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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday May 31 2011

RCMP have released the name of the women killed during a single-vehicle crash on Highway 6 near Burton Monday morning.

Lisa Louise Radosh, 44, of New Denver died of injuries suffered when the 2010 Hyundai she was a passenger in left the road May 30.

by Timothy Schafer on Monday May 30 2011

With the acquisition of McDonald’s Landing on the North Shore now complete, there are no immediate plans to develop or repair any of the popular recreation spot’s facilities, says the area’s director.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Sunday May 29 2011

An immigration violation by an “internationally well known DJ” from the U.S. landed the man in jail Friday night.

Nelson Police arrested the 27-year-old DJ and U.S. citizen at a local bar for the violations around 2:20 a.m. on Saturday.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday May 27 2011

A man who requested that people driving down Baker Street run him over as he rode his bike Wednesday evening is now in the hospital.

The 33-year-old man was arrested by Nelson Police under the Mental Health Act and was transported to Kootenay Lake Hospital where a physician admitted him to a psychiatric facility.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday May 26 2011

A community effort has formed behind the will to re-open one of the region’s favourite haunts.

The status of Kokanee Provincial Park’s visitor centre was uncertain after BC Parks requested proposals for an enterprise in the centre in February.

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday May 24 2011

The regional district has imposed a moratorium on the acquisition of Crown land as it tries to get its financial house — and the spending habits of its directors — in order.

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday May 24 2011

Five Canadian champions.

Two days of competition.

Kaslo was the host of the 2011 Stihl Timbersports Series Western Canadian qualifier in logger sports at the annual May Days on the weekend.

by Contributor on Monday May 23 2011

The growing interest in small-scale bioenergy projects in the Kootenays will be the highlight of a two-day workshop next month in Cranbrook.