by Eileen Delehant... on Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:15am

For the next several weeks, history is being made at the Nelson, B.C. courthouse, as an indigenous man named Rick Desautel sets the love of his ancestors against the logical machinery of the...

by Shara JJ Cooper on Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 9:02pm

Life in the Boundary: Then and Now, was the theme for the 106th Grand Forks Fall Fair.

The fair is a survival story after struggling for years due to a lack of volunteers and then being...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 3:15pm

Nelson Police are pleased to announce that Jason Davis was located by friends and family in the early evening on Thursday, September 1, 2016.

Police said Davis was given a ride home by...

Recent News

Steve Nash Youth Basketball back for another season in Nelson

The Steve Nash program is growing in Nelson with more and more players learning the fundamentals about the game.

Now that the youth soccer season is winding down, basketball lovers will bi happy to know the Steve Nash Youth Basketball (SNYB) program is ready for another season of the sport in Nelson.

The Fall session begins Wednesday, October 5 at Hume Elementary and Trafalgar Gymnasiums.

Players from the ages of six to 11 (Grades 1 to 6) will be able to enjoy fun while developing skills to enjoy the game.

The emphasis is on skill development for girls and boys.

Bruins outlast Leafs 7-4, move into three-way tie for first in Murdoch Division

Bruins outlast Leafs 7-4, move into three-way tie for first in Murdoch Division

Brady Berger scored twice and assisted on the game winner to lift the Grand Forks Border Bruins to a 7-4 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Nelson Leafs Sunday afternoon in the Boundary City.

Berger set up Silas Johnson with eight minutes remaining in the game to give the Bruins a 5-4 lead.

Grand Forks scored twice as Nelson pulled netminder Ben Kelsch in an attempt to tie the game.

Nelson held period leads of 2-1 and 3-2 before the Bruins scored twice in the third to take a 4-3 lead.

Regional News

Letter: When it comes to seniors, think again

Letter: When it comes to seniors, think again

To The Editor:

October 1st is the United Nations-declared “International Day of the Older Person.”

The theme this year is ageism, a prejudice that the UN describes as the most socially-normalized form of discrimination worldwide.

The term was coined in 1969 to describe a form of discrimination based on age.

Castlegar wins award for Celgar Pavilion at Millennium Park

Castlegar wins award for Celgar Pavilion at Millennium Park

The City of Castlegar was one of six communities to receive Community Recognition awards from Wood WORKS! BC at the annual Union of BC Municipalities Convention in Victoria this week, in honour of the Celgar Pavilion at Millennium Park.

Provincial & National

RCMP collar alleged child predator

RCMP collar alleged child predator

A proactive online investigation by the BC Integrated Child Exploitation (BC ICE) Unit has resulted in charges of Making Child Pornography and Arrangement or Agreement to commit a sexual offence against a child. 

On March 10, 56-year-old Ronald Gardner, of no fixed address, was arrested and subsequently charged with the above noted offences, as well as Failing to Comply with Prohibition Order originating from historical child-pornography-related charges.

Fitness apps more effective when they are personalized — UBC study concludes

Mary Jung, an assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences, recently completed an eight-week study that examined the effectiveness of fitness apps. — Submitted photo


When fitness apps include personal touches such as individualized goals and contact with a ‘real live trainer’, users tend to exercise more consistently, a UBC study concludes.

Mary Jung, an assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences, recently completed an eight-week study that examined the effectiveness of fitness apps.

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