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The Nelson Leafs won on home ice Saturday night. Taking on the Kimberley Dynamiters

Nelson Leafs take charge of Kimberley Dynamiters

The Nelson Leafs handed Kimberly Dynamiters their first loss of the season winning against the Eddie Mountain leaders 3-1 on Saturday night.

The Nelson Leafs won on home ice Saturday night. Taking on the Kimberley Dynamiters
The U-14 girls were one of several divisions of Nelson Youth Soccer playing off for gold this Saturday at Lakeside Park.

Close match-ups in the finals for Nelson Youth Soccer

Nelson Youth Soccer Playoffs continued at Lakeside Park pitches Saturday with several close match-ups rounding out their season.

The U-14 girls were one of several divisions of Nelson Youth Soccer playing off for gold this Saturday at Lakeside Park.
Isabel Suppé is a climber

Suppé an inspiration for reaching your peak

An evening of inspiration featuring a tale of defying in the odds by a woman who’s passion is outdoor adventure is coming to Nelson.

Isabel Suppé is a climber
A new program is being offered in Nelson for men who've been through traumatic experiences.

Nelson program helps men in transition

A unique group aiming to help men reclaim their lives after suffering through an impactful event is coming to Nelson.

A new program is being offered in Nelson for men who've been through traumatic experiences.
Local musical talents Adham Shaikh (left) and Robert Neufeld (right) are all smiles at the Emmy Awards ceremony held earlier this week in New York City.

UPDATED: Kootenaians soak up Emmy experience

When the golden statues were handed out earlier this week, local talents Robert Neufeld and Adham Shaikh didn’t get their Emmy Awards.

Local musical talents Adham Shaikh (left) and Robert Neufeld (right) are all smiles at the Emmy Awards ceremony held earlier this week in New York City.
Earl Pfeifer and Carol Plato were granted approval in principle to bring their cheetahs Robin and Annie to Kaslo. Meanwhile

UPDATED: Kaslo council gives cheetah proposal go ahead

Kaslo village council has given the go ahead to a couple wanting to bring cheetahs to the community.

Earl Pfeifer and Carol Plato were granted approval in principle to bring their cheetahs Robin and Annie to Kaslo. Meanwhile
Kootenay Kids is celebrating the purchase of a new home to enhance to the services they offer in Nelson. Gathered outside the former home of Paul and Megan Osak are the Osaks and Kootenay Kids’ staff and clients.

Kootenay Kids thinks big in Nelson

A local non-profit society bought a large Stanley Street heritage home and plans to offer programming there.

Kootenay Kids is celebrating the purchase of a new home to enhance to the services they offer in Nelson. Gathered outside the former home of Paul and Megan Osak are the Osaks and Kootenay Kids’ staff and clients.
Neil Johnson and Louis Bockner with a cello named Bella

Project examines music’s role in our lives

Argenta-based duo exploring how music affects people in the Kootenays and beyond

Neil Johnson and Louis Bockner with a cello named Bella
A birth expo being held this weekend will feature a showing of Ina May Gaskin's story along with local experts providing expecting parents valuable information.

Expo helps Kootenay families make own birth stories

What started out as a simple screening of a documentary, has turned into a pregnancy outreach event that aims to help expecting parents.

A birth expo being held this weekend will feature a showing of Ina May Gaskin's story along with local experts providing expecting parents valuable information.
A year after Kaslo's full-time ER was threatened with reduction in hours

Kaslo ER on verge of part-time hours

A community’s concerns are mounting, as the emergency room in Kaslo will soon only be open part time.

A year after Kaslo's full-time ER was threatened with reduction in hours
A local woman is concerned about hazardous materials being transported by rail through the Kootenays.

Kootenays add voice to CP Rail transport concerns

A local woman is adding her voice to a growing chorus of people wanting accountability for what travels down railways.

A local woman is concerned about hazardous materials being transported by rail through the Kootenays.
A group of Rotary members from across North America passed through Nelson this week as they cycled the Selkirk Loop.

Rotary cyclists tour Selkirk Loop

Friday morning a group of nearly 30 cyclists were readying their gear to head back out on the road – their route, the Selkirk Loop.

A group of Rotary members from across North America passed through Nelson this week as they cycled the Selkirk Loop.
About 50 people took to the streets of Nelson to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS in our community in the AIDS Walk for Life held Saturday.

AIDS Walk for Life: Stigma still exists

When two students signed up for the AIDS Walk for Life a few days before its start, they brought with them enthusiasm and a desire to learn.

About 50 people took to the streets of Nelson to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS in our community in the AIDS Walk for Life held Saturday.
A woman in Krestova has been ordered to stop processing chickens.

Krestova senior in hot water over poultry regulations

A 65-year-old Krestova woman has been ordered by Interior Health to stop processing poultry without a licence.

A woman in Krestova has been ordered to stop processing chickens.
Despite struggles by some rural areas in recruiting doctors

Nelson walk-in clinic sees doctor recruitment success

As doctor shortages plague communities throughout the country and right here in the Kootenay

Despite struggles by some rural areas in recruiting doctors
Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall is an Adrian Dix supporter

Nelson-Creston MLA supports Dix decision

The leader of the NDP announced Wednesday he will lead the party into next year but hopes he will be replaced by mid-2014.

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall is an Adrian Dix supporter
Nelson author Steve Bareham.

Nelson author delves into what makes people kill

A local author and teacher has penned a new book that examines a question many ponder as they view conflict

Nelson author Steve Bareham.
September 17

Nelson’s Savoy Lanes strike again

Savoy Lanes was once again filled with the echo of balls hitting pins as the bowling alley reopened its doors Saturday.

September 17
About 100 people attended a protest rally on Monday morning in Kaslo. Gathered around the ‘Doctors Please’ sign are Ken Hart

Kaslo rallies for doctors

Upset Kaslo residents are voicing their concerns about an ongoing doctor shortage that’s forced periodic closures

About 100 people attended a protest rally on Monday morning in Kaslo. Gathered around the ‘Doctors Please’ sign are Ken Hart
September 17

Nelson’s Kootenai Moon celebrates and gives back

A trio of girls at Kootenai Moon perused the “stuffies” donated by the Hellman Family.

September 17