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by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Oct 29 2017

Even though the regional district is moving toward district-wide composting and organic waste diversion beginning in 2018, with some community curbside compost pickup, the City of Nelson won’t be on that same track for some time, says one city councillor.

Michael Dailly said the city would not consider curbside compost pickup for a few years, at least until the city’s current garbage...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Oct 29 2017

The Nelson Leafs concluded the month of October on a bit of a sour note, falling 3-0 to the Creston Valley Thunder Cats in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Saturday night in the East Kootenay City.

Frustrated by two earlier losses to the Leafs this season, the Cats jumped all over the Leafs in the first period. The home side outshot the visitors 17-5 and were rewarded...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Oct 28 2017

Dash Thompson and Game MVP Sawyer Hunt each had three points to power the Nelson Leafs to a convincing 7-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Golden Rockets Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win, the third straight for the Leafs, keeps the Green and White at the top of the Murdoch Division, one point in front of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

The Hawks...

by Bob Hall on Friday Oct 27 2017

A dozen Selkirk College students focused on the future of health care in rural British Columbia have received financial support from the medical community they hope to one day join.

Selkirk College’s Rural Pre-Medicine (RPM) Program recently welcomed its fourth cohort of students who are starting their post-secondary journey in the intensive three-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Oct 27 2017

Despite a heartbeaking 1-0 loss to rival J. Lloyd Crowe, the L.V. Rogers Bombers will still advance to the BC High School AA Girl's Field Hockey Championships November 8-10 in Surrey.

LVR, the second seed coming out of the West Kootenay Zone, qualified for the provincial tournament following a lopsided 11-0 shellacking of Stanley Humphries Rockers Tuesday in Castlegar.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 26 2017

Former Nelson Leafs star Geoff Kinrade has been shortlisted to represent Canada at a pre-Olympic event that will go a long way to determining the squad at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Kinrade is one of 26 players selected to the pre-Olympic roster announced Thursday by Hockey Canada.

“We were told last November (2016) that they were beginning to evaluate...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 26 2017

Startup Canada, a grassroots entrepreneurship movement, is beginning to make in-roads right here in Nelson.

And organizer Rose Hoeher is optimistic the movement will continue to grow as local entrepreneurs come out of the woodwork to find out about the amazing opportunities of the national social enterprise.

Hoeher, who helped start the Nelson chapter back in the spring, was...

by Michael Jessen on Thursday Oct 26 2017

Pollution costs and kills.

That is the concise conclusion of The Lancet Commission on pollution and health. The Lancet is one of the world’s oldest and best-known medical journals.

In a 51-...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Oct 26 2017

Strange that a team leading the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League in goals against would made a deal to bolster its goaltending, but that’s a deal the Nelson Leafs had to make this past week.

The Green and White signed 6’1”, 174-pound netminder, Sam Burford from the Sherwood Park Crusaders of the Alberta Junior Hockey League.

The roster moves leaves rookie Quinn Yeager...

by City of Castlegar on Wednesday Oct 25 2017

Curious about how the proposed water and sewer rate structure might affect your utility bill? Check out the new rate calculator on the City of Castlegar website at

There are five rate calculators, one for each customer type: residential, residential with suite, residential without sewer service, multi-...


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