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by Nelson Daily editor on Friday Sep 24 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Daily News

The mayor of Slocan City is denying knowledge of a marijuana grow operation  her husband and two sons are allegedly facing charges of running.

Mayor Madeleine Perriere denied at a recent village council meeting that she knew about the operation prior to the alleged arrest of her husband...

by Nelson Daily editor on Friday Sep 24 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The people will now decide if they want Nelson Search and Rescue service established as a regular part of the services they now receive from the regional district.

An alternative approval process will take place Nov. 12 with Nelson, Salmo and Regional District of Central Kootenay areas E...

by Nelson Daily editor on Friday Sep 24 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

After years of moratorium on acquiring regional water systems, the regional district will be entering the water service game in six new areas.

The results of the alternative approval process Sept. 11 passed in favour of establishing water service in Balfour, Burton, Edgewood, Ridgewood,...

by Nelson Daily editor on Thursday Sep 23 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Severe cuts to the arts sector in Nelson and area and an influx of 'new blood' have overridden West Kootenay resident’s desire to be kept a ‘secret,’ says the cultural development officer for the City.

Joy Barrett said the demographic moving into Nelson in...

by Nelson Daily editor on Thursday Sep 23 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Less frequent crashes have contributed to around $80 million being given back to residents in BC after the province's auto insurance company elected to cut its rates in response.

ICBC announced it will take an average of three per cent off of its optional auto insurance premiums, in addition to a 2.4 per cent basic rate...

by Nelson Daily editor on Thursday Sep 23 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The city’s BC Automobile Association office on Baker Street is out of the union business, according to the BCAA senior vice president.

John Evans said the decision was allowed by the Labour Relations Board even though the union contested it.

Although it has not been confirmed on the record by the union — Canadian Office...

by Global Voices on Thursday Sep 23 2010

By Oiwon Lam

Chinese online public opinion has once again changed the course of an event, this time regarding a forced demolition and consequent self-immolation protest in Yihuang county, Jiangxi.

On September 10, the Zhong family were confronted by 40 local police officers and urban administrators seeking to carry out the forced demolition of their home to make room for...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 23 2010

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today condemned the shooting attack on two young Mexican journalists in the city of Ciudad Juárez in which photojournalist Luis Carlos Santiago was killed and his colleague Carlos Sanchez seriously wounded. The two Journalists worked for the local newspaper, the Diario de Juarez, which Santiago had joined only two weeks ago and where Sanchez...

by Nelson Daily editor on Wednesday Sep 22 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

People with mental health issues, addictions and other disabilities face a “huge barrier” when it comes to finding affordable housing in the city, a new report commissioned by the City has found.

The Housing Needs and Housing Strategy reports said for the nearly 100 Nelson residents who...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 22 2010

The Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited and A.M. Ford will be partnering to help raise money in support of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks as part of Ford’s Drive One 4 UR Team program. Greater Trail community members will have the opportunity to participate and help raise up to $6,000 for the sports team by test driving a Ford vehicle. A.M. Ford will be working with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks...

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