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by Bob Hall on Thursday Feb 08 2018

Students in Selkirk College’s Nursing Program find inspiration and motivation in the chill of a West Kootenay winter.

Coldest Night of the Year is Canada’s national walk for homelessness that raises money and awareness for local charities serving hungry, homeless and hurting families and youth. Since 2011, Coldest Night events have raised more than $16.5 million across Canada.


by Dick Cannings MP on Thursday Feb 08 2018

Yesterday MP Richard Cannings’ Bill C-354 an Act to amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act, (Use of Wood) passed its first vote at second reading. The bill will now be sent to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources for review. Bill C-354 proposes to require the federal government to consider the use of wood in federal infrastructure projects,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Feb 07 2018

A tenacious full-court press turned out to be difference as the L.V. Rogers Bombers rallied from a 22-13 deficit to edge the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail 47-40 in West Kootenay Senior Girl's Basketball action Wednesday at the Hangar in Nelson.

LVR trailed by as many as 12 points before the Bombers coaching staff switched up the game plan, pressing the Hawks all over the court.


by Sara Golling on Wednesday Feb 07 2018

Come the next BC election, will we have Proportional Representation (of some kind) or business-as-usual with First-Past-the-Post? A lot of ink and pixels have been swirling around the news and opinion media on the topic. It still bears more examination, given the disparate views expressed. Let’s do some examining, and be better prepared for that referendum this fall.


by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 07 2018

No one was seriously injured after a car skidded out of control before coming to rest on its side Tuesday morning in the 4200 block of Highway 3A.

The accident occurred at approximately 8 a.m. said North Shore Fire Department in a media release.

"The North Shore Fire department responded with four apparatus and 10 personnel," the release said.

"Upon arriving on scene, they...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

The L.V. Rogers Bombers dropped a barn burner to the visiting J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks Tuesday night at the Hangar in Nelson.

LVR rallied late, but lost in overtime to the Hawks from Trail 79-76 in West Kootenay High School Boys’ Basketball action.

Josh Jolicoeur tied the game for LVR in the final seconds of the fourth period, dropping a contested layup to even the score.


by Letters to the editor on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

To The Editor:

Although small, I understand the fermentation process does produce CO2, a known greenhouse gas (GHG) and as such contributes to climate change, much in the same way that flatulence emits methane – a much more potent GHG.

In terms of scale, however, the burning of fossil fuels is by far the most significant emitter. 

If you were to...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

KidSport Nelson is paying off in a big way for local athletes, shelling out grants to young, aspiring competitors to the tune of $27,366 in 2017.

To thank donors, KidSport Nelson hosted a get together during Saturday's KIJHL game at the NDCC Arena between the Nelson Leafs and Spokane Braves.

Thanks to the support of the local community, KidSport Nelson has distributed more...
by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) recently announced that the Village of Salmo is one of the recipients of the 2018 Sustainable Communities Awards.

The awards, given out by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, honour and celebrate the most innovative environmental initiatives in cities and communities across Canada.

Salmo earned the Asset Management honour for...

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

People sometimes get bugged by insects, but we need them. They play essential roles in pollination, combatting unwanted agricultural pests, recycling organic matter, feeding fish, birds and bats, and much more. They’re the most numerous and diverse animals on Earth and form the base of many terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

Our admiration for these critters goes beyond their ability...


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