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By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 11 2019

One man remains in custody following a police drug raid on a residence in Rosemont Saturday evening Nelson Police said Monday in a media release.

Police said Saturday (March 09, 2019) at 7:45 p.m., after a prolonged investigation the Nelson Police Department executed a search warrant on a residence in Rosemont on grounds of illicit drug trafficking related to the residence. 

"As a result of the search a male and female were arrested and a significant amount of cocaine, MDMA (commonly known as Ecstasy) and Ketamine were seized from the home," the media release said.

By Trevor Miller on Monday Mar 11 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters are pleased to announce that former forward and captain Jake Lucchini (’95) has signed a one-year entry-level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. 

By Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 11 2019

For the first time in years, the Selkirk Saints have not advanced to the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League Finals.

Sparked by goalie Matt Huber, Vancouver Island University posted a two-game sweep of Selkirk with a 3-2 victory Saturday in Castlegar.

VIU became the first B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League team to ever beat Selkirk College on their home turf in a playoff series they also advanced to the program's first-ever appearance in the BCIHL Finals.

By CBT on Monday Mar 11 2019

A new $6-million partnership between Columbia Basin Trust, College of the Rockies and Selkirk College will work toward shared priorities to enhance the quality, availability and uniqueness of the college experience for students.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 11 2019

Old Man Winter isn’t done just yet.

Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning Monday for Highway 3, Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. The warning covers Boundary, West Kootenay and Kootenay Lake regions.

Environment Canada said the region could expect snowfall in the amounts of about 20 cm.

“An approaching frontal system will track across the southern interior tonight,” Environment Canada said. “Snow at times heavy will begin this evening and persist through Tuesday. Snowfall amounts up to 20 cm can be expected by Tuesday evening.”

By Letters to the editor on Monday Mar 11 2019

To The Editor:

By Contributor on Sunday Mar 10 2019

The YES Camp at Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island is an amazing life-changing experience for teens age 14 to 18, and this Kootenay Savings is sponsoring* (6) Kootenay kids to attend the camp for an action-packed week of fun, learning and adventure.

By Trevor Miller on Saturday Mar 09 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters dug deep and got a series clinching goal from Bryce Anderson as they earned a 4-2 victory in Game #5 of their Interior Division Quarterfinal series against the Merritt Centennials and won the best-of-seven series 4-1. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Mar 08 2019

Politicians keep talking about it, but, — what a surprise — nothing changes.

So, Sunday, like many other past years, people will lose an hour or precious sleep thanks to Daylight Savings Time, not going the way of the dinosaur, and beginning at 2 a.m.

Time change, or the ritual known as “Spring Forward” happens the second Sunday in March.

Previously, Canada had observed Daylight Saving Time from the first Sunday in April until the last Sunday in October.

By Interior Health Authority on Thursday Mar 07 2019

It can be hard to navigate the world of diet videos, healthy eating tips, superfoods, meal planning, and the latest diet trends. Should I be gluten free? Is fat good now? What’s a keto? The good news is you’re not alone!

Many Canadians find it difficult to find nutrition advice that fits their lifestyle, budget, and personal preferences. That’s where dietitians come in!

March is Nutrition Month, where we celebrate dietitians across Canada helping people unlock the potential of food to prevent, fuel, heal, discover, and bring us together. 

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