Kirsten Hildebrand

Blue Netherclift has led treks to Tanzania and worked with GreenPeace advocating for Clayoquot Sound. Now

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.

Blue Netherclift has led treks to Tanzania and worked with GreenPeace advocating for Clayoquot Sound. Now

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.

Matthew Naka was traded to the Okanagan this week with the Leafs gaining a defensive player.

Nelson Leafs send Naka to Kelowna Chiefs

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

Matthew Naka was traded to the Okanagan this week with the Leafs gaining a defensive player.
She shoots she scores! The Nelson Leafs played floor hockey at Rosemont elementary school earlier this month. Spending time in local schools is a rewarding part of the players’ volunteerism.

Leaf players give back to the community

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

She shoots she scores! The Nelson Leafs played floor hockey at Rosemont elementary school earlier this month. Spending time in local schools is a rewarding part of the players’ volunteerism.
The stare down before a collision — Leafs Jamie Vlanich stands his ground against Beaver Valley's Fraser Stang in Friday's match up at the NDCC. Nelson made a spectacular comeback to take the game 6-4.

Leafs make stellar comeback to down Nitehawks

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

The stare down before a collision — Leafs Jamie Vlanich stands his ground against Beaver Valley's Fraser Stang in Friday's match up at the NDCC. Nelson made a spectacular comeback to take the game 6-4.
Paul Cowan of Cowan Office Supply (left) is offering up part of the sale price of printer cartridges to Kalein Hospice. Kalein board chair Brooke Leatherman is thrilled about the donation program on until December 31.

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.

Paul Cowan of Cowan Office Supply (left) is offering up part of the sale price of printer cartridges to Kalein Hospice. Kalein board chair Brooke Leatherman is thrilled about the donation program on until December 31.
Sasha Zaitsoff wants to be in Sochi

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.

Sasha Zaitsoff wants to be in Sochi
Councillor Donna Macdonald and city manager Kevin Cormack were part of a delegation made to the RDCK board Thursday about sharing 310 Ward Street.

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.

Councillor Donna Macdonald and city manager Kevin Cormack were part of a delegation made to the RDCK board Thursday about sharing 310 Ward Street.
Students at South Nelson elementary school participated in a Canada-wide science lesson on gravity with hopes of getting into the Guinness Book of World Records.

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.

Students at South Nelson elementary school participated in a Canada-wide science lesson on gravity with hopes of getting into the Guinness Book of World Records.
October 15

Nelson Eagles eye lunch program

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

October 15
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.

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.

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.
October 17

Winners named in Nelson t-shirt contest

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

October 17
October 15

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.

October 15
October 16

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.

October 16
Isabel Suppé will be sharing her story at Reach Your Peak

Motivational evening is for lovers of adventure

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

Isabel Suppé will be sharing her story at Reach Your Peak
Kaslo village council has officially noted non-confidence in Interior Health after the authority decided to significantly reduce ER hours in their community.

Kaslo council formalizes non-confidence in Interior Health

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

Kaslo village council has officially noted non-confidence in Interior Health after the authority decided to significantly reduce ER hours in their community.
Nelson students take part in Walk to School week

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.

Nelson students take part in Walk to School week
(From right) Laura

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.

(From right) Laura
Whitewater is included among 64 best places to ski in this year's version of Powder Magazine's Ski Town Throwdown. Last year

Throwdown showdown returns to Nelson

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

Whitewater is included among 64 best places to ski in this year's version of Powder Magazine's Ski Town Throwdown. Last year
Talks are planned between the Kootenay Lake school district and its CUPE support staff — but the board says no money is on the table.

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.

Talks are planned between the Kootenay Lake school district and its CUPE support staff — but the board says no money is on the table.