Kirsten Hildebrand

The reduction in hours of Kaslo's emergency department has the mayor blasting Interior Health.

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.

The reduction in hours of Kaslo's emergency department has the mayor blasting Interior Health.
This notice from Interior Health was still posted to a tree at Lemon Creek at the start of September. One resident says IH jumped the gun in declaring the water safe to drink following a fuel spill.

Ombudsperson’s office examines Lemon Creek incident

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

This notice from Interior Health was still posted to a tree at Lemon Creek at the start of September. One resident says IH jumped the gun in declaring the water safe to drink following a fuel spill.
A group of women vowed to Take Back the Night on Thursday evening as part of an annual event aimed at ending violence against women.

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.

A group of women vowed to Take Back the Night on Thursday evening as part of an annual event aimed at ending violence against women.
Ava Koeltgen with her tap shoes that will hit the stage in Germany next month when the Nelson girl participates in the World Championship Tap Dance Competition.

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.

Ava Koeltgen with her tap shoes that will hit the stage in Germany next month when the Nelson girl participates in the World Championship Tap Dance Competition.
At a village council meeting Tuesday evening

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.

At a village council meeting Tuesday evening
Pat Henman

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.

Pat Henman
Residents of Kaslo plan to rally at next week's village council meeting where Interior Health is planning on making a delegation.

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.

Residents of Kaslo plan to rally at next week's village council meeting where Interior Health is planning on making a delegation.
The L.V. Rogers Bombers toured Wales

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.

The L.V. Rogers Bombers toured Wales
Volunteer tutor Sylvia Reimer said she gets a huge reward out of helping others.

Above and Beyond: Tutor feels reward of helping

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

Volunteer tutor Sylvia Reimer said she gets a huge reward out of helping others.
Jillian and Aaron Colbert are hosting an online and in person silent auction to help raise money for upcoming surgeries for their son Jack. Jack was born with Down syndrome and has some health complications that come with that.

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.

Jillian and Aaron Colbert are hosting an online and in person silent auction to help raise money for upcoming surgeries for their son Jack. Jack was born with Down syndrome and has some health complications that come with that.
Wilkinson scored making it 2-0 near the midway mark in the second. The Leafs went on to win 7-0 against the Osoyoos Coyotes.

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.

Wilkinson scored making it 2-0 near the midway mark in the second. The Leafs went on to win 7-0 against the Osoyoos Coyotes.
UPDATED: Nelson eliminated from Ski Town Throwdown

UPDATED: Nelson eliminated from Ski Town Throwdown

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

UPDATED: Nelson eliminated from Ski Town Throwdown
Five-Mile beach is again subject to a proposed private moorage which has locals worried about beach access.

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.

Five-Mile beach is again subject to a proposed private moorage which has locals worried about beach access.
Adham Shaikh

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.

Adham Shaikh
Leafs Jamie Vlanich stands his ground against Beaver Valley's Fraser Stang earlier this season. Vlanich had his first game in the BCHL Wednesday night after being called up this week.

Nelson Leafs leader called up to Langley

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

Leafs Jamie Vlanich stands his ground against Beaver Valley's Fraser Stang earlier this season. Vlanich had his first game in the BCHL Wednesday night after being called up this week.
Cori Lausen is a bat biologist who loves the creature some find a spooky symbol of Halloween. She sports this bumper sticker on her truck year round.

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

Cori Lausen is a bat biologist who loves the creature some find a spooky symbol of Halloween. She sports this bumper sticker on her truck year round.
Kootenay Lake trustees find an issue surrounding Robert's Rules of Order to be controversial.

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.

Kootenay Lake trustees find an issue surrounding Robert's Rules of Order to be controversial.
Voting opens for 24 hours on Halloween day in Whitewater's second round of the Ski Town Throwdown.

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.

Voting opens for 24 hours on Halloween day in Whitewater's second round of the Ski Town Throwdown.
Isabel Suppé will speak about her motivation in recovering from a horrific fall while mountain climbing that could have ended a lifelong passion for outdoor adventure.

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.

Isabel Suppé will speak about her motivation in recovering from a horrific fall while mountain climbing that could have ended a lifelong passion for outdoor adventure.
BC Green Party interim leader Adam Olsen toured Cottonwood Market with local candidate Sjeng Derkx on Saturday afternoon. The leader was in Nelson for the local constituency's AGM.

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.

BC Green Party interim leader Adam Olsen toured Cottonwood Market with local candidate Sjeng Derkx on Saturday afternoon. The leader was in Nelson for the local constituency's AGM.