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by Rossland Telegraph on Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 12:21pm

Some new excitement is scheduled at Red -- the region's first cyclocross race ever!  Hope for good weather on October 30, for the sake of cyclocross racers doing the  "Hallocross" event.  This is a fun race; for those rare individuals who don't already know all...

by Contributor on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 6:46pm

It’s amazing what an active community can accomplish together, if a recent roller derby fundraiser is any indication.

The Rossland Trail Roller Girls (RTRG) rallied its sister teams – the Dam City Rollers and the Nelson Killjoys – last month to join them in a special...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 11:21am

It's common knowledge:  spending time in the outdoors is good for our health and our brains.  People learn best from experience, and we also learn best when we're young; hence the growing interest in outdoor education and experiential learning.  Early in October, a crew of...

Recent News

by Contributor on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 7:50pm

World-class fiddler Calvin Vollrath will be playing at the Old Castle Theatre in Castlegar on October 24 at 7 PM. If you watched the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, you’ve heard his music. He was...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 5:50pm

A detailed economic analysis recently completed by the New York University  Langone Medical Centre suggests that low-level daily exposure to chemicals found in many products has a large economic cost to the United States -- in the...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 11:52am

As leaves change colour and drop from trees, and a chill in the air signals the approach of winter, many of us are thinking of the fall harvest and hearty soups and dishes that will soon warm our bellies.

Not everyone is lucky...

by Murray Dobbin on Monday, October 17, 2016 - 4:24pm

It's amazing what we gradually accept as normal -- even admirable -- in how we treat each other in Canada. Practices that were once seen as a repugnant surrender to government indifference, like food banks, are now virtually...

Regional News

by Rossland Telegraph on Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 10:34am

Don't be fooled.  Don't give out any information on the phone to anyone who calls up and claims to represent your credit card company.  Anyone from your credit card compoany does  NOT need you to give them any...

by Contributor on Friday, October 21, 2016 - 2:46pm

Many hands will make light work this weekend when locals gather in Castlegar to plant 5,000 daffodil bulbs to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

The public is invited to bring a shovel and get their hands dirty...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday, October 21, 2016 - 6:36am

Even members of bargaining committees need a few days off for a weekend break.

Talks in the Kootenay Savings Credit Union Labour dispute are taking weekend hiatus Jeff Bromley of the United Steelworkers Union said in an email...

by John Boivin on Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 8:54pm

Through online auctions and a crowdfunding campaign  friends and family are pulling out all the stops to help a little Nelson girl facing a life-threatening illness.

In August eight-year-old Annabelle Edl started feeling...

Provincial & National

Almost four million international visitors to B.C. in 2016

Many international tourists are finding out about the beauty of BC. — The Nelson Daily file photo

The August international visitor numbers are in and they are proof that this past summer has been an exceptional time of growth for tourism in British Columbia.

Year-to-date figures show an 11.5% increase in international visitors over the same time period last year (January to August). That represents close to four million total overnight international visitors (3,990,574) that came to B.C. during the first eight months of this year.

VPD reports resident finds naked man cooking eggs in kitchen

VPD reports resident finds naked man cooking eggs in kitchen

If you think or thought you heard or seen it all, read about the Vancouver resident who found a naked man in his house cooking eggs in the kitchen.

Vancouver Police reporter shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday (October 18), a 35-year-old man walked into a home near Cambie Street and King Edward Avenue through a closed, but unlocked door.

Vancouver media release said the man removed his shoes and all of his clothing, took eggs out of the fridge, and began making a meal in the kitchen, damaging the stove and microwave in the process.

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