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by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 23 2011

Arts and heritage organizations are facing many challenges.

Meet those challenges head-on with this upcoming professional development workshop in Nelson this weekend. 

Presented by Leslie Thompson, this workshop will cover effective board management, volunteer recruitment and management, marketing and fundraising fundamentals...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 22 2011

It's time to get the weeds out.

And with that in mind, students from Trafalgar Secondary School and the Recreation, Fish and Wildlife program of Selkirk College will descend on Kokanee Creek Provincial Park this Monday, Sept. 26 (9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) to being pulling the invasive species.

With funding from the Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 21 2011

To help Nelson celebrate Car-Free Day, BC Transit service will be free all day on Thursday, Sept. 22.

"I encourage people in Nelson to take advantage of the free transit service on Car-Free Day," said Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Blair Lekstrom. "This is a great opportunity to show people that transit is viable alternative to driving a vehicle."

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 20 2011

Have you ever been perplexed by a friend’s proposal to read your astrological chart?

Do you shake your head when someone tells you that airplanes are purposely showering the population with poison?

Are you exasperated when told that you will be cured of everything if you ingest shark cartilage?

If you don't believe...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 19 2011

By the Kootenay Library Federation

You’ve read the books, you considered, and you chose—and now, the votes have been tallied! This year’s One Book, One Kootenay winner is the novel Far from Botany Bay by Rosa Jordan (Oolichan, 2008).

One Book, One Kootenay (OBOK) is a region...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 18 2011
With the assistance of Columbia Basin Trust, the Nelson Overture Concerts Society is once again offering its School Outreach Program. 

The Society, now in its 56th season, continues to bring to the Nelson area a wide range of classical music through its Concert Series. 

The Society is...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Sep 17 2011

The Fairies Pyjamas grand re-location party

358 Baker St. (Beside Gaia Rising), Friday Sept. 23


The Fairies Pyjamas has moved to Baker Street and are having a Grand Relocation Party to celebrate on Friday, Sept 23.

The Fairies Pyjamas, which was previously located next to El...

by Contributor on Friday Sep 16 2011

Pens, paper and binders are what most people think of as school supplies but what about trowels and gardening gloves?

With assistance from Interior Health’s Community Food Action Initiative many schools are teaching students about producing healthy food and the science behind it by providing opportunities for them to get their hands dirty and develop valuable life...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 15 2011

On Sept. 11, 2011 a memorial was held at the Nelson Fire Hall in recognition of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 to unite and pay respects to the 2974 people that died during these attacks and the 411 emergency responders who attended the scene and died as they attempted to implement rescue and fire suppression efforts to save the lives of others.


by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 14 2011

The Nelson Blueliners, Nelson and area’s competitive recreational women’s team, are sharpening up for their 18th season of hockey. 

The Nelson squad is coming off of a very successful 2010 season, where they played higher level recreation hockey in Spokane, Whitefish, Kaslo,...