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by Trevor Miller on Sunday Mar 24 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters suffered their third straight loss of the Interior Division Semi Final as they dropped a 5-2 decision to the Vernon Vipers in Game #5 on Friday night at Kal Tire Place. 

by Interior Health Authority on Friday Mar 22 2019

A second case of measles infection has been confirmed in the Interior Health region, in 100 Mile House.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Mar 22 2019

Back in the late 1800’s, the ceremonial Last Spike was driven into the rails at Craigellachie near Revelstoke to signify the completion of a railway connecting Canada from east to west.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Supporters of the area surrounding Cottonwood Lake remaining forested can breathe a little easier following a decision by the Regional District of Central Kootenay board Thursday.

In a media release, the RDCK announced it has approved the purchase of 21.6 hectares (ha) of private land around Cottonwood Lake that had been slated for logging by the private landowner.

by Trevor Miller on Thursday Mar 21 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters surrendered a two-goal first period lead as they fell in Game #4 of their Interior Division Semi Final to the Vernon Vipers by a 3-2 score on Wednesday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Two former graduates from L.V. Rogers High School are making waves on the world stage.

Bethany Reaka of Nelson and Slocan’s David Crossley earlier this month championed the University of Exeter Team to the top prize at the Client Interviewing Competition held at the University of West of England.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 19 2019

Supporters of Red Mountain Racers are swapping their skis and goggles for heels and martinis - shaken not stirred - and are asking the community to join them for a 007-themed evening of mingling, dancing, and a silent auction. The Red Mountain Racers Winter Gala is set for March 30th from 7:00 p.m. until midnight., featuring a canapé dinner at The Josie Hotel at Red Mountain Resort.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 18 2019

The West Kootenay Conservation Office reports a cougar was euthanized recently on the Great Northern Rail Trail in the area of Mountain Station after the animal became dangerous to the public.

Sergeant Ben Beetlestone of the West Kootenay Conservation Office said based on the behaviour displayed by the cougar the animal was euthanized by an officer on March 11th.