Megan Cole

Crowd gathers to celebrate the Kootenay Co-op's birthday and their vision for Nelson Commons.

Kootenay Co-op celebrates with a tailgate party

Kootenay Co-op celebrated their birthday and their vision for Nelson Commons this weekend.

Crowd gathers to celebrate the Kootenay Co-op's birthday and their vision for Nelson Commons.
The Nelson Killjoys faced off against fellow Nelson team the Lumber Jackies as part of a double bout on Friday night.

Derby dominates Nelson and District Community Complex

Roller derby fans flocked to the Nelson and District Community Complex for a double bout featuring four local teams.

The Nelson Killjoys faced off against fellow Nelson team the Lumber Jackies as part of a double bout on Friday night.
Nelson {vurb} editor Megan Cole dubs spoons as an essential cooking tool.

Nelson {vurb} editor shares five essential kitchen tools

Looking for some tools to make cooking more fun? Nelson {vurb} editor Megan Cole has some suggestions.

Nelson {vurb} editor Megan Cole dubs spoons as an essential cooking tool.
The City of Nelson is changing the way it protects heritage.

Duties of Nelson heritage watchdog shift

City commissions charged with dealing with heritage issues in Nelson will be seeing a major overhaul.

The City of Nelson is changing the way it protects heritage.
Nelson kids get creative at the 4Cats tent at the annual ArtWalk opening.

Nelson’s ArtWalk steps into summer

ArtWalk 2012 debuted tonight in downtown Nelson and had kids and adults alike exploring their creative side.

Nelson kids get creative at the 4Cats tent at the annual ArtWalk opening.
Action at last month’s Western Canadian tournament. Some of the local teams will be back in action tonight at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

Derby girls back at the Nelson and District Community Complex

Roller derby is back Friday at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

Action at last month’s Western Canadian tournament. Some of the local teams will be back in action tonight at the Nelson and District Community Complex.
The John Fluevog store in Vancouver’s Gastown is an example of how new can be mixed with old and produce great results.

Nelson’s past must meet its present

Is Nelson's commitment to heritage limiting creativity and the community's future?

The John Fluevog store in Vancouver’s Gastown is an example of how new can be mixed with old and produce great results.
Nelson based author Deryn Collier’s first crime novel is set in the not-so fictional town of Kootenay Landing.

Nelson author Deryn Collier cracks the mystery

Nelson based author Deryn Collier shares her story behind becoming crime fiction writer.

Nelson based author Deryn Collier’s first crime novel is set in the not-so fictional town of Kootenay Landing.
Lee Reid of the Seniors Economic Environment Development Project (SEEDS) is hoping to help Nelson’s economy with self-sufficient food production by growing vegetables in the Lakeside Park greenhouses.

Nelson seniors group plants food idea

Plants could be growing in Nelson’s Lakeside Park greenhouses as soon as September thanks to a new project by a group of local seniors.

Lee Reid of the Seniors Economic Environment Development Project (SEEDS) is hoping to help Nelson’s economy with self-sufficient food production by growing vegetables in the Lakeside Park greenhouses.
The Dudes prepare to rock Nelson's Spiritbar.

The Dudes prepare for the Nelson stage

From sharing the stage with male strippers to Nelson's Spiritbar, {vurb} catches up with Scott Ross of The Dudes.

The Dudes prepare to rock Nelson's Spiritbar.
Susan and Dave Stryck paddled right into the Lakeside Park soccer fields on Monday afternoon. The fields are closed and the pathway is not passable in several locations.

UPDATED: Wet weather continues to plague Nelson

Heavy rain on the weekend has caused flooding in Nelson and increasing lake levels for Kootenay Lake.

Susan and Dave Stryck paddled right into the Lakeside Park soccer fields on Monday afternoon. The fields are closed and the pathway is not passable in several locations.
Nelson business owner Ed Olthof speaks out against the way the City has approached the Civic Theatre request for proposal.

Nelson business owner ‘appalled’ by Civic Theatre process

A Nelson contractor spoke out against how city council has addressed the request for proposal process for the Civic Theatre.

Nelson business owner Ed Olthof speaks out against the way the City has approached the Civic Theatre request for proposal.
Roger Carruthers and Scott Newland get excited about the upcoming Nazareth concert in Nelson and the Fixing Up the NDCC arena concert series.

UPDATED: Using music to fix up the Nelson arena

Nelson music lovers and promoters organize the Fixing Up the NDCC arena concert series which includes Nazareth and the Headpins.

Roger Carruthers and Scott Newland get excited about the upcoming Nazareth concert in Nelson and the Fixing Up the NDCC arena concert series.
Beatles tribute band Revolver returns to Balfour.

Revolver returns to Balfour

The Kootenay Lakeview Lodge in Balfour is trying to recapture the magic of what has become known as the best outdoor concert of 2011.

Beatles tribute band Revolver returns to Balfour.
The area of the Nelson waterfront where the Grohman Creek residents would like to see a dock.

Grohman residents pitch dock in Nelson

Dock would improve safety for Grohman Creek residents in winter

The area of the Nelson waterfront where the Grohman Creek residents would like to see a dock.
Nelson Lions Club life member Earle Cutler stands on his porch holding a photo from one of the earliest Baker Street breakfasts that the club held. Cutler and the Lions will once again be out on the city’s main street on July 1.

Nelson’s king of the griddle

Ninety-two-year-old Earle Cutler set to continue a Canada Day tradition in Nelson: he has been flipping pancakes on Canada Day since 1952.

Nelson Lions Club life member Earle Cutler stands on his porch holding a photo from one of the earliest Baker Street breakfasts that the club held. Cutler and the Lions will once again be out on the city’s main street on July 1.
Transit buses will offer free service on Sunday to celebrate Canada Day.

Get on the bus free on Canada Day in Nelson

Nelson Transit Community Group arranges free service on Sunday

Transit buses will offer free service on Sunday to celebrate Canada Day.
Former West Kootenay–Okanagan Concervative MP Jim Gouk will be joining Nelson mayor John Dooley and Castlegar mayor Lawrence Chernoff in Calgary Friday in an attempt to lure WestJet services to the West Kootenay Regional Airport.

WestJet more reliable says Gouk

Former MP part of pitch to lure Calgary Carrier to Castlegar

Former West Kootenay–Okanagan Concervative MP Jim Gouk will be joining Nelson mayor John Dooley and Castlegar mayor Lawrence Chernoff in Calgary Friday in an attempt to lure WestJet services to the West Kootenay Regional Airport.
(L-R) Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce manager Tom Thomson

Nelson’s ArtWalk goes interactive

Nelson’s favourite art showcase is making its return next weekend.

(L-R) Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce manager Tom Thomson
Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce manager Tom Thomson (middle) with at last year's federal election all candidates meeting with Mountain FM news director Glenn Hicks (left) and Liberal candidate Shan Lavell.

Chamber backs effort to entice WestJet to West Kootenay

Tourism-based companies like Baldface and Whitewater often struggle with the unreliability of air transportation

Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce manager Tom Thomson (middle) with at last year's federal election all candidates meeting with Mountain FM news director Glenn Hicks (left) and Liberal candidate Shan Lavell.