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by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 24 2018

Brent Kennedy Elementary School, located in South Slocan near the Highway 3A/6 junction 25 kilometers west of Nelson, is hosting a Community Fall Market this Saturday, October 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

There will be diverse display of 20 vendors with items ranging from gently used children's items, collectables, handmade crafts, leggings, crocheted items, handmade cards, succulents,...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 21 2018

Board meeting attendance is up this year thanks to a new commitment by the Board. 2018-2019 will be the first academic year that a group of selected students, representing each high school in the district, will take a seat alongside the trustees at regular board meetings each month.

“The Board strives to inclusively consider the perspective voices of parents, teachers, district, school...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 18 2018

JW-Jones, along with 2018 Maple Blues Award Bassist of the year, Laura Greenburg and the inimitable Will Laurin on drums are touring North America in support of the JW-Jones new album “Live”.

The Kootenay Blues Society is honoured to present this young, up and coming blues man at Finley’s in Nelson on Friday Oct 26. Show starts at 7:30 with Holly Hyatt Band opening. Tickets are $20 and...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 18 2018

What is fun, free, and helps Kootenay children and youth build skills for their future success . . . a visit from the Code Mobile.

The Code Mobile is rolling into Nelson and partnering with the Nelson Public Library to offer a free Tech Fair on Saturday, October 20 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

The drop-in program will give children and their families the opportunity to explore different...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday Oct 17 2018

Winter and another epic ski season is right around the corner. To get locals in the mood, students in the Ski Resort Operations & Management (SROAM) Program at Selkirk College are holding a window contest in downtown Nelson where one lucky shopper will win gear perfect for the months ahead.

The second-year SROAMies are creating eye-catching displays in the windows of Baker Street...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 17 2018

History bursts forth in a splash of colour when local thespian and writer Brian d’Eon launches his novel Big Ledge: the Triumphs and Tribulations of Robert E. Sproule on Thursday, October 18 at 7 p.m. at the Nelson Public Library. Described as a wild romp, d’Eon’s new fictional work follows the fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Kootenay prospector.

Colourful characters (mostly...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Oct 14 2018

People flocked to Nelson Fire Rescue Hall Saturday for the Open House during Fire Prevention Week from October 7-13.

The public was treated to various demonstrations as well as booths promoting Fire Prevention, FireSmart and Emergency Preparedness.

Sparky was on hand as well as numerous giveaways.

As Fire Prevention Week concludes, Fire & Rescue Services encourages...

by Bob Hall on Sunday Oct 14 2018

 Indigenous Services at Selkirk College is leading the conversation about Truth and Reconciliation with a speaker series that brings Indigenous wisdom to the forefront.

In partnership with the Mir Centre for Peace, Jordan Abel will be the latest speaker to ask what it means to be Indigenous.

Abelis a Nisga’a writer from BC who is currently pursuing a PhD at Simon Fraser...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 11 2018

Bill Lynch has teamed up with Nelson CARES Society to present his new CD ‘Would You Speak on My Behalf’ at the Capitol Theatre on Wednesday, October 17th where he will be joined by 16 world renowned Kootenay musicians. Tickets on sale at the Capitol Theatre box office are $20 in advance and $25 at the door, show starts at 7:30 p.m,. doors at 7 p.m.

The Kootenays have a very rich history...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 11 2018

Co-operatives are a part of the rich fabric of life in the southeastern BC region, with tens of thousands of members and a huge economic impact. The Upper Columbia Co-op Council is joining with its 20 co-op and credit union members to celebrate National Co-op Week, October 14-20 with a Co-op Fair and a free film screening.

The new film A Silent Transformation documents the...