Welcome to the Megaphone. This is your place to post the news that matters to you. If someone's getting married or getting born, this is the place to let your community know. If you want to thank someone for a good turn or lambaste the noisy, nosy, or woefully ignorant, do it here. Basically, anything you think your community need to know about: use the megaphone and make yourself heard. Now blast away...

Returning to his roots, Nelsonite Shawn Morris host show Friday at Hume Hotel

Returning to his roots, Nelsonite Shawn Morris host show Friday at Hume Hotel

Nelsonite Shawn Morris is returning to his roots this weekend to host a Shawn Morris Creative Show at the Hume Hotel Friday, November 4 from 7-10 p.m.

Morris grew up and attended public school in Nelson, enjoying travel, poetry, adventure and photography in between playing soccer.

Room to Live Benefit Concert and Silent Auction

Room to Live Benefit Concert and Silent Auction

The Room to Live Benefit Concert and Silent Auction, the latter now underway for bidders to grab some great items, is set for Friday, November 4 at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson.

The special show features the The Kootenay Divas — Bo Conlan, Aryn Sheriff, Bessie Wapp, Sydney Black, Laura Landsberg and Melody Diachun.

The Divas perform with Clinton Swanson & His 6-Piece Band.

Proceeds go toward the Renewal of Ward Street Place, a 103 year old affordable housing building in downtown Nelson BC.

Air Cadets take flight over Kootenay River Valley

Air Cadets take flight over Kootenay River Valley

The cadets of 561 Nelson Osprey Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets, spent a recent Saturday exploring the Kootenay River Valley from the air.
 
Fourteen cadets who are aged 12 to 18 spent 45 minutes each in the Cessna 172 aircraft from Kootenay Lake Aviation. 

Green Halloween celebrations at Hall Street Plaza a start for better future

Green Halloween celebrations at Hall Street Plaza a start for better future

A  unique all-ages Halloween event is happening at Hall Street Plaza on Baker Street, 3:30-4:30 pm on Monday, October 31st.

This Green Hallowe'en celebration welcomes adults and children as either an alternative or add-on to trick-or-treating downtown.

Participants will share their costume characters' voices about the world they want in A Council of All Beings. The event will also include songs, mural-making, and photo and video opportunities, while bringing Hallowe'en closer to its roots in earth-based equality.

Deconstructing Dinner Film Fest launches with powerful documentary

Deconstructing Dinner Film Fest launches with powerful documentary

Launching the Deconstructing Dinner Film Fest on Wednesday (October 26) is Racing Extinction.

Spanning the globe to infiltrate the world’s most dangerous black markets and using high tech tactics to document the link between carbon emissions and species extinction, Racing Extinction reveals stunning, never-before seen images that truly change the way we see the world. 

A River Captured and Changing Waters: Touchstones hosts book launch and showcase new on-line exhibit

A River Captured and Changing Waters: Touchstones hosts book launch and showcase new on-line exhibit

On Sunday, November 6 at 2 p.m., Touchstones Nelson will host the launch of A River Captured, the Columbia River Treaty and Catastrophic Change by Eileen Delehanty Pearkes and celebrate its newest online exhibit Changing Waters-The Impact of Hydroelectric Development on the Landscape of British Columbia from the Ron Waters Collection.

A River Captured culminates 10 years of research by Pearkes, who guest-curated the museum’s award-winning exhibit “Roll On Columbia,” in 2014-15. 

Community Food Forum hosted at Selkirk College – Protein for People Project

Community Food Forum hosted at Selkirk College – Protein for People Project

About 200 people filled a festive banquet hall on Selkirk College’s Tenth Street Campus for a meal featuring protein, something that can be challenging to incorporate into a menu when one is on a limited budget.

Kootenay Seniors Fair a Big Success

 Kootenay Seniors Fair a Big Success

More than 350 seniors and friends turned out for the 2016 Kootenay Seniors Fair held September 30th at the Prestige Lakeside Resort & Convention Centre.

Organizers Nelson CARES’ Kootenay Seniors Service Provider Group are thrilled with the turnout.
 
In addition to 35 vendor tables offering information about a wide variety of health and community services, seniors participated in belly dancing, chair yoga, and tai chi.

Residents encouraged to participate in earthquake drill

Residents encouraged to participate in earthquake drill

Do you know what to do in the event of an earthquake?

On October 20th at 10:20 a.m. residents across British Columbia will learn how to do that by participating in the ShakeOutBC earthquake drill to practice what to do during such an event.

“Although the risks of an earthquake are low in the Kootenays, all residents are encouraged to participate,” says Nora Hannon, an emergency program coordinator with the Regional District of Central Kootenay.

“Residents could one day find themselves in a place affected by an earthquake.”

RDCK Trash to Treasure Day part of Waste Reduction Week in Canada

RDCK Trash to Treasure Day part of Waste Reduction Week in Canada

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is once again promoting the art of recycling as part of Waste Reduction Week in Canada with Trash to Treasure day Saturday, October 22nd.

Virtual Paperboy

Let our virtual paperboy deliver an issue to your inbox every week, FREE! You don't even have to tip him!

Contact The Nelson Daily

Owner/Editor: Bruce Fuhr

Email: editor@thenelsondaily.com or sports@thenelsondaily.com
Phone: 250-354-7025

Sales Rep: Deb Fuhr
Phone: 250-509-0825
email: fuhrdeb@gmail.com