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by Contributor on Monday Sep 11 2017

The old adage for writers is “write what you know.” But what happens when you set your novel in your own backyard? What are the successes — and what are the perils?

The Nelson Public Library celebrates B.C. Culture Days with a panel discussion on just that topic on Saturday, September 30 at 2 p.m. The event, entitled “Once Upon a Time...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 10 2017

Hundreds of thousands of people across Canada are expected to participate in the Annual Terry Fox Run on Sunday, September 17th, a fundraising event taking place in over 700 communities that continue to embody the indomitable spirit of Terry Fox.

Nelson's event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. before the warm up at 9:20 a.m. The Terry Fox Run goes at 9:30 a.m.


by Contributor on Thursday Sep 07 2017

With more than 24,000 patients enrolled since the service was introduced a year ago, and a new automated registration system now launched, use of Interior Health’s MyHealthPortal tool continues to grow.  

To self-enrol, patients must still show their identification at the registration desk and ask to have their email address added to their patient record. They can then submit an...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 07 2017

A trio of law enforcement members from Nelson are in Kelowna Friday for the start of the 6th annual Cops for Kids Ride.

BC Sheriffs Mike Kosof and Rob Crowder, along with Nelson RCMP Cst. Andrew McCabe, are among the 25 25 riders and seven support people from agencies within Southeast District to raise awareness and essential funds for children in medical, physical or...

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 05 2017

Everyone has experienced grief at some point.

On Thursday, September 14 at 7 p.m a special storytelling event explores how we can live more fully through the lessons of death, grief and loss. The event takes place at the Nelson Public Library, 602 Stanley Street.

Presented by Kalein Centre for Integrated Dialogue, Hospice Care...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 04 2017

The Regional District of Central Kootenay, in partnership with the Ministry of Transportation, is pleased to announce a pilot project of solar powered LED bus stop lighting at its Nelson Transit and Arrow Slocan Lakes Community Service routes.

The RDCK said the lights are being installed at select bus stops along the bus routes in the North Shore (Route 10), the Slocan Valley (Route 20...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 04 2017

On Tuesday, September 5th Forestry will begin replacing the Baker Creek bridge on the Gray Creek Pass and the route will be closed to vehicles until September 19th

This bridge is located the Kimberley side, 14 kilometers east of the summit where a barricade will be placed.

However, due to the risk of forest fires, Crown land within the Rocky Mountain...

by Contributor on Friday Sep 01 2017


Now celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Capitol Theatre is set to celebrate with a stellar lineup for the 2017/2018 season. In addition to the usual exciting line-up, a special anniversary celebration, “Setting the Stage: 30 Years of Making a Scene,” is in the works for March 10.

The new season features 12 main stage theatre, music, and dance...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

The cadet program in the West Kootenay Boundary area is getting ready for another year of adventure, learning and fun.

During the first week of September, the cadet units will be starting up and will be welcoming everyone aged 12 to 18 who are interested in learning new skills, meeting new friends and becoming active in their communities.

Over the summer, more than 40 cadets from...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 29 2017

Helping to fight animal cruelty is as easy as a walk in the park. Animal lovers across the province are already registering and fundraising for the annual Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk, which is being hosted in more than 30 communities in B.C. throughout September and October – and you still have plenty of time...