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by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Nov 20 2010

The Nelson Skateboard Park is in fifth place in the Aviva Community Fund’s million-dollar question voting.

As of Friday, the submission by the Kootenay Lake Outdoor Skatepark Society (KLOSPS) sat at 1,953 votes, around 1,300 behind the first place leader.

With the next round of voting beginning last Monday, KLOSPS has begun to urge those in the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 19 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

If this keeps up fans will not want to be late for the start of games featuring the Nelson Leafs.

For the second straight game the boys in the Green and White blasted out of the starting games, this time scoring three times in the opening frame to edge the Grand Forks Border Bruins 3-2 in

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Nov 18 2010

The Nelson Daily staff

An 18-year-old Mount Sentinel student is reported to be in serious, but stable condition at the Trail Regional Hospital following a highway accident west of the junction at South Slocan near Shoreacres Thursday morning.

Michael Reinhart was cycling on Highway 3A when he somehow left the shoulder of the highway and collided almost head-on with...

by Nelson Daily editor on Wednesday Nov 17 2010

By David Aaron, special to The Nelson Daily

There is much confusion about the so-called “extinction” of the Sinixt, which was declared by the Crown in 1956. 

The extinction declaration corresponds to the Canadian government’s view that there ceased to be any living Sinixt individuals on the Indian Register...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 17 2010

A Nelson veterinarian and owner of the Nelson Animal Hospital will no longer be able to help pets and pet owners after the end of this month.

Andrew Jones is resigning from the College of Veterinarians, losing his right to practice veterinary medicine and surgery.

This decision comes after a lengthy battle with his College over his ...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 17 2010

Nelson was the biggest winner in the grants in lieu of property taxes sweepstakes as the Ministry of Citizens’ Services announced its annual dole to 63 BC communities Tuesday.

The Heritage City received the largest grant in lieu of any Kootenay community, and sat 14th out of the 63 in the province with a total of $194,548 coming into the City coffers from...

by Nelson Daily editor on Tuesday Nov 16 2010

The Nelson Daily staff

In Nelson alone, eight black bears were shot this season and another 10 were put down in the immediate regional district. 

As well, five grizzlies have been relocated — but if they come back they won’t be given another chance.

The City of Nelson and the Regional District of...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 16 2010

The Nelson Daily staff

The Ktunaxa Nation sent a 50-member delegation to Victoria on Monday, Nov. 15 to deliver a message to the Provincial Legislature.

In the Qat'muk Declaration and Stewardship Principles, the Ktunaxa Nation spells out their...

by Nelson Daily editor on Tuesday Nov 16 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The mayor of Nelson admonished regional government directors recently for not responding earlier to finding efficiencies in greenhouse gas reduction.

Mayor John Dooley said the philosophy of greenhouse gas emissions reduction was fine, but it should not have taken a Climate Change...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 16 2010

In a ceremony celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Nelson and District Credit Union on Tuesday, John McKinnon unveiled the fifth monument that he has commissioned for the NDCU.

Located outside the Nelson branch, the monument will serve to honour the community-based financial organization that started with a metal cash box stored in a charter member’s...


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