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by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 02 2019

International flamenco music and dance ensemble Fin de Fiesta Flamenco will be in Nelson, Friday, July 12 at the Shambhala Music Hall as part of its tour of theatres and festivals across France and Canada this summer.

The show in Nelson will be the 101th in Canada. 

SEMPITERNO, a hypnotic new production that explores the timeless yet ever-changing art form of flamenco.


by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jul 02 2019
Pictured are Lauren Penfold, Andrew Creighton and Jim Kabatoff. — Submitted photo

Nelson Home Building Centre recently made a donation of $2,000 to Nelson Community Food Centre.

Pictured during the presentation were Lauren Penfold, Andrew Creighton and Jim Kabatoff of Nelson Home Building Centre.



by Contributor on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Kootenay Lake Hospital is home to a thriving Operating Room, which is used over 2,000 hours per year for orthopedic surgeries, cataract surgery, obstetrical and gynecologic surgeries, and general surgeries such as hernia repairs and colonoscopies.

Interior Health recognizes the excellent surgical services at Kootenay Lake Hospital, and has increased funding to enable a nearly 50%...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 26 2019

The date, June 21st is recognized across Canada as National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day to celebrate and learn more about the cultural diversity of Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

For Kootenay Lake School District students, the entire year has been filled with a multitude of opportunities for students to learn about and participate in Aboriginal education.


by Contributor on Sunday Jun 23 2019

Organized sports in the summer are a great way to keep kids healthy and active outdoors. Community Foundations across the Columbia Basin region have various funds that support sports equipment, facilities, registration fees, and more.

Tina Choi, Executive Director of the Osprey Community Foundation in Nelson said that many Community Foundations have sports-related funds to which people...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 23 2019

What does an Ottawa city councillor who is deeply concerned about the planet’s ecological unravelling and the glacial response by citizens and politicians do when unexpectedly defeated in his re-election bid?

He publishes a climate breakdown thriller, then takes it on an epic cross-country book tour, in search of conversation and readers. By electric vehicle, naturally. The climate...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 20 2019

On June 6th 250 Grade 1-6 students from around Kootenay Lake came to the Youth Water Festival at Lakeside Park. This was the second annual festival that was hosted by Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society. 

The purpose of the day was to provide a platform for different non-profits to engage with students about environmental stewardship happening around the lake. Students spent...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 19 2019

Most of us learned about Canadian history through school textbooks, but the history we learned is not the whole story. Enter The Blanket Exercise, a facilitated, interactive event that illustrates the indigenous experience of the colonization of Canada.

The Nelson Public Library, in partnership with Touchstones Nelson, will host indigenous educator Toni Appleby and elder Donna Wright as...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 17 2019

Thanks to the tremendous efforts of close to fifty dedicated community volunteers, the students and staff at W.E. Graham Community School in Slocan now have a newly installed playground.

The rain or shine installation turned into a three-day work party over the May 24-26th weekend for the townspeople of Slocan, who brought their wheelbarrows, shovels and enthusiasm.  The event even...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 17 2019

The Kootenay Blues Society will present a powerful mix of blues talent at two Kootenay venues. The Balfour Beach Inn in Balfour and Finley's in Nelson will host the the Andy T. Band: an American blues band based in Nashville, Tennessee led by Andy "T" Talamantez.

The band not only features Andy “T” - a formidable guitarist and singer in his own right who has played with Smokey Wilson ...