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by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 03 2020

The always-entertaining, hard-fought Murdoch Division rivalry between Leafs and Nitehawks is being put on hold for at least one season after the Beaver Valley franchise joined teams from Spokane and 100 Mile House opting out of the 2020-21 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

KIJHL commissioner Jeff Dubois made the announcement Thursday in an emailed media release.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 03 2020

The BC Government announced Thursday that Western Pacific Marine Ltd. of Vancouver has been awarded the contract to build the new new electric-ready ferry for Kootenay Lake.

In a media release, the BC Government said work will begin later this year on a new electric-ready ferry, providing passengers with a larger, cleaner and more accessible vessel.

by Benjamin Phillips on Wednesday Sep 02 2020

British Columbia (September 2nd, 2020) – The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce the commitments of two players in Nicolas Roussel and Jackson Krill for the upcoming season.

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 02 2020

Rossland, BC.  Teck is reminding all users of the Deerpark Hill area, located on Teck lands, that unauthorized trail-building and unauthorized off-road vehicle use is strictly prohibited in the area. 

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Sep 01 2020

The Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League announced on Tuesday that Nelson native Adam Maglio will become the organization’s 14th full-time head coach.

Maglio, who grew up in the Heritage City playing minor hockey and with Nelson Leafs of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, served last season as Associate Coach under Manny Viveiros.

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 01 2020

Effective Tuesday, September 1, people who live in the Kootenay Boundary region can now access the updated emergency department (ED) at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) in Trail. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 01 2020

The BC Wildfire Service continues to apply major resources to combat the Talbott Creek fire in the Slocan Valley, approximately 3.5 kilometers northwest of Highway 6.

The wildfire, which has grown to an estimated size of 446 hectares, continues to produce smoke and is highly visible from the Slocan Valley as well as surrounding communities.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 31 2020

As the COVID-19 numbers in BC continue to rise, Interior Health has seen only marginal increases and recently declared the Kelowna cluster over after cases per week remained low for four weeks.