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by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

The invasion of the bears reached peak levels in June as a record number were being destroyed in the region. By mid-June in the Castlegar region alone 18 bears had already been destroyed. One particular bear, shot in the foot, wounded by, but not killed led conservation officers on a wild bear chase around the city as sightings of the bear showed up for a week following the incident

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by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

Staring down the potential loss of its school's as well as what could amount to being one of the most expensive projects in recent Rossland history the City got behind two worthy initiatives.

May 13th - Saving Rossland's Schools: The City puts its money where its heart is

The City of Rossland put it’s money where it’s heart was...

by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

April brought with it a sense of protectionism to town; namely how to protect the sale of locally grown eggs and those who eat them. Further afield a group of friendly folk were trying to solve a half century long riddle on how to get both protection and management abilities on the Old Glory alpine area.

by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

February's news was centered around KBRH as ground zero in the ongoing debate between surgeons and IH over potential operating room cuts at the hostpital.

Mar -11 INTERVIEW: Dr. Andre De Greef - The doctors strike back

 

The ongoing disagreement over potential operating room cuts at KBRH after months of...
by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

With cold weather coursing through town, council heard stories of green grass, gardens, boulevards and all of the cosmetic pesticides that should't be allowed in , on or around those areas. For the first time in three decades the Nelson District Credit Union faced labour action and in the game of the federal economic stimulus lottery Rossland won big.

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by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

Kicking off the new year January brought with it  both mourning and celebrations, voluntary efforts and engaged citizens working for the betterment of their community

 
Heavy snows through the Christmas season and four consecutive days of...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

Police are reporting a truly bizarre interpretation of spending time with family over the holiday season, after arresting a mother and son in connection with a break-and-enter.

Nelson RCMP Sgt. Darryl Little said police were called to a break-and-enter in progress at about 2 a.m. Wednesday,  in 1000 block of Cote Rd, Crescent Valley.

"The owners of the residence reported seeing...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 28 2010

A small army of volunteers fed over 300 persons at the 29th Annual Grand Forks Community Christmas Dinner, held at noon at the Gospel Chapel on Christmas day. The numbers were down slightly from last year where over 400 were served.

“Last year there wasn’t a dinner at Christina Lake, plus many of the survivors of the devastating fire in Curlew attended the dinner last year...
by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 23 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Whitewater Ski Resort is slowly, but surely, moving up on the Big Dogs.
For the first time in more than 15 years the Nelson-based ski resort is opening a new lift.

“It’s awesome," said Whitewater General Manager Brian Cusack in a written press release.
"I kinda hate that word,” Cusack adds with a laugh, “but, yeah, it’...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 23 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Justin Umpherville rink, skipped by Kelvin Harper, is off to the provincials after stopping the rival Spenser Soukeroff rink 8-3 in the final of the West Kootenay Juvenile Zone Curling Championships Sunday at the Nelson Curling Club.

The Trail rink, with Harper as skip, Justin Uumperville at third, Harlan Young at second and...

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