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by Contributor on Monday Oct 14 2019

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services Chief Len MacCharles is encouraging residents to reduce the amount of deadfall, woody debris and long grasses around their homes to minimize the fire risk posed by these ground fuels ahead of next year’s wildfire season. The spring and fall are good times to reduce the amount of fuel around your home that could ignite from an ember shower from a nearby...

by CBT on Monday Oct 14 2019

Columbia Basin Trust is now providing over 70 programs and initiatives to Basin communities thanks to a strong year for its investments.

“The performance of our hydropower facilities once again surpassed our expectations,” said Johnny Strilaeff, Columbia Basin Trust President and Chief Executive Officer. “The focus on managing these assets to ensure reliability resulted in fewer...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Oct 10 2019

Having a post-secondary music school in a community brings with it a world of opportunity for both students and those who appreciate the best the industry has to offer.

On October 21, the Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program will welcome Avataar to Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus for an afternoon clinic for students and an evening show that is open to the public. A...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 10 2019

This October 2019 TB Vets Charitable Foundation is proud to announce, through the generosity of our donors, $793,793.00 worth of respiratory equipment was donated to 28 different Hospital, University and Search and Rescue Foundations all over our province including right here in Nelson with support of the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation.

 “We are truly grateful for the continued...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Oct 07 2019

More than 300 people, including representatives from Nelson Police and RCMP, attended the Moose Hide Campaign event last week in the courtyard outside Nelson City Hall.

The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against violence towards women and children.

Wearing this moose hide signifies your commitment to...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 07 2019

A life-embracing author, musician, and educator comes to the Nelson Public Library on Thursday, October 17 at 7 p.m. John Lent reads from his new poetry collection A Matins Flywheel (Thistledown Press) in an evening that promises to be reflective, provocative, and honest. Joining Lent will be Nelson poet and this year’s Richard Carver Award recipient Rayya Liebich. 

Matins in morning...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 03 2019

If you’re a senior and a Nelson Hydro customer, this one’s for you. On Monday, October 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., come find out about the Seniors Energy Efficiency Program that provides a free installation of basic energy saving materials in your home.

This free session at the library is the perfect place to drop in to ask questions, understand the process, and get signed up. 

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by Contributor on Thursday Oct 03 2019

Federal election candidates will have an opportunity to focus on issues around climate change and creating a healthier and more peaceful future at an all-candidates forum slated for the United Church (602 Silica Street) on Monday, October 7, at 7 p.m.

The forum, Safe Climate, Clean Energy, and Healthy Communities, is being organized by four non-partisan local organizations -- the Nelson...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 30 2019

Kootenay Lake School District 8 welcomes Chandra Veer Singh to the position of Director - Human Resources Services, beginning October 1st, 2019. Chandra Singh is coming to the School District with a wealth of experience in creating and managing the full spectrum of Human Resources Services.

With a Master’s degree and Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), Mr. Singh has been...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 30 2019

The City of Nelson is now accepting applications and nominations for its annual Heritage Award, honouring individuals, businesses or organizations who have made an outstanding contribution towards the preservation and/or promotion of Nelson's heritage. 

The winner, who will receive an $1000 honorarium, will be announced at the City’s Annual Reception on December 9th.

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