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Reeling in the years

Reeling in the years

Members of the Nelson Road Kings may have been drawn into the world of classic cars and hot rods because of old memories, but this weekend they will be making new ones as the Queen City Cruise pulls into town.
Ainsworth fire started in bathroom, court hears

Ainsworth fire started in bathroom, court hears

Two fire investigators testified Wednesday that the fire that consumed a trailer and the historic Silver Ledge Hotel in Ainsworth started on the trailer’s bathroom floor.

Creating race cars from scratch

Nelson is going car crazy as the Queen City Cruise comes to town, but there won’t be just classic cars on the streets. Soap box cars will join the action on Friday.

Kokanee Creek Park bomb defused

Kokanee Creek Provincial Park has reopened after an RCMP explosives squad safely detonated a homemade pipe bomb found near the boat launch early Wednesday.
RDCK: Faust in, Mickel probably out

RDCK: Faust in, Mickel probably out

One Regional District of Central Kootenay director for rural Nelson plans to run for re-election, while another is pretty sure he will pack it in.
Full of Pride

Full of Pride

Downtown came alive Sunday afternoon with the 15th annual pride parade, the climax of a special week for Kootenay Pride.

Genetically modified food forums slated for Nelson

BC Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko will be offering up some food for thought as he stops in Nelson as part of a series of forums to discuss issues surrounding genetic modification.
Who’s running for re-election?

Who’s running for re-election?

With municipal elections just over two months away, some Nelson city councillors are still on the fence about whether they will run for re-election in November.

UPDATED: Silver Ledge arson trial begins

The estranged partner of the man accused of burning Ainsworth’s historic Silver Ledge Hotel testified Tuesday that she warned him “Just don’t do anything stupid.”

August second-driest on record

Six straight months of cooler-than-average temperatures ended in August.