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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday May 07 2019

The Nelson Boxing Club Fight Night VI is set for Saturday (May 11) at the Rod and Gun Club.

Headlining the event is Nelson’s own, Elias Martinez, who is coming off a silver medal performance at the recent Canadian National Championships on Vancouver Island.

Martinez is up against Portland’s Santiago Franco in the main event.

by Trail Champion on Monday May 06 2019

Trail police are reminding residents never to give out personal financial information on the phone after an elderly resident was victimized by scammers, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday May 06 2019

More than 40 people from various communities in the Kootenays took to the Nelson Rod and Gun Club last week for a Town Hall Meeting to express their concerns over logging on private lands.

The meeting was organized by Wildsight, an organization based in Kimberley that work to protect biodiversity and encourages sustainable communities in Canada’s Columbia and Rocky Mountain regions.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday May 06 2019

If anyone is lucky enough to see Harlequin Ducks in the Salmo River Watershed then wildlife biologist, Marlene Machmer, wants to hear from you.

With funding from the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP), Pandion Ecological Research and the Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers are doing a Harlequin Duck pair and brood inventory from May to July a media release said.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday May 06 2019

NDP MP Wayne Stetski is encouraging Canadians to write the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry in support of National Local Food Day.

by Contributor on Sunday May 05 2019

The BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) today presented its Facility Excellence Award for projects under $1 million to the Trail Riverfront Centre in the City of Trail.  The award recognizes
outstanding innovation in facility concept, design development, maintenance or operation in a facility.

by Contributor on Sunday May 05 2019

If you’re lucky enough to see Harlequin Ducks in the Salmo River Watershed then wildlife biologist, Marlene Machmer, wants to hear from you. With funding from the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP), Pandion Ecological Research and the Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers are doing a Harlequin Duck pair and brood inventory from May to July.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday May 03 2019

The BC Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of a Washington State man, and his First Nations, the Sinixt, right to hunt in Canada, viewed at its ancestry territory.

The ruling, handed down Thursday, ruled in favour of 68-year-old Rick Desautel of the Lakes Tribe of the Colville Confederated Tribes (the “CCT”) and lives on the Colville Indian Reserve in Washington State.

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