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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Apr 23 2012

A man known to police spent Sunday night in Nelson lockup after he was arrested for breaking conditions to abstain from the consumption of alcohol.

Late Sunday afternoon, Nelson Police were called to Lakeside Rotary Park after receiving a call an intoxicated male approaching young girls.

by Bruce Fuhr on Sunday Apr 22 2012

While people in more than 175 countries used Earth Day 2012 to raise awareness and appreciation of the world’s natural environment, a rally in Nelson had more of a direct message for government — Keep Jumbo Wild and put a stop the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project.

by Michael Jessen on Saturday Apr 21 2012

As Enbridge tells the story, the Northern Gateway pipeline is the path to a bounty of benefits and opportunities.

This is a tall tale – a pipedream to validate increased corporate profits.

by Bruce Fuhr on Thursday Apr 19 2012

Smiles and hugs dominated the Nelson stop on the 25th Anniversary Rick Hansen Relay.

That’s before the tears of joy running down the faces of runners and spectators took over Thursday afternoon on the course that took participants from the north side of the Nelson Bridge to the NDCC parking lot.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 19 2012

Dear Rick Hansen:

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 19 2012

The ladies of the West Kootenay Women’s Roller Derby League are back and ready for a full season of action!  The off-season was hard on everybody, but the team’s have been working hard, and fans around the west Kootenays can now get their much-anticipated derby fix!

by Contributor on Friday Apr 13 2012

Dear Editor,

I’ve just been reading your story “Only YOU can prevent cancer now” and can support wholeheartedly the mission of the PCN (Prevent Cancer Now) campaigners.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 12 2012

Columbia Power has provided $1000 in support of the 8th Annual Under 19 (U19) Film Festival, a showcase for youth filmmakers aged 10 through 18 years.