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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

Backcountry enthusiasts will now have access to better information for evaluating snow conditions and assessing avalanche risks, thanks to new avalanche awareness signage around the province.

Avalanche awareness signs targeting mountain snowmobilers have been posted at 23 key highway locations and most of the 85 managed snowmobile areas in the province.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Mount Baker Wild jumped out to a 21-11 first quarter lead en route to a 54-46 victory over the L.V. Rogers Bombers in Kootenay High School Boy’s Basketball action Tuesday at the Hangar in Nelson.

Scott Watinoogh led the charge for the Wild with 10 of the 21 points.

LVR rallied back in the second quarter, out...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Mount Baker Wild turned a close game into a rout in a hurry, out scoring the host Bombers 22-0 in the third period to go on to register a 62-34 victory in Kootenay High School Girl’s Basketball action Tuesday at the L.V. Rogers Hangar.

Emily Elmo scored a game-high 24 points, including four hoops from three-point land, to...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 10 2011

By Daily News Staff

Similar to the way the Team Canada Juniors turned gold into silver at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships last week in Buffalo, NY, the Kootenay Ice let one slip away.

Thompson Blazers played the role of Team Russia, scoring five third-period goals en route to a 7-4 victory over Kootenay in B.C. Major Midget Hockey League action...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jan 10 2011

By Daily News Staff

The Magnificent Seven didn’t have a lot of ammunition left in the arsenal come the third game in less than 24 hours.

 

Princess Margaret Mustang of Penticton 11-5 in the fourth period en route to a 57-50 victory in the consolation final of the Fulton Maroons High School Girl’s Basketball Tournament Saturday in 
Vernon.

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by Anonymous on Monday Jan 10 2011

By Kerry Reed, Kootenay Lake Fishing Charters

Kootenay Lake:


Well, we already kicked the new year off with big fish. The annual New Year’s Day derby was an eventful one. Randy Zelonka of Balfour landed a beautiful 20 pound Rainbow to win the fun derby.

Nice to start the new year with a great fish.  Can't wait to see what the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 09 2011

If parking was a problem this weekend in the City of Nelson, blame organizers of the Nelson Ford Shootout.

But remember, too many visitors to Nelson is a good thing.

Once again the Nelson Ford Shootout Novice Tournament proved to be another success as more than 500 players and parents flocked to the Heritage City to compete in the annual event.

Fifteen teams,...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 09 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Joel Stewart is starting to pay dividends for the Nelson Leafs.

The second goal of the game by the former Spokane Brave proved to be the winner as Nelson edged the Columbia Valley Rockies 4-3 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Sunday in Invermere.

Stewart connected with Colon Schell and Marcus Dahl...

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