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by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 31 2017

Representatives of the Selkirk College Students’ Union will be leading a Trick or Treat food drive collecting food items in place of candy this Halloween a media release said.

Students will go door-to-door in the community asking for donations to the Selkirk College student food banks.

“Students have been depending on the food bank significantly more due to the ever...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 29 2017

Writers will be happy to know of the announcement of the opening of the Kootenay Literary Competition 2018.

Submissions will be accepted beginning October 7, 2017 with a final deadline of December 31, 2017.

This year's theme is "Origins".

Writers from...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 29 2017

Individuals with narcolepsy are invited to participate in an ongoing medication research study.

Okanagan Clinical Trials, a medical research company located in Kelowna, is currently conducting a study to determine the effectiveness of an investigational medication in treating excessive daytime sleepiness in type 1 and 2 narcolepsy.  

“Narcolepsy often takes years to recognize and...

by Contributor on Friday Oct 27 2017

Save-On-Foods is celebrating the grand opening of BC Children’s Hospital’s new Family Immunization Clinic, which the grocery company funded through a $15 million donation.

The clinic is the first in the country to be located in a hospital, and will provide patients and their families with all publicly-funded immunizations. It is intended to increase immunization rates among children,...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 26 2017

The Capitol Theatre’s fourth Season Presentation sees the return of the gravity-defying Shay Kuebler Radical System with their latest creation TELEMETRY on Saturday, October 28th at 7:30 p.m.

Kuebler has performed on the Capitol stage twice: in Karoshi, he took on the work-till-you-die culture of Japan, and the multimedia Glory tackled the rising amount of violence in our world. With...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 24 2017

Local Food Producers continue to collaborate to strengthen the region’s food producing capacity and bring more local food to grocery stores and your plate. The Kootenay and Boundary Food Producers Co-op (KBFPC) will be hosting a delicious celebration for everyone interested in their work on Saturday, November 4th at 5 p.m. at the Taghum Hall. 

Alyssa Nebel, the KBFPC...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 24 2017

Readings by five area authors will be part of a celebration Friday, November 3 starting at 7:30 p.m. at Nelson, B.C.’s Oxygen Art Centre to mark the final issue after 20 years of the West Kootenay’s only regularly published literary magazine, New Orphic Review.

The event, called “The Living End,” is free ($5 donation...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 22 2017

The Nelson Police Department is currently looking for ambitious and qualified individuals to participate in the Reserve Constable Program.

Reserve Constables are volunteers who under the supervision of a police officer, participate in community events and accompany patrol members while in a ride along capacity.

Nelson Police currently have an active compliment of seven Reserve...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 22 2017

What makes you want to stay? 

Quality of life is a common reason people choose to live and settle in small rural communities.

Working in partnership with the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Selkirk College, the Village of New Denver wants to know how satisfied residents are. This new research project will survey current residents, asking them what they think...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 19 2017

The Capitol Theatre’s third season presentation sees the return of the remarkable storyteller and guitarist Chase Padgett with Nashville Hurricane on October 21st at 7:30 pm.
Fresh off the heels of his smash hit 6 Guitars, virtuoso actor and musician ChasePadgett weaves four characters, six strings, and more notes than could humanly be countedinto a bit of theatrical magic.