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By Contributor on Monday Oct 24 2011

To the Editor;

By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Oct 20 2011
Police have two suspects in custody after a series of break-ins last night in Nelson and Castlegar.
 
Castlegar RCMP Sgt.
By Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Oct 20 2011
Boss Power Corp. surrendered its uranium exploration and mining rights to the Province of B.C. for $30 million this week.
 
The negotiated settlement comes after Boss Power launched a law suit in 2009 after the province announced a prohibition against uranium exploration and development in 2008. The agreement gives the Crown the mineral rights to the Blizzard uranium deposit located near Big White Ski Resort and Beaverdell, B.C.
 
The province will pay Boss Power Corp.
By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Oct 19 2011

UPDATE: Omarah Baker-Ainsley has been found, alive and well.  

On Oct. 16 at approximately 11 p.m., 16-year-old Omarah Baker-Ainsley was reported missing by her foster parent.  Omarah is new to foster care and failed to return to her foster home by her curfew. 

By Mona Mattei on Tuesday Oct 18 2011
The case before the B.C.
By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Oct 17 2011

Nelson has gone international once again.

Los Angeles Times staff writer Chris Reynolds made a stop in the Heritage city recently to give a Coles Notes version to Californians of life north of the 49th parallel

Reynolds made the holiday trek from Los Angeles with his family to drink a little hemp ale, sample some hemp cookies and enjoy what Nelsonites have known for years.

By Mona Mattei on Sunday Oct 16 2011

Grand Forks joined the global Occupy Together movement on Saturday with a protest, music, sharing experiencees and adding their voice to the cause.

Over the three hours suggested for the protest, people came and went enjoying sunshine, snacks and commaraderie as they gave of their time and enthusiasm. The gathering was not marred by violence or outbreaks, unlike some of the protests worldwide.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 16 2011

A protest that started four weeks ago in New York's financial district found its way Saturday to the streets of Nelson.

By Mona Mattei on Thursday Oct 13 2011
The Boundary region’s emergency cold weather shelter is preparing for its second season of operations and will open on schedule to welcome people Nov. 1.
 
Operated by the Boundary Emergency and Transition Housing Society (BETHS), the shelter is calling for help from new volunteers and donors as it gets organized for the coming winter season.
By Mona Mattei on Thursday Oct 13 2011
The recent injunction granted to remove unapproved structures at the Granby road property of Peter and Lisa Demski in Grand Forks may be sending poverty stricken adults and youth into the streets.
 
In late September the Regional District of the Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) successfully won an injunction against the Demskis, who jointly own the property about six kilometres up Granby Road on the Granby River, for the removal of trailers housing several people, many of whom are known to be otherwise homeless and may face other challenges.
 
“The real

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