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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,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 12 2011

The Nelson Public Library is an open book when it comes to its long term plan.

A draft strategic plan for the next five years is now available for public input. The plan may be accessed at or hard copies may be picked up in the library.

Feedback may be received attention June Stockdale by email:; by...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 11 2011

According to Statistics Canada, approximately 3.3 million Canadians have trouble sleeping, and up to 15 per cent of Canadians experience pain to a degree that it affects daily activities — a number that rises with age.

Almost everyone experiences these and other challenges such as weight issues, anxiety, and fear.

Two self-help workshops led...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Sep 10 2011

The Nelson Public Library is coming to the Slocan Valley.

The library will be at the Winlaw School Library the third Thursday of the month in September, October, November and then again in January, through June from 3–7 pm.

People can come in and check out a book, DVD or MP3 from the small library collection on-site, reserve a book online and...

by Contributor on Friday Sep 09 2011

It’s been an amazing “Summer of Science” for 300 Kootenay kids, with the Kootenay Association for Science & Technology  proudly supporting science-themed summer camps offered across the region.

From chemistry, to physics, to astronomy and outdoor adventure, each day camp was filled with...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Sep 09 2011

The Legal Services Society (LSS), BC's legal aid provider, is enhancing its services for British Columbians, and Nelsonites can access those services through Nelson CARES (The Advocacy Centre).

Effective Sept. 1, more people with low incomes in BC may qualify for legal aid. LSS is improving its financial eligibility guidelines for legal representation and advice...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 08 2011

Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish was first cast into the public eye during the Gaza War that began in late 2008.

In January 2009, two days before the end of Israel's 22-day assault on Gaza, Israeli shells fell on Abuelaish's family home, brutally killing three of his daughters and their cousin.

Amazingly, the loss did not embitter Abuelaish. He...