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by Contributor on Monday Nov 14 2022

Nelson Choral Society is hosting the concert Of Frost and Fire for night only on December 10th at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre.

It might be a dark winter night in December, but Of Frost and Fire will provide a light.

The Nelson Choral Society invites the public to come in from the cold and immerse in the warmth and glow of beautiful choral singing.


by Contributor on Thursday Nov 10 2022

The sticker shock on groceries lately has been substantial and now we are heading into the holiday season with many more bills looming on the horizon.

Sometimes the money doesn’t make it to the end of the month.

For over two decades, the St. Saviour’s Food Pantry has been there to help folks in need. In 2000, the Food Pantry opened its doors to the public for the first time,...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 07 2022

Bill Haire, the President of the Nelson branch of the Royal Canadian Legion visited the Nelson air cadets during the squadron’s Commanding Officer’s parade recently.

 After inspecting the cadets, Haire spoke to the cadets about the role of the Royal Canadian Legion, the meaning of the Poppy, the significance of Remembrance Day and the how the branch supports the community.


by Contributor on Saturday Nov 05 2022

StrongStart, a free Ministry of Education and Childcare program for pre-school children from infancy to five years old, has now expanded to include South Nelson Elementary School in School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake).

For a full list of SD8 StrongStart...

by CBT on Sunday Oct 30 2022

“How are we going to protect Lardeau?"

"What’s the best way to do it?”

These are questions that members of the Lardeau Fire Prevention Association were asking themselves as another wildfire season approached. And the answer was: a wildfire structural protection sprinkler system.

With support from Columbia Basin Trust and the Regional District of Central Kootenay, the...

by Bob Hall on Monday Oct 24 2022

Researchers, faculty and students at Selkirk College are embarking on an extensive three-year project to address rural homelessness that brings together diverse community partners with the aim to improve the well-being of those experiencing homelessness across the West Kootenay.

Spurred by the recently announced $360,000 grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of...

by Contributor on Friday Oct 21 2022

Oxygen Art Centre is delighted to announce an online workshop series entitled BODIES OF WATER: SK/ETCHING DESIRE LINES featuring artists Eija Loponen-Stephenson and Kevin Pinvidic.

The workshop explores deep mapping connecting artists in Nelson and Ymir, BC and Montréal, QC.

The series aims to create meaningful connections between creative practitioners and scholars in three...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Oct 17 2022

A group of Regional District of Central Kootenay Area Reps recently attended their final Board meeting of the 2018-2022 term.

Five Board members were recognized for their contributions and service to the RDCK as they are not seeking re-election in this year’s General Local Election.

Pictured from left, Jen Comer (Town of Creston) 2020-2022, Joseph Hughes (Village of Nakusp) 2018-...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 17 2022

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services Chief Jeff Hebert, recently visited the Nelson air cadets during the squadron’s Command Officer’s parade on October 5th.

During the evening, Chief Hebert inspected the cadets on parade and gave a presentation on fire safety. Chief Hebert also demonstrated a thermal imaging camera and a breathing pack. 

The Squadron Sponsoring Committee...

by Contributor on Friday Oct 14 2022

Two Nelson events will showcase the beauty and resilience of Sinixt culture on October 24-25, part of a transboundary tour that starts in Revelstoke on October 20 and ends at Gonzaga University in Spokane on October 30.

Films, readings and discussions across the transboundary region will focus on the return of the Sinixt and celebrate a new and expanded 20th Anniversary edition of a...