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Missing skiers found safe

Posted on 22. Feb, 2012 by in Nelson

Missing skiers found safe

Two backcountry skiers from Nelson were found safe and sound, reports the RCMP.

In a press release sent out to media, Staff Sgt. Dan Seibel reports the two skiers, a man and a woman from Nelson, were found safe – if cold and wet – on Tuesday morning.

Dramatic house fire captured on video

Posted on 27. Jan, 2012 by in Nelson

Dramatic house fire captured on video

A Nelson-area family is recovering after losing all their belongings in an early morning fire yesterday, reports Bob Hall for the Nelson Star.

Harold and Jeanine Koeltgen and their daughter Ava, 11, escaped the fire without any injuries.

Kootenay cookbook sales boiling over

Posted on 18. Jan, 2012 by in Nelson

Kootenay cookbook sales boiling over

The food at Whitewater Winter Resort has long had a good reputation and the cookbook series that grew from former owner Shelly Adams’ experience running the hill’s café is reaching unheard of heights for a self-published book, reports Liane Faulder for the Edmonton Journal.

New, lighter coins could mean big cost to cities

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by in Nelson

New, lighter coins could mean big cost to cities

The Canadian Mint is following the advice that says “mind the pennies and the dollars will follow,” but their decision to make lighter coins in a bid to save money means there’ll be a big expense for the City of Nelson, reports Megan Cole for the Nelson Star.

Head injury kills Selkirk College student

Posted on 06. Dec, 2011 by in Nelson

Head injury kills Selkirk College student

William Joseph Sidney Schooler – 20, originally from Edmonton – and a friend had built a ramp leading up to a handrail on the Tenth Street Campus over the weekend. Schooler wasn’t wearing a helmet and the young man fell during the stunt. He was injured, but didn’t seek medical care.

Nelson residents vote on placement of new sculpture

Posted on 06. Dec, 2011 by in Nelson

Nelson residents vote on placement of new sculpture

Tasked with finding a home for a 25-foot sculpture, Nelson’s Cultural Development Commission has turned to the public and asking them to vote on where the public art will go.

Sick Procter baby dies on the weekend

Posted on 15. Nov, 2011 by in Nelson

Sick Procter baby dies on the weekend

A two-year-old baby suffering from a degenerative nerve disorder and drew considerable local and national attention died this weekend, reports Chris Shepherd for the Nelson Post.

Anaya Cassin had Krabbe leukodystrophy, a degenerative nerve disorder that destroys brain cells.

Missing man headed to Nelson

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by in Grand Forks, Nelson

Missing man headed to Nelson

The RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find a man hitchhiking from Vancouver to Nelson, last seen in the Grand Forks area, reports the Grand Forks Gazette.

Randy James Neilson was last seen in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct. 1, possibly on the side of the highway a week later. He’s believed to be headed for Nelson.

Peace Bond application dismissal case adjourns for now

Posted on 10. Nov, 2011 by in Nelson

Peace Bond application dismissal case adjourns for now

An application by the Nelson-Creston MLA to get a peace bond against a former Nelson man has been adjourned for now, reports Greg Nesteroff for the Nelson Star.

Michelle Mungall has asked the courts to giver her a peace bond against Donovan Carter after Carter left several messages on her office answering machine.

Sarcastic voice messages played in Peace Bond application dismissal case

Posted on 08. Nov, 2011 by in Nelson

Sarcastic voice messages played in Peace Bond application dismissal case

The messy details in a harassment case launched by the MLA for the Nelson-Creston riding against a constituent are being aired in court, reads a report by the Nelson Star’s Greg Nesteroff.

Michelle Mungall has requested a peace bond against Donovan Carter, a former Nelson resident, who left the messages at her office. Some of the messages were played for the court this week.