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The Daily Dose

Your guide to the arts, lifestyle, culture and design of Nelson.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 11 2020

Nelson International Mural Festival returns this week for its third annual event, taking place entirely online.

From August 10 - August 14th, youth aged 12-24 years can sign up for free dance workshops in everything from breakdancing and waaking to dancehall and hip hop. 

From August 14-16, tune in live to Nelson Mural Festival on Twitch, Facebook or Mixcloud for an...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jul 27 2020

The show must go on.

But in this time of COVID-19, most events have been tweaked to enable groups to proceed with caution.

The Capitol Summer Youth Program, in its 32nd year, have also had to adjust to safely deliver the program this year.

“The biggest one is that we have moved outside to Lions Park, instead of being inside the theatre,” said...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday Jul 10 2020

When it comes to going the distance, Western Auto Wreckers & Towing have always gone the extra mile to help people in need.

Their community involvement over the years is a true testament to their commitment and dedication to serving the citizens of Nelson and the West Kootenay's, and it's fair to say it extends well beyond just being the towing and recovery specialists....

by Jeff Sawyer on Monday Jul 06 2020

Local filmmaker Jeremy Grant started filming his friends ride bikes when he was just 12 years old on his parent’s hi-8 camera. At first, they took turns filming each other riding, it was a classic case of “hold the camera, watch this.” But as the drops got bigger and the tricks started emerging and happening off the jumps, Jeremy would soon find himself offering to hold the...

by Jeff Sawyer on Thursday Jul 02 2020

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For the people who call Nelson B.C. home or want to make the area their home, life is safe, unspoiled and serene.

The heritage capital of British Columbia is becoming of this gem nestled on the shores of magnificent Kootenay Lake, framed by steep mountain slopes where the four seasons unfold...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday Jun 12 2020

As the West Kootenay Grads of 2020 prepare to leave the comforts of high school and their homes to carve out new trails and head into a world that will look very different than the one they lived in before.

You are the class that will be remembered that has sacrificed some of your best high school days to protect your health, and the health of others. We praise you for your actions and...

by Jeff Sawyer on Thursday May 28 2020

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In today’s global landscape of evolving marketplaces, small successful companies are often purchased and shut down, or strategically move from their small communities to larger city centers.  In some cases these companies are simply relocated to our neighbor south of the border to gain a competitive...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday May 01 2020

As our pale blue dot spins away in the solar system, not that long ago, the thought of feeling insignificant in the vastness of space and the universe didn’t feel so out of touch.

The perception of being a single grain of sand in the wholeness of the desert seemed intrinsically real. This is now a fleeting thought in time. Our perception of our world has shifted, the family...