Megan Cole

Nelson arts and theatre enthusiast Richard Rowberry sounds the trumpet for summer arts showcase.

City of Nelson plans summer arts showcase

Local theatre and arts enthusiast Richard Rowberry is looking for Nelson artists to participate in a unique summer arts showcase.

Nelson arts and theatre enthusiast Richard Rowberry sounds the trumpet for summer arts showcase.
Roller derby announcer Bob Noxious reflects on Klash in the Kootenays and the evolution of the sport.

Bob Noxious reflects on the evolution of roller derby and his visit to Nelson

Fixture in the world of roller derby Bob Noxious was in Nelson for the Klash in the Kootenays and reflects on the sport.

Roller derby announcer Bob Noxious reflects on Klash in the Kootenays and the evolution of the sport.
Nelson city council is looking into ways to make downtown sandwich boards something everyone can be satisfied with.

Nelson council tightening up sandwich board policy

Nelson city council is taking steps towards dealing with the large number of sandwich boards that line Baker Street.

Nelson city council is looking into ways to make downtown sandwich boards something everyone can be satisfied with.
Young Empire comes to Nelson as part of their first Canadian tour.

Young Empires make Nelson part of first Western Canadian tour.

Since forming in 2009, Toronto’s Young Empires has shared the stage with some of the world’s most popular musicians.

Young Empire comes to Nelson as part of their first Canadian tour.
Nelson skateboarders wait for the start of the Go Skateboarding Day event held Thursday afternoon in the downtown.

Skaters rumble through Nelson core

More than 50 skateboarders, young and old, gathered at the top of Kootenay Street just after 4 p.m.

Nelson skateboarders wait for the start of the Go Skateboarding Day event held Thursday afternoon in the downtown.
The Stompdown Tour pulls in to Nelson this weekend.

Stompdown Tour arrives in Nelson

Twelve dedicated musicans, production crew and management will be pulling into Nelson Friday.

The Stompdown Tour pulls in to Nelson this weekend.
Nelson's Bryn Stevenson gathers inspiration from the mountains and the freedom of the graffiti movement.

Nelson artist Bryn Stevenson draws inspiration from the mountains and graffiti

Growing up the son of two artists in Winlaw it was natural for Bryn Stevenson to be drawn to art.

Nelson's Bryn Stevenson gathers inspiration from the mountains and the freedom of the graffiti movement.
Nelson's Capitol Theatre announces changes with their executive director position.

Nelson’s Capitol Theatre announces change at the top

Nelson's Capitol Theatre announced that Stephanie Fischer will be their new interim executive director.

Nelson's Capitol Theatre announces changes with their executive director position.
Tribute Boardshop hosted its annual Game of Skate at the indoor skatepark at the Nelson Youth Centre. In the jam-style flatland event

Nelson skateboarders spread message

Nelsonites are joining in an international celebration of their sport on Thursday for Go Skateboarding Day.

Tribute Boardshop hosted its annual Game of Skate at the indoor skatepark at the Nelson Youth Centre. In the jam-style flatland event
The Stop the Violence BC coalition spoke out in response to last week's heated city council meeting.

Stop the Violence refutes Nelson Mayor’s stance

The Stop the Violence BC campaign and advocates are responding to comments made in last week’s city council meeting.

The Stop the Violence BC coalition spoke out in response to last week's heated city council meeting.
City councillor Candace Batycki voted in opposition to a letter being sent in support of WestJet service to the West Kootenay Regional Airport.

Batycki concerned about environmental impact of increased service to West Kootenay Regional Airport

Nelson city council passed a resolution to send a letter in support of WestJet regional flight service to Castlegar.

City councillor Candace Batycki voted in opposition to a letter being sent in support of WestJet service to the West Kootenay Regional Airport.
The Kootenay Kannibelles won the silver medal in the championship match-up with Vancouver's Terminal City Roller Girls.

UPDATE: Kootenay Kannibelles take silver at Klash in the Kootenays

It was hugs, smiles and cheers as the Kootenay Kannibelles won the silver medal at Sunday's championship game of the Klash in the Kootenays.

The Kootenay Kannibelles won the silver medal in the championship match-up with Vancouver's Terminal City Roller Girls.
The Nelson Grizzlies took another victory on Saturday as the defeated Trail.

Grizzlies off to regionals in Cranbrook

Before the game had even begun Nelson's Grizzlies had a victory against Trail.

The Nelson Grizzlies took another victory on Saturday as the defeated Trail.
Roller derby has really caught on in the region and some of the best players in West Kootenay will match up against the top teams from around Western Canada to see who will get an opportunity to play in the Canadian nationals in 2013.

Ready for a roller rumble in Nelson

Eight of the best roller derby teams from Western Canada have arrived in Nelson for the Klash in the Kootenays

Roller derby has really caught on in the region and some of the best players in West Kootenay will match up against the top teams from around Western Canada to see who will get an opportunity to play in the Canadian nationals in 2013.
The discussion around the Stop the Violence BC campaign became heated on Monday

Dialogue in Nelson spurred by Stop the Violence BC motion

Nelson’s police chief sees the Stop the Violence BC campaign as a way to spark an important dialogue around the nation’s marijuana policies.

The discussion around the Stop the Violence BC campaign became heated on Monday
Council has decided that the Nelson Civic Theatre Society will have four months to come up with details on how they would make a movie theatre work in this community once again.

Nelson Civic Theatre Society given four months

City council has given the Nelson Civic Theatre Society four more months to work on the details of proposal.

Council has decided that the Nelson Civic Theatre Society will have four months to come up with details on how they would make a movie theatre work in this community once again.
Smalltown DJs are back in Nelson tomorrow night to play Spiritbar.

Smalltown DJs return to Nelson

Smalltown DJs are no strangers to the Nelson area. The have taken the stage at Spiritbar many times and will be back tomorrow.

Smalltown DJs are back in Nelson tomorrow night to play Spiritbar.
Andreas Adams makes one of his slow coffee

Nelson embraces the slow coffee movement

A Nelson coffee lover is offering a new and slower coffee product to the local market.

Andreas Adams makes one of his slow coffee
Nelson's Mayor John Dooley (above) spoke out against a motion in favour of the regulation and taxation of marijuana at Monday's council meeting.

Nelson city council erupts over pot motion

Emotions ran high Monday night as Nelson city council debated a resolution in support of the Stop the Violence BC campaign.

Nelson's Mayor John Dooley (above) spoke out against a motion in favour of the regulation and taxation of marijuana at Monday's council meeting.
The Bombers took home the regional championship in May and finished at an all time high at the provincials.

Bombers finish at an all time high at rugby provincials

After a long season the L.V. Rogers faced provincials with injuries and a tired team, but despite their struggles they finished in 12th.

The Bombers took home the regional championship in May and finished at an all time high at the provincials.