Megan Cole

Ontario-based band Elliott Brood is returning to the stage at Spiritbar on Tuesday

Elliott Brood returns to Nelson

Ontario favourites return to the stage at Nelson's Spiritbar.

Ontario-based band Elliott Brood is returning to the stage at Spiritbar on Tuesday
Shambhala Music Festival may have just wrapped up at Salmo River Ranch but already organizers are looking to 2013.

Shambhala Music Festival looks to the future

Shambhala Music Festival came to a close on Monday and as attendees left Salmo River Ranch organizers were looking to next year.

Shambhala Music Festival may have just wrapped up at Salmo River Ranch but already organizers are looking to 2013.
Corrine Zawaduk (left) and dad Rick Bundschuh on the Salmo River Ranch last year.

Shambhala: Big festival, simple values

On Friday morning I packed my car and set off for Salmo River Ranch.

Corrine Zawaduk (left) and dad Rick Bundschuh on the Salmo River Ranch last year.
The Downtown Athletic Club is still interested in the Nelson Civic Centre building.

Athletic Club stays in the mix for Nelson Civic Theatre space

While the Nelson Civic Theatre Society is starting to hold meetings inside the building as they continue to work on their business plan

The Downtown Athletic Club is still interested in the Nelson Civic Centre building.
The Hume Hotel’s 100 Mile Burger outsells the establishment’s other six burgers combined and rarely leaves customers feeling hungry when they are finished.

A burger loaded with ‘local love’

The Hume Hotel’s 100 Mile Burger has some local love behind it.

The Hume Hotel’s 100 Mile Burger outsells the establishment’s other six burgers combined and rarely leaves customers feeling hungry when they are finished.
Music lovers from around the world descended on Salmo River Ranch for the 15th anniversary of Shambhala Music Festival this weekend.

Shambhala delights music lovers at Salmo River Ranch

Music lovers descended on Salmo River Ranch this year as Shambhala Music Festival celebrated it's 15th year.

Music lovers from around the world descended on Salmo River Ranch for the 15th anniversary of Shambhala Music Festival this weekend.
Falling debris from the former Redfish Grill building has created a hazardous environment.

Nelson city council asks for owner action at Redfish building

Nelson city council is asking the owners of the former Redfish Grill building to take responsibility for the site which has become a hazard.

Falling debris from the former Redfish Grill building has created a hazardous environment.
Nelson saw fewer visitors in July

Kootenay tourism numbers dip

Record levels of rain followed by landslides were among several factors resulting in a serious decline in early summer tourism.

Nelson saw fewer visitors in July
Cuff the Duke will be taking the stage next week at Nelson's The Royal.

Cuff the Duke heads to Nelson

Alt-country road-warriors Cuff the Duke are taking the stage at The Royal in Nelson on August 15.

Cuff the Duke will be taking the stage next week at Nelson's The Royal.
Joel Plaskett is brining his Halifax inspired sound to Nelson on September 20 when he plays he Capitol Theatre. Tickets are on sale now.

Joel Plaskett hits the road and heading to Nelson

Halifax-based singer/songwriter Joel Plaskett will be taking the stage at Nelson's Capitol Theatre in September.

Joel Plaskett is brining his Halifax inspired sound to Nelson on September 20 when he plays he Capitol Theatre. Tickets are on sale now.
Jackson's Hole has entered its Jacksons Loaded Buger in the contest that will determine which nelson restaurant does it best.

Jackson’s competes to be Nelson’s best burger

With so many good burgers in Nelson, it's hard to know which is best. This week Jackson's enters the ring to potentially be named the best.

Jackson's Hole has entered its Jacksons Loaded Buger in the contest that will determine which nelson restaurant does it best.
Valentine Webber (left) with daughter Rachel. Both died in the Johnsons Landing landslide in early July.

Webber remembered following Johnsons Landing tragedy

One of Johnsons Landing's residents is remembered fondly following the tragedy that claimed his life in July.

Valentine Webber (left) with daughter Rachel. Both died in the Johnsons Landing landslide in early July.
Music lovers will once again be at the Salmo River Ranch for a five-day experience like no other.

Salmo’s Shambhala celebration ready for the beat

By Thursday more than 10,000 festival-goers, volunteers, staff, crew and artists will have descended on Salmo River Ranch

Music lovers will once again be at the Salmo River Ranch for a five-day experience like no other.
The Nelson Civic Theatre Society continues to shore up its business plan. From left

Nelson Civic Theatre society dispells ‘misinformation’

A local group continues to work on a plan to re-open the Civic Theatre, but says there seems to be some confusion in the community.

The Nelson Civic Theatre Society continues to shore up its business plan. From left
Nelson's Steve Kerr has channeled his love for paddle boarding into art.

A Nelson artist combines art and sport

Nelson paddle board maker shares the inspiration behind his handmade boards and the sport that is gaining popularity in the Kootenays.

Nelson's Steve Kerr has channeled his love for paddle boarding into art.
Chief coroner Lisa Lapointe (above at a Kaslo press conference earlier this month) concluded the search at Johnsons Landing today after there the recovery of Rachel Webber's body on Wednesday night.

Third body recovered at Johnsons Landing landslide

The body of Rachel Webber, 17, was recovered from the Johnsons Landing landslide Wednesday.

Chief coroner Lisa Lapointe (above at a Kaslo press conference earlier this month) concluded the search at Johnsons Landing today after there the recovery of Rachel Webber's body on Wednesday night.
Wabie Quayle shares the inspiration behind her Nelson bakehouse.

A sweet take on a Nelson family business

Wabie Quayle of Nelson's Starbird Bakehouse shares the story behind her cupcake and crepe company.

Wabie Quayle shares the inspiration behind her Nelson bakehouse.
Vancouver's Black Mountain makes the cut for the Soundtrack of Nelson {vurb} editor Megan Cole's life thus far.

Nelson {vurb} editor shares the soundtrack of her life thus far

With a birthday on the horizon, Nelson's vurb editor shares some special songs that have formed the soundtrack of her life thus far.

Vancouver's Black Mountain makes the cut for the Soundtrack of Nelson {vurb} editor Megan Cole's life thus far.
City of Nelson planner Daphne Powell discusses plans for Davies Street park with neighbours at a public meeting earlier this month.

Next phase for Nelson’s Davies Street Park to go ahead

Three years after construction of Nelson's Davies Street Park began, steps could be taken towards completion.

City of Nelson planner Daphne Powell discusses plans for Davies Street park with neighbours at a public meeting earlier this month.
Search will resume this week at Johnsons Landing for the remains of Rachel Webber.

UPDATED: Search at Johnsons Landing to resume for two days

The BC Coroners service will be resuming their search for the two missing victims of the Johnsons Landing landslide.

Search will resume this week at Johnsons Landing for the remains of Rachel Webber.