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by Contributor on Sunday Jan 17 2021

There's a now available during the coronavirus pandemic that will help people deal with the impact of living with dementia in B.C.

“The pandemic has had a major impact on the lives of the estimated 70,000 British Columbians living with dementia in B.C., including residents in Nelson and other West Kootenay communities,” says Ruth Cordiner, a Support & Education Coordinator for the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jan 17 2021

Allison Girvan, who has come full circle at the Capitol Theatre, is now the new Box Office Manager for the local theatre arts facility on Victoria Street in Nelson.

Girvan also assumes the Assistant Manager position.

Girvan, who first worked at the Capitol Theatre in 1987 through a student summer works program, brings a passion and understanding of the performing arts in the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 12 2021

The Nelson and District Arts Council and The Narrows Art Retreat (formerly Hidden Creek) have joined forces again to host the fifth annual Wood Gundy/The Narrows Artist’s Residency, located at Grohman creek, a short boat ride from the City of Nelson.

The collective goal is to provide artists with a “retreat style” setting in order to work on or develop their Art in the areas of visual...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 11 2021

The Nelson Legion Branch 51 is extremely grateful after Kootenay Columbia MP Rob Morrison presented President Bill Andreaschuk with a cheque for $10,000 for support during COVID-19.

The funds, recently presented by MP Morrison at the Nelson Legion on Stanley Street, are part of the COVID-19 relief package that will be used by most Royal Canadian Legions across Canada which are suffering...

by Contributor on Friday Jan 08 2021

Oxygen Art Centre launches ten new courses scheduled for 2021 with a rich plethora of experiences waiting to be had! Dive into poetry, dabble in painting, cut and paste (old style) with collage, be consumed by colour theory, channel your inner fashion designer, or discover the diversity of sound-based inquiry.


by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

The 561 Nelson Osprey Squadron cadets received a nice surprise in December during the first parade when Royal Canadian Air Cadets Major Regan Wickett joined in for a Zoom meeting.

Major Wickett is the Deputy Commanding Officer and Standards Officer for the 431 Air Demonstration Squadron, the “SNOWBIRDS” of the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Major Wickett, started his flying career as...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jan 03 2021

Last week, on New Year’s Eve, Liam Dickieson had an idea.

Why not take advantage of a recent snow-dump in Nelson to create something out of the white stuff.

Dickieson, who enjoys designing and building things in the snow, came up with the idea of constucting an igloo in the front yard of the Cedar Street home.

With the help of Father Mark and two-year-old sister Phoebe,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Dec 27 2020

The Nelson Lion’s Club is once again going to make getting rid of the trees a little easier for residents by hosting its annual Christmas Tree Pickup Fundraiser in the Heritage City.

Pick up date is Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Lion’s Club volunteers are asking residents to leave trees at the end of driveways by 9 a.m.

“Include $5 in an envelope ...

by Contributor on Friday Dec 18 2020

The best way to say goodbye to 2020 is with a scream... as you plunge into the nearest body of refreshing Kootenay water.

Kootenay Co-op Radio is keeping the annual Polar Plunge alive – and adapted for these unusual times. No group events... not a fixed date or time... and any location that’s outdoors, safe and wet.

We know a number of brave Kootenay households remain determined...

by Contributor on Friday Dec 18 2020

For many years now, Nelsonites have grown accustomed to walking through the busy mall at holiday time and finding a place of calm, connection and reflection at the Nelson Hospice Tree of Remembrance. 

It is there that people are invited to write a card to remember loved ones that...