Samuel Dobrin

Members of the Nelson Regional Sports Council pose with Many in Motion Tour honoured medal bearer Ed Natyshak.

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

Members of the Nelson Regional Sports Council pose with Many in Motion Tour honoured medal bearer Ed Natyshak.
Leafs goaltender Andrew Walton lets a goal in against the Castlegar Rebels in Tuesday night's game four playoff match up.

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.

Leafs goaltender Andrew Walton lets a goal in against the Castlegar Rebels in Tuesday night's game four playoff match up.
A local skateboarder performs a stunt during the Skatefest fundraiser Friday

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.

A local skateboarder performs a stunt during the Skatefest fundraiser Friday
Coldsmoke revelers head out on the poker run

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.

Coldsmoke revelers head out on the poker run
Trafalgar Middle School

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.

Trafalgar Middle School
February 23

Nelson skateboarders ramp up for Sk8 Fest

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

February 23
February 21

Nelson woman wins brand new Toyota

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

February 21
Leafs defeat Nitehawks 7-2 in Nelson

Leafs put Nitehawks to bed in 7-2 victory

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

Leafs defeat Nitehawks 7-2 in Nelson
Competitors hike for the Coldsmoke slopestyle

Celebration of powder proportions

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

Competitors hike for the Coldsmoke slopestyle
Jim Reimer hands over the keys to a new home in Haiti

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.

Jim Reimer hands over the keys to a new home in Haiti
Jim Hudec

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.

Jim Hudec
Trafalgar Middle School

Students express concern

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

Trafalgar Middle School

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.

The University of Calgary's women's soccer coach  visited Soccer Quest earlier this month.

Dinos coach impressed with Nelson talent

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

The University of Calgary's women's soccer coach  visited Soccer Quest earlier this month.
February 14

Much Relief for Haiti

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

February 14
The Castlegar rebels tied the home-and-home against the Leafs after defeating them 6-3

Rebels return with win against Leafs

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

The Castlegar rebels tied the home-and-home against the Leafs after defeating them 6-3
Cougar spotted near Gyro Park

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.

Cougar spotted near Gyro Park

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.

Bickerton (left) celebrates his recent silver medal at the Canadian nationals in Calgary.

Nelson’s Bickerton takes the next step

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

Bickerton (left) celebrates his recent silver medal at the Canadian nationals in Calgary.
cyclists prepare for the MS bike tour

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.

cyclists prepare for the MS bike tour