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by Bob Hall on Monday Feb 19 2018

The Selkirk College Saints return home on Saturday for a pivotal tilt with the Simon Fraser University Spartans that will go a long way in determining home-ice advantage in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) post-season.

Coming off four straight road games, the Saints will be looking to rebound from a pair of disappointing losses against SFU and Trinity Western...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 19 2018

A J.V. Humphries student from Kaslo is $100,000 richer after being selected as a recipient of a Loran Scholarship.

Grade 12 student, Jesalyn Tremblay is one of 34 winners of the award in Canada to be used for undergraduate studies.

“At the exact moment I found out, I was...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 18 2018

It's a great opportunity for students to explore first hand the many jobs that will be up for grabs in BC during the next decade.

Wednesday (February 21) at the L.V. Rogers Gymnasium, WorkBC’s Find Your Fit tour is making a stop in the Heritage City allowing students to get valuable hands-on experience with helpful career-planning tools.

“The Find Your Fit tour...

by CBT on Friday Feb 16 2018

The SS Moyie is truly one of a kind. The oldest intact passenger sternwheeler ship in the world built in 1898, the Moyie ended its service on Kootenay Lake in 1959. Unlike most sternwheelers that plied inland waters in BC and the Yukon that were either scrapped or burnt at the end of their working lives, the SS Moyie has survived and thrived in Kaslo – lovingly preserved by the community and...

by Contributor on Friday Feb 16 2018

What do art and science have in common? For many scientists and academics such as Timothy Morton, they are looking to the art world to help communicate the reality of the threat of climate change. While scientific data appeals to the brain, art appeals to emotions. As a group, society hasn’t generally been motivated by facts to make the necessary adjustments. Perhaps artistic works can succeed...

by Interior Health Authority on Friday Feb 16 2018

Interior Health’s Board Chair Doug Cochrane announced today that president and CEO Chris Mazurkewich has provided the board of directors with his letter of resignation, expressing his decision to retire at the end of October.

“Chris Mazurkewich has spent nearly three decades working to build a strong, sustainable health system in British Columbia,” said Cochrane. “Under his leadership...

by Castlegar Source on Friday Feb 16 2018

The City of Castlegar will soon be $1.35 million richer, according to a press release issued today.

“The City of Castlegar has sold two city-owned properties to private sector interests (pending public notification period),” said the release. “The former City Centre Motel site at 1101 - 2nd Street ($145,000) has been purchased by a developer who intends to build multi-family housing on...

by Castlegar Source on Friday Feb 16 2018

At its meeting yesterday, the Board of Directors of the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) considered two bylaws pertaining to the proposed “Option B” enhancements to the Castlegar and District Community Complex. The bylaws were prepared to establish a new recreation service to replace the two...

by Contributor on Friday Feb 16 2018

A series of winter storms since the start of the year have created a complex snowpack in many of British Columbia’s backcountry recreation areas.

There is considerable risk of natural and human-caused avalanches, and search-and-rescue teams have responded to more than 160 incidents since Jan. 1, 2018.

Environment Canada is tracking a storm that could potentially bring snow to the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 15 2018

Business continues to be on the rise for Kaslo Sourdough after local bakery recently joined 10 other organizations receiving funding to support innovative products in British Columbia’s agriculture and processed food and beverage sectors.

The family-owned operation, that uses ancient sourdough fermentation technology to create pasta, has been baking their sourdough bread for customers...

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