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by Alex Atamanenko on Wednesday Jan 26 2011

This past year, my staff and I had the privilege of assisting constituents faced with federal bureaucratic problems – unfair treatment, misinterpretations or just plain despair at not seeing any hope in their particular plight. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 25 2011

Pump prices played a big role in putting annual inflation at 2.4 per cent in December, Statistics Canada said Tuesday.

That’s higher than the two per cent rate recorded in the last two months.

Higher gasoline prices were cited as the main reason for the growth in inflation last month — they were up 13 per cent from December one year ago.

by Teralee Trommeshauser on Wednesday Jan 19 2011

I know I said my next post was going to be some reviews, but I haven’t quite had time to pull that one together, with all my fitness classes up and on the go now, and my experimentation in the kitchen being semi-out of control. The review post will come up soon, hopefully in the next week, but just to keep you interested, here’s some sneak peak information on what I’ll be covering.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 19 2011

The Nelson Disc Golf Society (NDGS) received some major financial support from the Nelson District Credit Union to install a proposed disc golf course (also known as Frisbee golf) in uphill Nelson.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 19 2011

The Douglas fir is one of the most recognizable and common trees in the Pacific Northwest, but do you know who it’s named after? Spokane-based naturalist and author, Jack Nisbet, does!

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 18 2011

Highway 3A was closed for nearly seven hours as a natural gas pipeline was punctured at 13 Mile on the North Shore Monday.

A power line contractor working on the North Shore for Nelson Hydro made contact with and punctured a six-inch natural gas pipeline while digging a pole hole at approximately 4:10 p.m. Monday afternoon near Long Beach.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 17 2011

Extreme avalanche conditions, blowing snow and freezing rain are hampering highway travel and have closed Highway 31A near New Denver until further notice.

by Damien Gillis on Saturday Jan 15 2011

 "The economy is a subsidiary of the ecosystem...The only place where the environment and economy are separated is in the human mind."

- Dr. William Rees, UBC Professor, Founder of the 'Eco-footprint' concept