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by Contributor on Thursday Oct 13 2016

Pink is the new purple - especially for the month of October when stylists are adding a punch of colour to clients’ hair for a good cause.

Salons across the Southern Interior are uniting for “Streak for Cancer," an independent fundraiser aimed at raising some serious style, awareness, and funds for the Canadian Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Research Fund.

Throughout Breast...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 11 2016

Nelson & District Credit Union will fellow Credit Unions and its members around the world in celebrating International Credit Union Day — an annual event to commemorate the credit union movement’s impact and achievements globally, nationally and locally, in our communities — on Thursday, October 20.

This year’s theme, “The Authentic Difference,” celebrates what makes credit unions...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 10 2016

The Nelson and District Arts Council is proud to present our first annual Dance Educator’s Showcase on (Friday) October 21 at 8 p.m. in the Capitol Theatre.

This showcase will feature teachers and students from The Dance Umbrella, Front Street Dance, Nelson School of Dance, Slava Doval's Dancefusion,...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 06 2016

Construction of the Site C Dam on the Peace River is one of the most controversial projects in BC. 

The Sierra Club of BC is hosting a public talk in Nelson on Friday, October 28th as part of a province-wide tour on the issue.

“The Site C Dam is a $10 billion plus issue for the people of BC. It’s an environmental travesty and a blatant violation of First Nations self-...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 06 2016

He's pulling the plug.

Dr. Jim Noiles is retiring from his work as a physician in Nelson.

And the public is welcome to attend his retirement party during the Osprey Foundation 2016 Community Fundraiser (Wednesday) October 19 at the Adventure Hotel in Nelson.

Noiles is very well known in the community for his work at the Kootenay Lake Hospital and practice in the Medical...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 04 2016

The Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series season continues with audiences treated to a performance by Trio con Brio, a concert of all things “reeds” featuring music for oboe, clarinet and bassoon.

Beth Orson, oboe and Julia Lockhart, bassoon, are both members of the Vancouver Symphony woodwind section and will be joined by Nelson resident, Nicola Everton, clarinet, formerly of the VSO...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 04 2016

Long lauded as a model of international cooperation, the Columbia River Treaty governs the storage and management of the waters of the upper Columbia River basin, a region rich in water resources, with a natural geography well suited to hydroelectric megaprojects.

The Treaty, also caused the displacement of over 2,000 residents of over a dozen communities, flooded and destroyed...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 02 2016

The 561 Osprey Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron Nelson recently had it first training of the year at theTrail Regional Airport.

There cadets experienced the thrill of flight in Gliders and Powered Aircraft.

“I was very excited to go flying.  I just joined cadets and this is what I wanted to do,” said Cadet Elias Hibberson.
The cadets each received a flight in the...

by Roger Higgins on Sunday Oct 02 2016

You’re a snowbird and for years you’ve rented a condo in southern climes. What a great way to relax and enjoy life while avoiding Canada’s frosty winters! But this coming winter may turn out to be less (financially) relaxing for you than most.   
Around April is the time when many snowbirds make the decision about where they’ll be living when they head south. They make their...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 29 2016

You’ve created something great. How do you get the word out?
For many authors, coaches, creators and entrepreneurs, self-promotion can be intimidating—even terrifying. Media and publicity consultant Wayne Kelly offers a free mini-workshop on how to navigate media opportunities on Tuesday, October 18, 7 p.m. at the Nelson Public Library. Entitled

Self-promotion for the...