by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 3:56pm

Studies have shown that crime rates tend to increase at Christmas, as “the season of giving” can be difficult for those living under the poverty line and sometimes results in impulsive...

by Michelle Croissant on Monday, December 15, 2014 - 9:11am

With Christmas just around the corner and weather alternating being snow and rain, local RCMP continue to caution people to be safe this season. "It is the holiday time," said Staff Sgt...

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by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 9:00am

The annual Christmas Santa Claus' parade and Christmas tree light up at Gyro Park gathered big crowds, Dec. 5 as well as many registrants in the parade. 

It was the biggest one...

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Leafs, Hawks remain tied for top spot in Murdoch Division entering holiday break

Leafs, Hawks remain tied for top spot in Murdoch Division entering holiday break

The Nelson Leafs scored seven unanswered goals en route to an 8-2 pounding of the Grand Forks Border Bruins in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night at the NDCC Arena.

The win allowed the Leafs to remain tied for top spot in the Murdoch Division with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks entering the Christmas break.

Leafs deal for offence after acquiring Michael Rand from Bruins

Leaf captain Aaron Dunlap and the rest of the Green and White have one more game, Friday against Grand Forks, before relaxing for a KIJHL Christmas break. — The Nelson Daily photo

It’s a deal that has been in the works, from Nelson’s perspective, for at least . . . well, a very long time.

Last week pen was put to paper as the Nelson Leafs acquired sniper Michael Rand from the Grand Forks Border Bruins for cash and future considerations.

Rand joined the team this week and, ironically, plays his first game in the Green and White against his former teammates in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday at the NDCC Arena.

Regional News

UPDATED: Safeway bomb threat deemed a hoax

UPDATED: Safeway bomb threat deemed a hoax

On Dec. 18, at roughly 1 p.m., the Castlegar RCMP, Kootenay Boundary GIS, Trail Detachment, Castlegar Fire Department and emergency services responded to a complaint of a bomb threat called in to the manager of Canada Safeway, according to RCMP Cpl. Debbie Postnikoff.

Provincial & National

BCLC saves money by spending more

BCLC saves money by spending more

It appears the way the B.C. Lottery Corporation saves money is by spending more.

The BCLC tried saving money by offering buyouts, but the planned failed miserably when more employees took the gold-plated offer, that cost the crown corporation $25 million.

BC Minister of Finance Michael de Jong said Wednesday the lottery corporation restructuring exercise in March designed to cut operating costs by $20 million ended up costing $25 million.

Approval of Site-C Dam project a major step backwards in Provincial Government relations with BC First Nations

Approval of Site-C Dam project a major step backwards in Provincial Government relations with BC First Nations

First Nations Summit leaders are denouncing today’s decision by the Government of BC to approve BC Hydro’s Site-C Dam project on the Peace River, approximately seven kilometers west of Fort St. John in northeastern BC.

The proposed dam will result in the flooding and destruction of 5,550 hectares of land within the traditional territory of Treaty 8 First Nations.