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by Bob Hall on Monday Sep 18 2017

Students focused on a career in the legal profession have started their studies in a unique program at Selkirk College that aims to bring a rural base to future pursuits.

The Selkirk College Law & Justice Studies diploma program is designed to provide the skills, training and support for a career in a variety of legal professions including law, law enforcement, paralegal,...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 18 2017

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History is delighted to announce the completion of a project that sheds light on many of the local soldiers who served during the First World War.

During the First World War, the Nelson Canadian Club gathered a remarkable collection of around two hundred individual and group photographs of Kootenay area soldiers. In 1985
this collection...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 14 2017

Nelson & District Credit Union is pleased by the Government of British Columbia (BC)’sdecision to reinstate the credit union tax treatment, which was announced in the September 11, 2017 B.C. budget update.

Previously, the lower tax rate was implemented in recognition of the fact that BC credit unions are in a unique position to reinvest capital back into the provincial economy....

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 14 2017

The Village of Salmo is pleased to announce the names of the artists whose work has been selected for the September 2017 – January 2018 window art display. They are Salmo paleo-artist Wade Moravec, Salmo Valley nature artist Dulcie Rich and Nelson potter Jan Formby. The new art displays will be installed on September 21,2017.


by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

The Nelson Air Cadet squadron started its 65th year of Air Cadets in the Heritage City during training September 6th, 2017.

At the first parade, one of the adult staff of the Squadron, Brittnee Wallin, was promoted to the rank of Second Lieutenant.

This is 2Lt Wallin’s first promotion since joining the Canadian Armed Forces as a Cadet Instructor in 2013....

by Contributor on Monday Sep 11 2017

The old adage for writers is “write what you know.” But what happens when you set your novel in your own backyard? What are the successes — and what are the perils?

The Nelson Public Library celebrates B.C. Culture Days with a panel discussion on just that topic on Saturday, September 30 at 2 p.m. The event, entitled “Once Upon a Time...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 10 2017

Hundreds of thousands of people across Canada are expected to participate in the Annual Terry Fox Run on Sunday, September 17th, a fundraising event taking place in over 700 communities that continue to embody the indomitable spirit of Terry Fox.

Nelson's event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. before the warm up at 9:20 a.m. The Terry Fox Run goes at 9:30 a.m.


by Contributor on Thursday Sep 07 2017

With more than 24,000 patients enrolled since the service was introduced a year ago, and a new automated registration system now launched, use of Interior Health’s MyHealthPortal tool continues to grow.  

To self-enrol, patients must still show their identification at the registration desk and ask to have their email address added to their patient record. They can then submit an...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 07 2017

A trio of law enforcement members from Nelson are in Kelowna Friday for the start of the 6th annual Cops for Kids Ride.

BC Sheriffs Mike Kosof and Rob Crowder, along with Nelson RCMP Cst. Andrew McCabe, are among the 25 25 riders and seven support people from agencies within Southeast District to raise awareness and essential funds for children in medical, physical or...

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 05 2017

Everyone has experienced grief at some point.

On Thursday, September 14 at 7 p.m a special storytelling event explores how we can live more fully through the lessons of death, grief and loss. The event takes place at the Nelson Public Library, 602 Stanley Street.

Presented by Kalein Centre for Integrated Dialogue, Hospice Care...