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by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 01 2010

After questioning the Grand Forks woman who murdered her 12-year-old neighbour, the BC Review Board ordered her to spend one year in custody at BC’s Psychiatric Forensic Hospital.

The board made the decision on Kimberly Noyes after asking her about her ongoing mental illness. Noyes was found ‘not criminally responsible for reason of mental disorder’ in the killing of 12-year-old John...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Sep 30 2010
The Boundary region has come together over a common concern: the Kettle River. Over the last few years, residents of the Boundary have become more aware about the state of the Kettle River and its tributaries, especially with diminishing flows during the summer months and the quality of the water. The state of the watershed has in recent years also attracted the attention of those outside...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

 A 24-year-old Castlegar man arrested charged with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual interference, one count of possession of child pornography and one count of possession of a prohibited weapon (brass knuckles), has been arrested once again, this time for breaching the conditions of his release.

The man was arrested on Sept. 1 after the Castlegar RCMP detachment...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

 Castlegar Mayor Lawrence Chernoff is currently at the annual general meeting of the Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) in Whistler, and he said there's been no shortage of interesting material to keep delegates busy, with issues including industrial taxation and term limits for municipal representatives.

“We had a meeting yesterday on major industrial taxation,” said Chernoff, who...
by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

 Ed. Note: This year has seen far greater-than-usual bear-human conflict. The following is an account written by a local mom and police officer who found herself in an almost un-bear-able situation.
 

“During the second week of August 2010, I took on a house sitting/cat sitting job in the glorious area of Bonnington. Beautiful home with lots of windows, pool, private...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

 Castlegar will not escape unscathed from the school district's (SD 20's) proposed changes as set out in a report delivered at the school board's regular meeting on Monday.

According to the proposed plan, Castlegar Primary School will be closed and re-purposed, Blueberry Creek Community School and the Online Learning Centre will be closed.
 
Online Learning and...
by Donovan Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

 Everyone should know a little computer programming. I know that the most common response I'm going to get is that you don't care about programming and you just want to use them. The value in having a basic understanding of how programs work is that it gives you a basic understanding of how computers work. ... it just makes life easier.


 
When he was eight years old,...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

 Police are asking for public assistance after a Castlegar woman was assaulted and robbed in broad daylight last weekend.

Castlegar RCMP Cpl. Deb Postnikoff said the woman came to police Monday, the day after the assault, to file a complaint.
 
“She said she was sitting at the Dairy Queen at around 8:30 a.m., Sunday morning, waiting for the Bargain Bin to open,”...
by Nelson Daily editor on Tuesday Sep 28 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

An un-bear-able situation has just gotten a little better for some Nelson residents.

The last of the three grizzly bears that had taken up residence in Rosemont and South Nelson have been caught and taken out of the area.

Using a standard trap, the adult female...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Sep 27 2010


By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports

While friends were chilling on the beach during the summer Aimee DiBella was in the gym working the weights.

While those same friends chumming with others the 5’7” Team B.C. product was running the highways between Nelson and Taghum.

But while DiBella’s buddies are shoveling snow in February, the hockey protégé...

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