Editorial

MarketFest was a huge success in Nelson's downtown on Friday night.

Putting it all together in Nelson

It was an incredible start to true summer in the Kootenays. The heat finally arrived and the streets were buzzing with activity.

MarketFest was a huge success in Nelson's downtown on Friday night.
Nelson's Lion's Park was a hive of activity on Sunday

Nelson Lions help create pride

Thanks to Mother Nature giving the Kootenays a brief break from the deluge, Sunday afternoon provided a fabulous small town scene.

Nelson's Lion's Park was a hive of activity on Sunday
Fletcher Falls south of Kaslo is a worthy Kootenay Day Trip where access to a natural wonder is rather simple.

Launching the day tripper in the Kootenays

The Kootenay/Boundary is a wonderland of natural treats, fascinating history and funky small-town living.

Fletcher Falls south of Kaslo is a worthy Kootenay Day Trip where access to a natural wonder is rather simple.
Sandpoint

Welcoming a new sister

The City of Nelson is bringing a new sister city into the family.

Sandpoint
The Nelson U16 Selects Girls had a tough time against Kootenay South in their opening game of the provincial playdowns in Cranbrook

Pride on the soccer pitch

Sport is an important thread in the fabric of any community.

The Nelson U16 Selects Girls had a tough time against Kootenay South in their opening game of the provincial playdowns in Cranbrook

Steering the solutions in Nelson

Nelson is unlike other rural outposts. Our geography and charm set us apart from the average burg

L.V. Rogers grad committee members (L-R) Sydney Zondervan

Where did those 13 years go?

Every September a new group of eager young kindergarten students begin an exciting new chapter of their lives.

L.V. Rogers grad committee members (L-R) Sydney Zondervan
Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce executive director Tom Thomson wants you to help paint the city's downtown.

Cheering for the underdog

Nelson and Rossland now hold the mantle as the best ski town in North America.

Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce executive director Tom Thomson wants you to help paint the city's downtown.
Cabaret opened in Nelson last night before an enthusiastic audience.

Talent worth taking in

As you can see from the fabulous photos taken of the dress rehearsal, the Capitol Theatre is once again buzzing with quality local theatre.

Cabaret opened in Nelson last night before an enthusiastic audience.
Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall needs to do a better job of representing the people of her riding over the next four years.

Mungall still faces a test

The Nelson-Creston campaign provided some valuable lessons which we hope the victor uses

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall needs to do a better job of representing the people of her riding over the next four years.
Incumbent Michelle Mungall won the Nelson-Creston riding on Tuesday night

Nelson-Creston riding right on cue

Michelle Mungall took the Nelson-Creston riding with ease on Tuesday night and it shouldn’t have come as much of a surprise.

Incumbent Michelle Mungall won the Nelson-Creston riding on Tuesday night
There has been little spark amongst the Nelson-Creston candidates over the last few weeks.

Invisible, but important

If it feels like there has been little spark in the Nelson-Creston race for MLA, you are right.

There has been little spark amongst the Nelson-Creston candidates over the last few weeks.
The Global BC News Hour team will be in Nelson on Thursday. Let's welcome them with open arms.

Proud to make News

On Thursday evening, Global TV will be broadcasting The News Hour live from the plaza at City Hall.

The Global BC News Hour team will be in Nelson on Thursday. Let's welcome them with open arms.
It was a big night for the Nelson Civic Theatre Society on Wednesday night when they announced they had surpassed their Community Challenge fundraising goal.

It helps make Nelson special

By a matter of chance and not design, today’s edition throws a spotlight on a pair of Nelson cultural centrepieces

It was a big night for the Nelson Civic Theatre Society on Wednesday night when they announced they had surpassed their Community Challenge fundraising goal.
The morning after the graffiti tag went up on the stone wall at the base of IODE Park

Get tough on tagging

It’s a scourge that’s taking over the blank spaces in our community.

The morning after the graffiti tag went up on the stone wall at the base of IODE Park
If performance at Tuesday night's all-candidates forum at the Prestige Inn is the judge

Scoring the first forum

In so many ways, politics is a game. So when it comes to games, there is this innate urge to declare a winner.

If performance at Tuesday night's all-candidates forum at the Prestige Inn is the judge
'Seated Couple' by Rick Haugen is one of the sculptures that will be on display in Nelson this summer.

Polls and public policy in Nelson

From dogs in the downtown to cross-border shopping, at times the final results are predictable and other weeks it takes us by surprise.

'Seated Couple' by Rick Haugen is one of the sculptures that will be on display in Nelson this summer.

You help us make the call

One of the most enjoyable aspects about working in the media is every day seems to bring a new dilemma.

Candidates in the Nelson-Creston race are going to be doing their very best to get noticed and earn your vote over the next 28 days. Incumbent Michelle Mungall is holding a retro-themed party at The Royal later this month as one of that campaign's fundraising events.

You can help shape the campaign in Nelson-Creston

Typically the battle for the Nelson-Creston riding is a spirited one. This election will be no different.

Candidates in the Nelson-Creston race are going to be doing their very best to get noticed and earn your vote over the next 28 days. Incumbent Michelle Mungall is holding a retro-themed party at The Royal later this month as one of that campaign's fundraising events.
You can vote for the Kootenay Music Awards right now.

Music to Kootenay ears

It’s worth getting to know these acts, and the Kootenay Music Awards website is a great place to start.

You can vote for the Kootenay Music Awards right now.