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Spirit first, technique second

Ten students earned their black belts at Kootenay Martial Arts on Saturday.

Support recovery beds announced for Nelson

Interior Health is funding eight new beds to help people recovering from mental health or substance abuse issues.

Nelson Skating Club earns prestigious rating

The club has been awarded a gold rating for the 2015-16 season by the BC/YK Section of Skate Canada.

Nordic club undergoes summer renovations

Over $20,000 worth of renovations were made to the Nelson Nordic Ski Club's infrastructure.

Nelson swimmer earns NCAA scholarship

Jordan Andrusak will compete at Bowling Green State University.

Run raises money for Pulpit

The second annual Pulpit Rock Fun Run was held to fund trail maintenance.

Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival returns for fourth year

Here's the line-up of 12 films in five venues.

Lady Bombers endure tough weekend

LVR's field hockey team struggled through wet conditions and injuries at a tournament in Castlegar.

Slow and steady won’t beat Matti Erickson

The Nelson runner won an event at the Nike Invitational cross-country meet.

Lady Bombers split games at tournament

The team opened the field hockey season with a visit to Oliver.

Nelson U16 Selects strike gold in Revelstoke

The team won its first tournament since taking provincial gold in July.

Allison Girvan opens auditions for new choir

Allison Girvan’s choirs provide a supportive artistic community and a training ground for young performers in Nelson.

Columbia Basin Trust grants $250k for Slocan Valley project

The money will improve and expand parks and trails in the area.

Nelson weightlifter wins bronze at Ogopogo Open

Ali Popoff was on the podium last weekend at the competition in Lake Country.

PHOTOS: Prancing to the podium

Nelson's Indigo Bowick took bronze at the BC Summer Games last month.

AIDS Walk for Life scraps the walk

Instead of a stroll for charity, the annual event is focusing on healthy living classes.

Synchro swimming returns to NDCC in the fall

The Nelson Reflections are gearing up for the start of the new season.

Kootenay Chaos hurdles toward the podium

The track and field team won six medals at the Junior Development Track and Field Championships in Surrey.

Robert Kwan offers pipe organ recital

The recital will be held at the Nelson United Church on August 6.

Balfour Golf Course back nine sold to rec commission

The Balfour Recreation Commission voted last Wednesday to purchase the back nine holes of the course for $1.2 million.