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New coach Matt Martin clears off the surface at the Nelson Tennis Club's courts. The club is set to open the season with a social and BBQ on April 21.

Tennis club set to open season

The club is holding an event April 21 that will feature matches and BBQ.

New coach Matt Martin clears off the surface at the Nelson Tennis Club's courts. The club is set to open the season with a social and BBQ on April 21.
Balfour residents have voted against the RDCK borrowing money to help fund a new water system.

LETTER: Balfour water: winning the lottery, refusing the prize

Reader Hayward Kirsh is concerned about the recent decision to scrap a funding plan for Balfour's water system.

Balfour residents have voted against the RDCK borrowing money to help fund a new water system.
Whitewater had its largest under-16 ski team in decades this season. Left to right: Head coach Dylan Henderson

Whitewater’s under-16 ski team comes together

Two athletes on the team ended the season with a prestigious invitation.

Whitewater had its largest under-16 ski team in decades this season. Left to right: Head coach Dylan Henderson
Residents will have the opportunity to discuss new ideas for downtown at an open house on April 20.

Nelson to unveil Baker Street plan

There will be an open house on April 20.

Residents will have the opportunity to discuss new ideas for downtown at an open house on April 20.
Nelson's Julien Locke made his World Cup cross-country debut this year.

Julien Locke competes at cross-country World Cup event

The Nelson native finished 20th in Quebec City on March 17.

Nelson's Julien Locke made his World Cup cross-country debut this year.
A reader criticizes a report on gun injuries in Canada.

LETTER: Stats on gun deaths faulty?

Richard Green takes issue with attention paid to a recent report.

A reader criticizes a report on gun injuries in Canada.
Nelson's Noah Jury (right) exchanges punches during the Calgary Cup earlier this month.

Nelson Kyokushin Club wins two titles

Lucas Farnum and Noah Jury each won at the Calgary Cup karate tournament.

Nelson's Noah Jury (right) exchanges punches during the Calgary Cup earlier this month.
One reader wants the NDP to reconsider its softwood lumber stance.

LETTER: NDP proposed action on U.S. softwood a serious mistake

Jim Abbott asks the NDP to reconsider its softwood lumber stance.

One reader wants the NDP to reconsider its softwood lumber stance.
Sardis Secondary's Tyus DeVries is being coached by his father this season

The DeVries family: A basketball story of father and son

Former L.V. Rogers basketball player Greg DeVries on coaching his son Tyus

Sardis Secondary's Tyus DeVries is being coached by his father this season
Primary Care Paramedics responding to one of the many calls they receive on a daily basis.

25th anniversary of the Nelson, B.C., ambulance service station

Join us on Saturday, April 1, for an anniversary celebration at 820 Nelson Avenue.

Primary Care Paramedics responding to one of the many calls they receive on a daily basis.
Owners can now buy dog licenses online from the City of Nelson.

Online dog licenses available

The City of Nelson has a new service for dog owners.

Owners can now buy dog licenses online from the City of Nelson.
David Belling has been hired as general manager at Granite Pointe.

Granite Pointe hires general manager

David Belling has joined the golf course after serving the same role in Prince Rupert.

David Belling has been hired as general manager at Granite Pointe.
(L-R) Emerson Mandseth

Glacier sets provincial roster

The club will have 14 athletes at provincials next month.

(L-R) Emerson Mandseth
Swimmers with the Nelson Reflections pose at a competition in Kelowna. (L-R) Nicole Sonnichsen

Reflections in sync

The Nelson Reflections synchronized swimming team had their first competition of the season last weekend.

Swimmers with the Nelson Reflections pose at a competition in Kelowna. (L-R) Nicole Sonnichsen
Take a human book out of the human library this weekend

Take a human book out of the human library this weekend

Human books available for check-out include titles that address racism, intolerance, stigmatization and misunderstanding,

Take a human book out of the human library this weekend
The Glacier Gymnastics team won three team championships and 41 medals at a meet south of the border last month.

Glacier’s Van Hellemond steals spotlight in Idaho

Dafni van Hellemond won the prestigious honour of participating in the Finale Exhibition Show last month.

The Glacier Gymnastics team won three team championships and 41 medals at a meet south of the border last month.
Students in Selkirk College’s Integrated Environmental Planning Program have been studying and researching solutions to environmental issues in Nelson.

Selkirk students host open house on solutions for Nelson

It’s a class assignment and it could come in handy for Nelson’s city planners.The plans will be presented tonight, March 13.

Students in Selkirk College’s Integrated Environmental Planning Program have been studying and researching solutions to environmental issues in Nelson.
Whitewater's Cole Woodward competes at the Kimberley Tech Series race.

Whitewater U12 skiers get a taste of competition

The ski team age group is about transitioning from casual racing into competitive skills.

Whitewater's Cole Woodward competes at the Kimberley Tech Series race.
(L-R) Kaelum Smith

Nordic club skiers compete at B.C. Midget Championships

Maya Abraham, Lachlan Bibby-Fox and Kaelum Smith represented the club at the event, which drew over 220 athletes.

(L-R) Kaelum Smith
Deb MacKillop's mountain bike advocacy has earned her a nomination for a provincial award.

Local mountain biker nominated for award

Deb MacKillop is one of five finalists for the Kazlaw Community Award Contest.

Deb MacKillop's mountain bike advocacy has earned her a nomination for a provincial award.