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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Dec 02 2012

Staff and management at Selkirk Paving Ltd-Nelson Ready Mix were quick to jump on board to support the Salvation Army Food Bank with a generous donation of $600 from the Save-On Foods employee gift card promotion.

Each year Selkirk Paving Ltd-Nelson Ready Mix purchases a block of gift cards from Save-On Foods for its employees at Christmas.

The percentage Selkirk Paving Ltd-...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Dec 02 2012

Rec Leadership students are L.V. Rogers in Nelson are doing their part to help keep the shelves at the Salvation Army Food Bank filled by hosting the second annual Christmas Fundraiser scheduled for Saturday (December 8) at the Fairview-based High School.

The Christmas fundraiser runs from 9 a.m. to noon in the gymnasium and cafeteria at LVR.

The events planned include pancake...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Wednesday Nov 28 2012

Your kidneys are responsible to filter out by-products and waste materials and if they are congested, there is the potential for infections and stones. 

Kidney stones are accumulations of mineral salts, the most common being calcium oxalate stones. 

Usually there are no symptoms until the stone blocks the urinary tract, which results in excruciating pain with possible nausea,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 28 2012

It's that time again.

Time for everyone to be on their best behaviour as Santa Claus makes his annual pre-Christmas visit to the Heritage City Friday (November 30th).

With the sled in the shop for a last-minute tune-up and the reindeer resting up for the big night, Santa is expected to employ the Nelson Fire Department and arrive on one of the engines in the 400 Block of Baker...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 27 2012

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall will be hosting her annual Community Holiday Party and Open House at Our Daily Bread in Nelson on Saturday (December 6) commencing at 11 a.m.

Lunch is served at noon.               
“This is an annual tradition open to all in the riding, and lunch is on me,” said Mungall when speaking about the Open House.

“It is an amazing...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 25 2012

The aliens have landed . . . the aliens have landed, in Nelson.

To kick off the exhibit Aliens Among Us: BC’s Recent Plant and Animal Arrivals, Touchstones Nelson will be celebrating with an afternoon of creativity and learning activities for all ages.

This free event will run from 12-4 on Saturday December1, and will include alien crafts as well as activities led by Ken...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 22 2012

As input sessions into the Columbia River Treaty make their way around the region, a  group of people are planning a reminder for the provincial government and Columbia Basin Trust  of the importance of indigenous rights of the Sinixt people at the Rod and Gun Club meeting Tuesday night.

The Nelson meeting is scheduled to run from 6-9 p.m.

"Support for the Sinixt is an important...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 20 2012

This is math?

Through the Scientists & Innovators in the Schools (SIS) program administered by Science World, Nelson students are getting an opportunity to learn that developing mathematical skills can be fun and exciting.

University of the Fraser Valley Mathematician Susan Milner, who graduated from L.V. Rogers, isl visiting schools in Nelson this week, with stops at...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 20 2012

Suppliers, assayers and exploration companies joined forces at the Chamber of Mines of Eastern BC Minerals South Conference and Trade Show held recently in Nelson.

The event took over the Prestige Inn Lakeside Resort the first week of November.

Not only did the event reach more than 125 mineral enthusiasts, but also offered expert knowledge to at least 166 school kids who toured...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 18 2012

Wildsight is one of the finalists for the BC Hydro Communities Champion competition and needs the public's support.

The environmental body had its "I Love My Lake" video chosen as a finalist and wins $10,000 if named a BC Hydro Community Champion.
Helping is simple — just click here to vote for our "I Love My Lake" video.
It really only takes twoclicks (...