Samuel Dobrin

Joe Frechette poses near a collection of awards in his North Shore home. Frechette’s song Clap your Hands was honoured for breaking new ground in the Canadian music industry with his band The Beau Marks in the 1950s.

Hitting the 100,000 mark

Over 50 years since his hit song first hit the airwaves, Joe Frechette looks back on his time with the Beau Marks fondly.

Joe Frechette poses near a collection of awards in his North Shore home. Frechette’s song Clap your Hands was honoured for breaking new ground in the Canadian music industry with his band The Beau Marks in the 1950s.
The Jumbo Glacier is the site of the Jumbo resort. Jumbo Glacier itself is the glacier at the highest point

UPDATED: Jumbo mistake? or Jumbo step forward?

After a consultation and review process spanning over 20 years, the provincial government has approved the Jumbo Glacier Resort proposal

The Jumbo Glacier is the site of the Jumbo resort. Jumbo Glacier itself is the glacier at the highest point
Redneck day at Whitewater

Redneck day at Whitewater

Slideshow: Jeans, flannel and mullets were the fashion for the day at Whitewater Ski Resorts redneck day.

Redneck day at Whitewater
Civic Centre

Nelson Theatre potential recreation site

The Kootenay Climbing Association and the Nelson Squash Club have joined together in the effort to acquire a local space.

Civic Centre
Bruce Halstead in Romania

A helping hand for Romania

When people experience hardships, they often need someone to lend them a helping hand.

Bruce Halstead in Romania
Nelson

Sunset in Nelson

Those who call Nelson home will be familiar with outside attention, and recent coverage from Sunset Magazine continues the trend

Nelson
Rendering of the Rosemont washroom

Green design for Rosemont park public washroom

The Art Gibbon Memorial Park will become the site of a new washroom, but unlike others, it’ll be designed to match the nearby greenery.

Rendering of the Rosemont washroom
Whitewater Ski Resort

Whitewater’s Slopes for Hope

Raise money for cancer research and ski the vertical feet of Mt. Everest this weekend at Whitewater Ski Resort.

Whitewater Ski Resort
Fat Tire Fest at Morning Mountain

Plans to develop Morning Mountain in the works

New developments from the Nelson Cycling Club could have the Morning Mountain area become a designated cycling destination in the future.

Fat Tire Fest at Morning Mountain
Tree wells are a danger

Nelson man survives tree well

In just a matter of seconds, one Nelson man’s ski day turned into near death experience he’s not soon to forget.

Tree wells are a danger
Jonathon Petrash earlier this season playing with the Leafs against the Castlegar Rebels

Petrash to play NCAA hockey

The Nelson Leafs may have had a quick end to their season, but one of their senior players has been given an opportunity for a bright future

Jonathon Petrash earlier this season playing with the Leafs against the Castlegar Rebels
Asia Hoffart

Inspiration not hard to find

A Kaslo woman is saddling up for the Ride to Conquer Cancer this summer, but is in need of support to get the wheels rolling.

Asia Hoffart
Leafs celebrate scoring a goal against Castlegar earlier this season

Nelson Leafs head coach remains positive

Maida not dwelling on early demise of Nelson Leafs

Leafs celebrate scoring a goal against Castlegar earlier this season
Teachers rally together at City Hall

Teachers rally at City Hall

Nelson Teachers gathered together at City Hall Wednesday

Teachers rally together at City Hall
Selkirk College

Selkirk College to make layoffs

An ever-tightening fiscal belt and sustained low enrollment at Selkirk College means administration and teaching staff layoffs will happen

Selkirk College
SkateJam

Nelson skateboarders ride in the spirit of fun

Local skateboarders gathered at the NDYC last weekend for Skate Jam, a fun event to get youth together for a fun skateboard session.

SkateJam
Nelson Figure Skating Club

Nelson Figure Skating Club’s show on ice

Slideshow: The Nelson Figure Skating Club hit the NDCC for their Wish Upon a Star Disney themed ice show

Nelson Figure Skating Club
LVR Students show support for their teachers Friday during a student-lead walk out.

Nelson students walk out to support teachers

LVR students rallied together to show support for their teachers Friday.

LVR Students show support for their teachers Friday during a student-lead walk out.
The reception area at the emergency wing of Kootenay Lake Hospital will remain quiet for at least a couple more months.

More delays for Nelson hospital

The new emergency wing of the Kootenay Lake Hospital won’t see patients any time soon

The reception area at the emergency wing of Kootenay Lake Hospital will remain quiet for at least a couple more months.
Teachers joined together during this past Monday's day of action protest outside Hume Elementary. On Monday local teachers will join together as they walk out of schools across the city as part of strike action.

Nelson teachers will walk Monday

Nelson teachers will take a stand Monday after the BC Teachers’ Federation gave their strike notice Thursday morning

Teachers joined together during this past Monday's day of action protest outside Hume Elementary. On Monday local teachers will join together as they walk out of schools across the city as part of strike action.