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by Nelson Daily Editor on Saturday Jun 04 2011

By Michael Jessen

English speaking humans communicate using at least 250,000 distinct words. By contrast there are only 10 individual numbers – larger numbers being combinations of zero to nine.

by Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Jun 01 2011

The Kerr Apartment Building is coming down.

Several major hazards associated with the 100-year-old burned out stone structure have convinced investigators the building would not be safe to rebuild, said Nelson Fire and Rescue Services chief Simon Grypma on Wednesday afternoon.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 01 2011

Teck Resources Limited announced today that Mike Martin will retire from his role as General Manager Trail Operations. Mr. Martin will transition from his General Manager role beginning July 1, 2011.

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.

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