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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 18 2012

The Kootenay Tax Payers Association is eager to get the word out to voters in advance of the provincial election in May of 2013 and has commissioned the services of former Canfor and Finning Tractor CEO Jim Shepard to help.

The association is sponsoring the first of several speaking engagement in the next several months Wednesday (September 19) in Castlegar at the Community Complex....

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 16 2012

Ever wanted to make art that buzzes and hums?

Touchstones Nelson will be offering hands-on electronic art workshops for adults and children in conjunction with Klang & Squeal, a new exhibition of interactive art, which opens Friday September 21, 7-9 p.m.

The opening will feature a dance performance by Thomas Loh at 7:30 p.m. Klang and Squealis a two-person...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 16 2012

Registration is now open for the fall semester Oxygen Art Centre's Continuing Arts Education Program — a program that includes few new courses.

Erica Konrad will be sharing her prodigious talents and expertise in Painting with Beeswax on October 13th for beginners and then Advanced Encaustic Painting on November 16. 

Celebrated Kootenay crime writer Deryn Collier will also join...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 12 2012

The Kootenay Co-op is holding its annual general meeting Wednesday, September 19, at 6: 30 p.m. at Hume Room of the Hume Hotel at 422 Vernon Street.

The meeting has been changed from the original date so the Co-op board urges members to make sure of the new time.

The agenda will be available at the meeting.

There will be no elections this year because the board has two...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 12 2012

Starting this September Earth Matters will be launching a new project for youth 15-25 to get hands on with waste reduction.

This project will involve the development of youth driven re-use action plans, wherein materials will be diverted from waste streams and given new life.

The project will be happening in Nelson and participants can sign up by emailing...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 10 2012

The Nelson Civic Theatre Society is offering Free Tuesday Movie Night on Tuesday, September 18 at the Capitol Theatre.

This is an opportunity for members of the community to come out and learn about the challenges and opportunities in re-opening the Nelson Civic Theatre, and to enjoy a film on the big screen. Doors open at 6 p.m, with the presentation beginning at 7 p.m.


by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 10 2012

“Mesmerizing, striking, resolute and concrete . . . Jessica's presentation was captivating. I learned more from (three) hours with Jessica than I did all semester.”

And that’s just from one testimonial.

Interior Health is sponsoring a Food Fairy Tales with nutrition expert Jessica Setnick, Thursday (September 13) from 7-9 p.m. at the Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus, Mary Hall...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 09 2012

It's finally open for use . . . well almost.

Interior Health is inviting the public to a “sneak -a-peek” at the Kootenay Lake Hospital’s redevelopment project Wednesday (September 12).

From 2:30 to 4 p.m. the public is welcome to see the new expanded emergency department before the area is open for business.

KLH staff will be on hand to give tours.

This is an...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 09 2012

L.V. Rogers senior Sarah Graeme is off to the land down under, Australia, Tuesday, to attend the Youth Leading the World Congress.

Graeme, entering Grade 12, will be receiving training so she and colleagues will be able to host a local youth leadership conference in Nelson in Spring 2013.

This is the first Canadian group to receiving as part of this global youth leadership...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 06 2012

MLA Michelle Mungall and the Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal shortlist committee is asking residents in the Nelson-Creston riding to get to their computers to vote online or by phone for community members to receive the prestigious prize.

The committee of respected community members reviewed all the nominations received during the month of August and has narrowed the field to 13.