Editorial

Nelson Blueliners

Nelson Blueliners in action

Slideshow: The Nelson Blueliners jumped into action this weekend at their tournament hosted at the NDCC.

Nelson Blueliners
Tom Newell speaks at a demonstration recently

Kootenay Lake school district hard at work despite challenges

Tuesday’s SD8 board meeting touched on Bill 22 and the new budget and while both may be some time away from being completed and resolved

Tom Newell speaks at a demonstration recently
Selkirk College

Selkirk students in Castlegar and Nelson take action

Selkirk College Student’s Union gathers Tuesday to present their frustrations to the Selkirk College Board of Governors.

Selkirk College
Earth Hour

Earth Day in Nelson

Nelson mayor John Dooley and city councilors along with Nelson Hydro are inviting the community to support Earth Hour.

Earth Hour
Supernatural

Supernatural Saturday in Nelson

The snowboard contest that brought 18 of the world’s best snowboarders to Nelson will be airing on NBC this Saturday.

Supernatural
Hair Today...

Raising money for Nelson’s grads

Nelson's BC Liquor store dry grad fundraiser a hairy situation

Hair Today...
The teachers on the front lines need to keep their focus on the students.

Nelson teachers need to grab hold of umbrellas

As spring break winds down this week, the battle over the future of public education continues to rage.

The teachers on the front lines need to keep their focus on the students.

Fish and Wildlife cuts makes us long for Robin Hood

Living in major metropolitan areas, it’s easy to forget about the rural communities like Nelson around you.

Is Nelson still a great little arts town?

With curtains closed on KHAOS's Nelson shows and cuts facing Kootenay School of the Arts this week's editorial looks at the arts.

KHAOS will open on March 8.

Making sense of Nelson’s KHAOS

It’s not something you expect from small town Canada.

KHAOS will open on March 8.

Provincial budget a reality check for Nelson residents

The BC Liberal government unveiled their budget this week and it could have ripple effects from Victoria to Nelson.

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall — seen here sending in her HST referendum ballot — is not impressed with Tuesday's budget.

New budget ‘prudent’: Nelson Chamber boss

The BC Liberals’ 2012 budget will restrict spending increases and maintain current tax figures to meet its balanced budget target in 2013.

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall — seen here sending in her HST referendum ballot — is not impressed with Tuesday's budget.
The Nelson Junior Leafs and Castlegar Rebels have battled evenly this season.

Nelson Leafs playoff dates set

Opening round of KIJHL post season gets underway Friday in Castlegar

The Nelson Junior Leafs and Castlegar Rebels have battled evenly this season.

This Cedar story not over

We suspect most Lardeau Valley residents would agree the suspension of Meadow Creek Cedar’s forest license was long overdue.

Travis Rice (middle) won the top prize in the Saturday event and is flanked by second place finisher Gigi Rüf (right) and Nicolas Müller (left).

Supernatural video released

Video: A recap video of the Red Bull Supernatural Contest won by its creator himself, Travis Rice.

Travis Rice (middle) won the top prize in the Saturday event and is flanked by second place finisher Gigi Rüf (right) and Nicolas Müller (left).
Professional snowboarder and creator of the Red Bull Supernatural contest

A Supernatural Summit

After months of preparation at Baldface Lodge, host Travis Rice along with 17 of the best snowboarders on the planet arrived in Nelson.

Professional snowboarder and creator of the Red Bull Supernatural contest

Protection without fear

To serve and protect: it’s at the core of police work. It’s one of the aspects of Canadian society that makes us the envy of so many.

(Back L-R) Angelica Ross

Stellar results for skaters in Creston

The Nelson figure skating club had great results in Creston

(Back L-R) Angelica Ross
Travis Rice has taken a liking to the Nelson area and this week has invited some of his high powered snowboard pals to check out the bounty in the mountains.

How the world arrives

The mystique of a tiny mountain town tucked away in the “wild mountains of British Columbia” builds to the outside world.

Travis Rice has taken a liking to the Nelson area and this week has invited some of his high powered snowboard pals to check out the bounty in the mountains.
Travis Rice will be at Tribute Boardshop Tomorrow for poster signings

Travis Rice to make public appearance in Nelson

With the biggest snowboard contest in the world just days away, locals will have a chance to meet the man behind it all in Nelson Wednesday.

Travis Rice will be at Tribute Boardshop Tomorrow for poster signings