Samuel Dobrin

Nelson bike park gets funding for fix up

The Nelson Cycling Club has teamed up with the Urban Systems Foundation to help make improvements to the Rosemont bike park.

Crowds gather for Kaslo’s Logger Sports

Crowds gathered in Kaslo for the May Days celebrations which included the annual Logger Sports.

Cuts part of Kootenay Lake school district budget

Sustainability and student needs were the focus of the Kootenay Lake school district budget passed last Tuesday.

Mungall raises concern about arts

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall went to bat for local arts groups in the Legislative Assembly earlier this week

Step by Step

Slideshow: Youngsters practice up for the Dance Umbrella show next weet at the Capitol Theatre

Spring has arrived in Nelson, so have the bears

Bear sightings in Nelson and area caused by the presence of bear attractants have been leading to conflicts between people and bears

Nelson Civic Theatre group scripts plan for future

With the proposal deadline for the Civic Theatre looming at the end of this month, the group dedicated to restoring it has been hard at work

All Eyes on the Environment

Mycologist, farmer and forester Peter McAllister gives a presentation at the environmental conference held at L.V. Rogers on the weekend.

Warriors for the children

One of Nelson’s artists has been given an opportunity at some great exposure, but it’s all in the spirit of helping children.

Final push for Nelson skate park

The Kootenay Lake Outdoor Skate Park Society have launched a new fundraising campaign to collect the final amount to reach their goal.

April wet in Nelson

April was 20 per cent wetter than normal, according to stats from the weather office at the Southeast Fire Centre.

Screams of the Carnival

Young and old came out over the weekend to take in the West Coast Amusements carnival at the west of Baker Street.

Soccer starts in Nelson

Slideshow: Children flooded Lakeside Park Saturday to kick off a new season of soccer.

Helping get rid of pennies, helping others

The Nelson Gyro Club is encouraging the community to save their pennies for a fundraiser that aims to help out friends and families.

Bringing back an ecosystem

An area of town once neglected will be receiving extra attention through a restoration project aimed at recreating a natural ecosystem.

Sticky Situation for Downtown Nelson Parking

Spray foam was found in a number of parking meters Thursday morning

BC Lions turn energy to education program

Hume Elementary students had a special treat Tuesday morning as members of the BC Lions gave a presentation that would excite and educate.

Bringing health care to Nelson students

Ever since a new pilot project began at L.V. Rogers high school a few weeks ago, more students have been visiting the doctor

UPDATED: Taghum fire was grow-op site

Police say a house that burned Saturday morning in Taghum had a grow-op in the basement.

Nelson outdoor skatepark moves closer to final goal

With donations and grants pouring dollars in for the outdoor skate park, the project looks to be well on the way to becoming a reality