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NELSON WALK HONORS BOB HAWES TO MAKE MEMORIES MATTER

NELSON WALK HONORS BOB HAWES TO MAKE MEMORIES MATTER

Lifelong Nelson resident Bob Hawes couldn't walk any street in his hometown without someone stopping him to chat.

People in the community counted on him for assistance in building and repairing everything from bear traps to ski lifts.

Most of the time, says his family, “you could find him in his garage repairing something for someone.”

Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra coming to Nelson in May

Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra coming to Nelson in May

Nelson is about to get a taste of a live orchestra performance when the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra performs at the L.V. Rogers Secondary School Gymnasium (Friday) May 6.

The evening, beginning at 7:30 p.m., also features the Trafalgar and LVR Concert bands playing with the GVYO. 

"This is an important fund-raising opportunity for the LVR and Trafalgar Bands," a spokesperson said.

Member participation encouraged during 65th NDCU AGM and Conversation Café

Member participation encouraged during 65th NDCU AGM and Conversation Café

As Nelson & District Credit Union (NDCU) prepares for its 65th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday (April 19), directors are encouraging members to get engaged and participate.

Traditionally, a credit union AGM was a social event, a place for debate and recognition as members celebrated the running of a financial institution based on the principles of democracy.

Trash to Treasure Day comes Saturday

Trash to Treasure Day comes Saturday

Saturday (April 16) is Trash to Treasure (T2T) time again!

In celebration of Earth Day, the Regional District of Central Kootenay is promoting a Trash to Treasure Day event where residents can turn junk into treasure.
 
What is Trash to Treasure?

T2T Day is a zero-waste focused event that provides residents with an opportunity to give away unwanted but useful household items to those who may find value in them.

Participating in T2T Day is easy and encourages re-use while diverting waste from the region’s landfills. 

Tax Tips: Suffered A Job Loss In 2015?

Tax Tips: Suffered A Job Loss In 2015?

Tax time is getting closer than we think (2016 deadline to file is May 2) and The Nelson Daily, with help from H&R Block, is providing tips to the public leading up to the final day of filing to CRA.

Today the focus is on tips for people who have suffered a job loss in 2015.

NELSON SEA CADET OFFICER RECIEVES MEDAL

NELSON SEA CADET OFFICER RECIEVES MEDAL

Sub Lieutenant Mary Forturn of 81 Hampton Gray VC (Nelson), Royal Canadian Sea Cadets Corp recently was presented by Major Kevin DeBiasio with her Canadian Decoration. 

Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series presents the Crow-Wan Violin Duo

Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series presents the Crow-Wan Violin Duo

For its fifth concert of the season, the Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series is proud to present the Crow-Wan Violin Duo Sunday (April 17) at 7:30 p.m. St. Saviour’s Pro-Cathedral (Silica & Ward) in Nelson.

The concertmasters of Canada’s finest symphony orchestras join forces to tell the story of the violin duet from the Baroque to the present day.

RDCK residents urged to burn responsibly

RDCK residents urged to burn responsibly

Spring days sometimes bring smoky skies as residents burn grass and brush throughout the region.
 
The RDCK does not have burning bylaws; however, residents living in municipalities are advised to check with their city halls to determine if they have burning bylaws, restrictions and permits. As well, the Provincial government has the Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation.
 

An Evening with 'Extinct' Sinixt People

An Evening with 'Extinct' Sinixt People

On Thursday March 24th, Margaret-Anne Murphy and Scott Martens met Marilyn James at the Skeads ranch in Vallican on unceded Sinixt tum'xula7xw (territory).

Margaret-Anne and Scott were the organizers of the March 5th fundraising event in Nelson, "An Evening with 'Extinct' Sinixt People", that was attended by over 150 people.

At the two-day Skeads ranch camp, Sinixt elder Marilyn James shared traditional stories with children around a camp fire, including one about the creation of the Columbia River.

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