A bit of good news came out of Victoria this week, which could have easily been missed under the avalanche of bad news that was coming out of the capital.
British Columbia is now “operating debt-free for the first time in more than 40 years,” according to the province’s second quarterly report.
But that's not really the good news, at least for me.
The annual Doug Bothamley Memorial Open Cash Bonspiel is set to commence Friday at the Nelson Curling Club with 20 teams vying for bragging rights.
Teams from Kimberley, Cranbrook, Kaslo, Castlegar, Trail and Grand Forks join a large contingent of Nelson teams for the three-day event.
Opening night at the 31st Annual Christmas Pantomine did not disappoint as a large crowd flocked to the Capitol Theatre in Nelson for the production of Cinderallen.
Impaired Driving enforcement is a priority for police throughout the year, but during the Christmas season, enforcement is stepped up across the province to stop impaired drivers.
One of the best minor hockey coaches Nelson has ever produced, Marshall (Marsh) Severyn, recently died on November 20th in Weatherby Place in White Rock, BC.
Severyn, who coached Nelson to its first-ever BC Bantam title, suffered a stroke as a result of a previous illness and passed away surrounded by family.
Contractors have been busy this week installing the Christmas lights to the Nelson downtown just in time for the festive season.
Crews are currently working in the 300, 400 and 500 blocks of Baker Street, wrapping deciduous trees in lights that will be left on the trees throughout the year.
Kalesnikoff Lumber is once again notifying residents between Castlegar and Nelson that they will be conducting blasting this week, according to a press release issued Monday.
The release reads as follows:
A new splash of colour and creativity at Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus is places focus on what it means to have a healthy campus experience.
The Trail Smoke Eaters used a 33-save performance from Adam Marcoux and an overtime winning goal off the stick of Bryce Anderson to help them to their 3rd straight win on home ice, picking up a 2-1 overtime victory over the Merritt Centennials at the Trail Memorial Centre on Friday night.
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