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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 11 2018

In a game that could be a preview to the Murdoch Division Final, the Nelson Leafs and Castlegar Rebels battled to a 4-4 overtime tie Saturday night in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action at the NDCC Arena.

The game made no difference in the Murdoch standings as the Leafs clinched the title Friday with an overtime win over Grand Forks.

However, should the two teams...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 11 2018

RCMP said in  a media release Saturday a 35-year-old Winlaw resident is happy to be drying off and warming up after spending a night outside. 

Monty Taylor of the RCMP said in the release on Friday evening (February 9) Slocan Lake RCMP received a call of a missing snowmobiler after the male's girlfriend said she could not get in contact with him. 

“RCMP attended to the male's...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Feb 10 2018

For a time, Friday night at the NDCC Arena, it appeared the Nelson Leafs were willing to simply back into the Murdoch Division Title.

After 40 minutes, potential first-round playoff opponent, Grand Forks Border Bruins held a slim 2-1 lead against the Green and White.

However, this Leaf team is not like some squads from the past.

After Leaf Captain Sawyer Hunt tied the game...

by Kyra Hoggan on Friday Feb 09 2018

The majority of survey respondents in Castlegar and area have voted for Complex upgrades estimated to cost $32,370,000 (Option B. For more information about facility options, visit https://myactivityhub.ca/the-project/facility-options/ ).

In a press release issued today, the RDCK indicated that almost 1,200 households...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Feb 09 2018

Backcountry enthusiasts eager to spend some time out in the wilderness this BC Family Day weekend should pay attention to a Special Public Avalanche Warning issued by Avalanche Canada.

Avalanche Canada issued the Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users, in effect immediately until the end of the day Monday, February 12.

The warning applies to the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 08 2018

The Nelson Leafs are ever so close to checking off the first box on the goal sheet for this Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

Powered by a five-game winning streak, including a three-game sweep of home games this past weekend, the Leafs are within a single-point of clinching the Murdoch Division regular season title — a crown that has eluded the Green and White since...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 08 2018

Approximately 30 people gathered at the Adventure Hotel Banquet Room Thursday night for the Nelson Hydro Open House.

The event was scheduled to allow for the public to hear and ask questions of Nelson Hydro staff regarding the planned rate change hike.

Nelson Hydro General Manager Alex Love, EcoSave Program Coordinator, Carmen Proctor, Operations Manager Dan  and Line...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Feb 08 2018

A delegation from the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) attended Castlegar City Council Monday evening to discuss local road conditions and MoT’s Shift into Winter campaign.

They spoke at length about resources available to assist motorists in making safe decisions and driving to conditions (see links below) and reporting adverse conditions to Emcon and the province, but...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 08 2018

After Environment Canada issued a Special Weather Advisory for the Boundary, West Kootenay, the City of Nelson would like to send out an alert to all residents:

"There is a potential for icy and hazardous road and sidewalk conditions early tomorrow morning. A high pressure system moving into the interior could bring rain...

by Kirsten Hildebrand on Thursday Feb 08 2018

Local employers are teaming up with Selkirk College for the annual Career and Education Fair.

People eager to find employment, students wanting to chart a course for future education and employment counsellors seeking up-to-date career information find this free annual event beneficial.

“Selkirk College is committed to providing pathways to meaningful employment,” says Selkirk...

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