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Joelle Burnie (left) and Kayla Tillapaugh of the Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society receive their Sustainability Award from Mayor Janice Morrison. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson council grants annual Sustainability Leadership Awards

Friends of Kootenay Lake, biologist Joanne Siderius, and journalist Darren Davidson were honoured

Gabriel Janz, Ryder LeBlanc, Chase LeBlanc and Mark Mozel prepare for their flight. Photo: Submitted

Nelson air cadets finally go flying

Cadets flew to Castlegar and to Balfour

Tia Holt, age 9, the youngest runner in the Run Like a Mother event, with her mother Kirsty Holt, in 2022. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Run Like A Mother in Nelson on May 13

The road race returns for its second year

Astrid Heyerdahl of the Nelson Museum and Archives (left) and Mayor Janice Morrison present the 2023 Heritage Award to Nelson Electric Tramway Society volunteers (L-R) Jim Robertson, Jean Carne, and Bill Drake. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Streetcar volunteers win Nelson’s 2023 Heritage Award

The Nelson Electric Tramway Society runs the streetcar at the waterfront

Astrid Heyerdahl of the Nelson Museum and Archives (left) and Mayor Janice Morrison present the 2023 Heritage Award to Nelson Electric Tramway Society volunteers (L-R) Jim Robertson, Jean Carne, and Bill Drake. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Nelson B.C. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

LETTER: Appreciation from friends and family of Buck Crawford

From members of the Crawford family

  • Feb 3, 2023
Nelson B.C. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
(L-R) Tailout’s head brewer Mary Lusty, Humble Bean owners Mike McLellan and Kimberly Mamos, and Hedin Nelson-Chorney, a founder and the general manager of Tailout Brewing have joined forces to create an espresso stout. Photo: Submitted

Castlegar’s Humble Bean Coffee and Tailout Brewery create one popular stout

Two Castlegar businesses have partnered together to create an espresso stout

(L-R) Tailout’s head brewer Mary Lusty, Humble Bean owners Mike McLellan and Kimberly Mamos, and Hedin Nelson-Chorney, a founder and the general manager of Tailout Brewing have joined forces to create an espresso stout. Photo: Submitted
Charles Richard-Hamelin has recorded over 10 albums, the latest of which earned him a JUNO award in 2022. Photo: Submitted

Pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin to perform in Nelson

Distinguished musician will play at Capitol Theatre Feb. 21

Charles Richard-Hamelin has recorded over 10 albums, the latest of which earned him a JUNO award in 2022. Photo: Submitted
Rare Bird by Kelly Shpeley and Extant by Emma Noyes, two Nelson murals funded by various local and provincial grants. Photo: Ingrid Love

COLUMN: In need of arts funding? Here’s the Nelson grants to apply for

Sydney Black writes about which organizations are offering arts funding

Rare Bird by Kelly Shpeley and Extant by Emma Noyes, two Nelson murals funded by various local and provincial grants. Photo: Ingrid Love
The Whitewater Ski Team is competing this year across the Kootenays. Photo: Submitted

Busy racing season for the Whitewater Ski Team

Skiers have competed in Kimberley and at Red Mountain, with more to come

The Whitewater Ski Team is competing this year across the Kootenays. Photo: Submitted
Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for Ryan Harp, 32 years of age, relating to an outstanding arrest warrant for a Breach of Release Order.

Man wanted for assault seen in Trail area

Ryan Harp is considered armed and dangerous by police

Grand Forks RCMP are presently looking for Ryan Harp, 32 years of age, relating to an outstanding arrest warrant for a Breach of Release Order.
Nelson Leafs.

Anklewich scores 2 as Leafs shut out Border Bruins 4-0

Nelson has just three games left in the regular season

Nelson Leafs.
Nelson, B.C. Photo: Bill Mtcalfe

Letter: Subsidizing our own extinction

From reader Doug Jamieson

  • Feb 2, 2023
Nelson, B.C. Photo: Bill Mtcalfe
Glen Kalesniko (left) and Mark Allen stand locked outside their respective downtown Trail businesses because the building that houses Pride Gym and Performance Fitness has been closed more than two months due to fire code violations. Photo: Jim Bailey

Weights idle, ring empty; Trail gym owners locked out of their businesses

“Honestly, it’s been a nightmare,” Glen Kalesniko, Pride Gym, said of the 2+ month lockout

Glen Kalesniko (left) and Mark Allen stand locked outside their respective downtown Trail businesses because the building that houses Pride Gym and Performance Fitness has been closed more than two months due to fire code violations. Photo: Jim Bailey
Kaslo council on Jan. 10 dealt with FireSmart building construction. File photo
Kaslo council on Jan. 10 dealt with FireSmart building construction. File photo
A date for the continuation of Jeremy Undershute’s assault trial will be decided on Feb. 14 in Nelson court. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Assault trial starts, then stops, in Nelson spitting incident

The trial of Jeremy Undershute will be continue on an unknown future date

A date for the continuation of Jeremy Undershute’s assault trial will be decided on Feb. 14 in Nelson court. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
A vase of flowers on top of a coffin at an event marking International Overdose Awareness Day in Nelson in 2021. Eleven people died of toxic drug poisoning in the Nelson area in 2022, the most since the health crisis was declared in 2016. Photo: Tyler Harper

Record drug deaths, paramedic calls in West Kootenay last year

Eleven people died due to toxic drugs in Nelson in 2022

A vase of flowers on top of a coffin at an event marking International Overdose Awareness Day in Nelson in 2021. Eleven people died of toxic drug poisoning in the Nelson area in 2022, the most since the health crisis was declared in 2016. Photo: Tyler Harper
The Castlegar and District Community Complex’s arena will be getting a new floor this year. File photo

Repairs to ice floor will close Castlegar arena for six months

Project scheduled for spring-summer to reduce impact, but Rebels hockey may be affected

The Castlegar and District Community Complex’s arena will be getting a new floor this year. File photo
Mayor Janice Morrison presents runner Jazmine Lowther with Nelson’s 2023 Sports Ambassador award. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Jazmine Lowther is Nelson’s 2023 Sports Ambassador

The ultramarathoner has ‘put Nelson on the map’ says mayor

Mayor Janice Morrison presents runner Jazmine Lowther with Nelson’s 2023 Sports Ambassador award. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Local curlers play a game Jan. 26 at the Nelson Curling Club. The facility needs to raise $422,000 to make necessary repairs to its ice plant. Photo: Tyler Harper

No curling in the fall if Nelson club can’t make costly ice plant repairs

The Nelson Curling Club says $422,000 in work is required

Local curlers play a game Jan. 26 at the Nelson Curling Club. The facility needs to raise $422,000 to make necessary repairs to its ice plant. Photo: Tyler Harper
A scene from Do the Right Thing, one of the films showing at the Civic Theatre during Black History Month. Photo: IMDb
A scene from Do the Right Thing, one of the films showing at the Civic Theatre during Black History Month. Photo: IMDb