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By Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 01 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily

It’s so close residents and Hockeyville supporters from Nakusp can taste it.

On Tuesday, March 8 supporters from Nelson to Nakusp will be glued to their television sets or computers to watch the Kraft Hockeyville 2011 Top 10 show on CBC.

“Nakusp is still a buzz with excitement and with the announcement...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 28 2011

The Kimberley RCMP are requesting the assistance of the public in locating a missing woman.

Forty-six-year-old Maria Marin, originally from Ontario, was last seen in the area of Johnson Lake, approximately 45 kilometres North of Kimberley, around Aug. 8.

At that time, she advised police that she was going on a spiritual walk. Although her destination was unknown, she may have...

By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Feb 28 2011

Sunday night saw an armed robbery at the Mowhawk gas station on Columbia Avenue. Police were called at around 9:20 p.m.

“A lone male suspect entered the gas station wearing a scarf covering his face,” said Castlegar RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew. “The employee asked the male to remove the face covering, but instead, the suspect handed the employee a note.
“At that...
By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Feb 26 2011

Nelson CARES was one of seven non-profit organizations located in the Columbia Basin that will be receiving assistance from Enterprising Non-Profits (enp) for social enterprise projects.

Also receiving funding was the West Kootenay Women’s Association in Nelson and the South Kootenay Lake Community Services Society in Kootenay Bay.


By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Feb 25 2011

Never in history has there been such a large cohort of women living beyond their 70s, still in good health, who, combined, are often trapped by poverty and the loss of meaningful roles in our individualistic culture.

Selkirk College's Mir Centre for Peace Winter Lecture Series invites you to gain insight on the role of contemporary older women in North American society...

By Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

The second game of the KIJHL Murdoch Division playoff series  between Beaver Valley Nitehawks and Castlegar Rebels has forced the Selkirk Saints to re-schedule their weekend set with the Trinity Western Spartans in B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League action.

The two games are now set for the NDCC Arena Complex.

The teams kick off the two-game set Friday at 6:45 p.m....

By Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 24 2011

There are more changes coming in the newspaper industry.

Eight months after selling off the Nelson Daily News and Prince Rupert Daily News to Victoria based Black Press, which immediately closed its door, parent company Glacier Media Group had decided to cease operations of both the press and mailroom at the Kamloops Daily News within the next 60 days...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 22 2011

Applications for the Columbia Basin Summer Works Program will be available Feb. 22.

Funding for the program has been increased to $500,000 up from $390,000 last year to allow more students to be hired. Fully subscribed in 2010, 90 per cent of businesses who participated in the program said they plan on applying again this year.

Launched as a pilot program last spring,...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 22 2011

Interior Health is taking steps to alert the public about a suspected outbreak of measles in the Revelstoke area.

Three probable cases and one confirmed case of measles have been reported in the Revelstoke area, the Interior Health Authority confirmed Tuesday.

All cases are believed to have contracted the virus in the Revelstoke area. Public health officials believe two of the...

By Alex Atamanenko on Tuesday Feb 22 2011

Two prominent US Republicans, Newt Gingrich (former Speaker of the House) and Pat Nolan, (former Republican Leader of the California State Assembly) are saying that the American style “tough on crime” approach is not working. 


They, along with other US Conservative leaders are spearheading the Right on Crime Campaign, a national movement urging states to make sensible and...