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by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 26 2022

The TB Vets Charitable Foundation has made a generous donation to Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation to purchase a T-1 Transport Ventilator for the Emergency Room at Kootenay Lake Hospital.

As Registered Respiratory Therapist Mitch Wilkey explains: “Here in Nelson we are in a geographically challenging position when it comes to transferring patients requiring higher levels...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jan 23 2022

A Balfour resident has collaborated with her sister in Kelowna to bring to life in a book seven years of life experiences during World War II, beginning in 1939 until 1945.

Wendy Hamilton and Cathie Pavlik of Kelowna recently completed and published a memoir, Dear Bill - The War Years.

Dear Bill, is a compilation of 141 letters sent to Hamilton’s father, Bill...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 20 2022

New Democrat MLAs Brittny Anderson and Katrine Conroy say new early childhood education seats at Selkirk College will train more childcare workers, helping make childcare more accessible to families.

“Early Childhood Educators are the workforce behind the workforce,” said MLA Anderson.

“We’re supporting Selkirk’s expansion so that these incredible people have all the tools they...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 17 2022

Oxygen Art Centre launches the first phase of an online youth arts education program entitled freezer cheese. 

Generously supported by the BC Arts Council Pivot Program and Osprey Community Foundation, freezer cheese offers a series of six free art demonstration videos for youth (ages 15 - 30) and gift cards to purchase art supplies to follow along.

Art demonstration videos are...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 17 2022

“Mom copes by living each day as if she is still independent – that’s how she maintains her cheerful, positive outlook,” says Lori Smith, a retired nurse who worked in Trail.

Lori’s mother Donna is now living with Alzheimer’s disease.

For Alzheimer’s Awareness Month this January, Lori is one of many British Columbians joining forces with the Alzheimer Society of B.C. to say, ...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 10 2022

The Nelson & District Arts Council is proud to present the first-ever installment of Outside the Box, a project which wires artists from across disciplines together to create cutting-edge interdisciplinary work. 

Each artistic “pod” is composed of artists from a wide range of disciplines. They are not given any prompts or constraints. Over the course of several sessions, the pods...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 10 2022

Join Oxygen Art Centre on Wednesday the 26th of January at 7 p.m. PST for an online reading featuring poets Aisha Sasha John and Alexei Perry Cox.

The evening will open with readings from students in the Selkirk College creative writing program.

Alexei Perry Cox will read from her forthcoming collection, PLACE, arriving from Noemi Press in Virginia. In the words...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 05 2022

After 23 months, Selkirk Pro Musica is thrilled to present “The Art of Chamber Music”,  featuring local musicians Martine denBok on violin and viola and cellist Jeff Faragher.

The pair will be joined by guests Dave Restivo, piano, and Nicola Everton, clarinet, for an evening of chamber music offering a diverse selection of duos and trios.

The rich blend of strings will be...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 04 2022

The City of Nelson and its Cultural Development Committee are pleased to announce the RDCK is now accepting applications for 2022 Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiative funding. 

The application deadline is February 11, 2022.

The City of Nelson is committed to a sustainable future that includes a productive economy, well-protected environment, healthy citizens, and strong...

by Contributor on Friday Dec 31 2021

The drivers leave the hectic holiday season and enter 2022, more winter weather such as rain, ice, fog, and snow are expected to greet travelers on highways in and around the Heritage City creating a combination of factors that can increase risk.

That’s why the Winter Driving Safety Alliance reminds Nelson residents to adopt safe winter driving practices entering 2022.