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by Contributor on Monday Dec 27 2021

MADD Canada is urging all Canadians to help protect one another from impaired driving this holiday season by planning ahead for sober rides.

“With Christmas celebrations in full swing, and New Year’s just a few days away, we are asking everyone to make sober transportation part of their plans,” said MADD Canada National President Jaymie-Lyne Hancock.

“If you are going to be...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 21 2021

The Hume Hotel stepped up in a Big Way to assist in making the L.V. Rogers Bombers Sr. Girls Volleyball team season a success.

After storms and mudslides knocked out highways into the Lower Mainland in November, site of the 2021 BC High School AAA Girls Volleyball Championships, the Bombers were considering not attending the tournament due to highway access to Vancouver being cut off...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 21 2021

New Democrat MLA Brittny Anderson says new support from the BC New Democrat government will help local fairs, festivals and community events resume in the Kootenays.

“Arts and culture festivals are such a huge part of our Kootenay lifestyle,” said MLA Anderson.

“The pandemic and the uncertainty it brings has been incredibly difficult for many of us, especially for event...

by Bob Hall on Monday Dec 20 2021

Success for post-secondary students requires a foundation that is vast in both support and inspiration. Six individuals who add heft to the Selkirk College community of learning have been selected as recipients of Board of Governors Awards for 2020-2021.

Recognizing contributions through its annual awards for Distinguished Alumni, Distinguished Educator and Honorary Diploma, Selkirk...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 14 2021

Nelson International Mural Festival is entering its fifth year and we are once again inviting artists and building owners to apply to participate in the festival.

The Nelson International Mural Festival has become a community fixture through the annual creation of large-scale public artworks painted by professional artists. Year-

round, these artworks enliven urban spaces and...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 13 2021

At the end of this year of COVID outbreaks, extreme weather and evacuations, people in the Central Kootenay region living with dementia and their caregivers face more challenges than ever before. It’s never been more important to support them.

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is gearing up for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in January 2022. 

Residents will have the chance to hear the...

by Contributor on Friday Dec 10 2021

Generosity is the cornerstone of the holiday season, and some SD8 students are learning how important giving can be at this time of year, especially for those without a home or food security, or for those living with trauma.

In Nelson, the Wildflower Grade 5-6 Student Leadership Team has recently experienced just how broad and deep the community spirit of generosity can extend at this...

by CBT on Tuesday Dec 07 2021

At the Nelson and District Youth Centre, youth can climb, dance, shoot hoops or do tricks on their skateboards. Since 1997, young people have been gathering under its roof to interact and have fun. It’s an impressive location—and lately, the activities available to this area’s youth are extra impressive.

That’s because, for about five years, the Nelson Youth Action Network (NYAN) has...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 07 2021

On the evening of December the 17th, local songwriters and vocal talents will be performing at the Nelson United Church to support the second annual crowdfund put on by The Community Ascent Network, or CAN.

The show will feature singers Liz Arnason, Hannah Deboer-Smith (KERN), and Veronique Trudel in three sets, all performing original songs, and backed up in full by The Commiseration...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 02 2021

The organizers of a planned 2023 reunion of faculty, support staff and students from Nelson, B.C.’s David Thompson University Centre are seeking input from people formerly associated with the school.

Preferred dates and reunion events are among the questions reunion organizers have for interested individuals, who are asked to contact the reunion committee at ...