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Council starts moving on theatre

Council starts moving on theatre

More than a year after the Civic Theatre closed, the city is close to going back out for proposals on the vacant space.
Ropers put on show for mayors

Ropers put on show for mayors

Nelson itself stole the show last week when more than 100 municipal leaders from across Canada descended on the city for a Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) board meeting.
Van leaves highway near bridge

Van leaves highway near bridge

The West Kootenay Traffic Services, Nelson City Fire Department and BC Ambulance responded to the scene of a collision on Highway 3A near the Taghum Bridge just before noon on Monday.
This one’s for Betty Fox

This one’s for Betty Fox

There will be a big absence at this year’s Terry Fox Run across the country: it will be the first run since the death of Fox’s mother Betty in June.
For the love of garlic

For the love of garlic

The Hills Garlic Festival enjoyed spectacular weather Sunday at Centennial Park in New Denver. Thousands came to check out the over 160 vendors, who offered the pungent product in every conceivable form.
Wheels from the past

Wheels from the past

Walking down Baker Street this weekend was like a trip back in time, as the Nelson Road Kings' annual Queen City Cruise brought hundreds of vintage autos to town.

Crash causes 15-hour power outage

Over 1,000 Slocan Valley residents were without power from 1 p.m. Thursday to 4 a.m. Friday after a jeep crashed at Crescent Valley.
Silver Ledge trial adjourns

Silver Ledge trial adjourns

A judge will rule next Wednesday whether to allow two key pieces of evidence in the Randy Hanoski arson trial.
Federal Liberal critic touches down

Federal Liberal critic touches down

Vancouver-Quadra Liberal MP Joyce Murray from stopped in Nelson on Tuesday as part of a Kootenay tour.
Neighbourhood integrity debated

Neighbourhood integrity debated

Concerns of “commercial creep” into lower Uphill were raised Tuesday night at City Hall.