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by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 17 2017

The Kootenay Conservation Program (KCP) was excited to award its annual Conservation Leadership Awards as part of the KCP Fall Gathering that took place in Cranbrook last month.

The 2017 recipients of the award are Rob Neil and Irene Manley, both of whom have done amazing work in conservation in the Kootenay region.

Irene Manley is a well-...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 16 2017

This past weekend (Saturday, October 14th), 561 Nelson Osprey Squadron cadets of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets went flying over Nelson and area.

The cadets were flown in two Cessna 172 aircraft.

During the day, cadets also had a look inside the Kootenay Valley Helicopters hanger.

Aviation experience is one of the unique the activities of the Air Cadet Program. During the...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 15 2017

EcoSociety is bringing this amazing film about fusion energy to the The Civic Theatre in Nelson on Monday (October 16) at 7 p.m.

This is a fundraiser for EcoSociety so bring all your friends and family.

Tickets will be $12 at the door or online at the Civic Theatre website.

Clean, safe and unlimited power has been an obsession for scientists and inventors for centuries,...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 12 2017

Co-op Week is national celebration of the impact co-ops and credit unions have on our local communities and around the world. The annual event falls this year on October 16-22nd, anchored around International Credit Union Day on Thursday, October 19th.

On October 18th, from 6-8 p..m., the Upper Columbia Co-op Council will host a unique speaking event:

The Rojava...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 12 2017

Saturday, October 14, volunteers for Nelson and District Hospice Society will hold the third annual Work-a-thon.

NDHS will go out into the community to provide fall clean-ups for our community elders and those with physical challenges.

Make a difference and support hospice by:

  • Becoming a volunteer
  • Registering to receive this service


by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 11 2017

John McDermott is an international recording star and household name.

Besides his stellar musical career - platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations - he is also known for his commitment to veterans’ causes - the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honour Society's Bob Hope Award, the Ted Williams Globe & Anchor Award from the USMC and, here at home, a...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 09 2017

Sparky, Panago Pizza, Maglio’s Building Center, and Nelson Fire & Rescue Services urge all Nelson residents to take the time to two plan escape routes from their homes.

Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning  - You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Oct 09 2017

Now that the outdoor season is over, Nelson Youth Soccer is hosting its annual general meeting Monday, October 23 in the Prestige Lakeside Resort.

NYS, which operates indoor and outdoor leagues, is a non-profit association that depends on BC Gaming Fund Grants to help keep registration low as well as professional technical stafff avaiable to coaches and players.

To maintain this...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 05 2017

Regional Cadet Support Unit, Pacific, (RCSU Pac) hosted a Regional Directed Activity (RDA) weekend for Sea, Army and Air Cadets from the West and East Kootenay’s.

Training and accommodation took place between the two Cranbrook cadet units - 1813 Lord Strathcona Army Cadet Corp and 552 Key City Air Cadet Squadron.

Music Clinics, Orienteering, Summer Biathlon, Standing Range and...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 04 2017

The Gray Creek Pass has re-opened after a wildfire season for the ages as well as a bridge replacement project that closed the pass for most of September.

Despite numerous warnings of posted signs along the forestry road that links the East and West Kootenays, some of the public continued to drive aronud the barricades only to be turned back upon arrival at the Baker Creek bridge...