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by Kyra Hoggan on Monday Jun 12 2017

As many as 400 people attended a peace and healing vigil at Millennium Park Sunday evening.

The event was held in the wake of the tragic and untimely deaths of Christine Archibald, Matt Beaudet , Nikki Hackett, Ryan Babakaioff, Brandon Adams Tasha Bates, Richard Askew, Christy Stroes, and Sydney Jensen.

It was also intended to support families struggling with life-threatening...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 12 2017

The Nelson Selects recently won the BC Provinical B Cup Zone Qualifying Playdown with a convincing victory over Kootenay East.

The Selects now advance to the Les Sinnott Memorial Boys Provincial Cup, July 6-9 in Vernon.

Mallard's Source for sports would...

by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Jun 11 2017

The city’s Community Solar Garden Project will miss the summer solstice by four days — the longest day of the year — when it finally comes online in two weeks and connects to the grid.

Nelson Hydro’s two-year odyssey into the uncharted land of municipal solar-powered energy generation is set to move into production June 24 — heralded with an opening event — when the city-owned utility...

by Castlegar Source on Sunday Jun 11 2017

A peace and healing vigil is slated to begin at Millennium Park at 6 p.m. today (Sunday), with several local religious leaders scheduled to speak.

This, after the community was rocked by several heartbreaking losses: Chrissy Archibald, Matt Beaudet , Nikki Hackett, Ryan Babakaioff, Brandon Adams Tasha Bates, Richard Askew, Christy Stroes, and Sydney Jensen. Also, ‘Sid the Kid(ney)’,...

by Wayne Stetski on Sunday Jun 11 2017

The Liberal government has a lot of work to do to bring labour peace to the men and women who work hard every day to keep us safe.

Our Border Services Officers have been without a collective agreement since June 20, 2014 back when the Conservatives were in government! Sadly, things haven’t gotten any better under the Liberals.

They are fast approaching three years without a...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 11 2017

Lucerne Elementary Secondary School teacher Gary Parkstrom recently received the Loran Scholars Foundation Teachers Building Leaders Award during a ceremony held in the Village of New Denver school.

The national award, started in 2015 is supported by the McCall MacBain Foundation, and recognizes primary and...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 11 2017

The Nelson area witnessed Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) search and rescue (SAR) helicopter CH-149 Cormorant flying over the region Sunday as the search for missing plane with a B.C. man and Alberta woman continues.

Pilot Alex Simons, 21, of Kamloops, and Sydney Robillard, 24, of Lethbridge, were travelling from Lethbridge to Kamloops in a small Piper Warrior aircraft Thursday.

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by Community Futures on Sunday Jun 11 2017

Sometimes it doesn’t take much to kick-start a business or help it grow.

According to a study by Intuit Canada, more than half of all small businesses in Canada get off the ground for less than $5,000 and that number is even higher (77 per cent) for sole proprietors. But that $5,000 can be difficult to borrow if you’re just starting out, have little or no credit history, and/or no...

by Letters to the editor on Sunday Jun 11 2017

To The Editor:

Most of us don’t realize how valuable our car keys are until we lose them. With remote starters and built-in unlock systems, keys are not as simple or cheap as they used to be, with many owners paying hundreds of dollars in replacement fees.   

But for more than 70 years, The War Amps Key Tag Service has been helping Canadians avoid these...

by David Suzuki on Friday Jun 09 2017

Do you remember Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak? It turns out wizards aren’t the only ones who can vanish from sight with a special coat. Marine researchers have discovered shrimp-like crustaceans called hyperiids that can hide in the open using internal nanotechnology to cloak themselves in invisibility. That’s just one among many fascinating discoveries to celebrate on World Oceans Day,...

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