Kevin Mills

A group of close to 40 LVR students staged a show of support for local teachers outside of Hume Elementary school.

LVR students rally for teachers

About 40 students carried signs and waved at cars in front of Hume Secondary.

A group of close to 40 LVR students staged a show of support for local teachers outside of Hume Elementary school.
Nelson’s Patrick Horan represented Canada in the GS Trophy in 2010 in South Africa. Now he's trying to bring the event here.

BMW Motorrad coming to Nelson?

The GS Trophy is an endurance competition where riders are not asked to race, as much as perform challenges with their bikes,

Nelson’s Patrick Horan represented Canada in the GS Trophy in 2010 in South Africa. Now he's trying to bring the event here.
The Nelson Leafs have hired Matt Hughes to be its new general manager and head coach.

Matt Hughes named Nelson Leafs new head coach

Hughes comes to the Leafs after leaving his position as coach and general manager of the AJHL Grande Prairie Storm.

The Nelson Leafs have hired Matt Hughes to be its new general manager and head coach.
A Golder Associate U17 midfielder (dark jersey) tries to maneuver his way past a pair of Bridge defenders during Wednesday’s soccer match. The Bridge won the contest 8-3.

U17 squads kick off Nelson’s outdoor soccer season

On Wednesday afternoon, all four teams in the U17 mixed division took to the fields at Lakeside Park for a pair of tilts.

A Golder Associate U17 midfielder (dark jersey) tries to maneuver his way past a pair of Bridge defenders during Wednesday’s soccer match. The Bridge won the contest 8-3.
It is going to be a year of change for the Nelson Leafs as head coach Frank Maida and president Russell Stocks have both resigned.h

Maida resigns as Leafs coach

Frank Maida and president Russell Stocks have both handed in their resignation from the Nelson squad.

It is going to be a year of change for the Nelson Leafs as head coach Frank Maida and president Russell Stocks have both resigned.h
Hano Southam of the L.V. Rogers Bombers baseball squad

Bombers take second spot in baseball tournament

Strong pitching helped the local squad win silver at four team, round robin event.

Hano Southam of the L.V. Rogers Bombers baseball squad
Local restaurants offer special menus for Indulge Nelson

Local restaurants offer special menus for Indulge Nelson

Indulge Nelson runs April 13 to May 7 (Sundays to Wednesdays only).

Local restaurants offer special menus for Indulge Nelson
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks defeated the Aldergrove Kodiaks 5-2 to win the Cyclone Taylor Cup and become the BC Junior B Hockey champions.

Beaver Valley wins Cyclone Taylor Cup

The KIJHL club will represent BC at the Keystone Cup next weekend in Abbotsford.

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks defeated the Aldergrove Kodiaks 5-2 to win the Cyclone Taylor Cup and become the BC Junior B Hockey champions.
Leafs forward Nolan Percival tries to put the puck past Victoria Cougars netminder Connor Beauchamp. The Leafs lost the bronze medal game 3-0.

Leafs shut out in bronze medal game

The host Nelson Leafs fell 3-0 to Victoria on Sunday in the Cyclone Taylor Cup tournament.

Leafs forward Nolan Percival tries to put the puck past Victoria Cougars netminder Connor Beauchamp. The Leafs lost the bronze medal game 3-0.
Nelson Leafs goaltender Brad Rebagliati keeps his eye on the puck as two Aldergrove Kodiak players converge on the net.

Leafs lose to Kodiaks, will play for bronze

The Nelson Leafs dropped a 2-1 decision to the Aldergrove Kodiaks on Saturday night. The Leafs now play Victoria for the bronze medal.

Nelson Leafs goaltender Brad Rebagliati keeps his eye on the puck as two Aldergrove Kodiak players converge on the net.
The West Kootenay Regional Science fair is taking place today (Saturday

Hundreds attend West Kootenay Regional Science Fair

Students from across the area, from Kindergarten to Grade 12, are participating in the event taking place in Nelson.

The West Kootenay Regional Science fair is taking place today (Saturday
In the battle for third and fourth place

Dirty Dozen take women’s soccer title

Dirty Dozen are the champions of Soccer Quest’s Ladies Rec League after the squad defeated Selkirk Eyecare 4-2 on Wednesday night.

In the battle for third and fourth place
Both Nelson and Beaver Valley players watch as a puck trickles by the net during Friday night's 2-2 tie.

Leafs, Nitehawks fit to be tied

Nelson Leafs and the Beaver Valley Nitehawks played to a 2-2 tie on Friday night. The two squads could meet again in the final.

Both Nelson and Beaver Valley players watch as a puck trickles by the net during Friday night's 2-2 tie.
The Nelson Leafs lost 6-1 to the Victoria Cougars on Thursday night in the opening game of the Cyclone Taylor Cup.

Leafs fall to Victoria 6-1

The Victoria Cougars scored five goals in the second period to beat Nelson in the opening game of the Cyclone Taylor Cup.

The Nelson Leafs lost 6-1 to the Victoria Cougars on Thursday night in the opening game of the Cyclone Taylor Cup.
The Nelson Leafs kick off the 2014 Cyclone Taylor Cup on Thursday night against the Victoria Cougars. On Friday

Cyclone Taylor Cup: Leafs ready for a rematch

The Nelson Leafs begin play in the 2014 Cyclone Taylor Cup on Thursday against the Victoria Cougars. On Friday they battle Beaver Valley.

The Nelson Leafs kick off the 2014 Cyclone Taylor Cup on Thursday night against the Victoria Cougars. On Friday
Ella Keelan

Nelson gymnasts were as good as gold

Almost every local competitor came home with an award and many brought home medals, including five gold, eight silver and four bronze.

Ella Keelan
Nelson Leafs PeeWee squad puts the pressure on the Whitehorse Mustangs goalie during tournament action on Wednesday night. Despite winning the game 3-2 Nelson will not play in the finals.

Nelson Peewee squad misses playoff round by one point

Entering their final game in the BC Hockey Tier PeeWee Championships, the host team already knew it could not make the playoff rounds.

Nelson Leafs PeeWee squad puts the pressure on the Whitehorse Mustangs goalie during tournament action on Wednesday night. Despite winning the game 3-2 Nelson will not play in the finals.
John Matosevic of the LVR Bombers battles with Saurav Acharya of Sir Charles Tupper during the 2014 BC high school boys AAA basketball championships at the Langley Events Centre. The Bombers lost their opening match 59-37.

Bombers drop first two games of provincials

Nelson's LVR senior boys basketball squad in tough against Lower Mainland squads.

John Matosevic of the LVR Bombers battles with Saurav Acharya of Sir Charles Tupper during the 2014 BC high school boys AAA basketball championships at the Langley Events Centre. The Bombers lost their opening match 59-37.
Brandon Sookro of the Nelson Leafs has a perfect view of the game winning goal as it trickled past Nitehawks goalie Brett Clark.

Leafs avoid elimination, force game six

A third period goal by Jamie Vlanich proved to be the winner for the Nelson squad.

Brandon Sookro of the Nelson Leafs has a perfect view of the game winning goal as it trickled past Nitehawks goalie Brett Clark.
Leafs netminder Patrick Zubick stops Beaver Valley's Russell Mortlock  as Travis Wellman gives chase. The Leafs dropped the series opener 4-3.

Leafs lose opener in heart-breaking fashion

Beaver Valley scores with 20 seconds remaining to beat Nelson Leafs 4-3 in game one of playoff series.

Leafs netminder Patrick Zubick stops Beaver Valley's Russell Mortlock  as Travis Wellman gives chase. The Leafs dropped the series opener 4-3.