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by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Aug 05 2011

Two military aircraft will highlight one of the largest single-day events in the West Kootenay as Nelson Flighfest gets off of the ground this Saturday.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Aug 05 2011

By Dr. Brenda Gill

The first two articles discussed what environmental toxicity was all about, what type of symptoms are indicating a toxic overload and some of the simple solutions to removing them from your body. 

This article will discuss supplements and herbs that would be helpful.

by Timothy Schafer on Friday Aug 05 2011

If you missed the five-day window in which to purchase tickets to Shambhala Music Festival when it opened in late spring (before it sold out), this story won’t do you any good.

And if you do have tickets to one of the biggest festivals in Western Canada, this story probably won’t do you any good either — you are already there.

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Aug 04 2011
The Cascade Power Project at Christina Lake could still be built by 2016 after the Ministry of Environment extended their environmental assessment permit despite opposition from the Regional District of the Kootenay Boundary (RDKB).  
“The extension was because we have been unable to get an electricity purchase agreement with B.C.
by Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Aug 03 2011

A few days after several Nelsonites protested at City Hall over transit cuts, BC Transit has made it known there could be further changes to the local schedules as they undertake a region-wide review of the service.

by Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Aug 03 2011

The Tall Man may be the latest film to be shot in the West Kootenay, but a recent infusion of cash for Kootenay Columbia Film ensures it won’t be the last.

The Province handed the Nelson-based film commission $30,000 Wednesday to continue to attract and provide services to film and video producers from around the world.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Aug 02 2011

The luck of the Irish had nothing to do with this.

During the June annual meeting of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities held in Halifax, Nelson Mayor John Dooley was re-elected to his fourth term on the organization’s board of directors.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Aug 02 2011

An eight-metre tall bronze sculpture of a blue heron, created by internationally-recognized artist Jock Hildebrand, will soon have a home in Nelson.

The City had the opportunity to have the sculpture donated by the developer that commissioned it, in exchange for a tax receipt.