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by Contributor on Sunday Feb 24 2013

If you can`t go to them, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. will bring a mountain of information to you.

The society next month launches a free tele-support and learning group for local caregivers of a family member with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia who is living at home.

The eight-session pilot project is designed specifically for area residents who are unable to attend...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 20 2013

Calling all gardeners.

What better way to celebrate the emergence of spring than a seed sale.  Join us for Seedy Saturday February 23, in the basement of the United Church, located on the corner of Silica St. and Josephine St. 

Come down any time between 10 a.m, and 2 p.m. to swap or purchase seeds for your garden and network with other gardening enthusiasts.

Buying or...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 20 2013

The Kootenay Kannibelles are off to the Roller Derby of Canada National tournament next month in Edmonton.

The women's flat track roller derby teamf is hosting a Used Clothing and Good Sale Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the former Extra Foods Building on Vernon Street in Nelson.


by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 19 2013

Nelson REALTORS® Jeff Nield and Jana Cook, along with some help from their clients, have kicked-off their 2013 giving campaign with $1530 in donations to three non-profit groups.

Donation recipients include the Parkinson Society of BC ($530), Nelson CARES Society ($250), and Transition Nelson ($250). Nield’s client, Dr. Andre Piver, matched the latter two donations bringing the total to...

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 17 2013

 Five Columbia Basin non-profit organizations were among the 20 throughout BC that were approved to receive over $96,000 in support from Enterprising Non-Profits (enp) in its most recent intake.

Enp is a partnership of funders-including Columbia Basin Trust (CBT)-that promotes and supports social enterprise development and growth as a means to build strong non-profit organizations...

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 14 2013

Stand on any spot in Nelson and you can feel history.

The Nelson Public Library celebrates the history of its location during February with a photographic and artifact display (courtesy Touchstones Nelson) and a special storytelling event celebrating the Hotel Phair, a grand institution that once stood under our feet.

On Sunday, February 24 at 2 p.m., the Nelson Library hosts...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 13 2013

Columbia Basin – Artists in all disciplines—as well as arts, culture and heritage organizations—are invited to apply for funding through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), which delivers the Arts, Culture and Heritage Program of Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).

“The CKCA is extremely proud to be announcing the 16th year of our existence thanks to Columbia Basin Trust,” said...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 12 2013

The West Kootenay EcoSociety’s third Conversation Café runs this Friday at 7 p.m. in the Oso Negro Café at 604 Ward Street in Nelson.

The topic of conversation is the what the future for energy use might look like in our community.

Featuring local experts, the discussion will range widely, covering electricity, solar, and fossil fuel and transportation.


by Contributor on Monday Feb 11 2013

Kootenay Country Store Cooperative is seeking Board of Director candidate for the upcoming election in September. 

All potential candidates must submit applications before May 31.
These are busy times for the Kootenay Country Store Cooperative.

The Co-op is locked into the early stages of a big redevelopment project at the former Extra Foods building on Vernon...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 11 2013

Gabriel Macdonald and Charlie Pears-Smith won the right to represent Nelson at the Kootenay Best Singer contest June 1 in Cranbrook following semi final Thursday at the Capitol Theatre.

Macdonald and Pears-Smith finishing one, two, respectively, during the Nelson  Best Singer Semi Finals at the Capitol and now advance to...