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by Contributor on Friday Jan 17 2020

The City of Nelson is committed to a sustainable future that includes a productive economy, well-protected environment, healthy citizens, and strong cultural connections. The City has four sustainability pillars; culture, economy, environment and social, which Council targets to fund equally.

Arts, Culture & Heritage applications are adjudicated through an independent jury of...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

Nelson residents living with dementia are going public in an effort to change hearts and minds and tackle the ongoing discrimination they experience in their day-to-day lives.

“I think I might have shed a tear,” says Dawn Sutcliffe, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 60.

Having seen her father’s dementia journey, she knew some of what to expect. Dawn’s long-...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

Illustrator Douglas Jones has clients across the globe — but he lives right here in Nelson. Last fall, the Nelson Public Library commissioned Jones to create a poster and a series of illustrations in honour of the Library’s 100th birthday. These works, and the sketches that were their foundation, are now on display in a special exhibition at the Library.

The poster, depicting a young...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 09 2020

The Kootenay Lake Healthcare Auxiliary Society was pleased to present the family of Luca Cavalcanti-Bundschuh, Nelson’s New Year’s Baby for 2020, with a beautiful blue afghan and a sleeper.

Luca was born on January 2, 2020 at 8:06 p.m. and weighed 8 lbs 5 oz. 

Luca is welcomed by proud parents Amanda Ferreira de Moura Cavalcanti and Jimmy Bundschuh along with big brother Oliver...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 08 2020

The Rumble For The Jungle will be a one night, over-the-top wrestling comedy extravaganza.

The night will involve a tournament of fights from all local participants with their own personalized wrestling characters and costumes. Come and watch as they pull out all of their most back-handed moves to win the belt.

There will be local brews served on tap, a dance party with Djs and...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 07 2020

“Explore the world together” is the motto for Exchange Families International, a unique student exchange program that matches children from different countries to spend up to a year together, six months in each home.

Families in Nelson will have the chance to learn more about the student exchange program Thursday, January 9 between 6:30-8 p.m. at the Prestige Lakeside Resort at 701...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 06 2020

Library lovers — and anyone who enjoys a great event — will want to mark their calendars for the Nelson Public Library’s 100th birthday celebrations. Two special events offer plenty of ways to live it up with the Library.

On Friday, January 17 a special event at the Capitol Theatre starting at 7 p.m. is set to start the celebrations in style. Tickets are available at the...

by Contributor on Friday Jan 03 2020

It’s cold out there and Nelson CARES wants to help warm things up for people who need it most.

On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 Nelson CARES Society will host the 6th annual Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY). The Coldest Night of the Year is a fantastically fun, family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 130 communities across Canada...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 30 2019

This year the annual Winter Day on the Slocan Valley Rail Trail will take place on Sunday, January 19th from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Winlaw Station.

The crew from the Slocan Valley Heritage Trail Society (SVHTS) will once again partner with Slocan Valley Recreation to offer a fun-filled afternoon.  Volunteers will  offer a ski waxing demo; you can get your skis waxed for a $15 donation...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 23 2019

The Friends of Kootenay Lake Steward Society is once again joining with Kootenay Co-op Radio to host the annual Polar Bear Swim Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Lakeside Park in Nelson.

Braves swimmers, who will be collecting pledges to raise funds for Friends of Kootenay Lake, Kootenay Coop Radio and Fridays for the Future, take to the chilly waters of Kootenay Lake at High Noon.