Kirsten Hildebrand

Selkirk College would like to do major work on its Silver King campus and with the Liberals touting money for skills training

Selkirk College upgrade plan includes Nelson campus — needs provincial backing

It’s unclear whether there will be capital funding for the much-needed $27 million upgrade plan in the works for Selkirk College.

Selkirk College would like to do major work on its Silver King campus and with the Liberals touting money for skills training
Selkirk College will launch its new Rural Pre-Medicine Advanced Diploma and Associate Degree Program in the Fall of 2014.

Rural solution for a rural problem — Selkirk College wades in with physician program

A proactive solution to the rural doctor shortage in Canada is coming out of a local post-secondary institute.

Selkirk College will launch its new Rural Pre-Medicine Advanced Diploma and Associate Degree Program in the Fall of 2014.
A small crowd held a candle light vigil on Friday evening in support of their peers gathering at Fort Benning in the US this weekend in protest against the School of Americas.

Vigil for non-violence held in Nelson

As thousands converge on Fort Benning a small group of locals braved the cold for a candle light vigil in Nelson on Friday evening.

A small crowd held a candle light vigil on Friday evening in support of their peers gathering at Fort Benning in the US this weekend in protest against the School of Americas.
This notice from Interior Health was still posted to a tree at Lemon Creek at the start of September. One resident says IH jumped the gun in declaring the water safe to drink following a fuel spill.

Ombudsman won’t investigate Slocan fuel spill

A Slocan Valley resident who isn’t ready to forget the fuel spill into Lemon Creek has complained to the BC Ombudsman’s office, to no avail.

This notice from Interior Health was still posted to a tree at Lemon Creek at the start of September. One resident says IH jumped the gun in declaring the water safe to drink following a fuel spill.
The Cessna aircraft that crashed near Crawford Bay on Wednesday left the Nelson airport that afternoon at 1 p.m.

UPDATED: Plane leaving Nelson crashes near Crawford Bay

A small plane taking off from Nelson on Wednesday crashed near Crawford Bay claiming the life of the pilot.

The Cessna aircraft that crashed near Crawford Bay on Wednesday left the Nelson airport that afternoon at 1 p.m.
Strong winds during a thunderstorm last July blew down a large tree in Nelson. A windstorm Tuesday took down many trees in the Slocan Valley knocking out power to 1500 residents in that area.

Fortis works to restore power after windstorm

Fortis BC is working to restore power to 1500 Slocan Valley residents after a windstorm struck the community yesterday.

Strong winds during a thunderstorm last July blew down a large tree in Nelson. A windstorm Tuesday took down many trees in the Slocan Valley knocking out power to 1500 residents in that area.
A body was recovered from Cottonwood Creek near the RDCK transfer station Saturday afternoon.

Body recovered from Cottonwood Creek

Officials recovered a man's body from Cottonwood Creek near the mouth of Kootenay Lake Saturday afternoon.

A body was recovered from Cottonwood Creek near the RDCK transfer station Saturday afternoon.
Selkirk Saints captain Jordan Wood hoists the BCIHL championship cup after his team defeated SFU 3-2 in overtime Saturday night at NDCC.

Selkirk Saints take BCIHL championship in overtime

The Selkirk College Saints celebrated Saturday night as they took the BCIHL title in an exciting 3-2 overtime win.

Selkirk Saints captain Jordan Wood hoists the BCIHL championship cup after his team defeated SFU 3-2 in overtime Saturday night at NDCC.
Several fire trucks were on the scene of a house fire in Blewett Tuesday afternoon.

UPDATED: Family loses home in Blewett blaze

A Blewett family lost their home to fire Tuesday afternoon.

Several fire trucks were on the scene of a house fire in Blewett Tuesday afternoon.
First baby of 2013 is Liv Zeabin

New Year’s baby arrives at Kootenay Lake Hospital

First baby of the year was born January 1 in Nelson. Liv Zeabin arrived at 3:24 p.m. to proud parents Elysia Samarodin and Mark Zeabin.

First baby of 2013 is Liv Zeabin
Powder Magazine has crowned Nelson/Rossland best ski town in North America. The Ski Town Throwdown winners beat out 32 other communities in a two-month Facebook competition that concluded Sunday night.

Ski Town Throwdown winners Nelson/Rossland take online competition by storm

Ski Town Throwdown winners Nelson/Rossland take online competition by storm

Powder Magazine has crowned Nelson/Rossland best ski town in North America. The Ski Town Throwdown winners beat out 32 other communities in a two-month Facebook competition that concluded Sunday night.