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by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Sep 13 2017

Now that the smoke has cleared, Nelson Youth Soccer can get back to kicking the ball around down at the Lakeside Pitch.

The local association has less than a month remaining in the outdoor season.

The Nelson Professional Firefighters team is ready to get back onto the pitch and Mallard's Source for Sports is ready to help with Team of the Week honours.

 

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Sep 13 2017

On Sept. 7, Castlegar RCMP arrested 35-year-old Brandon Malkinson of Nelson in relation to this break and enter/assault matter (see coverage below). He was held in custody until his court appearance on Sept. 11, and on that date he was found guilty of two counts of break-and-enter, assault, and breach of probation, according to Castlegar RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.

“We got a couple of good...

by Letters to the editor on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

To The Editor:

"Water is life" — H. McSwan Glade Watershed Protection Society editorial June 2017 Valley Voice.

Concerned about industrial logging in their source of water citizens of Glade BC filed a section 29 under the Drinking Water Protection Act (DWPA) with the BC's Interior Health Authority. They should not have wasted their time....

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

The Selkirk College Saints are back on the ice in preparation for the 2017-2018 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season, but before players set their sights on wins they are inviting community supporters to join them for an enjoyable day on the golf course.

The Fourth Annual Selkirk College Saints Golf Tournament tees off on September 17 at the Castlegar Golf Club...

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

The Room to Live campaign will be receiving a public cash infusion as one of the city’s premier social housing groups has gained city support for its multi-million dollar low-income housing project.

The city approved a contribution to the 2017 Nelson CARES Society Room to Live Campaign with funds to match those being raised by the community, up to and including...

by John Boivin on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

People who were forced out of their homes by the Lemon Creek Fuel spill in 2013 are being asked to estimate what the evacuation cost them- and they’ve got until October 2 to do it.

About a dozen participants in the lawsuit met on Sunday night at the Slocan Park Community Hall to find out about the next step in the drawn-out search for compensation for the spill.

“You have been...

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

What does climate change have to do with economic growth? Canada’s prime minister and premiers signed a deal in December to “grow our economy, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and build resilience to the impacts of a changing climate.” The Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change outlines plans for carbon pricing, energy-efficient building...

by Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

There has been a great deal of talk in the news and on the street about the Liberal government’s proposed changes to federal tax laws that would make it more difficult for small businesses to make passive investments in their companies and share profits with members of their families.  The Liberals claim that many small business owners are using these methods to avoid paying their fair share...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

Police in Nelson are looking for man following a brazen early-morning robbery of a well-known Heritage City jewelry store Tuesday.

Nelson Police in a media release said the robbery happened at Ted Allen’s Jewelry, which is located at 431 Baker Street.

"In the early morning hours of September 11, 2017 Ted Allen’s Jewelry was broken into by a male who was wearing a disguise to...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

A trio of FortisBC workers from the Kootenays arrived in in the Turks and Caicos Islands on Sunday, September 10 to begin in helping restore power to the area devastated by Hurricane Irma over the weekend.

FortisBC said in total, six power line technicians and one supervisor from FortisBC joined a 58-person operation crew from Fortis Inc.’s Canadian operations to help restore the...

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