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A Fisherman’s Prayer


God grant me that I may live to fish until my dying day,

and when it comes to my last cast, I then most humbly pray,

when in the Lord’s safe landing net,

I’m peacefully asleep, that in his mercy I am judged

big enough to keep.

-author unknown


It is with sadness that we announce the sudden passing of James Green.

James was born in Kimberley BC, the first of four children. His parents, Earl and Evelyn Green were part of the exodus of many young families to the mining camp of Riondel in September of 1949. The purpose of this move was to provide workers for the Bluebell Mine and populate the town. They lived, for those first...

It is with great sadness we say goodbye to Audrey Delyla Heddle (nee Kleef), our mother, sister, aunt and friend. Audrey passed away July 31st, 2021, at the age of 91. Audrey, the daughter of the late Theodore Johannes Kleef and Vada Mary Kleef was born January 20, 1930, in McLeod, Alberta. The family lived for a while in Faust, AB before moving to the Kootenays when Audrey was...

It is with heavy hearts that we have to say goodbye to Alan Courtland Tarr.

Alan passed away on July 30, 2021 with his family at his side.  Alan was born and raised in Kaslo in 1946.

Alan is survived by his wife Cindy of 37 years and their children Tyler (Meg) and Ashley and grandson Leo.

Alan is also survived by his children from his first wife Darlene, sons Marvin (Karen...

Irene Victoria Martin, age 102, of Nelson, BC passed away from COVID-19 complications on August 14, 2021 at Jubilee Manor. She was born on March 23, 1919 in Millwall, London, UK, the eldest child of the late James and Emily Warren.

Irene was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years Charles Martin, her daughter Fay Collier, her granddaughter Sharon Collier and two brothers, Edward...

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tina Lockhart. Tina was born in Prestonpans, Scotland.

Tina passed away at Kootenay Lake Hospital after a long and courageous battle with Stage 4 Cancer.

She is survived by her sister Lesley (Ray) Stewart and 3 nephews Burton, Jonathan and Daniel and her parents Bruce and Lilian Lockhart...

Our loving adventurous feisty mom left us on July 29 in her 85 year, in Nelson British Columbia with her daughter Jeanie and her granddaughter Neeva at her side, as well as Sean and Colleen helping throughout. She was the youngest and only surviving sibling from the Jacques clan of Hamilton Ontario (Anne Doucette (Carl), Bob Jacques (Olive), Jean Jacques (Bob Prentice), Ken Jacques (Marm). ...

Celebration of Life

Gone but not forgotten.

Join us to celebrate the life of Nancy Brown on August 14 between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Lakeside Park (Rotary Shelter) in Nelson.

Read Obituary Here.