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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 13 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


There must have been a full moon hanging over the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League this past weekend.

Why else would 16 players be suspended for a total of 44 games over three days?

“I don’t know maybe it really was a full moon,” KIJHL president Bill Ohlhausen said when asked if he knew why...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 13 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The highly successful Co-Ed Indoor Soccer Tournament during the Christmas Holiday break is back at the Soccer Quest facility in the old Civic Centre Children’s rink in Nelson.

The tourney is set for December 28 & 29 and is open to ladies over 30 and men over 35 years of age.

Each team is guaranteed four, 50-minute...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 12 2010

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports


The L.V. Rogers sent a strong message to the rest of the Kootenays the road to the B.C. High School AA Boy’s Basketball Championships travels through the Heritage City.

For the second weekend the Bombers made it to a tournament final, this time winning the Mount Sentinel High School Boy’s Basketball title with a...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Saturday Dec 11 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

It’s déja vu all over again as a snowfall warning has been placed into effect for the Nelson region for Saturday night.

Up to 20 centimetres of snow are expected to fall tonight and through to Sunday morning across the region of the West Kootenay, including Nelson.

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by Boundary Sentinel on Friday Dec 10 2010

A 39-year-old man has been arrested in the recent rash of counterfeit fraud. Leonnard Furman of Greenwood, was arrested today by officers with the Grand Forks detachment of the RCMP for uttering counterfeit currency.

Furman has been charged with 12 counts of using counterfeit US $50 bills. Two charges stem from incidents in Castlegar, one charge from Greenwood, and nine charges from...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Dec 09 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A move by Canada Post to “modernize” mailing addresses in rural communities in the regional district could be divisive, costly and time consuming, warns the RDCK’s chief administrative officer.

Jim Gustafson’s report to the Regional District of Central Kootenay at their inaugural board of...

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Dec 09 2010

Police have released a photograph of a man they believe is connected with a recent rash of phoney $50US bills in Castlegar and Grand Forks - and they're asking the public to come forward with any information.

"The Grand Forks and Castlegar RCMP would like to identify the man in these photos," said RCMP Const. Menno Van Agteren

" He is associated to numerous attempts at passing...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Dec 08 2010

Next Monday will see a special open board meeting of School District 20 (SD 20), in which trustees will vote on a motion that may well see the district heading back to the drawing board regarding future cuts and district configuration.

The meeting, to be held in the Trail Middle School gymnasium at 7 p.m., has been called after the SD 20's Planning for the Future document...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Dec 08 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Castlegar did its best to ruin the weekend for the Nelson Leafs as the Sunflower City squad scored a pair of West Kootenay Minor Hockey Peewee Rep League wins.

Kadrian Klimchuk scored twice to lead Castlegar to a 3-1 victory Friday night at the Pioneer Arena.

Saturday, Klimchuk and Tanner Costa each had three points...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Dec 08 2010

Castlegar emergency services are giving the local Civic Works department a pat on the back, after a week filled with car-accident calls on local highways - but none on city thoroughfares.

"We're taking quite a few highway calls - and on all the highways, too: Highway 22, Highway 3 both east and west, and Broadwater Road," said Fire Chief Gerry Rempel. "I think we've had at least 10...

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