Samuel Dobrin

Quinn Hanly launches off one of the jumps at the Rosemont bike park. The well used amenity is headed towards some improvements that will benefit a wider range of skill levels.

Nelson bike park gets funding for fix up

The Nelson Cycling Club has teamed up with the Urban Systems Foundation to help make improvements to the Rosemont bike park.

Quinn Hanly launches off one of the jumps at the Rosemont bike park. The well used amenity is headed towards some improvements that will benefit a wider range of skill levels.
Saws

Crowds gather for Kaslo’s Logger Sports

Crowds gathered in Kaslo for the May Days celebrations which included the annual Logger Sports.

Saws
May 15

Joining together to combat hunger in Nelson

Bruce Morrison, Claire Hallam, and Sarah Dobell from Nelson’s Investors Group at Safeway last week

May 15
Nelson District Teachers’ Association president Tom Newell says the board made the wrong decision.

Cuts part of Kootenay Lake school district budget

Sustainability and student needs were the focus of the Kootenay Lake school district budget passed last Tuesday.

Nelson District Teachers’ Association president Tom Newell says the board made the wrong decision.
Nelson Salmo Great Northern Trail slide

UPDATED: Slide damages Nelson-area trestle

The Regional District of Central Kootenay announced Tuesday that the Nelson Salmo Great Northern Trail has been closed until further notice.

Nelson Salmo Great Northern Trail slide
Michelle Mungall (centre)

Mungall raises concern about arts

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall went to bat for local arts groups in the Legislative Assembly earlier this week

Michelle Mungall (centre)
New Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism Society executive director Diana Ducs plans on bringing her love for the region to her post as she works on bolstering the area’s reputation.

Focusing on Kootenay Lake as a the destination

The Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism Society welcomed its new executive director last week.

New Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism Society executive director Diana Ducs plans on bringing her love for the region to her post as she works on bolstering the area’s reputation.
Youngsters practice for the Dance Umbrella show next week at the Capitol Theatre.

Step by Step

Slideshow: Youngsters practice up for the Dance Umbrella show next weet at the Capitol Theatre

Youngsters practice for the Dance Umbrella show next week at the Capitol Theatre.
A portion of the floor needing to be replaced is held down from peeling with blue tape.

Hospital expansion delayed, again

The new addition to the Kootenay Lake Hospital has been delayed yet again after deficiencies have been found in the flooring.

A portion of the floor needing to be replaced is held down from peeling with blue tape.
Cindy Sherry

Nelson Civic Theatre group scripts plan for future

With the proposal deadline for the Civic Theatre looming at the end of this month, the group dedicated to restoring it has been hard at work

Cindy Sherry
A bear investigates a garbage can

Spring has arrived in Nelson, so have the bears

Bear sightings in Nelson and area caused by the presence of bear attractants have been leading to conflicts between people and bears

A bear investigates a garbage can
Peter McAllister

All Eyes on the Environment

Mycologist, farmer and forester Peter McAllister gives a presentation at the environmental conference held at L.V. Rogers on the weekend.

Peter McAllister
Bellaflora

Brightening Up the Downtown Alleyways

Charles Arnold and Kyla Jakovickas pose in their new flower shop Bellaflora.

Bellaflora
April brought eventful weather

April wet in Nelson

April was 20 per cent wetter than normal, according to stats from the weather office at the Southeast Fire Centre.

April brought eventful weather
Jackie Tahara with her painted Terracotta Warrior

Warriors for the children

One of Nelson’s artists has been given an opportunity at some great exposure, but it’s all in the spirit of helping children.

Jackie Tahara with her painted Terracotta Warrior
Rob Levesque

Final push for Nelson skate park

The Kootenay Lake Outdoor Skate Park Society have launched a new fundraising campaign to collect the final amount to reach their goal.

Rob Levesque
Young and old came out over the weekend to take in the West Coast Amusements carnival at the west of Baker Street. There were plenty of opportunities for thrills like on Super Shot that took riders on a plunge.

Screams of the Carnival

Young and old came out over the weekend to take in the West Coast Amusements carnival at the west of Baker Street.

Young and old came out over the weekend to take in the West Coast Amusements carnival at the west of Baker Street. There were plenty of opportunities for thrills like on Super Shot that took riders on a plunge.
A junior soccer player celebrates a goal

Soccer starts in Nelson

Slideshow: Children flooded Lakeside Park Saturday to kick off a new season of soccer.

A junior soccer player celebrates a goal
Members of the Selkirk College restoration program got their hands dirty this week as they took to planting native species of plants along the banks of Cottonwood Creek. The restoration initiative aims to build natural ecosystems in the area.

Bringing back an ecosystem

An area of town once neglected will be receiving extra attention through a restoration project aimed at recreating a natural ecosystem.

Members of the Selkirk College restoration program got their hands dirty this week as they took to planting native species of plants along the banks of Cottonwood Creek. The restoration initiative aims to build natural ecosystems in the area.
Ruth O'Bryan and Eli Tetrault

Helping get rid of pennies, helping others

The Nelson Gyro Club is encouraging the community to save their pennies for a fundraiser that aims to help out friends and families.

Ruth O'Bryan and Eli Tetrault