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More than 250 people packed into the Winlaw Community Hall on Tuesday night for a public meeting on the jet fuel spill in Lemon Creek.

Lemon Creek jet fuel spill meeting emotional

More than 250 people packed into the Winlaw Community Hall Tuesday night and 100 more spilled into the parking lot outside

More than 250 people packed into the Winlaw Community Hall on Tuesday night for a public meeting on the jet fuel spill in Lemon Creek.
Nelson area residents pose with federal Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau on Sunday afternoon at Lakeside Park.

Trudeau Mania 2013 arrives to Nelson

It felt more like a gathering for a rock star than a politician as federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau arrived to Lakeside Park

Nelson area residents pose with federal Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau on Sunday afternoon at Lakeside Park.
Selkirk College goaltender Alex Sirard was fantastic between the pipes as the Saints defeated SFU on Friday night at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

Selkirk takes 1-0 series lead in Nelson

The Selkirk College Saints gritted out a win to move one step closer to a BC Intercollegiate Hockey League title.

Selkirk College goaltender Alex Sirard was fantastic between the pipes as the Saints defeated SFU on Friday night at the Nelson and District Community Complex.
Nelson pee wee rep forward Reese Tambellini sheds a Castlegar defender on his way to the net in Monday afternoon's West Kootenay playoff action at the NDCC.

Castlegar downs Nelson pee wee reps

The Nelson Pee Wee Reps lost a heartbreaker to Castlegar on Monday afternoon.

Nelson pee wee rep forward Reese Tambellini sheds a Castlegar defender on his way to the net in Monday afternoon's West Kootenay playoff action at the NDCC.
Fifteen-year-old Nolan Percival’s play so far this season has caught the eye of many. On Wednesday night the speedster suited up for the Nelson Junior Leafs for his first taste of Junior B regular season action. He will join teammate Brandon Soorko at the Midget all-star game.

Kootenay Midget Ice pair named all-stars

A pair of Kootenay Midget Ice forwards will be part of the BC Major Midget all-star showcase next month in Langley.

Fifteen-year-old Nolan Percival’s play so far this season has caught the eye of many. On Wednesday night the speedster suited up for the Nelson Junior Leafs for his first taste of Junior B regular season action. He will join teammate Brandon Soorko at the Midget all-star game.
The Kootenay Midget Ice came away with their first two wins of the season last weekend over the Thompson Blazers. The AAA team is back in action at the Cominco Arena this weekend against South Island.

Kootenay Midget Ice hope to build off winning weekend

Having tasted victory last weekend, the Kootenay Midget Ice skate into a two-game set with the South Island Royals with new confidence.

The Kootenay Midget Ice came away with their first two wins of the season last weekend over the Thompson Blazers. The AAA team is back in action at the Cominco Arena this weekend against South Island.
The West Kootenay Regional Airport in Castlegar is one of the facilities WestJet is considering flying its new Encore service into.

WestJet still undecided on Castlegar service

Calgary-based carrier moves closer to servicing smaller communities, but no decision on where has been made yet.

The West Kootenay Regional Airport in Castlegar is one of the facilities WestJet is considering flying its new Encore service into.
The section of Highway 3A where a truck plunged over a cliff on Sunday afternoon.

Nelson RCMP say crash victim ‘fortunate to be alive’

A Castlegar man sustained only minor injuries after his truck tumbled over a cliff just west of Nelson on Sunday.

The section of Highway 3A where a truck plunged over a cliff on Sunday afternoon.
The rock outcropping area along Kootenay River just up from Taghum Bridge where a Nelson area man drowned after jumping into the water on Saturday afternoon.

UPDATED: Nelson man drowns in Kootenay River

Tragedy struck along the Kootenay River shoreline Saturday afternoon as a 64-year-old man failed to surface.

The rock outcropping area along Kootenay River just up from Taghum Bridge where a Nelson area man drowned after jumping into the water on Saturday afternoon.
Leafs rookie Linden Horswill lays a hit during Monday night's playoff game at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

Nelson letdown leads to Rebel game three win

In the playoffs you can’t take afford to take a shift off or you pay a price

Leafs rookie Linden Horswill lays a hit during Monday night's playoff game at the Nelson and District Community Complex.
The Nelson Pee Wee Leafs fought hard

Nelson Pee Wees can’t shake Castlegar

The Nelson Pee Wee Rep Leafs had a chance to seal a ticket to the tier 3 provincials on Tuesday night

The Nelson Pee Wee Leafs fought hard