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by Contributor on Sunday Jul 29 2018

There will be a screening the short documentary Codename Project 9 and giving a brief talk at Expressions Cafe on Monday, August 6, at 7 p.m.

The people of Trail, B.C., kept one of the biggest Canadian secrets of the Second World War. Most didn’t know it at the time but they were involved in something of world-shattering importance.

Now their secret is revealed in a new...

by Bob Hall on Friday Jul 27 2018

Offered for the first time by Selkirk College as a pilot program in January 2018, SPECTRUM is now ready to deliver invaluable resources about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to the world.

SPECTRUM: Lifespan Autism Resources & Training is an exciting, innovative online course offering perspectives about ASD across the lifespan to increase awareness and understanding.


by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

The Kootenay Pride society is calling for submissions for Out of the Closet And Into the Koots, a Queer “zine” (a self-published magazine) launch for September’s Pride weekend.

Organized by volunteer Gabor Lovas, the project will publish submissions for local Kootenay LGBTQIA+ residents. “It is vital to build and preserve our local queer experiences as historically our stories and...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 22 2018

The inaugural Bunker Session - THE VINYL SCORE with DJ Olive, is set for Thursday, July 26thfrom 6:45-8 p.m.

For more than 20 years DJ Olive has been working on a concept he calls The Vinyl Score. Of the work, he explains,“In my studio I work with musicians recording sounds and noises. On the computer and the sampler I create a wide-ranging palette of sounds, then press them...

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 19 2018

The Kootenay Book Weekend celebrates its 15th annual event this fall, and organizers have decided to go out on a high note by closing with this chapter of the much-loved annual event.

“It just seems like the right time,” says founding member Victoria Vaseleniuck. “We have been planning and running this event for 16 years now, and so much has changed. There are other really amazing...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 17 2018

A Taste of Nelson, set for September 24th at the Prestige Lakeside Resort West Coast Grill, showcases the diverse culinary scene of Nelson as well as impacting the fight against MS.

With tasty offerings from local restaurants, wineries, and breweries it is an evening too delicious to miss. There are also chances to pick up some great items through our silent auction, toonie auction, and...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 17 2018

Nelson and District Arts Council is celebrating the 30th anniversary for ArtWalk and once again this year will feature a second art showcase opening during MarketFest on Friday, July 27th.

As part of this night's event, the NDAC has partnered with the West Kootenay EcoSociety to host the Stanley Street Art Stage.

Brian Kalbfleisch is coordinating the artists and performers on the...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 15 2018

The Kootenay Lake Partnership is inviting Kootenay Lake residents to attend a public open house on Wednesday, July 25, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Balfour Community Hall with a presentation at 7 p.m.

This open house will provide...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 15 2018

Texas blues legend and blues hall of fame recipient, Sonny Rhodes rolls into the Kootenays for three shows in July.

The Kootenay Blues Society presents the Sonny Rhodes Blues Band featuring Greg Smith at the Flying Steamshovel in Rossland on Thursday, July 19, Show time 8:30 p.m., Tickets $20 at the door; Balfour Beach Inn on Friday, July 20, Show 6-9 p.m., Tickets $15 at the door; and...

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 12 2018

Once again this year, the community has stepped up to support Kootenay Co-op Radio to complete a very successful Fundraising and Membership Drive. KCR is one of the few remaining community radio stations left in the Kootenays with Creston, Rossland, and Salmo closing in the last few years.

“Our truly local media outlet is of great importance to our listeners in the Kootenays especially...