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The toxic drug supply crisis was announced on April 14, 2016. File photo

Nelson demonstration to mark five years of toxic drug supply crisis

An information booth will also be available at ANKORS

The toxic drug supply crisis was announced on April 14, 2016. File photo
Glacier’s Junior Olympic Level 6, fourth-place team. Front: Jersey Skolka, Sarah Stew, Molly Anderson. Middle: Rebecka van Hellemond, Selina Kromer-Anton, Emerson Mandseth. Back: Anika Denkovski, Anni van Hellemond, Lumay Plautz. Photo: Submitted

Glacier Gymnastics wins 22 medals at provincials

Nelson athletes also won three all-around titles and 24 top-10 placements

Glacier’s Junior Olympic Level 6, fourth-place team. Front: Jersey Skolka, Sarah Stew, Molly Anderson. Middle: Rebecka van Hellemond, Selina Kromer-Anton, Emerson Mandseth. Back: Anika Denkovski, Anni van Hellemond, Lumay Plautz. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Penny Shades released their debut EP last month. Photo: Submitted

Nelson’s Penny Shades release debut EP

Their music is available on all streaming platforms

Nelson’s Penny Shades released their debut EP last month. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Gaelen Schnare will host one of the presentations at this year’s Creston Valley Bird Festival. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Gaelen Schnare will host one of the presentations at this year’s Creston Valley Bird Festival. Photo: Submitted
Nelson dancers Glynis Waring, Slava Doval and Amanda Papailhou, and musician Nella Banner, premier Respired on April 11. Photo: Submitted

New dance work the latest online offering from Capitol Theatre

Local performers will unveil Respired beginning April 11

Nelson dancers Glynis Waring, Slava Doval and Amanda Papailhou, and musician Nella Banner, premier Respired on April 11. Photo: Submitted
Watch a virtual concert April 15 in support of Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. Photo: Nelson Grans to Grans
Watch a virtual concert April 15 in support of Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. Photo: Nelson Grans to Grans
A staff member demonstrates how to use the Nelson Public Library’s brand new media station. Photo: Submitted

CHECK THIS OUT: New tech fosters creativity at the Nelson library

Avi Silberstein writes about the library’s tech hub

A staff member demonstrates how to use the Nelson Public Library’s brand new media station. Photo: Submitted
Aleah Smith Photo: Submitted

Nelson Nordic Ski Club athletes named to provincial squads

Maya Abraham and Aleah Smith will ski for B.C. teams

Aleah Smith Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Doug Jamieson will put on There are Dinosaurs in the Park! with Kootenay Musical Theatre Society. Photo: Submitted

Coming to a Nelson park, a musical set 65 million years ago

There are Dinosaurs in the Park! is a new work staged by Kootenay Musical Theatre Society

Nelson’s Doug Jamieson will put on There are Dinosaurs in the Park! with Kootenay Musical Theatre Society. Photo: Submitted
Nelson Fire and Rescue has advise for residents who plan to take advantage of the burn period that begins April 1. Photo: Phil McLachlan

Burn period begins in Nelson

Now is the time to do wildfire mitigation in the city

Nelson Fire and Rescue has advise for residents who plan to take advantage of the burn period that begins April 1. Photo: Phil McLachlan
Fruitvale native Arie Postmus played for the Selkirk Saints. Photo: Jennifer Small

Selkirk College discontinues men’s hockey

Selkirk Saints hockey team permanently dismantled

Fruitvale native Arie Postmus played for the Selkirk Saints. Photo: Jennifer Small
KBRH pharmacy team L-R: Carrie St.Onge, Gabrielle Deneault, Shelby Jorgensen, Amanda Cupello, Sheri Ford, Victor Ponte, Michael Conci, Alana Minty, Karly Lenardon, Margaret Horechka and Pam Caron. Photo: Submitted

True champions: Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital pharmacy team

The expanded KBRH pharmacy is slated for completion in 2023.

KBRH pharmacy team L-R: Carrie St.Onge, Gabrielle Deneault, Shelby Jorgensen, Amanda Cupello, Sheri Ford, Victor Ponte, Michael Conci, Alana Minty, Karly Lenardon, Margaret Horechka and Pam Caron. Photo: Submitted
Onezie Parade film a performance for this year’s AFKO Fait Son Show. Photo: Submitted

AFKO Fait Son Show returns with video performances

The event runs through April 3

Onezie Parade film a performance for this year’s AFKO Fait Son Show. Photo: Submitted
Pat Henman. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Adaption of Beyond the Legal Limit opens April 9 at Capitol Theatre

Pat Henman shares her story in an online performance

Pat Henman. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Glacier Gymnastics athletes filmed their performances in Nelson for Cranbrook’s Key City Classic Virtual Competition. Photo: Submitted

Glacier Gymnastics competes in first virtual event of the season

Nelson athletes will next move onto the provincial championships

Glacier Gymnastics athletes filmed their performances in Nelson for Cranbrook’s Key City Classic Virtual Competition. Photo: Submitted
The Nelson Public Library’s board of directors. Back row, L-R: Lauren Rethroet, Tessa Bendig, Keith Page (City Council Rep.), Dale Butterfield, Karen Shoniker. Front Row: Anni Holtby (Chair), Michelle Sylvest (Vice-Chair), Stacy O’Brien, Laurie Langille. Photo: Submitted

CHECK THIS OUT: A year of COVID-19 at the Nelson Public Library

Chair Anni Holtby writes about the library’s operations during the pandemic

The Nelson Public Library’s board of directors. Back row, L-R: Lauren Rethroet, Tessa Bendig, Keith Page (City Council Rep.), Dale Butterfield, Karen Shoniker. Front Row: Anni Holtby (Chair), Michelle Sylvest (Vice-Chair), Stacy O’Brien, Laurie Langille. Photo: Submitted
The Mettle to Pedal. There’s been a changing of the guard at NRG Enterprises. The company, one of 14 that’s called Nelson’s old brewery building home for years, has steadily grown through the global cycling industry’s boom over the last two decades. Photo: Darren Davidson

BUSINESS BUZZ: Latimer’s legendary labyrinth, Valid talks tech zone, Isis expands

All the latest in local business from columnist Darren Davidson

The Mettle to Pedal. There’s been a changing of the guard at NRG Enterprises. The company, one of 14 that’s called Nelson’s old brewery building home for years, has steadily grown through the global cycling industry’s boom over the last two decades. Photo: Darren Davidson
The Nelson Nordic Ski Club raised an astonishing amount of money for Coldest Night of the Year. Photo: Submitted

Nelson’s cross-country skiers put in the kilometres for Coldest Night of the Year

The Nelson Nordic Ski Club went above and beyond in its fundraising

The Nelson Nordic Ski Club raised an astonishing amount of money for Coldest Night of the Year. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Marjie Lesko, Nelson at its Best/Together Nelson project manager; Malorie Moore, Nelson WorkBC Centre, agency social worker/Together Nelson leadership round table co-chair; Tom Atkins, Nelson and District Credit Union, senior manager-member experience; and Andrea Wilkey, Community Futures Central Kootenay, executive director/Together Nelson leadership round table member. Photo: Submitted

Community-based action plan set to reduce poverty in Nelson

Together Nelson will bring stakeholders together in the spring

L-R: Marjie Lesko, Nelson at its Best/Together Nelson project manager; Malorie Moore, Nelson WorkBC Centre, agency social worker/Together Nelson leadership round table co-chair; Tom Atkins, Nelson and District Credit Union, senior manager-member experience; and Andrea Wilkey, Community Futures Central Kootenay, executive director/Together Nelson leadership round table member. Photo: Submitted
Clover Leaf by Shary Boyle. She’s one of the artists whose work will be included in THROWN, a new exhibit at Touchstones Museum. Photo: Submitted
Clover Leaf by Shary Boyle. She’s one of the artists whose work will be included in THROWN, a new exhibit at Touchstones Museum. Photo: Submitted