Kevin Mills

Travis Nakken

Lions Club of Nelson looking for members

The club, which is celebrating its 70th year of serving the community, currently has 22 members.

Travis Nakken
Spokane Braves goaltender Jon Manlow catches a shot by the Leafs Carson Willans during Spokane's 3-0 victory on Monday night.

Braves shut out Leafs, force game six back in Spokane

The Nelson squad couldn't put one in the net on Monday night as they fell 3-0 to Spokane.

Spokane Braves goaltender Jon Manlow catches a shot by the Leafs Carson Willans during Spokane's 3-0 victory on Monday night.
Nelson midfielder/defender Parker Shaw-Lazier will be in Vancouver next weekend to train with the Vancouver Whitecaps Pre-Residency Squad. The local player caught the eye of Whitecap’s coaches back in October.

Whitecaps come calling for Parker

Nelson soccer player invited to practice with Vancouver’s Pre-Residency Squad.

Nelson midfielder/defender Parker Shaw-Lazier will be in Vancouver next weekend to train with the Vancouver Whitecaps Pre-Residency Squad. The local player caught the eye of Whitecap’s coaches back in October.
The Nelson Leafs lost 5-3 to the Spokane Braves on Wednesday night. The loss evens the playoff series at one game each.

Leafs lose 5-3 to Braves, series tied at one

Nelson dropped a 5-3 decision to the Spokane Braves on Wednesday night.

The Nelson Leafs lost 5-3 to the Spokane Braves on Wednesday night. The loss evens the playoff series at one game each.
The Nelson Leafs Carson Willans scored the game-winning goal

Leafs draw first blood, take 1-0 series lead over Spokane

Nelson played a tough defensive game, beating the Spokane Braves 2-1 on Tuesday night.

The Nelson Leafs Carson Willans scored the game-winning goal
Austin Seaman of th eNelson Leafs gets mobbed by his teammates after scoring the overtime winner to beat Beaver Valley 2-1. The win also give the Leafs the division title.

UPDATED: Leafs take first place from Beaver Valley

Nelson won 2-1 in overtime to beat the Nitehawks and secure top spot in the division. The Leafs host the Spokane Braves in the playoffs.

Austin Seaman of th eNelson Leafs gets mobbed by his teammates after scoring the overtime winner to beat Beaver Valley 2-1. The win also give the Leafs the division title.
Josh Matosevic of the LVR Bombers keeps a close eye on a JL Crowe Hawks player during the local squad's 69-46 victory on Wednesday night.

Bombers down Hawks to claim Kootenay crown

Nelson's LVR Bombers defeated JL Crowe to win the AAA senior boys basketball title for the Kootenay region.

Josh Matosevic of the LVR Bombers keeps a close eye on a JL Crowe Hawks player during the local squad's 69-46 victory on Wednesday night.
Grand Forks Border Bruins captain Jackson Purvis goes sliding into Nelson Leafs goaltender Brad Rebagliati during Friday night action at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

Leafs sweep Border Bruins

The Nelson Leafs appear to be headed for a one game showdown for first place with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.

Grand Forks Border Bruins captain Jackson Purvis goes sliding into Nelson Leafs goaltender Brad Rebagliati during Friday night action at the Nelson and District Community Complex.
Trace Cooke has enjoyed a successful month

Trace Cooke is conquering the ski runs

Local freeride skier has enjoyed two first place finishes in Europe and the season isn't over.

Trace Cooke has enjoyed a successful month
Travis Wellman of the Nelson Leafs scores his second goal of the game before flying over top Grand Forks Border Bruins goalie Dominic Stadnyk. The Leafs won the game 6-4.

Leafs beat Border Bruins, lose Rebagliati, Vlanich

Nelson wins again despite an injury to its starting goalie and a game misconduct for the squad's leading scorer.

Travis Wellman of the Nelson Leafs scores his second goal of the game before flying over top Grand Forks Border Bruins goalie Dominic Stadnyk. The Leafs won the game 6-4.
Linden Horswill will be playing hockey for the University of Victoria next season.

Leafs Horswill to play for UVic next season

The Nelson native will play hockey, study business at University of Victoria.

Linden Horswill will be playing hockey for the University of Victoria next season.
Nelson Leafs goaltender Brad Rebagliati has decided to get rid of his long locks. The local player will be collecting pledges from people to have his hair cut on March 15. Funds will go to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Leafs goaltender Rebagliati to cut hair for cancer

The Nelson Leafs goaltender has agreed to cut his long locks in an effort to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Nelson Leafs goaltender Brad Rebagliati has decided to get rid of his long locks. The local player will be collecting pledges from people to have his hair cut on March 15. Funds will go to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Nelson Leafs forward Jamie Vlanich gets stopped by Beaver Valley Nitehawks netminder Grayson Sharpe during the Leafs 6-2 victory on Friday night.

Leafs beat Beaver Valley 6-2 to protect division lead

Nelson's KIJHL hockey squad held their opponents to 15 shots on way to lopsided victory.

Nelson Leafs forward Jamie Vlanich gets stopped by Beaver Valley Nitehawks netminder Grayson Sharpe during the Leafs 6-2 victory on Friday night.
Murray Kimber

Mural promotes Nelson’s Olympic spirit

New art piece will be on display on Baker Street for the next three weeks.

Murray Kimber
Scott Spencer (in blue) plays the role of distraught son as he talks about his imaginary missing father to members of Nelson Search and Rescue and Nelson Fire Services. Spencer

Mock search held in Nelson’s urban area

A training program had members of search and rescue and the fire department looking for a missing man in residential areas.

Scott Spencer (in blue) plays the role of distraught son as he talks about his imaginary missing father to members of Nelson Search and Rescue and Nelson Fire Services. Spencer
Katri Skogster

Outer Clove changes hands

Local food connoisseurs Iain Pardoe has decided to take over the establishment and continue the tradition of serving great food.

Katri Skogster
Fernie Ghostriders' Anthony Gilbert takes a stick to the head while battling for the puck against the Nelson Leafs' Rayce Miller (left)and Austin Lindsay (right). The Leafs won the game 5-1.

Nelson increases division lead with win over Fernie

A second period outburst gives Leafs a 5-1 victory over the Fernie Ghostriders on Saturday night.

Fernie Ghostriders' Anthony Gilbert takes a stick to the head while battling for the puck against the Nelson Leafs' Rayce Miller (left)and Austin Lindsay (right). The Leafs won the game 5-1.
Brandon Sookro of the Nelson Leafs attempts to put the puck past Castlegar Rebels goaltender Nate Rabbitt during KIJHL action on Wednesday night. The Rebels beat the Leafs 6-5 in double overtime.

Rebels defeat Leafs 6-5 in double overtime

Nelson let a 3-0 first period lead slip away as the Castlegar Rebels came back to win the game 6-5 in double overtime.

Brandon Sookro of the Nelson Leafs attempts to put the puck past Castlegar Rebels goaltender Nate Rabbitt during KIJHL action on Wednesday night. The Rebels beat the Leafs 6-5 in double overtime.
Nelson Leafs goaltender Brad Rebagliati sprawls out to make a save against a Grand Forks Border Bruins player.

Leafs fall 5-2 to Border Bruins

Four goals in the third period by Grand Forks helped the visitors knock off the Nelson Leafs.

Nelson Leafs goaltender Brad Rebagliati sprawls out to make a save against a Grand Forks Border Bruins player.
Darnel St. Pierre of the Nelson Leafs gets tripped up by Castlegar Rebels Mike Bhatoa during the Leafs 9-0 victory on Friday night.

Leafs blank Castlegar 9-0

The Nelson hockey squad dominated all facets of the game on their way to an easy victory.

Darnel St. Pierre of the Nelson Leafs gets tripped up by Castlegar Rebels Mike Bhatoa during the Leafs 9-0 victory on Friday night.