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by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 23 2011

Ed Note: the folllowing is a press release issued by the United Steelworkers Union.

The United Steelworkers Locals 9705 and 1-405 and Kootenay Savings Credit Union are pleased to announce they have ratied the agreement reached on the renewal of their collective agreement, which expired on Dec. 31, 2010, for their unionized East and West Kootenay locations. Both parties...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 22 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports

L.V. Rogers Bomber grad Lauren Taylor made history Tuesday by being the first freshman in Portland State Viking history to capture a women’s golf tournament.

Taylor shot an even par 144 to win the Big Sky Conference Folino Invitational Women’s Golf Tourney hosted by Cal State Fullerton at Oak Creek Golf Club in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 22 2011

The West Kootenay Wildcats, based in Castlegar, are currently in Kelowna playing at the B.C. Hockey Female Bantam provincials.

Nelson Minor Hockey product Jesse Cooper, joined by two other Heritage City players — Emma Hare and Jena Wheeldon — has agreed to blog the happenings of the Cats for
The Nelson Daily.

The Wildcats scored a 2-0 win...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 21 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports

For the third consecutive year the Kootenay Wildcats will be in the final of the B.C. Female AAA Hockey League.

The Cats booked their ticket by sweeping the Fraser Valley Phantom 2-0 in the best-of-three Female AAA Hockey League semi final Saturday in Pitt Meadows.

Brianne Burns of Kelowna gave up one...

by Kyra Hoggan on Monday Mar 21 2011

It's been a long battle, but the City of Castlegar has finally cleared the various court cases and has the green light to tear down the City Centre Motel downtown. 

In a decision released today (March 21), B.C. Court of Appeals upheld an earlier court decision empowering the city to proceed with demolition of the dilapidated City Centre building.
Mayor Lawrence...
by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 21 2011

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Castlegar Rebels came close, but not close enough to knocking off the Osoyoos Coyotes.

The Desert Dogs scored a pair of one-goal wins on home ice to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Kootenay International Junior Hockey Final.

Corey Allen’s goal early in the third period proved to be the winner as...

by Nik Green on Sunday Mar 20 2011

A scroll through Yahoo the other morning left me rather confused over the priorities in which mainstream media use to line up our daily news feed. A headline speaking about the importance of getting some folks to safety in the aftermath of the tsunami seemed reasonable to me until I looked further into it.  

Twilight Stars moved to safety.”  

Yeah, umm, how about the...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Mar 17 2011
It’s a good thing Premier Christy Clark announced increases to the minimum wage this week otherwise many people will not be able to put gas in their car or pay their electrical bills. It took over 10 years for the government to increase this rate, but the timing is good and bad.
Already small business owners are raising their concerns. The Canadian Federation of...
by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Mar 17 2011

Cole Hoodicoff, the 11-year-old Castlegar boy who was paralyzed in a skiing accident Jan. 3, is really rolling through his recovery process lately – literally.

Cole’s mom, Amy, said the past week has been a wonderful one, especially Tuesday.
“He got a new chair which is much slimmer and much easier for him to use. He won’t let anyone push him at all anymore,”...
by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 17 2011

By Michael Jessen

As the nuclear nightmare heats up in Japan, a question comes to mind. The question is not: Is nuclear power safe? Rather the question is: Is nuclear power necessary?

The crippled nuclear reactors in Japan that could not withstand the double whammy of a 9.0 earthquake and a tsunami will hopefully signal the death knell...


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