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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 30 2013

The West Kootenay Chapter of the ALS is tossing out the welcome mat for people to join in on the Peoples Drug Mart Walk for ALS in Nelson Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Lakeside Rotary Park.

The day begins with registration at 11:30 a.m. before the gun sounds for the walk.

Organizers have also planned for entertaining speakers, prizes, tasty treats and the satisfying feeling that will...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 28 2013

FLIKS (Film Lovers In the KootenayS) presents STILL LIFE, Wednesday June 5 at 7:30 pm at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson.

Based on true events, Micheal McGowan’s exquisitely crafted and deeply affecting love story about a couple in their twilight years is laced with wry humor.

STILL MINE tells the heartfelt tale of Craig Morrison (Academy Award nominee...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 28 2013

Everyone's favourite performer, Fred Penner, is going to be at the 2013 Rock Creek & Boundary Fall Fair in September.

The two-time Juno winner is performing Sunday, September 15at 2 p.m.

From award winning children’s albums like Sing with Fred and hits like The Cat cam Back eight-time nominee’s body of work is about energy and emotional connection.  

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 26 2013

The TELUS crew dropped into Nelson Friday afternoon to present the Nelson Food Cupboard with a donation of 500 pounds of food.

All of the food was collected by TELUS team members, TELUS Ambassadors, TELUS Retirees and friends/family between May 1-24.
The goal was to collect 25 pounds locally and TELUS was genuinely humbled by the response and there is already discussions...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 26 2013

The Heritage Harmony Barbershop Chorus want to extend a personal initation to the public to attend an night of harmony and music Saturday at the Bethel Christian Center on Gordon Road.

Not only will the public be entertained by the local Heritage Harmony Barbershop Chorus, but the internationally acclaimed male choir Orpheus is joining Heritage Harmony Barbershopers.


by Contributor on Thursday May 23 2013

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is reminding boaters on Kootenay Lake to operate their pleasure craft responsibly and safely.

“There is concern about the speed at which some pleasure craft are travelling the lake,” said Ramona Faust, Director of Electoral Area E.

“High speed puts boaters at risk of hitting logs and other debris that result from freshet and the rising...

by Contributor on Wednesday May 22 2013

The opportunity to raise awareness for a disease that has touched so many is once again coming to Nelson Saturday, June 15 at Lakeside Park.

The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life is set to kick off at 10 a.m. for its 12-hour run.

"The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life is more than just a fundraiser," said the release on the Canadian Cancer Website.

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Monday May 20 2013

One of the hazards of living in our world today is our exposure to toxic chemicals and heavy metals. 

Whether it is from having amalgam “silver” fillings in our mouths, wearing lipstick or any other cosmetics, using soaps, shampoos, hair sprays, solvents, oils or lubricants, living in a house with new carpets, paint, dye our hair, work in a building with no opening windows, poor air...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 16 2013

The L.V. Rogers Dance Class is eager to show the public what the students have learned this school term during the Rite of Movement performance Thursday (May 23) at the Capitol Theatre.

The show will feature choreography by Jen MacMillan, Joshua Beamish and LV Rogers students.

This year’s highlights were numerous.  Students travelled to Vancouver where they participated in...

by Contributor on Thursday May 16 2013

Every year, the Oxygen Art Market attracts hundreds of art-lovers to the Oxygen Art Centre. And it’s no wonder. More than 40 established and emerging Kootenay artists submit their paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and other 2D work for this weekend-long event.

The third annual Oxygen Art Market happens from May 24-26.

Friday (May 24) the market runs from from 7-10 p.m.;...