Samuel Dobrin

UPDATED: Nelson’s Natyshak named honourable medal bearer

The Many in Motion tour will pass through Nelson April 19 and of the 30 medal bearers will be Ed Natyshak, Nelson's honourable medal bearer

Nelson Leafs trail Castlegar in series after game four loss

The Nelson Leafs trail Castlegar 3-1 in the playoff series after dropping a game against the Rebels 7-6 in overtime.

Nelson Sk8 Fest rolls into action

Young and old gathered in Nelson's Mary Hall at Selkirk College to take part in a fundraiser for the new outdoor skatepark.

Coldsmoke weekend a huge success

Whitewater's 6th annual Coldsmoke Festival was a huge success with fun for all... and plenty of snow to go around.

First draft of SD8 budget prepares for $1 million shortfall

At Tuesday’s finance committee meeting, SD8 trustees received the first draft of the 2012-13 budget, anticipated to create some challenges.

Nelson skateboarders ramp up for Sk8 Fest

Skateboarders like Cosmo Rich are hoping that soon Nelson will be home to an outdoor skate park.

Nelson woman wins brand new Toyota

Nelson’s Carrie Fitzsimmons found out earlier this month that she won a brand new Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Leafs put Nitehawks to bed in 7-2 victory

Update: The Nelson Leafs defeated the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 7-2

Celebration of powder proportions

The Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Festival is arriving at Whitewater Ski Resort once again, Feb. 24-26.

The light slowly returns

Two years after the devastating earthquake that shook Haiti apart, a local group of philanthropists still aim to do all in their power.

Meet Salmo’s sitskier

Video: You can find him several times a week at the Nordic Ski club, but he’s had to endure more than the average skier just to get there.

Students express concern

Student frustration is growing as the teacher’s strike continues to drag on.

Scholarship up for grabs

A local man is offering a scholarship to give high achieving students the support that members of his family never received.

Dinos coach impressed with Nelson talent

Several young local soccer players had a chance to meet with a potential future coach earlier this month

Much Relief for Haiti

Jim Reimer, left, receives a cheque from pharmacist Mark McBride on behalf of Remedy’s

Rebels return with win against Leafs

The Nelson Leafs lost 6-3 to the Castlegar Rebels following a 6-2 win the night before.

Cougar spotted near Gyro Park

A cougar was sighted last Friday morning near Gyro Park where Nelson police say it was chased up a tree by a dog.

In the spirit of kindness

Trafalgar Middle School’s new code of conduct has engaged students beyond the detention room — it’s entirely student generated.

Nelson’s Bickerton takes the next step

At a recent Canadian National race, Bickerton was awarded bronze in the 5,000 metre race

A bike tour classic

Summer may be a long way away yet, but those seeking an adventure on their two-wheeled steed now have a new tour to mark on their calendars.