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by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 11 2023

There’s a real treat coming to the area as Jamphibian of Modern Bob has assembled an all-star cast for upcoming performances in the Kootenays. 

Performing mostly originals, Modern Bob will be featured at The Royal Thursday, January 19th and in the Slocan Valley at Mama Sita’s Saturday January 21st.

Inspired by a blend of Dylan, Marley & MacKenzie, Modern Bob generates...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 09 2023

Two Nelson Air Cadets — Brandon Brook and Nattanon McIntosh — were recently promoted to Warrant Officer Second Class.

The rank of Warrant Officer is the second highest rank that a cadet can earn. 

At the same time, Warrant Officer Nattanon McIntosh was awarded the bar to their cadet long service medal which recognizes five years with the cadet program. 

This year marks 70...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 09 2023

The Nelson Baha'i Community is hosting a gathering of song, stories, meditation, prayers, reflections as people from many Faith traditions join together in celebration of World Religion Day.

The theme this year will be Building our Future Together.

The gathering is set for the Nelson Innovation Centre at 91-d Baker Street (old CPR building) on Sunday, January 15th at 2 p.m.   ...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 05 2023

Many of us have a connection to Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park, whether it’s from spending time within its bounds or admiring the view of the glacier from town.

Petra Hekkenberg has her own unique view of the park as the hut keeper. She’ll share her reflections and experiences in a visual presentation at the Nelson Library on January 18 at 7 p.m.

Hekkenberg grew up in the...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 05 2023

In 2023 Grade 9 students at Nelson Waldorf School will be participating in an inter-cultural exchange with Ehattesaht First Nation students from Zeballos Elementary/ Secondary School on Vancouver Island.

The Zeballos students will be hosted by the Waldorf students in their homes, at the Nelson Waldorf School and in the community for one week at the end of February.

 In May 2023...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 22 2022

The Nelson Italian-Canadian Society stopped by Our Daily Bread recently to drop off some donations of Pizzelle cookies and other sumptuous baked goods.

This is the second year the NICS has donated several dozen of the tasty Italian wafer cookies for patrons of Our Daily Bread to enjoy following their meal.

In addition to the baked goods, the Nelson Italian-Canadian Society also...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 15 2022

The holiday season is truly on us but sometimes the money doesn’t make it to the end of the month, especially this month.

For more than two decades the St. Saviour’s Food Pantry has been there to help folks in need.

A 2023 calendar has been created as a fundraiseing initiative for the Food Pantry and is available around town and from St. Saviour’s at 701 Ward Street.


by Wildsight on Tuesday Dec 13 2022

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“We’re going to visit a grandmother on our walk today,” Wildsight educator Genna Lazier tells students as they head down a winding path on a crisp autumn day.

“Keep your eyes out for this very special guest!”

And so the anticipation grows, as the Grade 3/4 class from Nelson’s Hume Elementary School skips and scutters alongside the Kootenay...

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 13 2022

Cooler weather has allowed organizers to get the jump on opening the Ice Rink at Morning Mountain Regional Park to family skating and shinny hockey.

The rink boards were assembled by members of the Selkirk College Carpentry program.   

The liner was placed by many volunteers from the Blewett Conservation Society and the region.  The rink was flooded with help from the Blewett...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 07 2022

Early-bird registration is now open for a reunion May 19 and 20, 2023 of faculty, support staff and students from Nelson, B.C.’s former David Thompson University Centre.

Those interested in attending the event, to be held at Nelson’s Prestige Lakeside Resort, can download the registration form from the reunion website at www.dtuc-...