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by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 21 2017

The Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series is proud to present its feature concert for the 2016-2017 season, the Mike Fahie Quartet.  It is a family affair as trombonist Mike Fahie travels from New York City to join his brother, local bassist Rob Fahie along with two other outstanding Kootenay musicians, Doug Stephenson, guitar and Tony Ferraro, drums.

The show goes Friday (February 24) at 7...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 21 2017

Oxygen Art Centre's third annual Youth Arts Festival opens on Thursday, February 23rd from 7-10 p.m. with in flux, an art exhibition by Kootenay artists Hannah DeBoer-Smith, Maya Kacsmar-Mayoh, Olivia Mansveld, Teyana Neufeld and Tyler Wright. 

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 19 2017

On Wednesday, the public is welcome to Celebrate National Heritage Week with a film screening of the incredible documentary: Hobnails and Hemp Rope at Touchstones Nelson Museum of Art and History.

by Kirsten Hildebrand on Sunday Feb 19 2017

A celebration of community learning took place at Selkirk College’s Mary Hall as donors and students came together for the annual Bursary Tea.

On February 4, more than 300 people, including Selkirk College staff, enjoyed afternoon tea that included delicious food prepared by the Professional Cook Training Program and served by students in the Resort and Hotel Management Program.

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 16 2017

Hip Hop dance group Project Soul are coming to the Kootenays bringing performances, workshops and community outreach to Nelson and Trail, under the umbrella of the 3rd annual Youth Arts Festival.  Under the direction of choreographer Kim Sato, Project Soul is a troupe of talented, professional artists who have come together to spread their love of street dance. 

They will be performing...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 15 2017

The Nelson & District Women’s Centre is widening their mission of advancing gender equality and fighting oppression of all kinds.

The Centre will provide space, support and resources for the trans and gender diverse community through a weekly Drop-in at their centre at 420 Mill Street.

“The time is right for this,” says Executive Director Lisa McGeady. “The Centre has long...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 15 2017

Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski is encouraging everyone to chew a little bit more slowly when they are eating on Thursday.

That is (February 16, 2017) is Canada’s Agriculture Day, a day to celebrate Canadian food, and MP Stetski is hoping that everyone can take a moment to reflect on how their food gets to their plates.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 14 2017

It's time to at least exhale after last week's snowfall in the West Kootenay/Boundary region.

Now that there's been a reprieve of winter weather, FortisBC would like to remind customers to keep their natural gas meter and outside vents clear of ice and snow.

"Clear a path to your meter whenever you shovel your driveway to make sure it can be accessed safely by you, a meter reader...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 13 2017

Nelson joined communities across Canada Saturday for a rally on National Day of Action on Electoral Reform.

A crowd of Fair Vote Canada supporters rallied outside the Royal Bank entrance on 400 block Baker Street in downtown Nelson.

Fair Vote Canada is a grassroots, multi-partisan citizens' movement for electoral reform in Canada.

by Contributor on Monday Feb 13 2017

Folks browsing the shelves at the Nelson Public Library one Saturday in March could find themselves “borrowing” a person.