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by Contributor on Friday Jun 22 2018

Thunder Boyz Productions Inc. (TBPI) is proud to announce filming a two-part episode of True North Paranormal at the ghost towns of Sandon and Cody, BC. The two ghost towns are steeped in amazing history connected to the booming silver mining days of the late 1800’s, early 1900’s.

However, typical of early settlement towns in those wild west days they were filled with fires, wrong-...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 19 2018

The Nelson Public Library invites readers to join a free, drop-in book club. The next meeting is Tuesday, August 7 at 7pm to discuss Scarborough by Catherine Hernandez—but the time to get reading is now.

Popular Canadian books form the basis for the Amnesty International Book Club, and the Library has teamed up with the local group to host bi-monthly meetings. There will be tea, cookies...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 17 2018

This summer Oxygen is offering two adult education intensives: Painting and Drawing with Deborah Thompson July 23-26 and Zero to Sixty Ukulele Intensive July 30-August 3.

Explore the relationship between drawing and painting and expand your skills in Deborah Thompson’s four-day intensive. Through a series of exercises students will explore how to gather visual information while learning...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 14 2018

Cycling Without Age is offering free trishaw rides to people with reduced mobility within our community. The trishaw is a power assisted 3 wheeled bicycle with a front bench that can accommodate one or two passengers. The rides will allow passengers to feel the wind in their hair again.

Our goal is that these rides will connect our pilots with isolated people within the community. We...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 13 2018

The 17th annual West Kootenay WALK for ALS proved to be a tremedous success as more than 80 walkers raised a total of $25,461 to be used to help fight Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

The walk was held Sunday, June 3 on the Nelson waterfront.

"The ALS Society of BC congratulates coordinator Gord Shannon (12th time) and his volunteer committee for coordinating the 17th...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 10 2018

For the entire month of June, Kootenay Coop Radio will be asking our listeners and supporters to step up and show us that they value the work we do in the community.

As one of the only community radio stations in the Kootenays, both Creston and Salmo have folded in the last few years, it is vital that people recognize the importance of truly local media – media that is not controlled by...

by Contributor on Friday Jun 08 2018

In the theatre world, it’s understood that “bums in seats equals success.”

The Capitol Theatre’s seats have been filled with over 30,000 of them every year since the theatre’s re-opening 30 years ago, and so it stands to reason that things have become a little less than cushy.

“It’s time to get comfortable again,” says Executive Director Stephanie Fischer. To that end,...

by Contributor on Friday Jun 08 2018

The Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation Annual Legacy Golf Event, in partnership with Selkirk Paving and Nelson Ready Mix, returns on Friday, June 15 at Granite Pointe Golf Club.

This is the sixth year of a very successful partnership with SPL/NRM, which has raised $175,000 for the Legacy Fund!

“We are very excited to continue our partnership with Selkirk Paving and Nelson Ready...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 07 2018

The West Kootenay EcoSociety and Civic Theatre are bringing the movie Directly Affected: Pipeline Under Pressure to the big screen Monday, June 11.

In an era of climate change talk and fossil fuel subsidies, Directly Affected: Pipeline Under Pressure is a poignant and timely documentary that records the impact of the Kinder Morgan Transmountain pipeline expansion.

Ranging from...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 05 2018

After lengthy discussions, we have come to an exciting agreement with the Nelson United Church.

The Nelson Food Cupboard has the go ahead to renovate the church’s lower hall to make it even more welcoming to our program participants, volunteers and staff.

"We are in the initial stages of planning but will focus on things like bringing in more natural light, changing the flooring...