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by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Nov 17 2017

A head-on collision four miles north of Nelson on Highway 3A Wednesday afternoon that halted traffic for more than an hour was the result of aggressive driving said RCMP in a media release.

The collision occurred at approximately 12:08 p.m. Wednesday in the 2200 block of Highway 3A when a Pontiac G6 crossed over the center line, striking an oncoming Toyota Camry.

“A 30-year-old...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Nov 17 2017

Teams from throught the southern interior of the province have set Nelson for the next stop on the curling calendar as the Heritage City club plays host to the Doug Bothamley Memorial Open Cash Spiel November 24-26.

The cashspiel is names in honour of longtime curler Doug Bothamley.

The avid curler spent countless hours in the rinks around the Kootenays coaching competitive...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 16 2017

It's an event the public will not want to miss — 'Upstream Benefits – Rural Art Symposium’.

This four-day-long symposium explores and celebrates the role and impact that the arts have in rural communities and will bring into focus artist-run culture in the Kootenays. 

Symposium programming includes multiple panel discussions, artist talks, literary...

by Trail Champion on Thursday Nov 16 2017

The Trail Smoke Eaters would like to announce the commitment of Bryce Anderson for the 2018-2019 season.

Anderson, a forward, currently plays for the Yale Hockey Academy Prep team after spending last season with the Valley West Hawks of the BC Major Midget Hockey League. In 15 games this season, Anderson has registered 27 points for the Yale Prep team and has also tallied two goals in...

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Nov 16 2017

Although the court case against the fuel company involved in the Lemon Creek fuel spill five years ago was stayed in Nelson Court recently, the case against the province and the driver of the truck will be heard next week.

The case against Executive Flight Centre Fuel Services Ltd. was stayed in Nelson court Oct. 30, with the company’s lawyer winning a concession that the Crown had...

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Nov 15 2017

“First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin. … I’m guided by a signal in the heavens, I’m guided by the beauty of our weapons.”                                  

-- Leonard Cohen, First we take Manhattan

Part Two

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 15 2017

Another blast of winter is expected to hit the mountains in and around the West Kootenay says Environment Canada.

"A cold front will continue moving across the BC interior today," said Enivronment Canada.

"Snow over Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass is expected to intensify this afternoon. Periods of snow will persist through tonight as the front stalls over the area....

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Nov 14 2017

The Selkirk College Saints are still a long way from the ultimate British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) destination, but the ride so far has been packed with success.

The Saints brought an eight-game regular season winning streak into the long weekend. After defeating the Trinity Western University Spartans 5-2 at home on Friday night and the Eastern Washington...

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Nov 14 2017

As many countries move away from big hydro projects, B.C.’s government must decide whether to continue work on the Site C dam. The controversial megaproject would flood a 100-kilometre stretch of the Peace River Valley and provide enough power for the equivalent of about 500,000 homes.

The BC Utilities Commission, an independent body responsible for ensuring British Columbians pay fair...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 14 2017

 Living Lakes Canada, Columbia Basin Trust, the Columbia Basin Watershed Network and Selkirk College are inviting everyone and anyone in the Columbia Basin with an interest in the region’s water resources to join a dialogue that has the potential to protect communities from water challenges in the face of climate change.

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