to a pair of significant marijuana grow-ops last month in the Slocan Valley police said in a media release Monday.

The two busts came within a few days during mid-August.

The first seizure happened on (Tuesday) September 12 when police executed a search warrant at property on Highway 6 near Winlaw.

“One female was arrested at the property and more that 400...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 18 2017

The Regional District of Central Kootenay Emergency Operations Centre said in a media release Monday that BC Wildfire Service has advised that the threat posed by the Rapid Creek wildfire has diminished enough to rescind the Evacuation Alert for all residents in the Poplar Creek area, effective immediately.
"To all RDCK residents, businesses and visitors in the area, please...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 18 2017

Canadian Jackie Little of Proctor lost to Patricia Cornett, 63, of Mill Valley, Calif. 2-and-1 in quarterfinal round play last week at the 56th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Waverley Country Club in Portland, Ore.

Little was one of four Canadians advancing into the quarterfinal round of the elite U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Golf Tournament.

The five-time winner of...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 18 2017

With more than $150,000 in prizes on the line, the ...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 17 2017

This can't be happening.

But Environment Canada is not mincing any words when it issued a Special Weather Statement Sunday for Highway 3, the Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

"We expect the first taste of winter at higher elevations tonight and Monday morning in central and southern BC," the Enivronment Canada Weather Statement said.

"A cold front will arrive tonight over...

by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Sep 17 2017

To fee or not to fee.

That is not a question when it comes to the city’s youth centre; it has always been there.

But an online petition to “Keep the Youth Centre free for Youth” is being assembled for presentation to the City of Nelson to eliminate what is felt to be a recent decision to institute fees at the centre.

Over 2,150 names are now on the petition — started by...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 17 2017

More than 200 runners, cyclists, walkers and families made the trek to Rotary Lakeside Park Sunday morning to participate in the 37th annual Terry Fox Run.

“It was an exciting day today, lots of positive-ness and conversation about Terry Fox and how everyone is contributing to his legacy and cancer research,” said Pat Gibson, one of the many organizers from the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 17 2017

Nelson Youth Soccer finally was able to break through the smoke to open the second half of the 2017 Mini roundball season Saturday at the Lakeside Pitch.

The sun was shining as future roundball stars took to the pitch for some good old soccer fun.

The season continues for the next few weeks before concluding prior to the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.

That's when Nelson...


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