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by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 11 2019

The Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation Light Up the Hospital! campaign is geared toward the purchase an ultrasound machine to perform Cardiac Ultrasounds.

A Cardiac Ultrasound, or echocardiogram, is a painless test which uses sound waves to provide detailed images of the valves, muscles and chambers of the heart to aid in diagnosis, treatment and follow up in patients with suspected or...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 09 2019

NDAC and Hidden Creek Art and Ecology Retreat have joined forces again to host the fourth annual Wood Gundy Hidden Creek Artist’s Residency, located at Grohman creek, a short boat ride from the City of Nelson.

"Our collective goal is to provide artists with a “retreat style” setting in order to work on or develop their Art in the areas of visual art, creative writing including music...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 09 2019

Nelson Extinction Rebellion and Fridays for Future are teaming up for a craft day and gift exchange on Friday, December 13th at the Nelson & District Youth Centre, located at 608 Lake Street in Nelson.

The event is just in time to subvert the holidays with a handy climate message on a t-shirt or headband.

There will also be a "Re-gifting table" and we are inviting folks to...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 05 2019

Following a report by WSP for the City in September, the end third of runway 22 (close to the Prestige Inn) was deemed unsafe and a NOTAM was issued stating that the runway was rough and difficult to land on.

A NOTAM is a ‘Notice to Airmen’, issued through Transport Canada and made available to all pilots. These NOTAMs typically warn pilots of temporary obstructions, unserviceable...

by Contributor on Sunday Dec 01 2019

The Kootenay Lake Healthcare Auxiliary Society is hosting a Bake Sale at the Kootenay Lake Hospital Gift Shop on Thursday, December 12th from 9 a.m. to noon.

There will be many Christmas items for sale, including cakes, cookies and gifts. There is also Co-op, Save-On-Foods and Safeway grocery gift cards for sale.

Proceeds from the Christmas Bake Sale go to Kootenay...

by Contributor on Sunday Dec 01 2019

The Nelson Amnesty group is standing up for human rights and inviting the community to join in Amnesty International’s annual Write for Rights campaign, a global letter-writing campaign around International Human Rights Day on December 10.

Letter Writing Dates:

  • Saturday December 7 at Nelson Public Library 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sunday December 8 at Oso Negro Café...
by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 27 2019

Looking for something distinctive and unique for the special people in your life? Don’t miss out on the EcoSociety Winter Craft Fair! Bring your family and friends and come support your local community.

West Kootenay EcoSociety is once again hosting its annual Winter Craft Fair. This year’s fair takes place on December 14th at the Central School Gym, 811 Stanley Street in Nelson, from...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 26 2019

The holiday season is a time filled with togetherness and laughter. Sometimes, though, social gatherings can be overwhelming and may cause mixed feelings when we notice changes in friends and family members affected by dementia. Caregivers can explore strategies for minimizing stress and making holiday celebrations more enjoyable for both the caregiver and the person living with dementia....

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 24 2019

Past members of the North Shore Fire Department (NSFD) shared stories about call-outs and practices during a special reunion event last month.

Past NSFD chiefs and volunteers were invited to catch up with each other and reminisce about old times, and to get to know some of the current volunteers. Some members came from as far away as Vancouver, although most still reside in the area....

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

The Kootenay Lake Healthcare Auxiliary Society recently purchased a new power blood collection chair and ergonomic cardiac stretcher for the laboratory.

The cost to purchase this equipment was $12,300 with the money being raised through Gift Shop sales, TV Rentals, Bake Sales and two Raffles.

The Auxiliary thanks the community for your generous support. The Auxiliary meets on the...