Kirsten Hildebrand

EOS gets Blue for outdoor education

WildEarth Outdoor Program is an adventure-based education that offers students a gateway to a career in the growing ecotourism industry.

Cutting food services to patients

Once standard items on hospital food trays such as coffee, tea, salt and pepper will no longer be made available.

Nelson Leafs send Naka to Kelowna Chiefs

The Leafs have made a trade — offence for defence — with Matthew Naka heading to the Okanagan Division.

Leaf players give back to the community

Giving 110 per cent off the ice is just as important as what happens at the rink

Leafs make stellar comeback to down Nitehawks

The Nelson Leafs made a spectacular third period comeback Friday night grounding the soaring Nitehawks.

Cowans benefits Kalein with offer on ink

A local business is encouraging its customers to buy an environmentally conscious product by adding a little extra incentive.

Sasha Zaitsoff eyes dream Olympic ski team spot

A competitive skier who got his start planting poles in local powder has his sights set on ripping it up at the 2014 Olympic games.

City of Nelson pitches RDCK on sharing white building

The building at 310 Ward Street could become a hub for citizens with the City wanting to bring regional government into its fold.

South Nelson students join world record setting attempt

Students at South Nelson elementary school joined thousands of Canadians in a science lesson they hope will break a world record.

Nelson Eagles eye lunch program

Eagles vice president Les Johnson (right) donates $500 on behalf of the club to Our Daily Bread.

Ombudsman won’t investigate Slocan fuel spill

A Slocan Valley resident who isn’t ready to forget the fuel spill into Lemon Creek has complained to the BC Ombudsman’s office, to no avail.

Winners named in Nelson t-shirt contest

Nelson Committee on Homelessness coordinator Katie Tabor shows off some entries in their DIY t-shirt project.

Mungall celebrates volunteers fighting hunger

Last week, Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall spent a day visiting and working with volunteers at service agencies throughout Nelson.

Pot petition gathers steam in Nelson-Creston

Canvassers are only 600 names short of the necessary total in the Sensible BC campaign to decriminalize marijuana.

Motivational evening is for lovers of adventure

Anyone with a spirit fuelled by the outdoors will find inspiration and information at Reach Your Peak.

Kaslo council formalizes non-confidence in Interior Health

Kaslo village council has officially stated it has no confidence in Interior Health’s senior management.

Nelson students take part in Walk to School week

Walk to School Week aims to encourage kids to develop a healthy habit of walking instead of riding.

Member loans top $400,000 for Nelson co-op store

A week into the Co-op’s member loan campaign, the store needing help for their next phase of business is seeing support for their growth.

Throwdown showdown returns to Nelson

Next week Powder Magazine is starting round one of this year’s version of the Ski Town Throwdown.

No cash for CUPE wage hike, Kootenay Lake trustees say

The Kootenay Lake school district has not been able to find funds to cover wage increases for its CUPE workers.