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by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 23 2017

The month of August may be coming to a close, but there's still time to take advantage of the member drive month at Kootenay Carshare.

For existing member of the carshare, refer a friend and get a $25 driving credit.

"If that friend stays for a year, both you and your referral get another $25 in driving credit, and the referral gets a free orientation! New members without a...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Aug 22 2017

Selkirk College is providing emerging and established writers the opportunity to read, write, perform, and run a literary magazine in two evening classes, CWRT 100 and 200, which begin on September 6 and 8.

“Creative writing courses are about a lot more than writing,” says course instructor Leesa Dean, whose short story collection Waiting for the Cyclone was recently nominated...

by Contributor on Sunday Aug 20 2017

Summoning (No Words), an interactive sound installation built from the female voice, opens August 25th at the Oxygen Art Centre.

The project, conceived and designed by Nicola Harwood, is a sound temple made up of original sung compositions contributed by a seven-member team of award winning Canadian female vocalists and composers. Local singers Allison Girvan and...

by Contributor on Sunday Aug 20 2017

Keep the Beat returns for its 14th annual year this Saturday, August 26th, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Rotary Lakeside Park in Nelson.

This year, Keep the Beat, a festival full of music, fun, and dancing, features twelve amazing arts, including names such as Peach Pit, Hello Moth, and Adam Shaikh, among others.

Keep the Beat is a fundraiser for War Child...

by Contributor on Friday Aug 18 2017

Nelson Hydro is advising the public of a power outage in the Johnstone Road area Monday, August 21, 2017.

The outage it slated between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. for system upgrades — voltage conversion.

Hydro is asking the public to avoid this area if at all possible.

The affected in Johnstone Road area include:

  • North Shore Inn
  • Main Jet Motorsports...
by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 16 2017

While the public enjoys the summer, or dealing with the smoke, the Nelson Road Kings executive has been busy putting the final pieces of the puzzle together on the 2017 Queen City Cruise set for September 8-9th in beautiful Nelson, BC.

As early as Friday, September 8th at 1 p.m., the public will notice fancy cars and trucks from pre-1949 filling the streets and highways in...

by Contributor on Sunday Aug 13 2017

Southern Interior RCMP are warning the public of telephone solicitations in the name of Cops for Kids that could be circulating throughout the Southeast District and other parts of the province.

The RCMP report separate calls are being received of suspicious phone soliciting in addition to aggressive and high pressure type phone soliciting. "In most cases, callers on the phone are...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 10 2017

Out of the Interior: Survival of the Small-town Cinema in British Columbia is a full-length exploration of classic movie theatres in BC’s southern interior, from Vernon’s Towne Cinema to Creston's Tivioli; from Grand Forks’ GEM to Revelstoke's Roxy – and every stop along the way.

Curtis Emde & Silmara Emde delve into the history of public film exhibition in our province,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 09 2017

This Saturday and Sunday — August 12 & 13 — from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., people will be able to participate in the ninth annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour.

This year's culture tour will include many returning favourites as well as a number of exciting new locations to explore.

Self-directed and free of charge, the culture tour is a great opportunity to meet people behind the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 08 2017

On Thursday, August 10, Dairy Queen fans in Nelson are encouraged to visit their local Dairy Queen to celebrate Miracle Treat Day.

Proceeds from every Blizzard Treat sold at the Nelson Dairy Queen will be donated to the BC Children’s HospitalFoundation, one of 14 Children’s Miracle Network member hospitals across Canada.

Every...

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