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by Contributor on Monday Nov 08 2021

Winlaw Elementary School will be supporting their youngest learners and families with the Seamless Day Kindergarten pilot program, slated to begin providing after-school care services this coming January, 2022.

The new childcare, Kindergarten and support services facility has been supported by the Ministry of Education and Columbia Basin Trust and is part of the government’s 10-year...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 05 2021

The Lions Club of Nelson is once again accepting applications for Community Grants.

This is the 13th year the club has utilized funds generated from the investment in the Osprey Community Foundation to help fund the club's grant program.

Applications are accepted from the Lions Club of Nelson membership area which is approximately defined as the City of Nelson, North Shore,...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Nov 04 2021

To tackle daunting social and environmental problems, respectful collaboration among diverse perspectives is key. A project led by a research team at Selkirk College aims to find effective strategies to move beyond intense differences to better meet our common goals.

The Mir Centre for Peace and the Applied Research & Innovation Centre at Selkirk College have been awarded $360,000...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 02 2021

The Nelson Fire & Rescue Services firefighters are set to climb the steps at the I.O.D.E Park on Hall Street on Friday, November 5th at 11 a.m. to raise awareness and funds to support Canadians affected by neuromuscular disorders.

For 24 years, Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) has been partnering with Canadian Fire Fighters to host the High Rise Challenge – a physical feat that sees...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 01 2021

To celebrate International Credit Union Day last week, Kootenay Savings’ employees distributed the proceeds from the credit union’s Care Wear program - $21,206 - to 25 different charities and non-profits.

Through the program, employees contribute $1 each week to dress casually on Fridays, which in turn is matched by the Kootenay Savings Community Foundation and donated to organizations...

by Contributor on Friday Oct 29 2021

Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to announce Sacrificial Cabbage, an online contemporary art workshop series taking place on Saturday November 20th, 27th, and December 4th, 2021.

Taking its name from a garden plant ravaged by slugs, Sacrificial Cabbage is a workshop series that invites three contemporary artists to share their practice with participants who live and work in the...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 24 2021

Haunted Heritage Tours Nelson Ghost Walk 2021 — Is Back.

On Saturday October 30th Haunted Heritage Tours Nelson will host two Ghost Walks featuring stories gathered by the Nelson Paranormal League. 

Tours start and end at Touchstones Nelson – Museum of Art and History at noon and 2 p.m.

“Telling the stories of Nelson’s paranormal history and activity is exciting...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 20 2021

Oxygen Art Centre (OAC) is excited to announce the launch of their new Online Mentorship Program. Beginning in January 2022 OAC will be offering affordable one-on-one online mentorship opportunities for individual artists to receive two 1-hour mentorship sessions with one of OAC’s Faculty.

Each online mentorship will be individually designed to meet the needs and interests of the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 20 2021

At a Nelson renewable energy forum on September 28th, the newly formed Columbia Institute for Renewable Energy (CIRES) made a convincing case for urgent, collective action within the ‘Kootenay-Columbia-Boundary’ region to address mounting concerns over our warming climate.

Bringing together a diverse group of participants from energy companies, businesses, provincial and regional...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 18 2021

Kootenay Lake has received confirmation that its grant application for the Go Electric School Bus Program has been approved.

This means the district will be adding two electric school buses to its transportation fleet this year. One bus will service the Creston school community, and the other, Nelson.

The Go Electric School Bus Program is being administered by the Association of...