Samuel Dobrin

Students at South Nelson Elementary School show off their own Rick Hansen Medal crafts.

South Nelson kids prepare for Hansen tour

Students at South Nelson Elementary School make their Rick Hansen medal crafts for next week's events.

Students at South Nelson Elementary School show off their own Rick Hansen Medal crafts.
A crane (right) lifted the excavator out of the lake and lowered it onto a barge. The excavator is upside down

Excavator removed from Kootenay Lake

The excavator that fell into Kootenay Lake from a Canadian Pacific railcar last weekend has been removed from the water.

A crane (right) lifted the excavator out of the lake and lowered it onto a barge. The excavator is upside down
Trace Cooke catching some air at Whitewater Ski Resort

Nelson’s Trace Cooke makes impressive results

His ski season started out with injury, but with hard work and determination he turned out results that surprised even him.

Trace Cooke catching some air at Whitewater Ski Resort
Chipman Purdey screenshot from his video 'No Price Gouging for Katrina.'

Nelson student wins video contest

One Nelson student recently learned that doing your homework can pay off in more than just good grades.

Chipman Purdey screenshot from his video 'No Price Gouging for Katrina.'
Lions Club present $1000 cheque

Nelson Lions on board

Lions make donation of $1000 for Nelson Jubilee Manor/Place Foundation

Lions Club present $1000 cheque
April 10

Sewing Up New Skills at the Nelson Youth Centre

The machines will be used by youth in the Skills Link program

April 10
Bruce Halstead

Nelson’s citizen of the year ‘humbled’

The citizen of the year is a person who is selfless, that wants to be a part of community, not a person that takes but one who gives.

Bruce Halstead
In September 1936 a similar mess occurred in almost the exact same location.

Crews continue to clean up derailment damage

UPDATE: The damaged rail line near Corra Linn Dam was reopened Thursday evening after final mandatory inspections were completed.

In September 1936 a similar mess occurred in almost the exact same location.
Whitewater's last big party was Redneck Days in March. The fun continues this weekend at the local ski hill.

Whitewater signs off for season

After a great ski season at Whitewater, pass holders and winter revelers alike are invited for one last weekend of celebration.

Whitewater's last big party was Redneck Days in March. The fun continues this weekend at the local ski hill.
Canadian shoppers will soon have more reason to spend when they head south to the US.

Nelson business leaders not pleased with duty scheme

The introduction of the 2012 federal budget last week has the local business community concerned with changes to duty free shopping

Canadian shoppers will soon have more reason to spend when they head south to the US.
From left to right

Nelson Chamber of Commerce welcomes new executives

The Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce AGM was one that celebrated excellence, diversity and welcomed two new executives to the board.

From left to right
Shambhala

Serious business in Nelson

The Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce have recognized four businesses that show a commitment to excellence and to Nelson.

Shambhala
You have a chance to help Nelson's high school with its sustainability efforts

Nelson’s high school striving for green grants

Nelson high school students’ committment to sustainability could see them rewarded

You have a chance to help Nelson's high school with its sustainability efforts
Travis Rice

Supernatural on NBC next week

The snowboard contest that brought 18 of the world’s best snowboarders to Nelson will be airing on NBC next week.

Travis Rice
Nelson Police

Disturbance at Nelson homeless shelter

Nelson Police responded to a local homeless shelter Tuesday after receiving a report that a male was causing a disturbance.

Nelson Police
Veterinarian Celeste Bignell

Kennel cough keeping Nelson animal hospital staff on its toes

An outbreak of kennel cough in Nelson has some dogs needing a little extra attention.

Veterinarian Celeste Bignell
Nelson District Teachers' Union president Tom Newell says local teachers are not happy about the passing of Bill 22.

Nelson teachers react to Bill 22

The B.C. Teachers’ Federation is going back to court to challenge the legislation

Nelson District Teachers' Union president Tom Newell says local teachers are not happy about the passing of Bill 22.
Nelson Search and Rescue members gathered at the Beasley Fire Department parking lot and prepared to help with the rescue of skiers caught in an avalanche.

UPDATED: Identities of skiers killed in avalanche confirmed

RCMP have confirmed the two skiers killed in Wednesday's avalanche in the Bonnington range as Katie Aring and Ryan Keene.

Nelson Search and Rescue members gathered at the Beasley Fire Department parking lot and prepared to help with the rescue of skiers caught in an avalanche.
Jesse McDonald gets set for a run. The Nakusp athlete hopes her bordercross dreams hit a climax in Russia in 2014.

The long road back for Nakusp snowboarder

On the way to achieving her dreams, a severe injury set back her goals of competing in the 2010 Olympics.

Jesse McDonald gets set for a run. The Nakusp athlete hopes her bordercross dreams hit a climax in Russia in 2014.
March 20

Welcome to spring — Nelson style

Danny Rickaby had to bring out the snowplow yet again this morning to clear off the sidewalk on Hall Street near the New Grand Hotel.

March 20