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by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 14 2022

Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Board Members Suzan Hewat and Leah Main were elected to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Board of Directors at the annual conference in Regina, Saskatchewan earlier this month.

Main will serve a fourth consecutive term as BC Caucus Chair, while Hewat will serve her first term on the Board.

This year’s FCM conference was...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 12 2022

 Queering the Interior, a short documentary produced by Touchstones Nelson Museum and Watershed Productions, premieres Wednesday, June 22, 7 pm at the Civic Theatre.

The film, created in conjunction with the 2021 history exhibition Kootenay Pride: We Love a Parade! centres on the people and moments that defined the LGBTQ2S+ community in the Kootenays, while paying tribute to the legacy...

by Contributor on Friday Jun 10 2022

In order to reduce their greenhouse gas footprint, Kootenay Lake Hospital (KLH) has made some substantial changes regarding the hospital’s anaesthetic gas usage.

According to Dr. Jim Wiedrick, Chief of Staff at KLH, general anaesthesia is usually initiated by intravenous medications and mostly maintained throughout the surgery by inhaled gases.  The two main anaesthetic gases used in...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 07 2022

Like most performing artists, Hiromoto Ida has had a period of absence from the stage but he has used the solitude as an opportunity for creation and the Capitol Theatre is delighted to be able to present the result as a free, community event.

Supported by “Made in BC Dance on Tour” through the Vancouver Foundation Digital Projects Fund, Ida has produced a solo dance piece called, “...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 06 2022

The Headwaters: Stories from the Source is a new podcast that showcases the creativity, spectacular places, and innovative thinking in the Columbia Basin.

Brought to you by Columbia Basin Trust and hosted by Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Mitchell Scott, The Headwaters takes listeners on a journey through one of North America’s most compelling landscapes, one...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 06 2022

Andy Joseph Jr., Chairman of the Sn̓ ʕaýckstx (Sinixt) Confederacy and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, recently announced that a long- awaited ceremony and celebration will be held on June 10, 2022 at Lakeside Park in Nelson British Columbia.

The celebration is being held to honor the April 23, 2021 landmark decision from the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v....

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 01 2022

Oxygen Art Centre is excited to announce the opening of dig a hole in the garden, a duo exhibition featuring artists Shannon Garden-Smith (Tkaronto/Toronto) and T'uy't'tanat-Cease Wyss (Skwxwu7mesh/Sto:Lo/Hawaiian/Swiss) on Saturday,  June 11, 2022.

Taking its name from Yoko Ono’s CLOUD PIECE (1963), dig a hole in the garden is an exhibition that explores plant collection as a material...

by Contributor on Monday May 30 2022

The Nelson & District Arts Council (NDAC) is overwhelmed with the response from artists and venues to the 34th annual ArtWalk.

With over 70 artists applying for two cohorts in more than 25 venues this is guaranteed to be an amazing summer of art. ArtWalk will return to the businesses and streets of Nelson for a fully in-person experience this season.

ArtWalk is an annual...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday May 28 2022

The Nelson Road Kings have joined with the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation to raise money for a new ECG machine for the Heritage City facility.

The Nelson Road Kings are hosting an Engine Raffle with all proceeds going to the KLHF for the purchase of the new ECG Machine.

The grand prize in the raffle, with tickets going to $10 each, is a Dyno tested 375 HP 350 Engine — value of...

by Bob Hall on Monday May 23 2022

The creativity, intricacy and toil required to transform wood into brilliant functional design returns to the Nelson Trading Company for the 30th annual Fine Woodworking Year-End Show on May 27 to 29.

Students in Selkirk College’s nine-month Fine Woodworking Program have been building towards this moment since first entering the shop on Nelson’s Silver King Campus in...