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by Contributor on Sunday May 14 2017

A unique partnership between the Village of Salmo, local entrepreneurs and a California investor has made possible a cutting-edge arts and cultural hub centre in Salmo.

The Grand Opening of the hub offering everything from Village art windows, a Village art and culture garden, a unique reclaimed building materials and salvage boutique, custom upholstery shop, tattoo shop and art studio...

by Contributor on Thursday May 11 2017

The Bikes Not Pipes Kootenay bike tour is happening for the 4th straight year. It’s a promotional ride for active transportation and a future less dependent on fossil fuels. We ride from Nelson to Winlaw Thursday, on to New Denver Friday, over to Kaslo Saturday, and back to Nelson on Sunday.

Everyone is welcome to ride with us for all or part of the journey. We plan to have...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 09 2017

More than 35 Air Cadets from Nelson and Trail went on a Citizenship tour to Southern Alberta during the final weekend of April.

On the first day the cadets traveled to Nanton Alberta and spent the night at the Bomber Command Museum of Canada. In the evening, the cadets received a private tour of the museum. The next day the cadets watched as the museums’ Lancaster bomber ran it engines...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday May 09 2017

The Kalien Day Hospice Program is hosting an open house Thursday, May 11 at the 402 West Richards Street location.

The Kalien Day Hospice Program is a weekly program offered in beautiful nature-connected environment to help thosse with terminal illness and their caregivers.

  • There are a few different events planned for the day.
  • Peer support and social...
by Contributor on Sunday May 07 2017

The 16th Annual Nelson Garden Festival is set to run on Saturday (May 13th) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the 200 block of Baker St. and the 500 block of Kootenay Street.

The West Kootenay EcoSociety will be managing the 2017 Nelson Garden Festival again this year and Markets & Events Director Jesse R. Woodward is excited to manage this event once again.


by Contributor on Sunday May 07 2017

The Nelson Public Library and Nelson’s Amnesty International group have teamed up to celebrate the role of literature in human rights issues with a book club that embraces popular novels and great discussions.

The next Nelson AI Book Club meets Tuesday, May 23 at 7pm in the Library to discuss the Giller Prize-winning novel 419 by Will Ferguson. Everyone is welcome.


by Contributor on Thursday May 04 2017

The deadline is fast approaching for the chance to have your imaginative writing responded to by one of Canada’s best known activist authors at the 4th annual Convergence Writers’ Weekend in New Denver, B.C. 

 “May 19 is the deadline for anybody wishing personal feedback on their writing from invited presenter Gary Geddes,” said Convergence Writers’ Weekend co-ordinator...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 02 2017

Thousands of British Columbian families, including many in Nelson, are affected by dementia and this number is expected to grow.

To show them support, residents of all ages are taking part in the Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer’s on Sunday, May 7 at Nelson Rotary Lakeside Park.

The Walk, in honour of all caregivers, begins at 1 p.m. with registration at 11 a....

by Kirsten Hildebrand on Tuesday May 02 2017

Selkirk College holds the honour of being the first college in the world to offer training in nonviolent peacekeeping. Called Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP) by the United Nations, faculty and students in the UCP course are presenting two upcoming Peace Cafes about this work.

UCP is officially recognized as an important complement to the blue helmet Peacekeepers. They are trained in...

by Contributor on Sunday Apr 30 2017

Nelson Lions Club came a calling with cheque in hand recently, presenting the Nelson Air Cadets with a sum of $500.

The cheque was presented by Bill Brown, the Treasure of the Lions Club in Nelson.

This donation will be used to support Nelson Air Cadet Squadron’s training for the youth of Nelson which includes Flying, Leadership and a recently completed trip to Calgary and Nanton...