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by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 09 2019

Tech troubles could be a thing of the past for folks who feel baffled by their devices.

This summer the Nelson Public Library offers free one-on-one tech help for assistance with basic device questions, as well as downloading e-Books and e-Audiobooks and other online Library offerings.

Sessions with library staff and volunteers take place Wednesday mornings during July and August...

by Contributor on Monday Jul 08 2019

Kootenay PRIDE is gearing up for the 24th annual Pride celebration and they need your help.

Every Labour Day weekend the LGBTQ2SI+ community holds events all weekend long and this year will be something special. We want your help to ensure that there is lots to do for everyone of all ages and identities. 

Do you have an idea for an event? Do you have time to help out with events...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 07 2019

The BC SPCA invites the public to participate in its 11th annual Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest. Amateur photographers 14 years and older can submit their awe-inspiring images of hummingbirds, bears, bees, seals and other amazing creatures until Aug. 31.

“Wildlife-In-Focus is a celebration of the incredible diversity of wild animals that live in B.C.,” says BC SPCA specialist,...

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 04 2019

An important Selkirk College program for youth is coming back under the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) umbrella with some exciting upcoming events and programming.

GLOWS (Growing & Learning Opportunities With STEAM) provides opportunities to help youth ages 5-19 find inspiration about their post-secondary education in a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology,...

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 04 2019

The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) is funding a project that will restore the intakes at Murphy Creek Spawning Channel, just north of Trail. The channel provides prime spawning habitat for Rainbow Trout.   

Led by the Trail Wildlife Association, in partnership with Okanagan Nation Alliance, Teck, and Birchbank Golf Club, the project is one of 38 FWCP-funded projects in...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 02 2019

International flamenco music and dance ensemble Fin de Fiesta Flamenco will be in Nelson, Friday, July 12 at the Shambhala Music Hall as part of its tour of theatres and festivals across France and Canada this summer.

The show in Nelson will be the 101th in Canada. 

SEMPITERNO, a hypnotic new production that explores the timeless yet ever-changing art form of flamenco.


by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jul 02 2019
Pictured are Lauren Penfold, Andrew Creighton and Jim Kabatoff. — Submitted photo

Nelson Home Building Centre recently made a donation of $2,000 to Nelson Community Food Centre.

Pictured during the presentation were Lauren Penfold, Andrew Creighton and Jim Kabatoff of Nelson Home Building Centre.



by Contributor on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Kootenay Lake Hospital is home to a thriving Operating Room, which is used over 2,000 hours per year for orthopedic surgeries, cataract surgery, obstetrical and gynecologic surgeries, and general surgeries such as hernia repairs and colonoscopies.

Interior Health recognizes the excellent surgical services at Kootenay Lake Hospital, and has increased funding to enable a nearly 50%...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 26 2019

The date, June 21st is recognized across Canada as National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day to celebrate and learn more about the cultural diversity of Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

For Kootenay Lake School District students, the entire year has been filled with a multitude of opportunities for students to learn about and participate in Aboriginal education.


by Contributor on Sunday Jun 23 2019

Organized sports in the summer are a great way to keep kids healthy and active outdoors. Community Foundations across the Columbia Basin region have various funds that support sports equipment, facilities, registration fees, and more.

Tina Choi, Executive Director of the Osprey Community Foundation in Nelson said that many Community Foundations have sports-related funds to which people...