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Ali Popoff is the owner and operator of The Studio, Nelson's newest fitness spot.

By Brooke Campbell

Banish the dark, cold evenings of November and bring a little light and laughter into your life — and you might even win a prize.

Located at 182 Baker Street, The Studio is the city’s newest fitness spot to help you drop your daily cares and do the lovin’ thing for your body and soul. 

City opts into regional tourism promotion

City opts into regional tourism promotion

City council, at its regular meeting Monday night, voted to pay $4,350 for inclusion in a SnowSeekers promotion designed to funnel ski tourists for Rd Mountain and White Mountain through the Castlegar's regional aiport.

"The West Kootenay Regional Airport would be promoted as 'the' airport ...to access the two ski hills," said airport manager Gerry Rempel in his report to council.

BC Hydro purchases clean power from green energy project

BC Hydro purchases clean power from green energy project

The Nelson Daily staff

Cancel one contract, pick up another.

With BC Hydro canceling the Glacier/Howser contract with AXOR on Friday, they announced they were purchasing clean electricity from the Zellstoff Celgar's green energy project.

The BC Hydro power grid will receive an infusion from the new 48-megawatt condensing turbine as a result of a series of upgrades that allow the pulp mill to direct more steam to energy production.

Once the turbine is fully optimized, t

Castlegar's Extra Foods no more - welcome Tom's No Frills, instead

Castlegar's Extra Foods no more - welcome Tom's No Frills, instead

 Today, the city's Extra Foods officially becomes Tom's No Frills grocery store.

After weeks of renovations and changes, owner Tom Zelke is unveiling this new (to Castlegar) concept in food stores.

“It's still a Loblaw's company,” he said, explaining the 'No Frills' ownership structure is different, as is some of the consumer experience.

Boundary Wood looking for capital of $3 - 5 million

Midway Mayor Randy Kappes addresses the audience of nearly 100 in Rock Creek alongside Stephen Hill; Photo, Mona Mattei
Over 100 people from the West Boundary area have said that they are interested in potentially buying a $10,000 share in the newly formed Boundary Wood Products Inc. The company, unveiled by local government representatives last week, is trying to raise between $3 – 5 million to finance the new business.

Mercury spills into Columbia during pipe work at Teck

Mercury spills into Columbia during pipe work at Teck

Investigation work is ongoing into the spill of mercury into the Columbia River from Teck Trail Operations last Thursday, October 7. While not yet confirmed, it is suspected that between 12 and 15 kilograms of mercury was discharged into the river. Teck’s permitted mercury discharge levels into the river are 400 grams per day.

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