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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 08 2020

Jesse Cole, The Nelson Daily

They’re in our recreation centres, our high schools and our workplaces. Vending machines have become a staple of western culture, but imagine is they could do something more than just provide a can of Coke or a bag of Chips.

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Jan 07 2020

 It’s been a difficult stretch for the Selkirk College Saints, but as the Winter Semester gets rolling the team is focused on flipping their fortunes during the drive to the post-season.

by Seven Summits Centre for Learning on Tuesday Jan 07 2020

16 year old Tayne Steven is a super motivated grade 11 student at Seven Summits Centre for Learning in Rossland BC, the site of the world’s first Kitefoiling academy.  After celebrating his first podium finish at Kiteclash competition in Squamish last year, his raw talent, huge likeability factor and genuine enthusiasm for the emerging Olympic sport has earned him a neat sponsor

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 06 2020

It’s a grind for post-secondary students just to find ends meet with the high cost of school and housing.

Now more and more post-secondary students in the West Kootenay are having to join fellow undergrads at university or college in B.C., forced to use food banks to stay nourished.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 06 2020

Environment Canada has ended its Snowfall Warning, but drivers can still expect hazardous winter conditions on Highway 3, Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 02 2020

In the next few days, owners of more than 147,500 properties throughout the Kootenay Columbia region can expect to receive their 2020 assessment notices, which reflect market value as of July 1, 2019.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 02 2020

More than a 100 brave swimmers couldn’t be happier with Mother Nature at the annual Polar Bear Swim held at Lakeside Park in Nelson.

With the thermometer hovering around 4 C, swimmers had not problems racing into Kootenay Lake at High Noon to raise money for Kootenay Co-op Radio, Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society and Fridays For Future.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 01 2020

Nelson Hydro and FortisBC crews have been busy Wednesday cleaning up from a winter storm that impacted the West Kootenay region New Year's Eve.

Nelson Hydro crews have been working on a section of power lines that affected customers in the Balfour and Coffee Creek areas. Nelson Hydro said power is expected to be restored by Wednesday night.

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