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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 28 2011

Nelson Fire and Rescue Services will again be joining up with Panago’s during Fire Prevention Week to offer some lucky delivery customers the chance to win their order, free. 

If you order from Panago’s during Fire Prevention Week and if a fire truck shows up at the door, all you have to do is prove your home has a working smoke alarm...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 26 2011

Finding the heart and soul of the food movement can sometimes mean getting your hands dirty—in a good way.

Kristeva Dowling’s Chicken Poop for the Soul (Caitlin Press, 2011) is a witty, humorous and often bizarre journey of trial and error as the author sheds urban life for rural independence.

Dowling reads...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 25 2011

Right to left: Virginia Moss, Ivan Sayers, Maxie — photo by Fraser Milne.

Vintage Fashion show with fashion historian Ivan Sayers

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History

@ Gallery A, 502 Vernon Street

Drawing from...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Sep 24 2011

Photo — Waneta Expansion Project workers constructing draft tubes forms which will be installed to create the water passage below the turbine at the future powerhouse.

Construction is progressing on the $900-million powerhouse addition to Teck’s Waneta Dam Expansion Project near Trail.

Work also has been going on at the office complex site for the...

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...