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by Contributor on Friday Mar 08 2019

Sailing off into the sunset is what many of us dream of. On Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. the Nelson Public Library hosts a rollicking evening of tales that involve a lot more than a sunset when author and adventurer Skip Rowland describes seven years on the high seas.

An average life was never in the cards for Rowland. His granddad competed in the 1905 Trans-Atlantic race and sailing...

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 07 2019

Oxygen is excited to announce a further series of educational offerings after Spring Break. Our Oxygen instructors design their own workshops and content, which is part of what makes the Oxygen education experience so special. The programming is as unique as the instructors themselves, and Oxygen has great instructors!

Staring on March 30 Marya Folinsbee will be offering a one-day...

by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 06 2019

 On Wednesday February 27th 2019  there was a leadership change for the Nelson Air Cadets.

 In a parade lead by Flight Sargent Mathew Bullen, Captain Melanie Ronaldson took command of the squadron from Major Kevin DeBiasio. The change of command ceremony was presided over by Major Scott Bissell, the Officer in Charge of the cadet program for the Interior of BC.


by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 05 2019

The Capitol Season has two shows in one day from Worlds of Puppets this Sunday, March 10th.

At 4 p.m. Icelandic award-winning puppeteer Bernd Ogrodnik brings his enchanting version of Peter and the Wolf to The Capitol Theatre as part of the Family Series.

Peter lives at his grandfather's home in a forest clearing. One day, Peter goes out leaving the garden gate open,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 04 2019

Contemporary artist, photographer and writer, Shawn Morris, recently landed one of the premiere awards after placing first at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festivals Photo competition.

The Nelson native won in the artist category for his piece "Spring in The Selkirks".

“I would like to thank everyone who has shown interest for my art over the years,” Morris said on...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 04 2019

On Thursday March 7, at 5 p.m., the Nelson Police Foundation will be holding a Burger and Beverage event at Finley’s Pub.

The Foundation ‘s principal goal is to raise money for training/equipment/projects for police that are not covered under the annual police operational budget.  A couple of past projects that have received funding from the Foundation include: the speed reader signs up...

by Bob Hall on Friday Mar 01 2019

David Restivo is settling into his new teaching role in Selkirk College’s Contemporary Music & Technology Program with a collaborative approach that sets students up for success in a field requiring a deep level of commitment to the craft.

One of Canada’s most well respected and influential jazz artists, Restivo joined the renowned faculty at Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus in January...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 27 2019

Staff at Kootenay Insurance Services in Nelson is joining to help animals by hosting their own SPCA Cupcake Day fundraiser. 

KIS, located in the 300 Block of Vernon Street across from the Nelson Courthouse, has made on Cupcake Day on Wednesday, February 27.

Anyone around town Friday is encouraged to drop by KIS for a cupcake!


by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 27 2019

A plethora of exotic sounds, cultures, and instruments will come straight from their roots and into a winter’s evening when musicologist John Galm brings his knowledge to the Nelson Public Library on Thursday, March 14 at 7pm in a special program called “Musiking Around the World.”

“Musiking is a concept developed by ethnomusicologists to convey the totality of musics within a culture...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 27 2019

The BC SPCA is calling on dog owners to take a pledge not to use shock collars - also known as electronic or e-collars - as a training tool for their pet.

“We know that some dog owners turn to aversive training tools, such as shock collars, out of a genuine desire to keep their pet safe,” says Dr. Karen van Haaften, senior manager of behaviour and welfare for the BC SPCA and a Board-...