Will Johnson

Nelson's Led Zeppelin tribute band Heavy Airship consists of (L-R) bassist Quillan Hanley

Heavy Airship comes in for a landing

Nelson’s Led Zeppelin tribute band wants to capture the “badass and legendary” sound of the classic '70s rockers.

Nelson's Led Zeppelin tribute band Heavy Airship consists of (L-R) bassist Quillan Hanley
The existing Glade ferry can carry eight vehicles. Its replacement will be able to carry nine.

RDCK directors welcome Glade, Harrop ferries

New ferries will address capacity concerns, will include enhancements.

The existing Glade ferry can carry eight vehicles. Its replacement will be able to carry nine.
West Kootenay traffic authorities were happy to report that this year there were no major incidents or accidents related to the Shambhala Music Festival.

Authorities grateful for ‘uneventful’ Shambhala Music Festival

West Kootenay Traffic Services was pleased to report no major crashes involving Shambhala in their area this year.

West Kootenay traffic authorities were happy to report that this year there were no major incidents or accidents related to the Shambhala Music Festival.
Residents in Nelson

Thunder-like boom in West Kootenay prompts speculation

Rumbling sound was heard in Salmo, Trail, Rossland, Castlegar, Nelson and other communities.

Residents in Nelson
Student scientists Dylan Peil

Kootenay trio dominates Regional Science Fair

Dylan Peil, Nicholas Paun and Ivie Lock-Luttmer are heading to the Canada-wide science fair in Fredericton from May 12 to 14.

Student scientists Dylan Peil
Activist author Naomi Klein spoke to a packed house at the Brilliant Cultural Centre in Castlegar. She was visiting the Kootenays in support of her award-winning book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate.

Blockadia comes to the Kootenays

Activist journalist Naomi Klein drew packed house for lecture on global capitalism, climate change.

Activist author Naomi Klein spoke to a packed house at the Brilliant Cultural Centre in Castlegar. She was visiting the Kootenays in support of her award-winning book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate.
Nelson cultural ambassador Bessie Wapp (left) is in rehearsal for the upcoming show Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Director Pat Henman helped prepare her costume for a photo shoot on Sunday evening.

Becoming Hedwig

Nelson cultural ambassador Bessie Wapp is getting into character for three-city tour of Nelson, Cranbrook, Trail.

Nelson cultural ambassador Bessie Wapp (left) is in rehearsal for the upcoming show Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Director Pat Henman helped prepare her costume for a photo shoot on Sunday evening.
NDP economic development critic Shane Simpson (right) visited the Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce during his four-day Kootenay visit.

MLA Shane Simpson tours Kootenays

NDP economic development critic visits Nelson, Trail, Castlegar and Cranbrook.

NDP economic development critic Shane Simpson (right) visited the Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce during his four-day Kootenay visit.
UPDATED: Nelson man killed in logging accident

UPDATED: Nelson man killed in logging accident

A 35-year-old Nelson man died this morning in a logging accident west of the city.

UPDATED: Nelson man killed in logging accident