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by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 02 2022

Last year, the province’s unprecedented heat dome and wildfire season had a fatal impact on some B.C. residents. This year, these same emergencies and disasters could happen unexpectedly.

These situations can be particularly challenging for people in the West Kootenays living with dementia to respond to and get the appropriate help they need.

The high temperature of 49.6°C was...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jul 27 2022

Violinist Natasha Hall and chocolatier Aurélien Sudan of Nelson’s Chocofellar are teaming up to offer a unique multi-sensory experience during Classical Music and Chocolate Pairings August 5 at the Capitol Theatre.

The evening journey begins with spectators sampling rare single origin chocolate from around the world while being immersed in the baroque dance music of Bach’s Partita No. 1...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 24 2022

St. Saviour's Anglican Pro-Cathedral in Nelson, is a designated Heritage Church located at the corner of Ward & Silica St., just a short walk up from Baker St. Local folks and visitors are invited to “Open Church” — a chance to visit and explore this architecturally interesting sacred space.

The history of the people living in and around Nelson is very much bound up and expressed...

by Wildsight on Saturday Jul 23 2022

A Nelson group home is a more comfortable, energy-efficient place to live thanks to a hardworking team of altruistic young adults.

A partnership between Wildsight, FortisBC and Kootenay Society for Community Living (KSCL) led to the retrofit project on a group home managed by KSCL, which offers support for individuals with developmental disabilities throughout the West Kootenay.

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by Contributor on Thursday Jul 21 2022

The Nelson Air Cadets completed their 69th training year with a day of ziplining at Kokanee Mountain Ziplines.

After ziplining, the cadets had a picnic lunch that was supplied by the Squadron Sponsoring Committee and then they took a walking tour of Kokanee Provincial Park. 

Nelson Air Cadets will start their 2022-2023 Training on Wednesday September 7th....

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 21 2022

The Nelson-Creston area received more than $460,000 New Democrat MLA Brittny Anderson said in a recent media release.

MLA Anderson says that people who receive services from local non-profits will benefit from funding to improve community health, accessibility and well-being.

“Sustained investment from our provincial government into community non-profit...

by Contributor on Friday Jul 15 2022

The family and friends of the late Suzy Hamilton are pleased to announce that Jessica Ogden is being honoured with this year’s Suzy Hamilton Legacy Award.

The cash award is presented annually to a female-identified environmental activist in the West Kootenay region, who embodies the environmental and social activism for which Suzy was known.

Ogden is known for her continued...

by CBT on Tuesday Jul 12 2022

The 14th annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour combines a road trip with uniquely curated cultural experiences for a weekend of fun! 84 venues are participating in the 2022 edition across four regions in the Basin.

By following the tour map, you will visit artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites. With exhibitions, artwork displays, creative process demonstrations and...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 10 2022

What is summer in Canada without beautiful freshwater lakes?

July is Lakes Appreciation Month and Living Lakes Canada is inviting individuals across the country to show they love their lake by getting involved in the Secnd annual Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge.

The photo challenge is a celebration of the beauty of Canada’s 2 million lakes while also raising awareness around...

by Wildsight on Thursday Jul 07 2022

Have you ever eaten honeycomb fresh from the hive, with the delightful gentle buzz of the relentless hard working bees above your head?

How about taken a walk to understand water scarcity?

Have you visited your local landfill to see the ...

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