Kirsten Hildebrand

Kaslo’s mayor slams IH for ER loss

In a letter written to Interior Health, Kaslo’s mayor pulls no punches in addressing his community’s impending loss of 24/7 ER.

Ombudsperson’s office examines Lemon Creek incident

The BC Ombudsperson’s office is investigating a complaint coming from a Slocan Valley resident.

Nelson women march for freedom from violence

A sharing circle slowly grew to almost 60 people Thursday night as women and their supporters vowed to take back the night.

Nelson dancer to represent Canada on world stage

A Nelson girl will go to Germany next month with her shiny black tap shoes all ready to perform on a world stage.

Kaslo given date for ER hour reduction

Kaslo learned the date their emergency department hours will be reduced at Tuesday night’s village council meeting.

Henman grateful for support of Nelson community

Having slept nowhere but a hospital for five months isn’t putting a damper on the spirit of Pat Henman who continues to heal.

Kaslo residents will rally for emergency room service

Residents of Kaslo will rally before the village council meeting next week as a representative from Interior Health is slated to appear.

Grizzlies raise funds for rugby future – banquet planned to help grow sport

The Grizzlies are doing all they can to keep young cubs coming into the expanding sport of rugby.

Above and Beyond: Tutor feels reward of helping

Sylvia Reimer has been a volunteer with Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy for four years

Nelson family shares Down syndrome story

Jillian and Aaron Colbert are hoping to raise awareness and funds to help their son Jack who was born with Down syndrome.

UPDATED: Nelson Leafs shut out Coyotes in 7-0 blowout

The Nelson Leafs scored first and never looked back as they shut out the Osoyoos Coyotes 7-0 Saturday night at the NDCC.

UPDATED: Nelson eliminated from Ski Town Throwdown

Revelstoke moves onto the next round, defeating Nelson by a mere 20 votes.

Private moorage issue resurfaces — residents worried about beach access

A proposed controversial private moorage at Five-Mile beach has again worried residents about lost access to the popular recreation site.

Adham Shaikh brings Latin grooves to Spiritbar

On Saturday, Shaikh plays the Spiritbar for the first time in a year. And he says he’s excited to return for a special Latin Grooves Night.

Nelson Leafs leader called up to Langley

League leading scorer Jamie Vlanich has been called up to the BCHL’s Langley Riverman.

More than just a spooky Halloween symbol — Exploring the truth about bats

Scary Halloween symbols include ghosts, witches and of course, bats. But what’s frightening about bats is a threat to their species

Debating the Rules of Order in Nelson — Transparent trustees

A motion to include which school trustee opposes or abstains on votes in board minutes has proven controversial.

Ski Town Throwdown continues with Nelson in round two

Whitewater Ski Resort faces off against Revelstoke Mountain Resort in round two of Ski Town Throwdown with voting open on Halloween day.

A little motivation can go a long way — Reach Your Peak

Accomplishing goals takes motivation — something Reach Your Peak host and local funny man Lucas Myers is more than familiar with.

Green Party leader tours Nelson this weekend

The interim leader for the BC Greens was in town this weekend to bolster support for the party.