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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.

by Timothy Schafer on Sunday May 22 2011

It was an election by the numbers as incumbent MP Alex Atamanenko retained his seat in the B.C. Southern Interior riding which includes Nelson and Castlegar.

by Contributor on Wednesday May 18 2011

Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard resort in Banff, Alberta, has donated $50,000 towards scholarships for students graduating from Selkirk Colleges Ski Resort Operations and Management program (SROAM). The contribution is the largest single donation in the SROAM programs 30-year history. 

by Contributor on Tuesday May 17 2011

A meteor that has caused a stir in the Kootenay region and into the U.S. could have landed in the area of Kootenay Lake, east of Nelson.

The Cranbrook Daily Townsman reported the meteor was caught Saturday morning caught by a video camera located on the roof of the College of the Rockies.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday May 16 2011

By Michael Jessen

When you’re addicted to something, you’ll do anything to satisfy your need – and so will your drug supplier.

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