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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 02 2017

There was plenty of drama at the Lakeside Pitch this weekend as the Nelson Adult Soccer Leagues decided the top teams to conclude the outdoor season.

Red Dog concluded a wire-to-wire season Sunday by edging Yom Chi Ninjas 4-1 to capture the Nelson Star Ladies League.

Meanwhile, Hume Innkeepers needed penalties to outlast Oso Negro Saturday evening in the Mallard’s Men...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 01 2017

The helm of the Kootenay Lake School District ship has changed but there is still no official word on the fate of the city’s middle school — and there is a possibility it may not close.

The school district board of trustees has chosen a new superintendent and chief executive officer, Christine Perkins, after a lengthy search following the announcement of the retirement of...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 01 2017

The Village of Salmo, located on the Crowsnest Highway, was founded as a small mining town near the Nelson and Fort Sheppard Railway during the gold rush of 1896.

For years, the village has been the butt of jokes, but like a fad that was once thought to be out of the mainstream, staff is using its ironic piece of clothing to showcase Salmo to the world.

The Salmo Dinner Jacket, a...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 01 2017

Community Futures Central Kootenay would like to congratulate Bob Wright on his win of the Al McCracken Memorial Award at the 2017 Community Futures British Columbia Conference in Quesnel, BC on September 15. This award recognizes an individual who has shown an outstanding and ongoing volunteer effort to Community Futures both locally and provincially.

Wright is a life-...

by Wayne Holmes on Sunday Oct 01 2017

Local Astronomer Wayne Holmes has had an interest in astronomy for many years. As the coordinator of the Starry Nights program at Taghum Hall, Holmes has always had a desire to sky gaze. Thankfully, Holmes has agreed to share his knowledge with a column, Solar System and Beyond that will appear occasionally in The Nelson Daily.

If you are an early riser and are outside just...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 01 2017

To celebrate National Seniors Day, transit users 65 years of age or over will be able to ride the bus for free in the West Kootenay Transit System on Monday, October 2.

While National Seniors Day (October 1) falls on a Sunday this year, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary,...

by Alex Breen on Sunday Oct 01 2017

Following a 3-2 double overtime win against the Grand Forks Border Bruins Friday night in the Boundary City, the Nelson Leafs were looking for their fourth straight win in five games and the lead in the Neil Murdoch division.

But once again the Leafs were pushed in another close game, coming out on top as David Sanchez scored late in the third period to snap a 2-2 tie and power the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 30 2017

Sawyer Hunt scored at the 3:30 mark of the second overtime to lift the Nelson Leafs to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Grand Forks Border Bruins in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night at the Jack Goddard Memorial Arena in the Boundary City.

Hunt’s goal, an unassisted marker, came after Nelson forced overtime in the third period when Jack Karran scored...

by Contributor on Friday Sep 29 2017

Interior Health (IH) said in a media release Friday the Authoity has enlisted the support of external security and privacy experts as it investigates information breaches involving the personal information of about 500 current and former employees.

IH said the information was found in the possession of two separate individuals arrested by Lower Mainland RCMP on two separate occasions in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Sep 29 2017


That would be the understatement of this early Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

Call it, maybe, highway robbery as goalies Josh Williams and Quinn Yeager of the Nelson Leafs have almost single-handily lifted the Green and White to near the top of the KIJHL overall standings a month into the season.

The tandem currently leads the league in goals...


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