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Anklewich scores 2 as Leafs shut out Border Bruins 4-0

Nelson has just three games left in the regular season

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A vase of flowers on top of a coffin at an event marking International Overdose Awareness Day in Nelson in 2021. Eleven people died of toxic drug poisoning in the Nelson area in 2022, the most since the health crisis was declared in 2016. Photo: Tyler Harper

Record drug deaths, paramedic calls in West Kootenay last year

Eleven people died due to toxic drugs in Nelson in 2022

A vase of flowers on top of a coffin at an event marking International Overdose Awareness Day in Nelson in 2021. Eleven people died of toxic drug poisoning in the Nelson area in 2022, the most since the health crisis was declared in 2016. Photo: Tyler Harper
The Silver King Chair at Whitewater Ski Resort. Photo: Whitewater Ski Resort

Silver King lift at Whitewater Ski Resort to reopen Wednesday

The 30-year-old chair had been shut down due to repairs

The Silver King Chair at Whitewater Ski Resort. Photo: Whitewater Ski Resort
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Seminoff scores as Leafs hold off Rockets 6-5

Golden scored three unanswered goals before Seminoff’s winner

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The Nelson Police Department. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

UPDATED: Missing Nelson girl found

Police say Ember Bury has been located

The Nelson Police Department. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
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Nelson Leafs give up three straight short-handed goals in loss to Beaver Valley

The Nitehawks’ penalty killers scored all three in the first period

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The Nelson Police Department has announced they have found two women who had been reported missing. File photo

UPDATED: Both missing Nelson women found

Police say Alissa Kunstmann and Katherine Rivard have been found

The Nelson Police Department has announced they have found two women who had been reported missing. File photo
A municipal byelection will be held in Salmo on Feb. 25. Photo: Wikipedia

Three candidates running in Salmo council byelection

Councillor Todd Wallace resigned in January

A municipal byelection will be held in Salmo on Feb. 25. Photo: Wikipedia
Nicole Charlwood will be the B.C. Green Party candidate for Nelson-Creston when the next provincial election is called. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nicole Charlwood to run again for Green Party in Nelson-Creston

Charlwood was the party’s candidate in 2020

Nicole Charlwood will be the B.C. Green Party candidate for Nelson-Creston when the next provincial election is called. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
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Larochelle stops 46 as Nelson Leafs beat Castlegar 5-4

It’s the first win for new coach Briar McNaney

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The Silver King Chair at Whitewater Ski Resort has been shut down due to a part that requires replacement. Photo: Whitewater Ski Resort

UPDATE: Repairs shut down Whitewater chair lift for up to a month

The Silver King Chair’s bullwheel needs a new part

The Silver King Chair at Whitewater Ski Resort has been shut down due to a part that requires replacement. Photo: Whitewater Ski Resort
Const. Wade Tittemore poses in this undated handout photo. Tittemore, who died in an avalanche in southeastern B.C. on Jan. 9, has been posthumously promoted to detective for his dedication and commitment as an officer. Photo: City of Nelson

Nelson police officer posthumously promoted to detective

Wade Tittemore received the promotion during a funeral service

Const. Wade Tittemore poses in this undated handout photo. Tittemore, who died in an avalanche in southeastern B.C. on Jan. 9, has been posthumously promoted to detective for his dedication and commitment as an officer. Photo: City of Nelson
RCMP say a School District 8 bus in Salmo was struck on the highway Jan. 18 while taking children to school. File photo

Vehicle collides with Salmo school bus filled with students

No children were injured in the incident

RCMP say a School District 8 bus in Salmo was struck on the highway Jan. 18 while taking children to school. File photo
The Kaslo Outdoor Recreation and Trails Society is improving the trail system on Mount Buchanan and hiring trail crew workers with support from Columbia Basin Trust. Photo: Submitted

Columbia Basin Trust grants funding Kaslo, Nelson trail upgrades

Multiple projects in the Kootenays are underway

The Kaslo Outdoor Recreation and Trails Society is improving the trail system on Mount Buchanan and hiring trail crew workers with support from Columbia Basin Trust. Photo: Submitted
Nelson Police Department Const. Wade Tittemore (left) died in an avalanche while backcountry skiing north of Nelson on Jan. 9, 2023. His colleague Const. Mathieu Nolet (middle), seen with Chief Donovan Fisher, was critically injured in the incident. Photo: City of Nelson

Private funeral service to be held for Nelson police officer

Const. Tittemore died in an avalanche while skiing 60 kilometres north of Nelson

Nelson Police Department Const. Wade Tittemore (left) died in an avalanche while backcountry skiing north of Nelson on Jan. 9, 2023. His colleague Const. Mathieu Nolet (middle), seen with Chief Donovan Fisher, was critically injured in the incident. Photo: City of Nelson
Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

COVID-19 outbreak at Kootenay Lake Hospital is over

There were 18 cases and no deaths

Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Nelson’s Noah Quinn is now the Cranbrook Bucks’ all-time leading goal scorer. Photo courtesy Cranbrook Bucks
Nelson’s Noah Quinn is now the Cranbrook Bucks’ all-time leading goal scorer. Photo courtesy Cranbrook Bucks
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Nelson Leafs drop 2 as new coach makes debut

Nelson fell to Grand Forks and Castlegar

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An online fundraiser has been started for the family of Nelson Const. Wade Tittemore (left), who died in an avalanche on Jan. 9, as well as Const. Mathieu Nolet (right) who has been hospitalized following the incident. Photo: Nelson Police Association

Online fundraiser started for Nelson officers caught in avalanche

The goal is to raise $100,000 for Const. Mathieu Nolet and the family of Const. Wade Tittemore

An online fundraiser has been started for the family of Nelson Const. Wade Tittemore (left), who died in an avalanche on Jan. 9, as well as Const. Mathieu Nolet (right) who has been hospitalized following the incident. Photo: Nelson Police Association
Nelson Leafs’ forward Joe Davidson has been traded to the Osoyoos Coyotes. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs trade Joe Davidson, Marko Pavlovic to Osoyoos

The Leafs also lost 2 of 3 on a road trip following their coach’s resignation

Nelson Leafs’ forward Joe Davidson has been traded to the Osoyoos Coyotes. Photo: Tyler Harper