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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.


by Wildsight on Tuesday Dec 13 2022

Submitted by Wildsight

“We’re going to visit a grandmother on our walk today,” Wildsight educator Genna Lazier tells students as they head down a winding path on a crisp autumn day.

“Keep your eyes out for this very special guest!”

And so the anticipation grows, as the Grade 3/4 class from Nelson’s Hume Elementary School skips and scutters alongside the Kootenay...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 13 2022

Cooler weather has allowed organizers to get the jump on opening the Ice Rink at Morning Mountain Regional Park to family skating and shinny hockey.

The rink boards were assembled by members of the Selkirk College Carpentry program.   

The liner was placed by many volunteers from the Blewett Conservation Society and the region.  The rink was flooded with help from the Blewett...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 07 2022

Early-bird registration is now open for a reunion May 19 and 20, 2023 of faculty, support staff and students from Nelson, B.C.’s former David Thompson University Centre.

Those interested in attending the event, to be held at Nelson’s Prestige Lakeside Resort, can download the registration form from the reunion website at www.dtuc-...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 07 2022

With the holiday season fast approaching we will be spending time with our family, friends, and co-workers, this is the perfect time to start your Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) fundraising team. 

Nelson CARES Society is thrilled to be hosting the 9th annual Coldest Night of the Year on Saturday, Feb 25th.

This family-friendly walk raises funds for the Ready for Home program...

by Contributor on Friday Dec 02 2022

Winter has officially arrived in the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK). Outdoor enthusiasts across the region are breaking out their winter gear to get outside and play.

Whether it is skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, skating or just hiking in the snow, winter is a great time of year to enjoy the Kootenays and everything it has to offer.

As great as it is to be outside,...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 30 2022

Lake monitoring continues to be a vital component of the B.C. Invasive Mussel Defence Program.

Between mid-June and the end of October staff and contractors from the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS) collected 265 samples from local lakes and rivers in order to detect the presence of invasive zebra and quagga mussels (Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena rostriformis...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 25 2022

Camp Koolaree is delighted to invite you to our 2022 Annual General Meeting on December 10th at Castlegar United Church.

The meeting will be preceded by a family friendly community potluck, complete with a fundraiser bake sale, starting at 6pm. Come connect with the Koolaree

family and bring some food to share.

The official AGM begins at 7:30 p.m. where all are welcome to...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 23 2022

It was recently announced that Ali Kazmi’s film, Beyond Extinction: Sinixt Resurgence, was awarded People's Choice at the 2022 Planet in Focus International Environmental Film Festival. It is also the only Canadian feature film chosen for this year’s prestigious International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). 

For the past 20 years, Planet in Focus has used film as a catalyst for...