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The West Kootenay Cycling Coalition says GoByBike Week was a success. Photo: Submitted

A round of applause for GoByBike Week supporters

Nearly 200 cyclists participated

The West Kootenay Cycling Coalition says GoByBike Week was a success. Photo: Submitted
Chief Petty Officer First Class Kane Cho (left) pins the Legion Medal of Excellence to Chief Petty Officer Second Class Hugh Cho. Photo: Submitted

Nelson sea cadets issue awards and change of appointment

Chief Petty Officer Second Class Jordon Cherrington has taken over the Coxswain position

Chief Petty Officer First Class Kane Cho (left) pins the Legion Medal of Excellence to Chief Petty Officer Second Class Hugh Cho. Photo: Submitted
International Pronouns Day is among the events being marked by School District 8. Illustration: Shutterstock

School District 8 initiatives mark LGBTQ+ History Month

Pronouns and SOGI are among this year’s priorities

International Pronouns Day is among the events being marked by School District 8. Illustration: Shutterstock
The Nelson Fentanyl Task Force is funding a position to help people access pharmaceutical opioids and stimulants. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Fentanyl Task Force funds $15k toward providing new prescription options

The money supports an outreach worker who helps people access pharmaceutical opioids and stimulants

The Nelson Fentanyl Task Force is funding a position to help people access pharmaceutical opioids and stimulants. Photo: Tyler Harper
SEEDS Nelson will begin selling its 2021 calendar on Oct. 25. File photo

Dig into SEEDS Nelson this fall with 2021 calendar fundraiser

SEEDS’ annual general meeting is Oct. 28

SEEDS Nelson will begin selling its 2021 calendar on Oct. 25. File photo
L-R: Support worker Phoebe Hannah, with Ervin Anthony and Jason Fitzgerald and the opening of an art project on Oct. 1. Photo: Submitted

Art project reunites Bigby Place during pandemic

Participants from as far away as Nova Scotia took part

L-R: Support worker Phoebe Hannah, with Ervin Anthony and Jason Fitzgerald and the opening of an art project on Oct. 1. Photo: Submitted
Author and activist Desmond Cole will the keynote speaker at an Oct. 23 event being put on by Selkirk College’s Mir Centre for Peace and School District 8. Cole is the author of the bestselling book The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power, which was released in January. Photo: Kate Yang-Nikodym
Author and activist Desmond Cole will the keynote speaker at an Oct. 23 event being put on by Selkirk College’s Mir Centre for Peace and School District 8. Cole is the author of the bestselling book The Skin We’re In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power, which was released in January. Photo: Kate Yang-Nikodym

TOUCH OF HISTORY: Reconciling with the past during Orange Shirt Day

A new regular column from Touchstones Nelson

Wildfire mitigation burn planned for West Arm Park

Smoke might be visible from Nelson

W.E. Graham builds community one tree at a time

Students planted nearly 30 trees and shrubs with local help

PressFest returns to the Slocan Valley for 2020

Residents can get their apples juiced in Creston

Nelson Lions firewood sale Saturday

The annual fundraiser is being held at Blewett Elementary

Nelson’s Cold War bunker to open to public

Touchstones Nelson is set to show off a unique time capsule

Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce supports start of province’s economic recovery plan

There are plenty of positives for small businesses in the plan

Capitol Theatre looks to homegrown talent for new season

The theatre is running 35 shows through March

Selkirk College international students get helping hands from Korean moms

We Care K-Moms have been shopping and delivering food to new arrivals

Winemakers press on with help of Nelson Italian-Canadian Society

The society helped secure a transport of grapes, juice from California

Books for Kids fundraiser celebrates 10 years

The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy’s annual campaign is in partnership with Black Press

Oxygen Art Centre launches new adult classes

There are online and in-person options