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by Contributor on Sunday Apr 14 2019

The BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) has approved FortisBC’s request to maintain its 2018 electricity rates in 2019. FortisBC’s last electric rate change took place in 2017, meaning that rates have been at the same level for three years.

“Recent customer growth, in addition to finding savings in our operations over the past few years, are two of the factors keeping rates steady for our...

by Contributor on Friday Apr 12 2019

A second childhood is possible —a nd one way to get there is to write for children.

On Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the Nelson Public Library, award-winning children’s author Marty Chan offers a free talk about writing books for kids, and will read from his own work.

Through show-and-tell, anecdotes, and short writing exercises, Chan will reveal his approach to writing books that...

by Contributor on Friday Apr 12 2019

BLACK PRODUCTIONS, the company that brought you Grease, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Chicago and Cabaret, Rock of Ages and Steel Magnolias is proud to be bringing MAMMA MIA to the Capitol Theatre stage May 23-36, 2019.
MAMMA MIA is a stage production where a young woman wants to invite the father she's never known to her wedding — only to discover that there are three possible choices —...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 10 2019

Are you one of the two-thirds of British Columbians who have personally known someone living with dementia?

If you are living with dementia or know someone else who is, you can show your support for them by registering for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s. The fundraiser in support of the Alzheimer Society of B.C. takes place at the Nelson Rotary Lakeside Park at 11 a.m. on...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 10 2019

Nelson and District Arts Council, Hidden Creek Art and Ecology Retreat have joined forces again to host the fourth annual Wood Gundy Hidden Creek Artist’s Residency, located at Grohman creek, a short boat ride from the City of Nelson.

The collective goal is to provide artists with a “retreat style” setting in order to work on or develop their Art in the areas of visual art, creative...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 08 2019

On Thursday (April 11) the Kootenay United Cannabis Association (KUCA), in cooperation with the Regional District of Central Kootenay, will host the Kootenay/Columbia Symposium at the Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson.

The Symposium runs from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The industry stakeholder event will identify barriers in transitioning to the regulated cannabis economy, and examine...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 08 2019

“The Breeding Hut”, a new erotic adventure novel by Lisel & Jeffrey Forst, is set to launch on Thursday, April 11th, 2019 in Spiritbar at the Hume Hotel.

Lisel will be doing a comedy set about the process of writing the book and the night will cap off with dancing to DJ Morning Glory.

Books will be for sale for $20, advance tickets are $10 (+ fee), doors open at 7...

by Contributor on Friday Apr 05 2019

Coming next month, between 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. on (Saturday) May 25, the first annual Nelson Safe Boating event will be taking place at Lakeside Park in beautiful Nelson. 

This event coincides with the National Safe Boating Awareness week and will feature event booths, interactive games, prize giveaways, and all kinds of Family fun. All are welcome and admission is free.

In the...

by Contributor on Friday Apr 05 2019

The Kootenay Lake Health Care Auxiliary Society will be having a Bake Sale, Thursday, April 18th at 9 a.m. at the Kootenay Lake Hospital Gift Shop entrance. 

There will be plenty of baked goods up for grabs from the local Auxiliary Society members.

The Kootenay Lake Hospital Auxiliary Society works throughout the year to raise money to help with the purchase of...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 03 2019

Nelson CARES would like to thank the entire community for showing up and making this year's Coldest Night of the Year another successful event. We met our goal and then some by raising more than $45,000.

We couldn't do this event without countless volunteer hours. There were over 100 volunteers who gave up their chance to participate in the event to ensure their neighbours had a fun...

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