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by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 10 2020

The students at Winlaw Elementary School hosted its own version of Quebec Winter Carnaval on Tuesday March 3rd to learn more about French Canadian culture and the tradition of this popular annual mid-winter celebration.

With direction from Vanessa Finnie, a District’s Innovative Learning Curriculum Support Teacher, students broke into multi-age groups in the afternoon and...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 09 2020

For lovers of high quality acoustic string music, mark your calendar for the evening of March 16, 2020.  The Marc Atkinson Trio plus Cameron Wilson will be performing at the St. Saviour’s Pro Cathedral in Nelson (Anglican church), corner of  Ward and Silica Streets.

The Marc Atkinson Trio is a group of string musicians including lead and rhythm guitars and stand-up bass.  Marc is a...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 09 2020

The West Kootenay People Who Support the Wet’suwet’en will be hosting a screening of the Unist’ot’en Camp film ‘Invasion’.

After the film Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Adam Gagnon, and Antonia Mills who worked on the Delgamuukw case, will speak to the audience about Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders and their struggle to have their sovereign land rights and title recognized.


by Contributor on Friday Mar 06 2020

By Jason Asbell

Women making history - from the birth of cinema to the present.

On Mar. 16, 18 & 19th, The Civic Theatre celebrates Women’s History Month 2020 with two new documentaries honouring the outstanding achievements of two remarkable women; Sarah Outen, who traversed the Northern Hemisphere using just her own woman-made power and Alice Guy-...

by CBT on Thursday Mar 05 2020

The ground floor of the old Procter Schoolhouse plans to re-open its doors this spring, offering an updated space for a local bakery/café that will serve as a community hub. The Procter Community Society is undertaking the project with support of a $30,000 grant and additional support from an Impact Investment Fund loan from Columbia Basin Trust.

“There is broad support for reopening...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 03 2020

 Only 20 per cent of British Columbians surveyed believe their community provides adequate support to help people affected by dementia. Nelson residents can help the Alzheimer Society of B.C. change this by registering a team in the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s, taking place on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Nelson Rotary Lakeside Park (under the orange bridge).

The Walk is the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 03 2020

Artists (ages 15-24) are invited to submit visual or media artwork to be considered for a professional juried exhibition at Oxygen Art Centre opening in April 2020.  We invite young artists to select finished work or produce new work that addresses the theme: If I Can’t Dance To It, It’s Not My Revolution. The deadline to submit an application is Saturday, March 7, 2020 by 5 PM.


by Contributor on Friday Feb 28 2020

It's time to grab your gal pals and join in on the 4th Annual Ladies Night on The Lake, Friday March 6th at the fabulous Prestige Lakeside Resort.

The event is a fundraiser for the BC Children's and Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundations as well as providing participants outrageous FUN at the Prestige Lakeside Resort.

The hunky firefighters will be there, PLUS the fashion show, the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 25 2020

The Suzy Hamilton Legacy Fund honours the work of one womanenvironmental activist in the West Kootenay each year through a cash award. The fund was established at the Osprey Community Foundation in 2016 after the death of well-loved and dedicated West Kootenay environmental activist, journalist, founder of the West Kootenay EcoSociety and mentor to many, Suzy Hamilton.

The public...

by Contributor on Friday Feb 21 2020

The events committee of the Kootenay Blues Society has been busy booking blues acts for the upcoming 2020 season and will start the year off by hosting the 7th annual Blues Brews and BBQ, which will be a joint fund raiser for Nelson CARES and Kootenay Co-op Radio.

The event will be held at Finley's Bar and Grill on Saturday, Feb 29th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25....