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Nathan Beninger (centre) is hosting a documentary night to raise funds for his Pura Vida Foundation which aims to help young girls who are suffering in Peru.

Pura Vida hosts documentary night to fundraise for foundation

The Pura Vida Foundation is hosting a documentary night to raise money for a shelter to support abandoned and severely abused girls in Peru.

Nathan Beninger (centre) is hosting a documentary night to raise funds for his Pura Vida Foundation which aims to help young girls who are suffering in Peru.
The Leafs played their home opener at the NDCC Saturday night. They beat Creston Valley Thunder Cats 7 to 4 based on a dominated first period.

Nelson Leafs hang on to win home opener

The Leafs dominated the first half but came close to blowing their lead before securing a 7 to 4 win over the Cats.

The Leafs played their home opener at the NDCC Saturday night. They beat Creston Valley Thunder Cats 7 to 4 based on a dominated first period.
Fed up Kaslo residents plan to fill the lobby of their health care facility Monday morning. They want doctors available and services restored by Interior Health.

Kaslo residents standing up for services

Upset Kaslo residents are voicing their concerns about an ongoing doctor shortage that’s forced periodic closures to the community’s ER.

Fed up Kaslo residents plan to fill the lobby of their health care facility Monday morning. They want doctors available and services restored by Interior Health.
Venus De Cello by Peter Vogelaar was damaged

Second statue in downtown collection damaged

Nelson’s downtown sculpture collection has taken another hit with a further piece of art being damaged.

Venus De Cello by Peter Vogelaar was damaged
The Ministry of Forests is calling Duhamel Creek resident’s need to resort to direct action “unfortunate.”

Duhamel Creek training ‘unfortunate,’ says ministry

The Ministry of Forests is calling Duhamel Creek resident’s need to resort to direct action “unfortunate.”

The Ministry of Forests is calling Duhamel Creek resident’s need to resort to direct action “unfortunate.”
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Ramping it up for Henman’s return to Nelson

Friends and neighbours are again ramping it up for Pat Henman — this time, literally.

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Registration for this Sunday’s Terry Fox Run is at 9 a.m. with the run starting at 9:30 a.m. at Lakeside Rotary Park. It goes until 11 a.m.

Terry Fox still draws a crowd in Nelson

It was also Nelson’s first event and today, the Marathon of Hope still inspires people

Registration for this Sunday’s Terry Fox Run is at 9 a.m. with the run starting at 9:30 a.m. at Lakeside Rotary Park. It goes until 11 a.m.
As workers filled the old bowling alley every weekend since its closure three months ago

Savoy gets the ball rolling for Nelson bowlers

After months of work aimed at sprucing up Savoy Lanes, the regional sports council is ready to get the ball rolling this weekend.

As workers filled the old bowling alley every weekend since its closure three months ago
The Nelson Leafs held on for an exciting win at the Nelson and District Community Complex last night. They beat Creston 5 to 4.

Nelson Leafs hold on for second preseason win.

The Nelson Leafs beat Creston Valley Thunder 5 to 4 in their second preseason win. It was their first game at home at the NDCC.

The Nelson Leafs held on for an exciting win at the Nelson and District Community Complex last night. They beat Creston 5 to 4.
The Nelson Road Kings hosted their 11th annual Show and Shine weekend in Nelson and many came out to see some amazing wheeled attractions.

Show and Shine weekend motors into the Heritage City

Hundreds of car enthusiasts wheeled into the Heritage City this weekend for the 11th annual Queen City Cruise.

The Nelson Road Kings hosted their 11th annual Show and Shine weekend in Nelson and many came out to see some amazing wheeled attractions.
A free afternoon at the pool on Saturday is planned in celebration of the facility's reopening and renovations completed over the past six months.

Celebrate with free day at the pool

A party is planned for Nelson’s Aquatic Centre this Saturday to celebrate the facility’s reopening after a lengthy closure.

A free afternoon at the pool on Saturday is planned in celebration of the facility's reopening and renovations completed over the past six months.
Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux was in Nelson this week and toured Cicada Place while visiting.

Minister Cadieux makes Nelson stop

The Minister of Children and Family Development was in Nelson on Thursday as she visited the region this week.

Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux was in Nelson this week and toured Cicada Place while visiting.
The Queen City Cruise is fun for the whole family with a weekend full of events.

Nelson’s Queen City Cruise motoring into an 11th year

This weekend Nelson will play host to hundreds of car enthusiasts as the Nelson Road Kings host the 11th annual Queen City Cruise.

The Queen City Cruise is fun for the whole family with a weekend full of events.
Logging plans in Six Mile have residents in the area concerned and planning action.

Duhamel Creek residents ramp up non-violent training

Residents of Duhamel Creek Watershed are continuing to arm themselves as they protest logging activity in their backyard — nonviolently.

Logging plans in Six Mile have residents in the area concerned and planning action.
Nelson RCMP are looking for help after a hitchhiker was assaulted along the North Shore late last month.

Hitchhiker assaulted on North Shore near Six Mile

A hitchhiker was attacked while trying to catch a ride along Nelson’s north shore last month.

Nelson RCMP are looking for help after a hitchhiker was assaulted along the North Shore late last month.
Three fires are currently burning in Valhalla Provincial Park including this one near Beatrice Creek.

Three fires burning in Slocan Valley forests

Three forest fires are being monitored but not suppressed near Slocan Lake in the Valhalla Provincial Park.

Three fires are currently burning in Valhalla Provincial Park including this one near Beatrice Creek.
The Valhalla Wilderness Foundation has concerns about logging in the Nelson area.

Clearcuts in scenic areas around Nelson criticized

Valhalla Wilderness Society is expressing concerns about plans to log in areas once preserved.

The Valhalla Wilderness Foundation has concerns about logging in the Nelson area.
Nelson's Adham Shaikh is a Juno Award-nominated music producer

Fundraiser aims to send Nelson’s Shaikh to the Emmys

A local fundraising effort aims to send a local independent artist to the Emmy Awards ceremony where he is a nominee.

Nelson's Adham Shaikh is a Juno Award-nominated music producer
ABOVE: Lemon Creek as it appeared last week

Enviro minister visits Lemon Creek spill site

Environment minister Mary Polak touched down in the Slocan Valley Friday to get a sense of the jet fuel spill into Lemon Creek.

ABOVE: Lemon Creek as it appeared last week
The Nelson Police Department is sending out a warming to young people about photos on social media.

Nelson police warn youth about posting images online

City police are warning young people in the community of the dangers of posting compromising pictures of themselves online.

The Nelson Police Department is sending out a warming to young people about photos on social media.