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by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 02 2018

There's no better place to enjoy winter art than at the the Slocan Valley Arts Council annual Winter Ice Day Saturday, January 6th in front of Sleep is For Sissies in Winlaw from 10 a.m. to  3 p.m.

Three internationally known ice sculptors, who just happen to live in the Slocan Valley, will lead participants through the...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday Dec 27 2017

Two of the region’s most well known voices have come together to bring to life the beauty of choral music in an otherworldly album titled breaTH.

In the works for five years, Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program instructor Don Macdonald and his wife Allison Girvan provide all the vocals on the 10-track album that transports the listener to a full choir...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 21 2017

Kootenay Co-op Radio is super jazzed to announce the hiring of Andrea Varsany as the event producer for this year's Kootenay Music Awards, happening on March 16th at the Bloom Nightclub.

Varsany has been a dedicated volunteer programmer at KCR for over a year, hosting 'Music Nerds' heard every Thursday on the station at 7pm. We are very excited to have her getting more involved in the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 20 2017

The Village of Salmo is pleased to announce that we have received a successful grant for $150,000 to cover 100% of the costs of a flood mapping project through the Union of BC Municipalities Community Emergency Preparedness Fund.

Given the risk that flood poses to our community, it is imperative that flood resiliency is mainstreamed into regulations, planning strategies and into the...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 18 2017

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, British Columbians have the opportunity to raise money for lung health, a tradition that has been going on for over a century.

The Lung Association depends on the generosity of British Columbians to continue to fund ground-breaking research and public education regarding lung disease and clean air.

Since 1908, Canadians have made a difference...

by Contributor on Sunday Dec 17 2017

The Cultural Development Committee (CDC), on behalf of the City of Nelson, is proud to announce Slava Doval’s appointment as Nelson’s 2018 Cultural Ambassador in the category of Dance.  The award comes with a $1000 honorarium.

Doval, through her company DanceFusion and her own individual work, is a notable creative force in the community. A highly-skilled and beloved teacher and...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 14 2017

It’s that time of the year again.

Time to sit back, relax, and listen - in candlelight, among friends - to a reading of Charles Dickens’ beloved seasonal classic, A Christmas Carol.

This year’s local celebrity readers will be Geoff Burns, Aryn Sherriff, Anna Purcell, Richard Rowberry, and Craig Korth.

This event promises to be both animated and heartwarming, a...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 14 2017

Lenora Trenaman was acclaimed as Chair of the Kootenay Lake School Board at the inaugural meeting Tuesday the district said in a media release.

"Trustee Lenora Trenaman was acclaimed as Chair, and Trustee Sharon Nazaroff was acclaimed as Vice-Chair," the release said...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

Hot off the heals of a very successful fundraising campaign with the 2018 Nelson Homes and Gardens calendar SEEDS Nelson had another check mark in the WIN department.

The SEEDS board members were in attendance at the city council meeting on Monday Dec 4th to hear the council unanimously passed a recommendation from the city staff to gift SEEDS Nelson with the GroMore greenhouse from the...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 11 2017

Black Productions is proud to bring GREASE to the Capitol Theatre stage in collaboration with the Selkirk College of Contemporary Music. 

We are actively looking for actors, singers and dancers ages 18 and up to come out and audition.

Scheduled auditions will be held (Saturday & Sunday) January 13th & 14th, 2018 from 11a.m. - 8 p.m.

GREASE will run May 24th-27th,...