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Nelson News Dec 31, 2017 to Jan 6, 2018

Skier hurt in backcountry

Jan 6, 2018 / 7:51 pm

A 30-year-old man from France sustained serious life-threatening injuries after being swept up in an avalanche near Nelson while skiing, according to officials...

Winch team called to action

Jan 5, 2018 / 10:52 am

The Vernon Search and Rescue helicopter winch team was called into action Thursday after a skier was caught in an avalanche near Whitewater Ski Resort in...

Fernie wants back on the ice

Jan 4, 2018 / 12:06 pm

The mayor of Fernie says an immediate priority for her East Kootenay city is to reopen the local arena months after three men were killed there. Fernie Memorial...