Time is running out to register for Nelson Youth Soccer.

Making the best of spring snow in Nelson

Rain at city level quite often means snow up at the hill.

Rain at city level quite often means snow up at the hill. And rumour has it there is still a lot of snow on the slopes. So enjoy it while it lasts and at least for the remainder of spring break.


The Whitewater Ski Team is hosting the East and West Kootenay Zone Finals on March 24 and 25. This is the final alpine ski race of the season for skiers ages 11-16 at E2, K and J levels. They will race slalom and GS on Bonanza. It’s a two-day event with skiers coming from Red Mountain, Kimberley, Fernie and Windermere and of course our own Whitewater Ski Team is hosting.


Wet weather also brings to mind wet grass and soccer fields lined by parents wielding giant sized umbrellas. So while you dig out the rubber boots and raincoats make sure you have registered the kids. Yes! The Nelson Youth Soccer house soccer deadline is past but registrations are still being accepted in most divisions. Please go to nys.ca to register. Fee now is $130.


If dry and warm activities are more your thing try Nelson Rhythmic Gymnastics. Their spring session starts soon and runs March 26 to June 4. Programs are offered for girls and women in Nelson and Balfour areas. Try some new moves with ribbons, hoops, balls, scarves and so much more! Call Giselle at Rhythmic Dimensions 250-505-1812.


Celebrating its 11th year the Community Sport Hero Awards program recognizes coaches, officials, mentors and administrators who have dedicated themselves to amateur sport at the community level. Since its inception in 2001, 50 provincial sport organizations have honoured 447 sport volunteers in 39 different communities. In 2012, the Community Sport Hero Awards presented by Teck will make the rounds to eight communities one of which will be Nelson after a long absence.  Sport BC will be presenting these prestigious awards to recipients nominated by their community sports.

The nomination deadline is March 31,  so please make sure your group acknowledges your valued volunteers. They are what make our community the place we like to call home. Go to www.sportbc.com – programs and events, or call NRSC 352 3989.


Just Posted

Evacuation alert issued for City of Kimberley

Three hours after an evacation order was issued for the St. Mary Valley, an evacuation alert was issued for the nearbycommunity of Kimberley.

Little Wagon Theatre brings comedy to Nelson streets

There will be various performances of It’s Jest a Show throughout the weekend

Hometown gold for rowers at Nelson Regatta

Rosie Velisek and Jesse Harold won three golds Saturday

LETTER: Time to roll back power prices

FortisBC is overcharging customers, Andy Shadrack argues

Taekwondo is a family obsession at Nelson’s Yom Chi Martial Arts

The Jordahls have found success with their Baker Street dojang

B.C. wildfires 2018: Hazy skies impacting crews in spotting new fires

18,000 people are on an evacuation alert, with 3,000 homes under an evacuation order

Minister optimistic after 2 days of Columbia River Treaty negotiations

Canadian and U.S. officials met in Nelson Wednesday and Thursday to discuss future of the treaty

Man dies in B.C. police cell while awaiting court hearing

An independent investigation is underway after a man died while in Penticton police custody Aug. 16

RCMP appeal for tips, dashcam footage in German tourist shooting west of Calgary

The Durango crashed into the ditch after the shooting near the Goodstoney Rodeo Centre

2 nurses attacked at B.C. psych hospital, union calls for in-unit security

PHSA says that in-unit guards would do more harm than good

Former B.C. optician won’t be jailed for sexually assaulting minor

Kenneth Pilkington sentenced to 24 months’ probation for offence three decades ago

B.C. program to educate parents reduces ‘shaken baby syndrome’ by 35%

Period of PURPLE Crying was launched nearly a decade ago

Red Cross now accepting donations for those impacted by B.C. wildfires

The Canadian Red Cross is asking for help now and in the weeks and months ahead.

B.C. golfer, just 23, scores the rare albatross

Six-million-to-one shot a first for the Terrace club

Most Read