Samuel Dobrin

BC Lions player Jason Arakgi gives a presentation to students at Hume Elementary School Tuesday.

BC Lions turn energy to education program

Hume Elementary students had a special treat Tuesday morning as members of the BC Lions gave a presentation that would excite and educate.

BC Lions player Jason Arakgi gives a presentation to students at Hume Elementary School Tuesday.
Spray foam hangs out of downtown parking meters Thursday morning

Sticky Situation for Downtown Nelson Parking

Spray foam was found in a number of parking meters Thursday morning

Spray foam hangs out of downtown parking meters Thursday morning
Andre Kudaba

Nelson Neptunes ink new head coach

The Nelson Neptune Swim Club has a new head coach and high hopes for the upcoming swim season.

Andre Kudaba
Telus

Telus investing to improve service

Nelson is set to see improvements in communications infrastructure as Telus plans to invest $700,000 in the area this year.

Telus
Cleanup crews work to clear a patch of road in between Salmo and Nelson after a mudslide occurred earlier this week

Spring weather gives rise to issues

Mud slides in the area have closed several sections of highway including an area of road between Nelson and Salmo

Cleanup crews work to clear a patch of road in between Salmo and Nelson after a mudslide occurred earlier this week
Nelson's LVR is the location of a health care pilot project.

Bringing health care to Nelson students

Ever since a new pilot project began at L.V. Rogers high school a few weeks ago, more students have been visiting the doctor

Nelson's LVR is the location of a health care pilot project.
Corazón

Nelson’s youth choir hits a high note

Slideshow: Nelson’s youth choir, Corazón performed a unique show at the Touchstones Gallery Saturday

Corazón
Fire crews finish cleanup of a house fire on Taghum Beach Saturday morning.

UPDATED: Taghum fire was grow-op site

Police say a house that burned Saturday morning in Taghum had a grow-op in the basement.

Fire crews finish cleanup of a house fire on Taghum Beach Saturday morning.
Ed Natyshak

Many in Motion in Nelson

It was a spectacle to watch the Rick Hansen Many in Motion tour make its way through Nelson Thursday.

Ed Natyshak
Skateboarders may have an outdoor facility by next year if everything goes according to plan.

Nelson outdoor skatepark moves closer to final goal

With donations and grants pouring dollars in for the outdoor skate park, the project looks to be well on the way to becoming a reality

Skateboarders may have an outdoor facility by next year if everything goes according to plan.
Medal bearers make their way through Nelson for the Rick Hansen Many in Motion tour Thursday.

Many in motion for Rick Hansen tour through Nelson

Slideshow: Photos from today's Rick Hansen Many in Motion tour through Nelson.

Medal bearers make their way through Nelson for the Rick Hansen Many in Motion tour Thursday.
Sport Hero award recipients pose after receiving their award Wednesday at the Prestige Inn (Back row from left) Bill McDonnell

Nelson sports volunteers honoured

In small communities it’s volunteers who offer their time and energy that can make the difference between dull and vibrant communities.

Sport Hero award recipients pose after receiving their award Wednesday at the Prestige Inn (Back row from left) Bill McDonnell
The school district continues to work through its budget.

Kootenay Lake School District works through budget

The Kootenay Lake School District is continuing to work through creating a status quo budget for the 2012-13 school year

The school district continues to work through its budget.
Rain did little to dampen spirits of children participating in the Rick Hansen many in motion tour rally today at noon where SD8 children displayed their own medals they created in anticipation for the event.

Nelson’s students show support at Rick Hansen rally

Local kids participated in the Rick Hansen Many in Motion tour rally today.

Rain did little to dampen spirits of children participating in the Rick Hansen many in motion tour rally today at noon where SD8 children displayed their own medals they created in anticipation for the event.
APril 19

Setting up for a Nelson strumming showcase

Vanessa LeFebvre helps students at St. Joseph’s Elementary School

APril 19
The recently discovered plans students are working from.

High school students recreate Nelson history

Drafting students at L.V. Rogers are taking on a project that will enrich their class with a little bit of history.

The recently discovered plans students are working from.
Grade 4 students create medals for the Many in Motion tour coming to Nelson on Thursday.

Hansen celebration arrives in Nelson

After weeks of preparation, the Rick Hansen’s Many in Motion tour will finally reach the Nelson area on Thursday.

Grade 4 students create medals for the Many in Motion tour coming to Nelson on Thursday.
Leafs recruits were in action this weekend at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

Junior Leafs put rookies through paces in Nelson

A new crop of potential Nelson Junior Leafs spent the weekend at a hockey camp

Leafs recruits were in action this weekend at the Nelson and District Community Complex.
Attendees of Selkirk's Geek Show look at some student's art Friday.

Selkirk College geeks out

Visual arts of many mediums were present at Selkirk College's Geek Show Friday night.

Attendees of Selkirk's Geek Show look at some student's art Friday.
Cottonwood Falls is gaining volume as the spring runoff begins in earnest.

Mild temperatures keep water levels down

A higher than average snow pack this year in the Kootenays means a higher potential for flooding, but it’s not cause to worry just yet.

Cottonwood Falls is gaining volume as the spring runoff begins in earnest.