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Looking good for 110

Looking good for 110

Slocan marked its 110th birthday Sunday with a pancake breakfast, parade, historical display, cake, spaghetti dinner, climbing wall, and other things.
Frantic activity at Tenth Street dorms

Frantic activity at Tenth Street dorms

Although construction work has come down to the wire, Selkirk College’s Nelson dormitory will be ready to house students when school reopens on Tuesday.
Police remind drivers to slow down

Police remind drivers to slow down

Students of all ages will return to class next week and the Nelson Police Department is reminding drivers to slow down.
Nightshade concerns parent

Nightshade concerns parent

Nelson has become home to a number of invasive species like Scotch thistle and broom, and one weed that has a particularly dark name has a local resident concerned.
Cash for Morning Mountain fix approved

Cash for Morning Mountain fix approved

The Regional District of Central Kootenay has set aside $12,000 for improvements at Morning Mountain in Blewett.
Much ado about a new roof

Much ado about a new roof

You may have noticed the cage of scaffolding and green mesh at Touchstones museum, but it’s not as exciting as it may seem.
Shambhala defends safety record

Shambhala defends safety record

Only weeks have passed since the 2011 Shambhala Music Festival wrapped up and already organizers have announced the dates for the 2012 festival, but with negative reviews from members of the RCMP floating around, organizers are reminding the public of the work they do to keep festival goers safe.
Accused in Cusworth murder appears in court

Accused in Cusworth murder appears in court

The man accused of killing Nelson’s Jennifer Cusworth in 1993 appeared in court Monday for the start of six weeks of legal proceedings.
UPDATED: Plane crash victim named

UPDATED: Plane crash victim named

The Nelson man who perished in a float plane crash at Nakusp last week has been identified as Jim Kienholz, 64, a longtime scorekeeper with the Nelson Leafs.
Pride weekend growing strong

Pride weekend growing strong

Nelson’s streets are going to be dressed in rainbow colours as the 15th annual Kootenay Pride gets going this week.