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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Aug 21 2011

Mining is returning to the Princeton region as the Copper Mountain Mine celebrated its grand opening Friday. The mine brings jobs to the area and benefits the entire province.

Having started production in June 2011, Copper Mountain is the third-largest copper mine in Canada and the first major-metals mine to open in British Columbia since 1998.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Aug 19 2011

The more we get together the happier we’ll be, goes the song—and the Nelson Public Library agrees.

The Library has partnered with Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History in Nelson, and Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar to give Library members a taste of these great places—and all it takes is a Library card.

by Teralee Trommeshauser on Wednesday Aug 17 2011

A sweet, flaxy, crunchy cracker. Finally, right? You're probably thinking it sounds pretty weird - and truthfully, when I first found the recipe I did too. But it seemed simple enough to try, so I did. They are AMAZING. These crackers satisfy both my sweet tooth and my crunchy cravings!

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 15 2011

Woodlot licensee George Delisle has received the Minister’s Award of Excellence for Woodlot Management, Boundary-Similkameen MLA John Slater announced today at a presentation on behalf of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Aug 13 2011

One of Nelson’s heritage jewels is on display at this year’s Columbia Basin Cultural Tour.

A Cathedral Whispers is a presentation on the magnificent memorial stained glass windows at St. Saviour’s Anglican Church.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Aug 12 2011

By Dr. Brenda Gill

One of the ways to understand what your hormones are doing is by lab testing.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Aug 11 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


It’s T-minus . . . well, its getting real close.

After months of planning the B.C. Seniors Games West Kootenay 2011 is ready for lift off.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Aug 10 2011

The Heritage city’s arts scene comes alive this weekend with the Columbia Basin Culture Tour.

Explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event (August 13-14 from 10 am - 5 pm).

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