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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...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 22 2011

A 52-year-old disabled Nakusp man was the victim of a home invasion on the morning of Friday, Feb. 11 in Nakusp, RCMP in that area have just reported.

The man had disabilities resulting from several accidents and relied on morphine to relieve his pain, said Cpl. Bryson Hill of the Nakusp RCMP.

He was asleep when the suspect knocked down his...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 21 2011

The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) has recognized Selkirk College faculty and staff for their teaching and leadership excellence.

Since 1978, NISOD has been dedicated to the professional development of faculty, administrators and staff; and to the continued improvement of teaching and learning, with the ultimate goal of student...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 21 2011

The Province of BC has approved the new Master Development Agreement for Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

Following on January, 2010 approval of the Master Plan, this approval of the Master Development Agreement is the final step in the provincial approval process.

The 40-year plan includes expanded accommodation and commercial development, 20,...

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 21 2011

Three men have died after being caught in human triggered avalanche in the Hope River-Mount Gerald area on Saturday afternoon near Golden.

A group of four men — two fathers, ages 48 and 50 years with their sons in their 20s, all four from Halkirk, AB  — were operating snowmobiles in the Hope River back country area located off of the Big Bend Highway west...

By Contributor on Sunday Feb 20 2011
More and more people are questioning modern society, our relationship to the land, as well as the impact that globalization and large corporate entities are having on culture, human welfare and the environment. Film makers around the world take the time to document these important social issues to create opportunities to learn more about them. Each year the No Boundaries film club brings a...