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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 16 2017

While the public enjoys the summer, or dealing with the smoke, the Nelson Road Kings executive has been busy putting the final pieces of the puzzle together on the 2017 Queen City Cruise set for September 8-9th in beautiful Nelson, BC.

As early as Friday, September 8th at 1 p.m., the public will notice fancy cars and trucks from pre-1949 filling the streets and highways in...

by Contributor on Sunday Aug 13 2017

Southern Interior RCMP are warning the public of telephone solicitations in the name of Cops for Kids that could be circulating throughout the Southeast District and other parts of the province.

The RCMP report separate calls are being received of suspicious phone soliciting in addition to aggressive and high pressure type phone soliciting. "In most cases, callers on the phone are...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 10 2017

Out of the Interior: Survival of the Small-town Cinema in British Columbia is a full-length exploration of classic movie theatres in BC’s southern interior, from Vernon’s Towne Cinema to Creston's Tivioli; from Grand Forks’ GEM to Revelstoke's Roxy – and every stop along the way.

Curtis Emde & Silmara Emde delve into the history of public film exhibition in our province,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 09 2017

This Saturday and Sunday — August 12 & 13 — from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., people will be able to participate in the ninth annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour.

This year's culture tour will include many returning favourites as well as a number of exciting new locations to explore.

Self-directed and free of charge, the culture tour is a great opportunity to meet people behind the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 08 2017

On Thursday, August 10, Dairy Queen fans in Nelson are encouraged to visit their local Dairy Queen to celebrate Miracle Treat Day.

Proceeds from every Blizzard Treat sold at the Nelson Dairy Queen will be donated to the BC Children’s HospitalFoundation, one of 14 Children’s Miracle Network member hospitals across Canada.


by Contributor on Monday Aug 07 2017

A Big Brown Bat hanging out. — photo by Cory Olson

For anyone noticing more bats around the house or property, you are not alone.

Mid-summer is the time when landowners typically notice more bat activity, may have bats flying into their house, and occasionally find a bat on the ground or roosting in unusual locations.


by Contributor on Monday Aug 07 2017

There's now plenty of room to park at the Crescent Valley Beach Regional Park thanks to the Slocan Community Recreation Greenway Project. — RDCK photo

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is pleased to announce that the Crescent Valley Beach Regional Park parking lot is now open to the public. The work at the Crescent Valley Beach Regional Park...

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 03 2017

Businesses or organizations can benefit from hiring a student during the school year, Columbia Basin Trust’s School Works program may be able to help you afford it.

Applications for the popular first-come, first-served program open August 10, 2017.

“Each year, Basin employers hire hundreds of students with help from wage...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 02 2017

The record-breaking heat expected in the coming days could cause an increase in energy use as cooling systems work harder to keep up with demand.  
FortisBC finds that demand on its system typically peaks between 5 and 7 p.m. on weekdays when people are returning home from activities.  
Which is why we’re encouraging customers to find fun ways to stay cool....

by Contributor on Monday Jul 31 2017

Kootenay Pride is gearing up for this season's events, and we are looking some new volunteers.
Pride weekend will be September 1st – 4th with the highlight of the festivities, the parade on Sunday September 3rd. The parade is always a wonderful festive time. There will be coffee houses, movies, open mics, meet & greets, flag raising, and a dance party.