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  1. Two deadly crashes in one day on icy North Okanagan highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    A 32-year-old man from Nelson, B.C., was killed in a crash on Highway 97 in the North Okanagan Tuesday night, the second fatal collision in the area in just one day. Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP said the crash happened around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 97, south of Westwold, a small community between Kamloops and Vernon.


  2. Julien Locke top Canadian in cross-country World Cup sprintRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Julien Locke cranked out a career-best 15th-place finish at a World Cup cross-country skiing city sprint race in Dresden, Germany on Saturday. The second-year member of the National Ski Team from Nelson, B.C., broke through with a solid performance in the unique sprint course laid out through the downtown streets of Dresden.


  3. 'It was crooked and awful but she smiled like you wouldn't believe': hair styling 101 for dadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | CBC News

    ... the child, helps with life-long learning... it's something we're very excited to do," said Fiona Bruce of the Fort Nelson Public Library in northeast B.C., which is hosting its own " Daddy and Me Hair Fare " Jan. 13. In this oil and gas patch of ...


  4. 'I find it unethical': B.C. man charged thousands in life insurance rate hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | CBC News

    ... has also worked for CBC News in Toronto and Ottawa. To contact her with a story, email A man in Nelson, B.C., is fighting to get back thousands of dollars after he says his life insurance provider started charging him nearly ...


  5. Morning links: A must-see ski video; blog marvels at Donovan Mitchell; Stephen A. Smith melts downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Deseret News

    ... off of rooftops, skiing down stairs, using creative jumps (a dump truck, for instance) - to navigate his way through Nelson, B.C., a small town in the Canadian Rockies. Speaking of daring skiers, Valentin Delluc soared down a glacier in France for ...


  6. Sale of controversial 'miracle' tonic results in dozens of chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | CBC News

    ... lives in the tiny community of Riondel, which sits on the shores of Kootenay Lake, about 50 kilometres northeast of Nelson. Stanley Nowak could not be reached for comment about the charges, but he spoke with CBC's The Fifth Estate in 2016 about ...


  7. Community pulls for Brule, Wis., musherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... and tested her mettle in the wilds of Alaska. On Monday, Jan. 8, she hitched up for a 15-mile training run in Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, at Streeper Kennels. She met sprint musher Bud Streeper and his father Terry, who paced her on ...


  8. Selkirk College Saints Enhance Roster for Second SemesterRead the original story

    Friday Jan 5 | PressReleasePoint

    ... the Castlegar Rebels where he led the league in scoring last season with 26 goals and 54 assists. Arcuri grew up in Nelson and played on both the Kootenay Ice Midget AAA team and the Nelson Leafs in the KIJHL. The 21-year-old blueliner also counts ...


  9. Pro Surfer John John Florence Backflips on Snowboard in BaldfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Transworld

    Here is a Friday story to lighten the mood and take you into the weekend. It looks like John John Florence took a trip with family and friends to Baldface Lodge in Nelson, BC to snowboard and celebrate his recent win as the World Surf League Champ .


  10. Uncle and nephew combo thrive in the boxing ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Medincine Hat News

    ... Janick Lacroix will look to continue on Medicine Hat Boxing Club's strong start to 2018 when he enters the ring in Nelson, B.C. on Saturday. The Medicine Hat Boxing Club will bring the best that B.C. and Alberta have to offer for the 14th annual ...


  11. Residents of small B.C. town help Syrian refugee realize artistic dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | CBC News

    ... Sharkiye, 35, and his family arrived in Canada in August. They were the first Syrian refugees to be sponsored in Fort Nelson, B.C., a small oil and gas town near the Yukon border. Despite being in the midst of an extended economic downturn , ...


  12. B.C. court rules American Indigenous man has right to hunt in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | Turtle Island News

    NELSON, B.C. _ An American Indigenous man's right to hunt in Canada has been upheld by a judge because his ancestors traditionally hunted in this country. Richard Desautel was charged with violations under British Columbia's Wildlife Act after he shot and killed a cow elk near Castlegar in 2010.


  13. Canadian court upholds Sinixt rightsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 28 | Wenatchee World

    The Cascade crest and Idaho Panhandle will see the heaviest snow today with more widespread snow north of I-90 and in the NELSON, B.C. - The British Columbia Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling that recognized the Sinixt, or Arrow Lakes Band, and restored hunting rights to Sinixt members or descendants. The tribe - split when the U.S. and Canada created a border - had been declared extinct by the Canadian government.


  14. Supreme Court sets tentative hearing date for parents of boy in meningitis deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... stay out of jail while we are filing a Supreme Court application,'' Stephan said in a November post from his home in Nelson, B.C. "And oddly enough I would like to thank the Crown prosecution, who in times past have been excessively cruel and ...


  15. Couple attempting to overturn convictions in son's meningitis death heading to Supreme Court in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | CBC News

    ... the country's highest court to either overturn their convictions or order a new trial. The Stephans, who now live in Nelson, B.C., were convicted of failing to provide the necessaries of life to their son following a trial in 2016. Jurors heard the ...


  16. Take that, Ikea! The Canadian college training world-class woodworkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | MacLeans

    What i rst happened with beer is now happening with furniture, contends David Ringheim, an instructor in the i ne woodworking program at Selkirk College's Silver King campus in Nelson, B.C. Just as craft brewers convinced people to ditch mass-produced lagers in favour of pale ales and IPAs, skilled artisans are now moving consumers away from IKEA's FjA llbo coffee tables and Hemnes dressers to more lovingly crafted wares. For nearly 30 years Selkirk's woodworking program has been educating exceptional furniture makers and gaining an international reputation for dovetailing human imagination with the flexibility and temperament of wood.


  17. COLUMN: Leader of the packRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Squamish Chief

    ... inspiration comes in part from her own life story. "I had a really tough childhood, " said Turney, originally from Nelson, BC. "I left home at 14, and moved to Vancouver a year later. And I had people to help me along the way, who encouraged me to ...


  18. Risk Maturity: Pat Moore's Avalanche Course at Baldface LodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Transworld

    ... in the top tier of backcountry exploration, and it seemingly has only just begun. Upon arriving at the helipad in Nelson, British Columbia I had no idea what the following week would hold. Months ago, during a morning spent at a coffee shop in ...


  19. Teachers wanted: B.C. at 'crisis' point in effort to fill jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | Canadian HR Reporter

    ... to be the number one star with not doing itself any favours when it came to recruiting people,'' Hansman said. David Nelson, associate superintendent of the Vancouver School District, said 470 teachers were hired last spring but many have resigned ...


  20. Columbia River Treaty to be renegotiated with U.S. in early 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | CBC News

    ... it will begin negotiations to modernize the decades-old Columbia River Treaty beginning in early 2018, a move Nelson B.C.'s mayor calls "promising." In 1964, Canada and the U.S. signed the treaty which created reservoirs hundreds of kilometres long ...