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by Contributor on Sunday Dec 09 2012

The Canada Safety Council wants everyone to have a safe and happy holiday during the Christmas season.

For the CSC, safety is a habit that should be practiced throughout the year.

To help during the hectic season, here are some simple, timely tips and reminders to help you and your loved ones stay safe over the holidays.

The Christmas Tree

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by Contributor on Thursday Dec 06 2012

It’s the season of giving and staff at Frito Lay Canada wanted to make their donation count.

Which is why the company decided to help out the Nelson Salvation Army Food Bank with a donation of funds to keep the doors open during this holiday season at the Vernon Street location.

Here (picture) Nelson Frito-Lay rep John McCuaig presents Major Robin Burrows of the Nelson Salvation...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 06 2012

For many long-time residents of Nelson, photographer Helmuth Mayrhofer’s name will be as familiar as Baker Street.

As owner of Vogue Studio for many years, his portrait camera immortalized hundreds of individuals and families while he and his wife raised their own family—and a landmark business.

His photographic journey has its own story to tell. Landscape photographic images by...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 04 2012

Imagine the year, 2050.

Gigantic, funny-shaped towers surround the city.

A hovercraft provides transportation while the family robot takes out the trash.

While these everyday events may be a thing of the future, one of the most important questions that no doubt will continue to plague the world is how to use less energy.

Kootenay Association for Science and...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 03 2012

The Dancing Bear on Baker Street is a great art shot Thursday (December 6) from 6-9 p.m.

Natasha Bogdasavich, based in Nelson, is exploring abstract imagery, as well as the concepts of balance, impulsiveness, and authenticity in her works.

Bogdasavich attended Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design and studied sculpture and linguistics at the University of Regina...

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...