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by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 18 2020

The Chief Administrative Officer, has received the official resignation of the General Manager of Nelson Hydro, Alex Love. Mayor and Council offer their gratitude to Mr. Love for his hard work and many achievements during his 12-year tenure at the City of Nelson and Nelson Hydro. 

Love played a critical role in modernizing Nelson Hydro's infrastructure and moving forward important...

by Contributor on Monday Aug 17 2020

August is Customized Employment Awareness Month. 

WorkBC offers one-on-one support to job seekers who need a customized employment plan to access the local labour market.

If you or someone close to you would benefit from this kind of employment assistance, contact your local WorkBC Centre at Kootenay Career...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 13 2020

The Nelson Sea and Air Cadets would like to thank the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Lions Club, both the Nelson and Salmo branches of the Royal Canadian Legion, the Nelson and District Rod and Gun Club and the Nelson Road Kings for their ongoing support.

It is with the help of these organizations that the cadet program thrives in Nelson.

In April, the Nelson Sea and Air cadet...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 13 2020

Thanks so much to everyone who purchased the Procter Village Bakery raffle tickets and a big thank you to Gerick Ski & Cycle, and Kootenay Industrial Supply for donating the prizes.  The proceeds made a big difference to our Village Cafe Project.

The Winners are:

  • 1st Prize from Gerick Ski & Cycle, a 2021 Giant Talon E-Bike:  Congratulations to...
by Contributor on Monday Aug 10 2020

Z'otz* Collective, Nahúm Flores (Honduras), Erik Jerezano (Mexico), and Ilyana Martínez (Mexico|Canada), take up a remote residency in their Toronto studio while transmitting updates and studio visits through our online platforms. The remote residency takes place from August 22 to 28, 2020.

The residency has been augmented due to...

by Contributor on Monday Aug 10 2020

The Nelson Library opened its doors again on July 27. Library members can now browse, pick up holds and borrow items.

New library members can sign up for a library card online or in person. The Library is re-opening in stages and in this stage of re-opening there is no computer access, washrooms or seating. Due to a lowered maximum capacity, library members are encouraged to spend no...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 06 2020

One of the hits of last year’s Elephant Mountain Literary Festival in Nelson B.C. is back for 2020 — in a beautiful outdoor venue.

Tickets go on sale Friday, August 7 for EMLF’s second annual Wine and Crime event. The in-person, outdoor, pandemic-guideline-compliant reading and wine tasting features two local thriller/crime writers and two B.C. wines.

The event takes place on...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 04 2020

Each September for the past eight years, committed individuals and teams have climbed North Vancouver’s Grouse Grind® as part of the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s annual fundraiser, the Climb for Alzheimer’s. Things look different in 2020, and the Society is pleased to announce that the Climb for Alzheimer’s is still going ahead in a virtual capacity, and for the first time ever, will be open to...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 04 2020

Everyone deserves access to healthy food. That’s the starting point for Farms to Friends, a new program this summer bringing local organic produce to low income families and seniors in the West Kootenays.

Food security is one of the pillars of West Kootenay EcoSociety’s work, and the idea and funding for Farms to Friends came together quickly for a project that everyone involved is...

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 30 2020

The historic Mill Lake trail has recently been restored by volunteers from the Harrop-Procter Community Co-operative (HPCC) in rural Harrop-Procter, opening up hiking access to a picturesque sub-alpine lake east of Nelson. 

The outhouse and trapper’s cabin at the lake was destroyed in 2017 by wildfire that consumed over 2000 hectares of sub-alpine forest.  Designed by Joern Wingender, a...