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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 07 2017

A trio of law enforcement members from Nelson are in Kelowna Friday for the start of the 6th annual Cops for Kids Ride.

BC Sheriffs Mike Kosof and Rob Crowder, along with Nelson RCMP Cst. Andrew McCabe, are among the 25 25 riders and seven support people from agencies within Southeast District to raise awareness and essential funds for children in medical, physical or...

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 05 2017

Everyone has experienced grief at some point.

On Thursday, September 14 at 7 p.m a special storytelling event explores how we can live more fully through the lessons of death, grief and loss. The event takes place at the Nelson Public Library, 602 Stanley Street.

Presented by Kalein Centre for Integrated Dialogue, Hospice Care...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 04 2017

The Regional District of Central Kootenay, in partnership with the Ministry of Transportation, is pleased to announce a pilot project of solar powered LED bus stop lighting at its Nelson Transit and Arrow Slocan Lakes Community Service routes.

The RDCK said the lights are being installed at select bus stops along the bus routes in the North Shore (Route 10), the Slocan Valley (Route 20...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 04 2017

On Tuesday, September 5th Forestry will begin replacing the Baker Creek bridge on the Gray Creek Pass and the route will be closed to vehicles until September 19th

This bridge is located the Kimberley side, 14 kilometers east of the summit where a barricade will be placed.

However, due to the risk of forest fires, Crown land within the Rocky Mountain...

by Contributor on Friday Sep 01 2017


Now celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Capitol Theatre is set to celebrate with a stellar lineup for the 2017/2018 season. In addition to the usual exciting line-up, a special anniversary celebration, “Setting the Stage: 30 Years of Making a Scene,” is in the works for March 10.

The new season features 12 main stage theatre, music, and dance...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

The cadet program in the West Kootenay Boundary area is getting ready for another year of adventure, learning and fun.

During the first week of September, the cadet units will be starting up and will be welcoming everyone aged 12 to 18 who are interested in learning new skills, meeting new friends and becoming active in their communities.

Over the summer, more than 40 cadets from...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 29 2017

Helping to fight animal cruelty is as easy as a walk in the park. Animal lovers across the province are already registering and fundraising for the annual Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk, which is being hosted in more than 30 communities in B.C. throughout September and October – and you still have plenty of time...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Aug 27 2017

The Nelson and District Arts Council is joining with the Nelson Road Kings for a year-end party Friday, September 8 at the Hall Street Plaza.

The party is to celebrate another successful ArtWalk, the 29th annual in Nelson.

"These last few weeks have just flown by with lots of art being enjoyed and sold," said Stephanie Myers this year’s ArtWalk coordinator. We had a bit of an...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Aug 27 2017

BC Hydro announced in a media release the replacement of the current log boom at Kootenay Canal & Generating Station
in the spring of 2018.

The log boom is located approximately 250 metres upstream of the canal headworks on the Kootenay River, approximately 14 kilometers downstream of Nelson, B.C., and protects the canal and power intakes from floating debris.

BC Hydro...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 24 2017

The public is invited to attend Toadfest on Tuesday (August 29) between 4 and 7 p.m., and Wednesday (August 30), 9 a.m. to noon at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp.

This free, fun, family event, coordinated by the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP), primarily raises awareness about the Western Toad, including its life cycle, habitat, and the challenges it faces....