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by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Sep 17 2017

The Nelson Leafs needed some late-game heroics to steal a point from the Columbia Valley Rockies in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Saturday night at the NDCC Arena.

Jack Karran scored with 11 seconds remaining in the third period to pull the Leafs into a 3-3 tie with the Eddie Mountain Division squad.

The single-point allows the Leafs to complete an early-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 16 2017

The Nelson Leafs busted out of an early season offensive slump in a big way Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

Ryan Cooper finished with five points as the Leafs pounded visiting Fernie Ghostriders 12-3 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action.

In the previous two games Nelson managed to score only two goals — a 1-0 victory over Beaver Valley Nitehawks and a 2-1 loss to...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 15 2017

Nelson Police is advising the public, especially would-be renters, of an old but effective scam that is still happening in the Heritage City.

The scam involves fraudsters attempting to take advantage of the lack of rental housing in the city by posting ads for rental properties that don’t exist.

“The fraudsters are using local buy and sell websites/forums asking would be renters...

by John Boivin on Thursday Sep 14 2017

Water managers across the region say despite the two-month-old drought that’s gripped the Boundary and Kootenay areas, community and regional water supplies remain stable.

“Surprisingly, we’ve had no problems yet,” says Uli Wolf, the general manager for environmental services with the Regional District of Central Kootenay. “The creeks we are monitoring for water supply have held up...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 14 2017

Leaf captain Sawyer Hunt is no stranger to hockey teams having a helmet or hard-hat of some kind to present to the squad’s hardest working player following each Kootenay International Junior Hockey League game.

However, the veteran winger was still impressed when Nelson Fire Rescue Chief Len MacCharles walked into the Leaf dressing prior to the team’s season opening game to present head...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 14 2017

Recent high school graduates Alyssa Taburiaux and Linn Murray know climate change is affecting them now and will impact their futures.

With that in mind, the pair drafted a petition asking for action on global warming and recently asked local MP Wayne Stetski to present the petition in the House of Commons.

“The idea for this petition came when we were in Ottawa lobbying...

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Sep 14 2017

The city could come to the rescue of Grand Forks Search and Rescue by entering into an annual fee-for-service agreement with the only search and rescue team in the Boundary.

Members of the Grand Forks Search and Rescue (GFSAR) appeared before council recently with the request for annual financial and in-kind contributions, including a $10,000 standing annual request for the services it...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 13 2017

The suspect sought for an early-morning jewelry store robbery in Nelson that netted thieves stolen items and caused damage to the tune of $30,000 is believed to be the same man involved in a car accident on Highway 3 east of Hope Monday afternoon — an accident that left a 35...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Sep 13 2017

As autumn sets in and the sunlit hours of each day diminish, some people begin to notice that their moods dim along with the daylight. Northerners generally begin to feel the effects earlier in the fall, as the shrinkage of their daylight is earlier and more pronounced.

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is real.  It was identified in a paper by Norman E. Rosenthal and Thomas A. Wehr in...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 13 2017

Life is a journey, not a sprint to the corner store.

At the tender age of 15 years of age, Nelson native Ali Popoff was at a crossroads.

School wasn’t fun.

Fact is, Ali Popoff didn’t like school at all, thinking “it was waste of time.”

That was the conventional school.

So, Ali convinced parents Ann and Andy Popoff to switch directions...

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