Kevin Mills

Nelson Leafs goaltender Adam Maida makes a save against a Beaver Valley forward during Friday night's season opener. Despite playing two overtime periods

Despite double overtime, Leafs home opener ends in a tie

The Nelson Leafs and Beaver Valley Nitehawks battled to a 3-3 tie on Friday night in Nelson.

Nelson Leafs goaltender Adam Maida makes a save against a Beaver Valley forward during Friday night's season opener. Despite playing two overtime periods
Nelson is one of 13 finalists for the 2014 Open for Business Awards.

Nelson a finalist for business award

City will vie for $10,000 prize against 12 other municipalities.

Nelson is one of 13 finalists for the 2014 Open for Business Awards.
Four local mayors (from left to right) Slocan Mayor Madeleine Perriere

Nelson to provide financial services for villages

The villages of Slocan, Silverton and Salmo have agreed to let Nelson prepare their financial statements.

Four local mayors (from left to right) Slocan Mayor Madeleine Perriere
Two players and onc coach from Nelson will participate at the annual NHL Prospects Tournament

UPDATED: Nelsonites attend NHL Prospects Tournament

Players Dryden Hunt and Isaac MacLeod, along with coaches Jim Hiller and Brad Larsen will be at the event in Michigan.

Two players and onc coach from Nelson will participate at the annual NHL Prospects Tournament
Now that the exhibition season is over

Time to drop the puck

Nelson Leafs hockey squad preparing for Friday's season opener against Beaver Valley.

Now that the exhibition season is over
The Nelson Leafs fell 4-2 to the Creston Valley Thunder Cats on Saturday night in exhibition hockey action.

UPDATED: Leafs tie Beaver Valley 5-5 to close exhibition play

Nelson's KIJHL hockey squad finished the exhibition schedule with a 1-1-2 record.

The Nelson Leafs fell 4-2 to the Creston Valley Thunder Cats on Saturday night in exhibition hockey action.
The Kootenay Glacier Kings won the gold medal at the Canadian Senior Games held at Sherwood Park Alberta

Kootenay Glacier Kings win Canadian gold

Senior men's squad take top honour at 2014 Canada 55+ Games in Alberta by defeating Ontario 3-2 in overtime.

The Kootenay Glacier Kings won the gold medal at the Canadian Senior Games held at Sherwood Park Alberta
Nelson Leafs coach David McLellan liked what he saw in his squad’s first exhibition game of the season.

Leafs battle Nitehawks to 4-4 draw

Players impress coach in first exhibition game. Play a of pair of home games beginning on Saturday.

Nelson Leafs coach David McLellan liked what he saw in his squad’s first exhibition game of the season.
More than 40 hockey hopefuls attended Nelson Leafs training camp on the weekend

GONE CAMPING: Nelson Leafs hold training camp

Nelson Leafs hockey squad opened training camp on Friday and play their first exhibition game on Wednesday.

More than 40 hockey hopefuls attended Nelson Leafs training camp on the weekend
New Leafs head coach and general manager David McLellan arrived into town on Tuesday night. Today

Nelson Leafs training camp opens on Friday

New coach excited about hitting the ice to begin evaluating the 45 players who will be trying to earn a spot on the roster.

New Leafs head coach and general manager David McLellan arrived into town on Tuesday night. Today
With less than a month to go before exhibition play begins

Leafs new coach believes defence comes first

David McLellan was hired at the beginning of August after coach Matt Hughes resigned without coaching a single game.

With less than a month to go before exhibition play begins
Authorities did the right thing recently in dismantling the Railtown camp

COLUMN: Never a dull moment in Nelson

Nine months ago I first arrived in Nelson just in time for winter to begin. I had little idea what to expect.

Authorities did the right thing recently in dismantling the Railtown camp
Trolley driver Chris Holland wears his Ghostbusters proton pack in preparation for the Haunted Heritage Tour.

Haunted tram tour returns

The tour will take people on an hour long adventure on Nelson’s waterfront filled with stories about paranormal investigations.

Trolley driver Chris Holland wears his Ghostbusters proton pack in preparation for the Haunted Heritage Tour.
The Nelson Leafs need to find a new coach after the sudden resignation of Matt Hughes.

Leafs’ bench boss resigns without ever coaching a game

Matt Hughes, who was hired by the Leafs in May, resigned on Saturday. The team is seeking a replacement.

The Nelson Leafs need to find a new coach after the sudden resignation of Matt Hughes.
Tom Thomson

Taking shape: Restoring the CPR station

Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce plans to move in by end of 2015.

Tom Thomson
The A Division final of the Nelson Mixed Slo-Pitch League came down to the top two teams on Sunday.

Unknowns take slo-pitch title

Showdown between top two clubs ends up 13-3 in A Division final.

The A Division final of the Nelson Mixed Slo-Pitch League came down to the top two teams on Sunday.

COLUMN: Oh doctor, where art thou?

In the nine months that I have lived here, it has become evident that finding a family physician is, pretty much, impossible!

The bronze-winning Nelson Selects U17 girls soccer squad pose for a victory photo after a successful campaign at the BC provincial championships in Chilliwack.

Nelson Selects U17 girls soccer squad earns BC bronze

It was a great weekend for six Nelson soccer squads at the BC provincial championships.

The bronze-winning Nelson Selects U17 girls soccer squad pose for a victory photo after a successful campaign at the BC provincial championships in Chilliwack.
Nelson's Dryden Hunt did not get drafted to the NHL this year. However

NHL’s Hurricanes come calling for Nelson’s Dryden Hunt

While he was not picked during the NHL draft on the weekend, Dryden Hunt has been invited to attend the Carolina Hurricanes camp.

Nelson's Dryden Hunt did not get drafted to the NHL this year. However
Fred Schneider and Blair McFayden throw out the opening pitch to start the 20th season for Nelson Mixed Slo-Pitch.

Slo-pitch celebrates 20 years of play

2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Nelson Mixed Slo-Pitch and president RJ Warren says it’s been a successful journey.

Fred Schneider and Blair McFayden throw out the opening pitch to start the 20th season for Nelson Mixed Slo-Pitch.