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by The Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 20 2022

The whirlwind season for Dyden Hunt continues.

The Nelson Minor Hockey grad was traded Monday from the Colorado Avalanche to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The Leafs acquired the Avs winger in exchange for forward Denis Malgin, 12 hours before the NHL’s holiday roster freeze.

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Dec 20 2022

Ever since surviving a brain tumour at age three, Paige Purcell has wanted to give back to other families going through challenging medical situations.

Paige and her mother Andrea have worked together for nearly a decade to meet their latest fundraising landmark: $100,000.

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 19 2022

Larry Olson of the Balfour Golf Course was recent recognized by the BC Golf Course Superintendents Association.

Olson, born and raised in Kaslo, was acknowledged as the Syngenta Superintendent of the Year for 2022 during the BC Golf Course Superintendents Association awards ceremony earlier this month in Victoria.

by Contributor on Monday Dec 19 2022

Allan Mather of Creston is now a three-time winner of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program trout derby, including last year’s grand prize boat and trailer. 

Mather fishes weekly with friends, two of whom have also won monthly derby prizes. But with the win for his November entry, this is Mather’s second prize of $1,000. 

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Dec 19 2022

Interior Health is advising New Denver and area residents of another temporary changes to emergency department hours at Slocan Community Health Centre due to limited physician availability.

Interior Health said from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20, emergency services will be unavailable and patients can access care at the Arrow Lakes Hospital at 97 1st Ave. NE, Nakusp.

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 19 2022

West Kootenay/Boundary residents should be able to experience a White Christmas Day after Environment Canada issued another Snowfall Warning Tuesday for the region, with accumulations expected between 10cm — for Boundary — to 20cm — for West Kootenay/Kootenay Lake.

by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Thursday Dec 15 2022

The seed planted that grew Matthew Carr’s interest in farming vegetables happened by accident.

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Dec 14 2022

In media release Wednesday, the staff, leadership, and Board of Directors announced that Grand Forks Credit Union (gfcu) members have voted in favour of a merger with Gulf & Fraser* that will take effect on January 1, 2023.

The media release said the merged credit union will better serve their collective membership, employees, and communities through scale and combined resources.