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by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

Hard to believe, I know . . . and don't we look fabulous at the tender age of 20?

KCR has been rockin' and talking on the air since 1999 and to celebrate, we're throwing a party at the Royal Friday, November 22. The community is invited to come out and celebrate.

Remissness with the founding Kootenay Co-op Radio board, catch up with former programmers and current ones, buy a t-...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 14 2019

Getting offline and spending more time outside in nature is something we can all get on board with, right?

West Kootenay EcoSociety is bringing two movies, Level 1 Productions’ Romance and Nitro Snowboards’ Offline to Rossland on Wednesday, November 20th at the Miners Hall at 7 p.m, and to Nelson on Wednesday, November 27th at the Civic Theatre at 7 p.m. 

Both screenings will...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 14 2019

Imagine getting all bundled up on a cold winter’s night to water the ice rink at Lions Park with the help of a new friend.

This is definitely not everyone’s cup of tea, but for those of us who have been doing this year after year it’s a labour of love. Love of the satisfaction you get when you see that sheen of ice glisten in the night. Love of the sound of skates cutting into that cold...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 12 2019

The Nelson Lions Club is more than just a service club which hosts the July 1 Pancake Breakfast or picks up Christmas Trees following the holiday season or caretakes Lions Park located in the Uphill District of the Heritage City.

The community service club also accepts applications for its Community Grant Program.

This program, in its 11th year,  has the Lions club...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 12 2019

Multimedia assemblages that evoke strange tales grace the walls at the Nelson Public Library this fall in an exhibition of work by found-object magician Evelyn Posgate.

The 12 pieces incorporate vintage game pieces, doll parts, miscellaneous hardware and elements from the natural world to create compelling visual narratives.

Posgate’s artistic inventiveness may well have been...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is pleased to welcome and introduce Pat Hergott as the new Fire Chief of the Balfour Harrop Fire Department.

“The Fire Chief plays a very important role in the community, and the responsibilities include everything from the administration of the hall, operational readiness of firefighters and equipment, and maintenance of a training...

by CBT on Tuesday Nov 05 2019

Many families in the Columbia Basin rely upon child care. To help meet this need for quality spaces, 67 child care providers in 24 communities will be creating up to 198 new spaces and improving 1,256 spaces. These projects are being undertaken with nearly $1.4 million from Columbia Basin Trust’s Child Care Capital...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 03 2019

Oxygen Art Centre transforms the gallery into a community open studio over three Sundays this Fall as part of  the world-wide event known as “The Big Draw.”

The third and final session will be held on Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Facilitated by Oxygen Art Centre member and artist Anita Levesque, “The Big Draw” theme for 2019 is #DrawnToLife and explores the...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 31 2019

SEEDS Nelson would like to announce the launch of their 5th annual fundraising calendar. Called ‘Best of the Best’ the calendar contains the best local photos and art from the previous 4 calendars.

The calendar is available for purchase at the Kootenay Co-op Country Store, Touchstones Museum of Art and History, Otter Books, the Nelson Visitor’s Centre, and Ellison’s Market.


by Contributor on Thursday Oct 31 2019

MLA Michelle Mungall’s community office is hitting the road and visiting Creston, Kaslo and Salmo for mobile offices next week.  These mobile offices give people who live in all areas of the riding a chance to access MLA Mungall’s community office services in person. 

"It has always been important to me that constituents can access the services my office provides," said Mungall. "We...