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by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 12 2017

The 561 Nelson Osprey Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets saw a trio of cadets promoted to new ranks during a ceremony earlier this month in Nelson.
Ronald White was promoted from Corporal to Flight Corporal.
Kia Thomson and Caiden Thompson received their first promotion since joining six months ago to the rank of Leading Air Cadet.
Spring will...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 12 2017

As Easter approaches, the BC SPCA is reminding the public that, unless a family is already considering adopting a pet rabbit, it is better to give chocolate bunnies as gifts, rather than real rabbits.

Each year, SPCA branches across the province receive dozens of abandoned rabbits after the Easter holiday has passed and the excitement of a new pet has worn off, and the reality of pet...

by Interior Health Authority on Sunday Apr 09 2017

In a media release, Interior Health and Kaslo physicians – Dr. Chantal Guillemette, Dr. Shelina Musaji, Dr. Fen Smit, and Dr. Cortney Shier – said they are pleased to inform residents of Kaslo and North Kootenay Lake communities that weekend primary care hours at the Victorian Community Health Centre will continue on a permanent basis.
This follows a successful trial of weekend...

by Contributor on Sunday Apr 09 2017

The Nelson Public Library celebrates National Poetry Month by launching a poetry collection that, in effect, rose from the ashes.

Jordan Mounteer’s first book of poetry was printed and due to be launched when fire swept through the warehouse of Winlaw’s Sono Nis Press last summer. Now, Mounteer’s book Liminal has been reprinted by the publisher and will launch at the Library...

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 04 2017

The first annual B.O.B (Big Orange Bridge) Fest 2017 is set for April 22 all day at the Royal Bar and Grill in Nelson.

B.O.B fest is a indoor music fest/showcase opportunity for Nelson musicians. 

"We have come together to showcase for potential buyers and booking agents," said organizer John McCuaig.

"Need a group for a wedding? A special event of some kind? Come check...

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 04 2017

The Capitol Theatre is making is final show of the season a memorable one to attend as Shay Kuebler’s contemporary dancetroupe Radical System Art makes its return to Nelson Friday (April 7) at 8 p.m.

This is the final and most anticipated show of the Capitol Theatre’s season.

Kuebler performed Karoshi here three years ago; a physical, gravity-defying performance by an...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 03 2017

What a great idea — combining food with art.

The Nelson and District Arts Council's Second Annual Appetite for Art on March 11th was a complete success .

The event is a fundraiser pairing art and food in a gallery style setting.

Appetite for Art showcases Nelson artists and local restaurants and wineries. The pairing of art and food allow for a greater...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Apr 03 2017

The Kokanee and Selkirk Rock Clubs are once again hosting the annual Kootenay Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show in Castlegar. 

The dates for this year’s show are June 3-4 during Sunfest Weekend at the Castlegar and District Community Complex in the Sunflower City.

Organizers are anticipating a great show with even more vendors than previous events.

There will be...

by Kirsten Hildebrand on Thursday Mar 30 2017

The owners of Nelson’s chic Lōkel Hair Studio personify their namesake. It doesn’t get much more local than the duo Ashely Simon and Michelle Devine. They were locally born and raised, locally schooled and are now local business owners.

“We’re local to Nelson. Our families are local to Nelson. Our learning is local to Nelson,” says Simon.

Selkirk College Hairstylist program...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 28 2017

Opening night for  2017 ArtWalk is Friday June 23rd.

So for visual artist wanting to have an opening night complete with music, dancing and crowds of people admiring your talent and skill, then ArtWalk is for you.

Let the Nelson District Arts Council do all the heavy lifting. If this is your first show we take care of the promotion, securing the perfect space and filling the ‘...