Nelson vaulters start season

The Koot-Neigh Vaulters kicked off their 2012 season this past weekend in Spokane.

The Koot-Neigh Vaulters in Spokane included (back L-R) coach Naomi Weber (horse Azrael)

The Koot-Neigh Vaulters kicked off their 2012 season this past weekend in Spokane.

Nine vaulters, three horses and one coach headed south to compete in the the 2012 N.E.W. Fest. Lots of fun and lots of ribbons were had by all.

The vaulters are starting a very busy season with multiple local demonstrations, clinics and various competitions in BC, Alberta and Washington State, as well as one vaulter representing Zone 1 in BC Summer Games in Surrey.

The Koot-Neigh Vaulters are holding a Fundraiser with a Burger and Beer night at Finley’s Irish Pub this Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Ten dollars gets you a burger and beer. Tickets are available at the door. The goal of the fundraiser — which will also include a 50/50 draw — is to bring the whole team to BC Provincials/Canadian Championships in Chilliwack in September. There is also an account open at the Nelson Bottle Depot to donate your bottles to the club.

 

 

Just Posted

Parmedics union raises alarm over spike in out-of-service ambulances

Staffing shortages affecting service levels in Kootenays

Update: Car located in Pend d’Oreille River, teenagers remain missing

A fundraiser has been set up at Kootenay Savings in Fruitvale to help support the family

Award winning documentary to be screened in Nelson

‘The Bikes of Wrath’ will run April 5 and 6 at The Front Room

LETTER: Clean water is a right for First Nations

From readers Sandra Hartline and Keith Wiley

Winlaw Elementary to get new playground

It’s being funded by the provincial government

Five highlights in the 2019 federal budget

Latest budget includes a sprinkling of money for voters across a wide spectrum

Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

The company is also paying about $5 million to cover plaintiffs’ legal fees and other costs

B.C. mosque part of open-house effort launched in wake of New Zealand shootings

The ‘Visit a Mosque’ campaign aims to combat Islamophobia

‘That’s a load of crap’: Dog poop conspiracy spreads in White Rock

Allegation picked up steam through a Facebook page run by a city councillor

Explosives unit brought in after suspicious boxes left at B.C. RCMP detachment

Nanaimo RCMP issues all clear after packages were found on lawn earlier in the day

Avalanche control tomorrow on Highway 1

Expect closures of up to two hours east of Revelstoke

Newfoundland man caught after posting photo of himself drinking and driving

The 19-year-old took a photo of himself holding a beer bottle and cigarette while at the wheel

2019 BUDGET: As deficit grows, feds spend on job retraining, home incentives

Stronger economy last year delivered unexpected revenue bump of an extra $27.8 billion over six years

Carfentanil found in 15% of overdose deaths in January: B.C. coroner

Carfentanil is 100 times more powerful than illicit fentanyl and used to tranquilize elephants

Most Read