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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 07 2010

Looking to become more involved with the community in which you live?

City residents interested in serving on a committee, commission or board with the City are now being sought.

If you are interested in the community and want to play a part in the direction the City of Nelson takes for the future, here’s your chance. 

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by Nelson Daily editor on Tuesday Dec 07 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Get your shovels ready and start your snow blower engines, Nelson is squarely in the bull’s eye of a snowfall warning for tonight.

Environment Canada is warning people that up to 15 centimetres of snow is expected tonight and into Wednesday morning as a moist frontal system currently over the coast...

by Nelson Daily editor on Tuesday Dec 07 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The people have spoken and backyard burning in the name of reducing the fire hazard in the city was a success, says the City’s fire chief in a report to council.

Simon Grypma told City council in their regular meeting Monday night that the one month backyard burning experiment in the city in October...

by Nelson Daily editor on Tuesday Dec 07 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A bid process for the Nelson and District Community Complex looks to be second time lucky with the proposal pot sweetened after a $100,000 boost from two local levels of government.

On Monday night City council voted to add their one third — or $33,333 — to the $365,000 sum needed to attract an adequate bid and pull off the...

by Nelson Daily editor on Saturday Dec 04 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

School closures in the Slocan Valley aren’t on the agenda of the Slocan Valley Facilities Committee's current review of schools and services in the area, said the school district’s superintendent.

Instead, Jeff Jones of Kootenay Lake School District No. 8 said the committee is looking...

by Nelson Daily editor on Saturday Dec 04 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Nelson Municipal Library service could be extending further up the southern Area H section of the Slocan Valley if the “appetite” is correctly identified, says one village councilor in Slocan.

Hillary Elliott said the village of Slocan was not included in the Oct. 16 library referenda vote...

by Nelson Daily editor on Saturday Dec 04 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The north end of the Slocan Valley could be getting a new ferryboat like the Osprey 2000 that plies the waters of Kootenay Lake.

Nakusp Mayor Karen Hamling confirmed a ferry advisory committee had been struck to deal with the Provicne in requesting adding a larger...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 02 2010

Canada’s richest 1% are taking more of the gains from economic growth than ever before in recorded history, says a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

The Rise of Canada’s Richest 1% looks at income trends over the past 90 years and reveals the 246,000 privileged few who rank among the country’s richest 1% took almost a third (32%) of all growth in incomes...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

So, next Saturday, Dec. 11, you'll be out shopping, getting gifts for loved ones, buying cards, stocking up on staple holiday fare ... what could be more in keeping with the spirit of Christmas than to share a little bit of the season's bounty with those less fortunate?

Mountain FM and The Bridge are making it easy for you to do just that with the fifth annual Miracle Marathon on...
by Wikinews on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

Yesterday's release of more US diplomatic cables by Wikileaks covered pressure on governments, Spain's judiciary, and buying foreign assistance with detentions at Guantanamo Bay. El Pais, one of five mainstream papers partnering with Wikileaks' release of documents, examined key output from Madrid's US embassy.

 

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