Tyler Harper

Smoke scraps Nelson’s MS Bike Challenge

The annual fundraising event cancelled its cycling Saturday because of poor air quality

Nearby wildfire closes Idaho Peak

The popular hiking spot is off limits to the public

Shambhala Music Festival unlikely to be affected by nearby wildfire

The MacArthur Creek fire is 10 kilometres east of the annual event

Land-based fish farm proposed for Slocan Valley

Valhalla Aquaculture has applied for a licence to use Trozzo Creek as a water source

VIDEO: At The Comeup in Nelson, young rappers sink or swim

The monthly show gives aspiring MCs a coveted stage

Nelson fashion designer invited to New York Fashion Week

But Lillea Goian needs help covering the expensive admission fee

VIDEO: How to throw a frisbee

Ultimate frisbee player Amy Mackay shows off the proper technique

VIDEO: B.C. athlete headed to national logger sports championships

Kaslo’s Andrea Hand has become a student of the saw

VIDEO: Vancouver Whitecaps defender visits Nelson

Jose Aja spoke to local players last week at a skills camp

Political group to challenge Nelson city council in upcoming elections

CORE Nelson is searching for candidates to run under its slate

VIDEO: Report shows plenty of homeless youth on Nelson’s streets

A point-in-time count conducted in April found 32 per cent of respondents were younger than 24

VIDEO: International stars to perform at Kootenay Burlesque Festival

Forty-four acts hit the stage at the Capitol Theatre on Friday and Saturday

Man accused in downtown Nelson death denied bail

Miles Halverson allegedly killed Matt Reeder on June 5 in Nelson

UPDATE: Guitars stolen in Nelson returned to band

Michael Rault’s band had three guitars taken after playing a show Thursday

VIDEO: Kootenay students shave their heads for cancer charity

Molly Thomson and Solana Lam raised approximately $1,000

Signs mark Japanese Canadian internment history in Kootenays

Three signs have been installed in Kaslo, New Denver and Slocan

B.C. man killed in Nelson remembered at memorial

Matt Reeder died earlier this month after being assaulted on Baker Street

VIDEO: Century-old power generators get upgrades at Kootenay dam

FortisBC is upgrading four century-old power generators at the site

B.C. teen invited to train with soccer giant Real Madrid

Moss Caney will travel to Spain in August for the exclusive camp

VIDEO: B.C. couple paddling across Canada for food security

Carol VandenEngel and Glenn Green are paddling to raise awareness for the charity Loving Spoonful