The Selkirk Saints men’s hockey team started the New Year with a trip to the coast Jan 7, 8 for a pair of games versus Simon Fraser University and Trinity Western University.
In Friday’s game versus the power house SFU Clan, the Saints found themselves in tough after an eight hour bus ride and more than a month long break between semesters. Adding to the challenge was the fact they were traveling with a shortened bench as defencemen Josh Mace (Nelson) and Devin Kerckhof (Edmonton)and forward Caleb Georgetti (Nelson) could not make the trip.
Donations collected for apartment fire victims
AM Ford – 2795 Highway Drive, Trail; until Monday, Jan. 10
AM Ford is asking for the public’s help in collecting donations for residents displaced by last week's fire at Kerr Apartments in Nelson.
After being approached by Terasen Gas, the dealership realized the importance of joining in the relief efforts.
The dealership began collecting items on Thursday and the showroom quickly filled up. By Friday afternoon, enough donations had already amassed to fill three truckloads.
Conditions are prime for avalanches as a snowstorm and high winds hit the Kootenay and Boundary regions over the next two days. Following the storm sunshine and cooler temperatures will be luring everyone into the back country on the weekend, but James Floyer, public forecaster with the Canadian Avalanche Centre, says that caution is critical.
By Bruce Fuhr, The Nelson Daily
Is this rumour true or just another Nelson Becker April Fool’s prank to create a buzz?
Unfortunately, this is not a prank and The Express will publish for the final time on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 after 22 years of operation.
“It’s basically an economic situation,” Express publisher/owner Becker told The Nelson Daily Wednesday from his Heritage City home. “Right now I don’t have enough advertisers to make it feasible to continue publishing the paper.”
Kaslo RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are investigating the sudden death of woman who died while snowboarding on a Wednesday, Dec. 29 afternoon.
The woman was a guest with Retallack Snow Cat Ski Lodge, said RCMP senior media relations officer Cpl. Dan Moskaluk from Penticton.
At around 3 p.m. the 32-year-old woman was amongst a group of skiers descending a run. At one point the group noticed that one woman was missing.
Whitetail deer in Grand Forks may be trapped and relocated under a possible provincial pilot project as a way to manage the herds.
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.