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by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 06 2019

Kootenay Lake was the recent scene of an attack as pirates Lilly and Liam Jones boarded the MV Osprey 2000 a few weeks ago looking for booty. The “Be a Pirate Captain” trip was donated by Western Pacific Marine as a children’s draw prize at Balfour Days last July.

The pirates toured the vessel, looking for treasure and treats, then stormed the bridge where they seized control of the...

by Contributor on Monday Feb 04 2019

The Third Annual Ladies Night On The Lake is set for Friday (March 1) at the Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson.

The evening of fun and frivolity, beginning with Appies at 6 p.m. followed by entertainment at 7 p.m., is a fundraiser for Children's Hospital Foundation, as well, partial proceeds are being donated to the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation.

This is a ladies only event...

by Contributor on Monday Feb 04 2019

The Kootenay Lake Health Care Auxiliary Society will be having a Knitting and Yarn Sale on Tuesday, February 12th, starting at 8 a.m. at the Kootenay Lake Hospital Lobby. 

 Items for sale include knitted toques from babies to adults, afghans, buttons, slippers, mitts, scarves, patterns, sweaters, socks, cotton yarn, yarn for afghans and knitting needles.

The Kootenay Lake...

by Contributor on Friday Feb 01 2019

The City of Nelson and its Cultural Development Committee are pleased to announce that the RDCK is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiative funding. Nelson City Council will be allocating this funding between the four core pillars of sustainability as identified in the City’s Path to 2040 Sustainability Strategy.

The deadline for...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 30 2019

West Kootenay EcoSociety is proud to present The Radicals, a film by Beyond Boarding, in Nelson (Wednesday) February 6th at 7 p.m. at the Civic Theatre, and in Rossland (Thursday) February 7th at 7 p.m. at the Miners’ Hall.

Extreme sport meets indigenous activism in this provocative film that explores our collective responsibility to the lands on which we recreate.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Jan 30 2019

The Kootenay Music Awards return in 2019 for an annual celebration of: diversity, creativity, and community musicians. The Kootenay Co-op Radio is proud to be presenting the awards for the third consecutive year.

Expect live performances coming in from across the Koots, an exciting awards ceremony, and some truly fantastic prizes for our winners. This year’s celebration will be held on...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 28 2019

Selkirk Pro-Musica presents the Paul Landsberg Sextet, performing the music of film composer, Henry Mancini, Monday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Shambhala Music & Performance Hall.

“I’ve always loved playing Mancini’s compositions, but wanted to dig much deeper into his many decades of material," said Landsberg.

The sextet is going to start out with the film noir era and...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 28 2019

The Capitol Theatre’s first season show in the new year is Ballet Jörgen’s Coppélia, a family- friendly ballet on Saturday, February 2nd at 7:30 p.m.

This is a great performance to introduce the family to the world of ballet; it is a daring, bold and funny story told with humour and, of course, Ballet Jörgen’s incredible “effervescence is harnessed by discipline” (Dierdre Kelly, Critics...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 24 2019

For many of us, the idea of retirement conjures visions of leisure, travel, and time for all those projects we’ve been meaning to do. But all that free time can be daunting, too.

On Thursday, February 14 at 7pm at the Nelson Public Library, Certified Retirement Coach Wendy Lacroix will offer tips for a successful retirement beyond the honeymoon period.

“This type of coaching is...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 24 2019

As the saying goes: - “It’s too cold for even a church mouse!”

The Boiler Makers are back again for another “Burger & Beer for the Boiler” fundraiser for St. Saviour’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral.

The boiler and heating system in this Nelson heritage treasure is reaching its end of life and needs replacing. As well, having committed to the 100% Renewable Kootenay Initiative, the...