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by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 22 2021

Local author Roz Nay has published a new book, The Hunted (Simon & Schuster), a story about two couples who meet backpacking across Africa - what starts as friendship soon turns deadly in this nail-biting thriller.

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History will be hosting a book launch for The Hunted on Tuesday, July 6 at 7 pm.

Space is limited and registration is...

by CBT on Thursday Jun 17 2021

A smile is an invaluable asset.

It welcomes others, can exude confidence and kindness, and presents well in employment opportunities. But when expensive dental hygiene is out of reach for many individuals and the domino effect causes other health problems, it can leave people with little to smile about.

That’s where the TEETH-Community Dental Clinic (TEETH) comes in. The non-...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 14 2021

For the first time, Nelson’s Elephant Mountain Literary Festival can be accessed from anywhere in the world. That’s because the Festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year from July 7 – 11, is entirely online. But 2021 Festival organizers have taken accessibility a step further, making all events free (donations welcome) and small-group online workshops affordable.

by Contributor on Monday Jun 14 2021

People who are looking to access online education and health care services, including seniors, will soon have high-speed internet access in Shuswap and around south Kootenay Lake.

The Connecting British Columbia program will provide up to $3.07 million to Telus and Swift Internet for four projects to improve the speed and reliability of internet access in communities including Tappen,...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 10 2021

BC Provincial Government recently said in a media release new relief funding is being provide for Legion branches in BC, including the Nelson Legion on Stanley Street.

This funding will help ensure our branches can continue to provide essential services to our veterans and their families, and community services across BC.

Like many in the food and beverage industry, Royal...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 10 2021

Prestige Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce that they’ve launched an online auction to raise money for JoeAnna’s House in Kelowna.

The online auction is live and open for bidding between June 6-20 and includes 40 incredible vacation packages and gift certificates that are now up for grabs. Packages are available for all of Prestige’s communities across BC including the Okanagan...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 07 2021

Nelson’s Cold War Bunker may be a time capsule into the past, but it is also stirring quite a bit of interest in the present day.

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History has earned the Honour award in the Education, Communications, and Awareness category at the Annual Heritage BC Awards. T

he award, announced on May 27 at the Heritage BC virtual conference, marks the second...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 07 2021

A self-published book on the silver rush in the Slocan Valley has been awarded the Community History Prize during the 38th Annual British Columbia Historical Federation Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Competition.

Author Peter Smith was recognized for his book, Silver Rush: British Columbia’s Silvery Slocan 1891-1900.

Smith writes in his 600-page book about the men and...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 02 2021

This year's theme at the Whole School is interconnectedness.

The students expressed what this meant to them by creating these tiled mosaics as part of their art class.

The tiles were glued into the students' personal design then each piece was grouted and prepared for hanging before they were sent home.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 02 2021

The BC SPCA is calling on animal lovers across British Columbia to join its annual Lock-In for Love fundraising event, taking place from June 1 to 24, to raise urgently need funds for abused, injured and homeless animals. For a second year in a row this essential fundraiser will take place virtually with fundraisers “locking-in” from home.  ...