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by Contributor on Monday Jan 16 2023

During a recent regular meeting of the Nelson air cadets in January, two of the squadrons senior cadets were presented with their Air Cadet Long Service Medal.

This medal is for cadets who have completed four years in the cadet program.

The cadets who received the medal were Flight Sergeant Ashley Sonnichsen and Flight Sergeant Brooke Sonnichsen. Both Brooke and Ashley joined the...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 16 2023

The Nelson Public Library launches its Tech Hub with an open house at the Library.

The Tech Hub gives library members free access to equipment and software to record voice, create videos, digitize analog materials and create digital arts.

On Saturday, January 21 at 2 p.m., tour the Tech Hub, learn more about training opportunities, borrow a laptop, play with the children’s tech...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 12 2023

“At first, there was relief because we finally had a name to it,” says Jana Schulz. “But on the other hand, even though we saw it coming and knew what it was? For me, it was oh my gosh, what are we in for?”

Schulz is a caregiver to her father Roy, who lives with dementia. Along with many others across the province, she’s participating in the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s Alzheimer’s...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 11 2023

There’s a real treat coming to the area as Jamphibian of Modern Bob has assembled an all-star cast for upcoming performances in the Kootenays. 

Performing mostly originals, Modern Bob will be featured at The Royal Thursday, January 19th and in the Slocan Valley at Mama Sita’s Saturday January 21st.

Inspired by a blend of Dylan, Marley & MacKenzie, Modern Bob generates...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 09 2023

Two Nelson Air Cadets — Brandon Brook and Nattanon McIntosh — were recently promoted to Warrant Officer Second Class.

The rank of Warrant Officer is the second highest rank that a cadet can earn. 

At the same time, Warrant Officer Nattanon McIntosh was awarded the bar to their cadet long service medal which recognizes five years with the cadet program. 

This year marks 70...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 09 2023

The Nelson Baha'i Community is hosting a gathering of song, stories, meditation, prayers, reflections as people from many Faith traditions join together in celebration of World Religion Day.

The theme this year will be Building our Future Together.

The gathering is set for the Nelson Innovation Centre at 91-d Baker Street (old CPR building) on Sunday, January 15th at 2 p.m.   ...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 05 2023

Many of us have a connection to Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park, whether it’s from spending time within its bounds or admiring the view of the glacier from town.

Petra Hekkenberg has her own unique view of the park as the hut keeper. She’ll share her reflections and experiences in a visual presentation at the Nelson Library on January 18 at 7 p.m.

Hekkenberg grew up in the...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 05 2023

In 2023 Grade 9 students at Nelson Waldorf School will be participating in an inter-cultural exchange with Ehattesaht First Nation students from Zeballos Elementary/ Secondary School on Vancouver Island.

The Zeballos students will be hosted by the Waldorf students in their homes, at the Nelson Waldorf School and in the community for one week at the end of February.

 In May 2023...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 22 2022

The Nelson Italian-Canadian Society stopped by Our Daily Bread recently to drop off some donations of Pizzelle cookies and other sumptuous baked goods.

This is the second year the NICS has donated several dozen of the tasty Italian wafer cookies for patrons of Our Daily Bread to enjoy following their meal.

In addition to the baked goods, the Nelson Italian-Canadian Society also...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 15 2022

The holiday season is truly on us but sometimes the money doesn’t make it to the end of the month, especially this month.

For more than two decades the St. Saviour’s Food Pantry has been there to help folks in need.

A 2023 calendar has been created as a fundraiseing initiative for the Food Pantry and is available around town and from St. Saviour’s at 701 Ward Street.