April is by far the best month of the year if you are a sports fan. It is hard to argue with that fact. October might be a close second, but, to me, April is numero-uno.
The nightmare scenario: the stretch of highway between Castlegar and Trail, made treacherous by ice accumulation and poor visibility, littered with a half dozen smashed cars and twice that many dead bodies.
A 59-year-old Castlegar woman with permanent brain damage may never know how much of her brain damage was due to her illness, and how much was the end result of calling an ambulance in Castlegar.
The term “accessibility” means many different things to many people in our society. Often, it is seen as simply providing a convenience of accessible entrances and washrooms. However, “access” goes far beyond these important aspects.
In order to continue the momentum fostered by participants at the 2010 Columbia Basin Symposium, Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) is inviting Basin residents — those who attended the event and those who didn't — to review the summary reports and videos of the Symposium sessions, now available at www.cbt.org/2010symposium.
The two classic tales of the Bremen Town Musicians and Rumpelstiltskin, interpreted through the imaginative and skilled puppetry of Nova Scotia’s Maritime Marionettes, will be profiled in an upcoming show in Grand Forks.
Heather Bishop Taylor and Darryll Taylor began working together in the mid-1980s, with the Kids Express Puppet Troupe based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Then, after a season of apprenticeship touring with David Syrotiak’s National Marionette Theatre (Vermont), the Taylors began their company, Maritime Marionettes, in Truro, Nova Scotia.
Riding a season high two game win streak, the Saints had no reason to hold back as they welcomed Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans to Nelson for their final two games of the season.
Knowing that at least one win would give the Selkirk men’s hockey team the highest point total in their BCIHL history, it was a matter of buckling down and conquering a team who had just recently beat Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Okanagan College, two of the top teams in the league.
By The Nelson Daily Sports
The Castlegar Rebels rallied from a two-goal deficit to score five consecutive times in a 6-3 victory over the Beaver Valley Nitehawks in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff action Monday night in Fruitvale.
The win gives the Rebels a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-seven Murdoch Division Final series. Game four is Tuesday in Fruitvale.
Despite holding a considerable edge in the play — out shooting Beaver Valley 13-4 in the opening frame — Castlegar trailed 3-1 after 20 minutes.