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by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Sep 07 2011

Over 100 delegates from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities were in Nelson today for one of their regular board meetings, with preparations for parliament on the menu.

The FCM represents the interests of its 2,000 member municipalities on policy issues that are handled at the federal level.

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 07 2011

Columbia Power Corporation (Columbia Power) supported Selkirk College graduates by providing summer employment opportunities at their Castlegar office.

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 06 2011

What aquatic invasive species should we be on the look out for? Why should we care? How do we stop their spread?

by Mona Mattei on Tuesday Sep 06 2011
The Lewiston Paffile Truckers took home $18,000 in winnings as the champions for the 2011 Grand Forks International tournament after defeating Australian Geelong Baycats 9-1 under the heat of a late Boundary summer sun Monday.
 
While the Baycats traveled the farthest for the tournament, the Truckers are experienced on the Grand Forks field having visited the tournament
by Contributor on Saturday Sep 03 2011

A 19-year-old Golden man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a sexual assault that occurred in the summer of 2010.

On July 13, 2010, a woman from Vancouver was walking on the trail above Reflection Lake when she was approached by a male with a cell phone in hand. The male asked if she had dropped it, to which she replied she did not.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 02 2011

A dressing down of a City bylaw officer landed a man in jail Thursday afternoon.

The 31-year-old Nelson man took umbrage around 4 p.m. with a bylaw officer who had approached him about a parking infraction.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Sep 02 2011

Some of the nation's top municipal leaders will descend on Nelson next week as the Heritage city plays host to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' (FCM) national board of directors meeting.

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 31 2011

On Sept. 5, 1811, David Thompson and his crew reached the confluence of the Columbia and Kootenay rivers where they had an historic meeting with the First Nations — the first known direct European-First Nations contact in our region.

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