Kirsten Hildebrand

Nelson’s Zaitsoff continues Olympic push with televised event

Those following Nelson’s Olympic hopeful Sasha Zaitsoff can catch him competing this weekend in a televised event.

Two cougars encounters on farm near Kaslo

In the almost ten years on their farm, owners have never had an encounter with a cougar, until this week when two different cats visited.

Wing Creek Resort — north of Nelson — named one of top 10 B&Bs in the world

A bed and breakfast near Kaslo was named one of the top Bed and Breakfasts in the world by an online source.

Nelson’s Trafalgar plays host to Brazilian students as district reviews successful program

They couldn’t come from a place more different than the Heritage City.

Nelson’s Olympic hopeful keeps his eye on the prize

With the Olympics just around the corner, Sasha Zaitsoff is keeping his goals in sight as he points his skis down hill.

Get Fit Challenge, Round Two — Make a healthy choice

After the successful debut of the Get Fit Challenge last year, round two of the fitness competition is set to begin.

Young helpers keep Nelson Leafs on track

A team of young helpers is on duty at the rink to give behind-the-scenes help to the Nelson Leafs.

A sugary sweet Salmo treat — gingerbread competition brings village together

What started out as a simple gingerbread house competition morphed into a school activity that brought the whole town of Salmo together.

Nelson boy gets call to BCHL — Arcuri heads to Powell River for a playoff run

The Nelson Leafs lose some real strength on the back end as local boy Cole Arcuri heads to the BCHL this week.

Valley resident’s goats killed by cougar near Nelson

A Vallican resident lost four of his goats to a cougar over the holidays.

Taking his talent on the road — Jesse Lee

A local bass player is part of award winning spoken word performer Shane Koyczan’s band Short Story Long.

Rare illness causes treatment, funding difficulties for Nelson’s Katrina Fontaine

A young woman living in Nelson is struggling with both an extremely rare illness and finding funds for her treatment.

Nelson’s New Year’s Baby a first child for young family

The first baby of 2014 in Nelson was born nine days early to proud first time parents.

Christmas Eve accident sends sisters into Cottonwood Creek near Nelson

A dramatic accident on Christmas Eve sent two sisters down the bank and into Cottonwood Creek just outside Nelson.

Nelson group brings modern working trend to Heritage City

A new space in one of Nelson’s heritage buildings is offering independent workers the advantage of co working.

Rural solution for a rural problem — Selkirk College wades in with physician program

A proactive solution to the rural doctor shortage in Canada is coming out of a local post-secondary institute.

Consider Karma at Christmas in Nelson

In the midst of Christmas mayhem, take a moment to tend to your health while benefitting others.

Kaslo ER given reprieve as IH considers doctor proposal

Interior Health has put on hold plans to change emergency department hours at the Kaslo hospital.

Eagles land in the 21st Century Nelson

The crowd of bingo regulars filling the Eagles Hall paused to give applause one recent Thursday evening.

New sheriff in town – local completes training

A Nelson resident is one of 12 new deputy sheriffs joining the BC Sheriff Services after completing training this fall.