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by Mona Mattei on Thursday Jan 06 2011

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.

“We’ve seen a really strong storm come...
by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited concluded a very successful first year of its Drive One 4 UR School and Drive One 4 UR Community programs in Canada. The programs, which began in April, raised a total of $460,180 to date benefitting more than 158 schools and community organizations across Canada.

Through this initiative, B.C. community members had the opportunity to...

by Anonymous on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

Rescue efforts are underway to free more than 200 skiers trapped Tuesday at Maine's Sugarloaf ski resort, which is located 120 miles north of Portland. Several injuries were reported after a ski lift broke down; an employee at the resort said this caused several people to fall to the ground.

The Spillway East lift reportedly came to a halt during high winds due to a derailment. Around 10...

by Teralee Trommeshauser on Wednesday Dec 29 2010

I took it upon myself to start a detox last week. Just a short one, three days. I know what you’re all thinking: A detox around Christmas? You’re nuts! But truthfully, I eat fairly healthy most of the time, and I’m not one to indulge on holiday treats regardless. I had high hopes. This would be easy! But as the first day was about half way done I remembered the gluten free pecan shortbread in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Dec 23 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Justin Umpherville rink, skipped by Kelvin Harper, is off to the provincials after stopping the rival Spenser Soukeroff rink 8-3 in the final of the West Kootenay Juvenile Zone Curling Championships Sunday at the Nelson Curling Club.

The Trail rink, with Harper as skip, Justin Uumperville at third, Harlan Young at second and...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 20 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

Time to break up the Kootenay Ice.

For the second consecutive weekend the Ice scored a three-point weekend, this time against the Okanagan Rockets in B.C. Major Midget Hockey League action at the Capital New Centre in Kelowna.

And it could have been better has Kootenay not blown a 4-1 second period lead.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Dec 20 2010

By The Nelson Daily Sports

The Castlegar/Nelson Midget Reps exploded for 19 goals in two games to head into the Christmas break on a high note.

Castlegar/Nelson bounced Trail Tier III 10-2 and 9-3 in a pair of West Kootenay Minor Hockey League games during the weekend.

The two wins improve the Reps season record to 8-19-4. Castlegar/Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Dec 19 2010

The Nelson Daily has learned a Cranbrook sales consultant could be humming the tune to the Barenaked Ladies "If I had a Million Dollars" song very soon.

Barry Epp of the Key City was selected at random as the winner of TSN's fifth annual, international award-winning million-dollar giveaway, the Chevrolet Cruze Million Dollar...