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by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Mar 30 2011

In a shocking turn of events, Castlegar city councillor and Green Committee chair Kevin Chernoff has taken exception to The Source’s headline indicating Castlegar will “relinquish” the Earth Hour Cup it has proudly displayed for two years now.

 
“Who says we’re going to relinquish it?” Chernoff said. “The Cup was designed for competition within the tri-city area (...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Mar 30 2011

 It’s a dark hour for Castlegar as the city is forced to relinquish its Earth Hour Cup, held for two consecutive years, to Keremeos.

 
The tiny village, population 1,200, managed the highest per-capita pledges for Earth Hour, with over seven per cent of residents signing on, winning them a $5,000 energy upgrade that will go to their Legion. Castlegar ranked fifth, with just...
by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Mar 30 2011

Bringing more of a female and motherly presence to Parliament Hill and making new friends along the way is the mission new Liberal Candidate Shannon Lavell has set for herself. If all goes according to plan, this determined and passionate individual, mother, aspiring politician and nurse hopes to take her experience caring for others and solving complex issues to the national stage.

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by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Mar 29 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Although avalanche conditions in the West Kootenay backcountry have been moderate for the last few days they will climb to considerable Wednesday as new snow and wind will set up touchy wind slabs near ridge tops, the Canadian Avalanche Centre reports.

James Floyer of the CAC said anticipated snowfall...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 29 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Last week Lauren Taylor became the first freshman in Portland State school history to capture a women’s golf tournament.

Tuesday, the Nelson native added another first beside her name in the Portland State record book.

Taylor shot a final round 75 to claim the top prize at the Big Sky Conference Anteater Invitational...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 28 2011

A fire in the isolation room on the third floor of Kootenay Lake Hospital has sent one person into police custody under the suspicion of arson.

Nelson Fire Department firefighters and hospital staff managed to contain the fire that broke out in the room occupied by one person at the time.

The lone occupant of the room — a 34-year-old female, a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 28 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


For the third consecutive year the Kootenay Wildcats watched as another team celebrated a provincial title.

Thompson/Okanagan Rockets scored the only goal of the third period to squeak out a 3-2 victory in game three of the 2010-2011 Female Midget AAA Championship Sunday night in Rutland.

The Rockets...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Mar 28 2011

Fire took the one of the oldest hotels in the Boundary region last night in Beaverdell. Witnesses say that the fire was noticed at about 2 a.m. and the intense heat took the building quickly.

Although there is speculation flying around the small community, the cause of the fire is unknown at this time. Local residents in the north end of town experienced a loss of power during the blaze...

by Nik Green on Sunday Mar 27 2011
What really is a "man's man," and why does it sound so homoerotic when it's supposed to mean the inverse?
 
I have thought about this over the years as I postulate what might have been if I'd picked up a hammer and not a camera or learned a trade and not an art. The little perks and nuances that come with being a man's man are the only reasons I have even debated my...
by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Mar 27 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


In the end 42 wins, 90 points and runaway winners of the 2010-11 regular season really does mean something.

The Osoyoos Coyotes flexed their offensive muscles, scoring four times in the opening period to trounce the Castlegar Rebels 7-1 and clinch the 2011 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Championship...

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