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by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Jun 26 2011

There may not be gold in them thar hills, but there is a geo-cached load of treasure hidden within the reaches of Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park.

BC Parks and the Geocaching Association of B.C. have placed a geo cache in Kokanee, along with 99 other parks around the province, with prizes for those who find them first.

by Anonymous on Sunday Jun 26 2011

As summer approaches thoughts start turning to lapping waves, crackling campfires and tranquil forests.

It’s the time of year when cottage, cabin or beach house fever starts to take hold.  

by Timothy Schafer on Saturday Jun 25 2011

What started as a desire to see food produced locally three years ago by a small group of people in the Slocan Valley has grown to over 200 members, a surge in valley produce and now an online resource.

by Boundary Sentinel on Friday Jun 24 2011

Police are asking for help to locate a truckload of tires valued at over $40,000 that was stolen from the Grand Forks Kal Tire shop. The break-in took place on Thursday, Jun. 23 sometime during the night and the thieves made off with numerous new and re-tread tires.

by Timothy Schafer on Friday Jun 24 2011

The Kootenay Lake school district’s overall enrolment numbers are down 115 students, corresponding to a 2,367 drop province-wide, as final student numbers from the Province roll in.

School District No. 8 had a final total of 5,031 students enrolled district wide in full time programs as recorded in June, down from the 5,146 estimated in March.

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jun 23 2011

Take a trip through the past, do something good for the environment and add a classic touch to your wardrobe.

A one-day vintage sale this Saturday (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) will get you to the promised land of hip, collecting together some of the most classic and sought after vintage and retro styles of clothing in the Kootenay.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Jun 23 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports

Minor hockey players spend early years dreaming of scoring that game-winning goal during the Stanley Cup Final.

Hoopsters emulate on the outdoor court sinking the final shot that earns their team the title at the buzzer — from center, no less.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Jun 23 2011

A mix of alcohol, wind and rain led to the disappearance of a 56-year-old man on Slocan Lake Wednesday night — with search and rescue finding him Thursday morning.

The man had set out on Slocan Lake on Wednesday evening around 7 p.m. from Silverton in a 14-foot aluminum boat with an electric trolling motor.