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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.


by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 05 2012

If music transcends language, then there should be no need to speak at author Lorraine Kneier’s music appreciation workshop at the Nelson Library. But for many of us, language can help to enhance our understanding of music, so that we can listen a little better. 

This free workshop, made possible through the Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives Fund, connects us with the language...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 03 2012

It’s been quite a ride for Fernie author Angie Abdou: her first novel, The Bone Cage, was a CBC Canada Reads book, and the next, The Canterbury Trail, was a finalist for Banff Mountain Book of the Year.

She’s been cover girl on such literary publications as Quill & Quire and BC Bookworld.

Abdou will read from her work in at Nelson Public Library on Friday,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 03 2012

The Nelson and District Arts Council is holding its annual general meeting Thursday, September 13 from 6-7 p.m. in The Royal on Baker.

The purpose of the meeting is to conduct elections to the NDAC Board of Directors along with informing members of upcoming council activities.

There are a number of positions on the council board open for election — four directors and up to five...