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by Mona Mattei on Tuesday Sep 06 2011
The Lewiston Paffile Truckers took home $18,000 in winnings as the champions for the 2011 Grand Forks International tournament after defeating Australian Geelong Baycats 9-1 under the heat of a late Boundary summer sun Monday.
While the Baycats traveled the farthest for the tournament, the Truckers are experienced on the Grand Forks field having visited the tournament
by Contributor on Saturday Sep 03 2011

A 19-year-old Golden man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in the summer of 2010.

On July 13, 2010, a woman from Vancouver was walking on the trail above Reflection Lake when she was approached by a male with a cell phone in hand. The male asked if she had dropped it, to which she replied she did not.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 02 2011

A dressing down of a City bylaw officer landed a man in jail Thursday afternoon.

The 31-year-old Nelson man took umbrage around 4 p.m. with a bylaw officer who had approached him about a parking infraction.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Sep 02 2011

Some of the nation's top municipal leaders will descend on Nelson next week as the Heritage city plays host to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' (FCM) national board of directors meeting.

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 31 2011

On Sept. 5, 1811, David Thompson and his crew reached the confluence of the Columbia and Kootenay rivers where they had an historic meeting with the First Nations — the first known direct European-First Nations contact in our region.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 30 2011

Zoe Langlois goes to work each day excited. She marvels at how lucky she is to work with people, helping them find their way in life in her role as a Vocational Counsellor for Canadian Mental Health in Nelson…  but Zoe didn’t always see her future so brightly.

by Contributor on Monday Aug 29 2011

Despite its massive size, the Waneta Dam expansion project has seen no massive amount of problems.

In fact, the project has reached more than 450,000 man hours without a lost time or major environmental incident.

by Contributor on Friday Aug 26 2011

The constituency office of Alex Atamanenko, MP, at 337 Columbia Avenue in Castlegar, will be open at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 27th to celebrate the life of Jack Layton and watch the state funeral live beginning at 11:00 a.m. PT. The service from Roy Thompson Hall will be broadcast via the web.