Samuel Dobrin

Kootenay teams jumped into action at the LVR jr Bomber basketball tournament

Bomber tournament flys into action

Kootenay basketball teams strut into action at LVR

Kootenay teams jumped into action at the LVR jr Bomber basketball tournament
Nik Newman fires one off against the Grand Forks Border Bruins

Leafs slam Grand Forks 8-2

The Nelson leafs blew out the Grand Forks Border Bruins Friday night 8-2 at the NDCC

Nik Newman fires one off against the Grand Forks Border Bruins
The LVR debate tournament

Be it resolved …

Students gave their most convincing arguments at the LVR debate tournament.

The LVR debate tournament
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Young gymnists spring into action

Slideshow: The Glacier Gymnastics club tournament

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The LVR Jr Bombers defeated SHSS Wednesday 52-17 in the Hangar. The Jr. Bombers play again Friday and Saturday at the Bomber Invitational at LVR.

Bomber invitational this weekend

LVR hosts the Bomber invitational this weekend where Kootenay teams will duke it out in the Hangar

The LVR Jr Bombers defeated SHSS Wednesday 52-17 in the Hangar. The Jr. Bombers play again Friday and Saturday at the Bomber Invitational at LVR.

Locals off to ‘mini Olympics’

Four from the Whitewater Ski Team will race at BC Games at Silverstar later this month

A Jr Freeski competitor does a 360 off of the 'Dragon's back' on Blast at Whitewater

Freeskiing on the rise

The success of Whitewater Ski Resort’s first ever freeski competition is evidence of Nelson’s local talent in a sport with growing momentum.

A Jr Freeski competitor does a 360 off of the 'Dragon's back' on Blast at Whitewater
Grade 9 students Tia Huttemann and Eija Loponen Stephenson will be taking part in this weekend's debate being hosted by L.R. Rogers. The action takes place at the Fairview high school on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The great debate (club)

It’s been eight years since they’ve had one, but so far L.V. Rogers’ new debate team is having a convincing season.

Grade 9 students Tia Huttemann and Eija Loponen Stephenson will be taking part in this weekend's debate being hosted by L.R. Rogers. The action takes place at the Fairview high school on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Those attending the Pura Vida Fundraiser view a short film of Nathan Beninger's work in Cusco Peru

Pura Vida

Slideshow: Nathan Beninger's Pura Vida Fundraiser

Those attending the Pura Vida Fundraiser view a short film of Nathan Beninger's work in Cusco Peru
Whitewater Jr. Freeski Competition at Jan 27-28

Whitewater Jr. Freeski Competition

Slideshow: Skiers aged 8-18 threw down at the Whitewater Jr. freeski competition over the weekend.

Whitewater Jr. Freeski Competition at Jan 27-28
Fire Chief Simon Grypma

Fire budget discussed at council meeting

Fire Chief Simon Grypma presented the 2012 Fire Department budget to city council Friday.

Fire Chief Simon Grypma
Wildflower students pose with their books recently

Wildflower embraces Nelson Reads effort

One Wildflower School class has embraced the Nelson Reads program with a great deal of excitement.

Wildflower students pose with their books recently
Local police are concerned about provincial ecstasy scare.

Ecstasy threat real say Nelson police

While there haven’t been any victims reported yet locally, police say it’s a possibility.

Local police are concerned about provincial ecstasy scare.
Leafs celebrate after scoring a goal during a game recently

Leafs last chance to catch Rebels

The Nelson Junior Leafs will have to battle hard this weekend against Castlegar if they hope to stack up points before the playoffs.

Leafs celebrate after scoring a goal during a game recently
Whitewater Jr Freeski competition kicks off this weekend

Showcase for young freeskiers

Budding skiers from near and far will be gearing up this weekend to throw down their best at Whitewater's first freeski competition.

Whitewater Jr Freeski competition kicks off this weekend
It was a great weekend at Whitewater Ski Resort.

Nelson celebrates ski culture

The Whitewater Ski Resort held its annual Winter Carnival over the weekend

It was a great weekend at Whitewater Ski Resort.
The French Immersion program is located at Trafalgar Middle School for Grades 6-8 and continues for Grades 9-12 at LVR.

French immersion info session slated

Mark it on your calendars: School District 8 will host an information session next month for those interested in pursuing French immersion.

The French Immersion program is located at Trafalgar Middle School for Grades 6-8 and continues for Grades 9-12 at LVR.
Cale Seffel

Judo changing lives in Salmo

Founded in 2009 by Sandy Vaughan-Sydnam, the Salmo Judo Club is relatively young, but has already progressed leaps and bounds.

Cale Seffel
The Nelson Leafs celebrate after scoring a goal against Fernie recently.

Leafs head to East Kootenay

Following last week’s double overtime loss, the Nelson Junior Leafs seek to redeem themselves this weekend with two wins.

The Nelson Leafs celebrate after scoring a goal against Fernie recently.
Registration for Nelson Youth Soccer has now opened.

Nelson Youth Soccer registration opens

It may still be a ways off, but it’s only a matter of time before the cleats and jerseys come out once again.

Registration for Nelson Youth Soccer has now opened.