Kirsten Hildebrand

Weather wreaks havoc on travel from Nelson — Avalanche danger remains high

It’s days like Thursday that really remind travellers what it’s like living in a remote mountain community.

Sheila Hart goes Above and Beyond — Rotarian always giving back

Making a difference in someone’s life is a clear motivator of one local woman’s volunteer efforts.

Healer Michael Smith releases long-awaited cookbook

Returning to an Ancestral Diet is a cookbook that brings a common sense approach to healthy eating and nutrition.

Nelson United Church to celebrate inclusion

The service at 10 a.m. on March 9 will be followed by a celebratory potluck lunch.

Kaslo student joins provincial anti-bullying task force

A Grade 10 student from Kaslo is one of 19 teens from around BC teaming up on a common goal — erasing bullying in the province.

Travis Rice rumoured to be at Nelsons’s Whitewater Friday

Did you hear Travis Rice was at Whitewater? A rumour is circulating on social media...

Nelson French Immersion students journey to France

A group of 11 L.V. Rogers students are on their way to France to take their immersion learning to a new level.

Nelson residents take development concerns to the streets Saturday

Nelson residents concerned about proposed variances for the lakeside development Nelson Landing were out to inform the public on Saturday.

Skiing for hope — Cancer fundraiser at Nelson’s Whitewater

Can you ski the height of Mt. Everest? It may seem an insurmountable goal but...

Kootenay Lake asked by Nelson reps to firm up LGBTQ policy

A policy supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) would help all students feel safer.

The power of physics —Federal budget mention for Nelson technology firm

Tucked away above a bustling Baker Street is a little office conducting world-class physics engineering.

UPDATED: Visiting skier escapes from tree well at Nelson’s Whitewater

An epic ski week with the guys ended dramatically as one man survived falling into a tree well at Whitewater Ski Resort.

Seedy Saturday in Nelson a tradition among gardeners

People eager to get their hands in the dirt attended Seedy Saturday today for a little hint of the growing season to come.

Meth use starting to appear in Nelson — Violent episodes drug related in neighbouring Castlegar

Nelson police took note of two violent episodes in Castlegar earlier this week, both believed to be related to methamphetamine use

UPDATED: RDCK moves to protect Nelson’s north shore beaches

Regional government is taking the first steps in protecting two popular beaches along Nelson’s north shore.

COLUMN: Trafalgar: Thriving students in happy halls

The Kootenay Lake school board heard from parents from Redfish elementary school who haven’t let go of their concerns about Trafalgar.

Selkirk College upgrade plan includes Nelson campus — needs provincial backing

It’s unclear whether there will be capital funding for the much-needed $27 million upgrade plan in the works for Selkirk College.

Nelson-Creston’s Mungall critical of Liberal budget.

Nelson-Creston’s provincial representative says Tuesday’s budget “is a lot of rhetoric and not a lot of action.”

Kootenay Lake seeking online input into next year’s school budget

You don’t have to leave the comforts of home to have your say on next year’s school budget.

Winter celebration with French flavour in Nelson at Carnaval

An age-old Quebec tradition aiming to bring warmth to the dark days of winter — is coming to Nelson on Friday.