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by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 07 2022

With the holiday season fast approaching we will be spending time with our family, friends, and co-workers, this is the perfect time to start your Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) fundraising team. 

Nelson CARES Society is thrilled to be hosting the 9th annual Coldest Night of the Year on Saturday, Feb 25th.

This family-friendly walk raises funds for the Ready for Home program...

by Contributor on Friday Dec 02 2022

Winter has officially arrived in the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK). Outdoor enthusiasts across the region are breaking out their winter gear to get outside and play.

Whether it is skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, skating or just hiking in the snow, winter is a great time of year to enjoy the Kootenays and everything it has to offer.

As great as it is to be outside,...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 30 2022

Lake monitoring continues to be a vital component of the B.C. Invasive Mussel Defence Program.

Between mid-June and the end of October staff and contractors from the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS) collected 265 samples from local lakes and rivers in order to detect the presence of invasive zebra and quagga mussels (Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena rostriformis...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 25 2022

Camp Koolaree is delighted to invite you to our 2022 Annual General Meeting on December 10th at Castlegar United Church.

The meeting will be preceded by a family friendly community potluck, complete with a fundraiser bake sale, starting at 6pm. Come connect with the Koolaree

family and bring some food to share.

The official AGM begins at 7:30 p.m. where all are welcome to...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 23 2022

It was recently announced that Ali Kazmi’s film, Beyond Extinction: Sinixt Resurgence, was awarded People's Choice at the 2022 Planet in Focus International Environmental Film Festival. It is also the only Canadian feature film chosen for this year’s prestigious International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). 

For the past 20 years, Planet in Focus has used film as a catalyst for...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 21 2022

There is merriment and even elfishness afoot at Taghum Community Hall, where plans are underway for the annual Winter Celebration on Saturday, December 3 from 2-7 p.m.

“Oh, the fun we’ll have,” chortled Taghum Hall’s resident Elf.

“The children have been learning their parts for this year’s play, ‘Santa Claus and the Naughty Gnomes’, and the musicians have been tuning up to play...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 21 2022

Don’t miss this opportunity to see the Winnipeg-based Alexa Dirks live on the Capitol theatre stage on Tuesday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Dirks is a Juno Award winner with her former group Chic Gamine. While she thrived off of the collaboration, once the band broke up she knew she was ready to go solo. Even though she was terrified to go out on her own, that feeling was a fundamental...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 17 2022

This special Nelson event is not to be missed.

On Saturday, November 26th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., come join a unique shopping experience at the warm and welcoming Anglican Church of St. Saviours.

This is the perfect chance to get your Christmas baking and browse for gifts and seasonal decorations under the arched, canopy of the historic building.

Don’t miss hot oven-baked...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 17 2022

Don Konrad considers himself a cartoonist at heart.

He’s been sketching and painting since elementary school, taking his inspiration from nature, people and his life experiences. Birders and art-lovers alike will enjoy Konrad’s whimsical bird artwork now on display at the Nelson Public Library.

After many decades of creating art, Don Konrad still has a sense of wonder about the...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 14 2022

The Nelson Museum, Archives and Gallery is ushering in a new era with a new brand, new website, and a new exhibition opening this month, which takes a deep dive into the past, present, and future of the museum.

Using a variety of interactive and multimedia tools, Where We Stand invites the viewer to discover the substantial history of the museum, the way in which we interact with our...