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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Dec 05 2017

KidSport, including the branch in Nelson, has launched its sixth annual Give the Gift of Sport fundraising campaign, calling on Canadians to donate online at

More than 30 percent of Canadian youth under the age of 18 cannot...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 05 2017

Books can open whole worlds — you just need to have one first.

This holiday season a local partnership aims to put a book under every tree for all in the community.

This holiday season a local partnership aims to put a book under every tree for Nelson Food Cupboard’s ‘Festive Food Days’.

Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy, the Nelson Public Library,  Railtown Coffeehouse...

by Contributor on Sunday Dec 03 2017

The Village of Salmo has completed a major upgrade at the Salmo Cemetery that includes the demolition of the crumbling concrete fence, installation of 250 feet of new high-quality decorative metal fencing and installation of a second ornamental entrance gate.

The work was put to tender in August. The Village civic works crew did the demolition and site preparation, Ninco Construction...

by Contributor on Sunday Dec 03 2017

Until recently, investors could work with an advisor or they could self-manage their own investments. Now there’s another option: robo-advice (or digital advice). In partnership with Qtrade Financial Group, EKC, Nelson and District Credit and Grand...

by Contributor on Friday Dec 01 2017

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is once again putting on its annual Winter Craft Fair. This year’s fair will take place on Saturday, December 9 at the Central School Gym, 811 Stanley Street in Nelson, and will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All of the products that will be on offer are hand-made locally so you know you are supporting the local economy and local crafters when you shop at this...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 30 2017
Kootenay Co-op Radio is looking for an event producer for the 2018 Kootenay Music Awards in March.

The Kootenay Music Awards is a premier celebration of local, original music which captures the diversity, creativity and craft of musical talents found in and around the Kootenay Mountain Region. From Fernie, Rossland to Revelstoke and all the fruitful communities in between,...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 29 2017

A massive heart felt thank you to the wonderful ladies of the IODE... Shirley Tennant, Sharon Fletcher, Heather Cox and Linda Lussier who met Dr. Nic Sparrow in KLH ER recently to present KERPA with a cheque for $7500.

"This is an amazingly generous donation and we can now afford to purchase a portable ultrasound device to the take to the road side of critically injured trauma patients...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 29 2017

Fabric artist Kate Bridger is brightening the Nelson Public Library’s walls these days with a collection of recent work.

As a practicing fabric artist for 35 years, Kate Bridger has developed quite a following. Her work, present in collections worldwide, depicts subjects here at home and abroad. A few years ago she challenged herself to make one piece each week that can be completed in...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 26 2017

Nelson, B.C.’s Elephant Mountain Literary Festival is offering West Kootenay book club members discounted tickets to the 2018 event and a chance for their club to meet with one of the festival’s invited authors.

 “If your book club is registered with us,” said EMLF executive director Natasha Smith, “your members receive a 10 per cent discount on the 2018 Festival Gold Pass which admits...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Nov 26 2017

L.V. Rogers graduate Lorna Carleton is heading back to the Kootenays Saturday, December 2, for a book signing at Otter Books.

Carleton, who graduated in 1978, is showcasing The Dragons of Nibiru, the first book in a series of seven.

Carleton said the second available in January and third to be released in May 2018.