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by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 15 2019

The Young Agrarians and Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors are hosting a workshop with the legendary Ben Hartman on Lean Farming. Hartman has inspired thousands of farmers to increase efficiency and profitability on their farms while minimizing waste and work.

  • Where: Centre 64 Theatre – 64 Deer Park Ave, Kimberley, BC. Ktunaxa Territory
  • When: Monday, January 21...
by Wayne Holmes on Monday Jan 14 2019

There will be a total eclipse of the Moon on Sunday January 20th and this will be the last total lunar eclipse that we get to see until May 2022.

The Moon will also be what the media likes to call a "Super Moon" meaning that it will be at it's closest to Earth.

Observers should start watching at about 7:35 p.m. when the moon moves from Earth's penumbral shadow into the dark...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 14 2019

“Both Willi and I knew something was up,” says Stella Adams, talking about when she and her husband Willi Brombach began to suspect that Stella might be living with dementia at the age of 77. “We were both seeing changes.”

Since Stella’s dementia diagnosis, they have focused on staying active, eating well and staying social. They regularly go out dancing with friends on the weekends and...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 10 2019

The Board of SEEDS Nelson wishes to thank the following for supporting our very successful 4th annual Nelson Calendar Fundraiser:

  • Tina Shields, SEEDS Nelson member extraordinaire, who has spearheaded and organized all four calendar fundraising campaigns.
  • Hall Printing for their guidance, patience and professionalism in all things ‘production’.
  • ...
by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 08 2019

The Kootenay Lake Hospital Healthcare Auxiliary Society gifted the first newborn at the Kootenay Lake Hospital in 2019 with a stuffie, a "Born in Kootenay Lake Hospital" sleeper and a newborn toque.

Indie Rain, born to proud parents Sage Laboucan (Mom) and Blue Netherelift (Dad) from Slocan City, arrived at KLH at 5:28 a.m. Thursday, January 3.

Seven-pound, 10-ounce Indie, is the...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 07 2019

Most of us learned about Canadian history through school textbooks, but the history we learned is not the whole story.

Enter The Blanket Exercise, a facilitated, interactive event that illustrates the indigenous experience of the colonization of Canada. The Nelson Public Library, in partnership with Touchstones Nelson, will host community leaders Toni Appleby and Donna Wright as they...

by Contributor on Sunday Jan 06 2019
Moon Family Band and The Celtic Kitchen Party plays at the first Kaslo Community Dinner and Celebration. — Submitted photo

An idea, sparked by a conversation between Andy Shadrack and Patrick Steiner of the Food Hub, was to hold a free community dinner at Christmas for those who were alone, seniors, low-income and strangers.  This proposal, shared amongst a number of locals, was the beginning of the Community Cares Network.

Requests for funding, donations, set-up crew, decorations, andentertainment, along...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 03 2019

With the massive amount of media being easily shared digitally, how do we know what's fair to use or what others can use of ours?

Recent court cases with Canadian artists emphasize the importance of understanding copyright. Presenting and accessing creative works - art, photography, video, writing, music - is easier than ever and this has major implications on how we choose to showcase...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 03 2019

On Monday (January 7), Nelson residents will be invited to participate in Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, a national campaign aiming to change public perception of what it means to live with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. 

Negative attitudes and misconceptions held by friends, family and professionals discourage people from getting a diagnosis, seeking treatment and support or...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 31 2018

The Nelson and District Arts Council (NDAC) is excited to announce that artist and building owner applications for the Nelson International Mural Festival are live.

NDAC is thrilled to be presenting the second annual mural festival in collaboration with the City of Nelson. Through the festival, NDAC is increasing the cultural vibrancy of Nelson by engaging local, national and...