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Craig Korth: getting back in tune

Nelson’s master banjo player faces down a rare neurological disorder

Calendars for a cause: Linocut calendars raise funds for Kalein Centre

The last few calendars and cards are available at Cowan’s Office Supplies and Zinnia Textiles

  • Jan 24, 2020

GREG SCOTT: Lack of snow threatens Nelson’s winter carnival

In 1970, the Winter Carnival Society was fretting over whether the third annual event would go ahead

  • Jan 23, 2020

Rachel DeShon and Atlantic String Machine perform Saturday at United Church

DeShon moved to Nelson a few years ago. She has toured throughout the U.S. and internationally

  • Jan 22, 2020

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades

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Nelson students build special sled for classmate
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'No more papier mache dog:' Mac the Moose gets his bigger rack

VIDEO: The Library Rock(s)

Friends and fans of the Nelson library packed the Capitol Theatre Friday to celebrate 100 years

Submissions sought for Boswell Beginnings and Beyond

A new edition is planned fo an an out-of-print Kootenay Lake history book

  • Jan 19, 2020

On the job hunt with Nelson’s Make A Change Canada

The employment charity is organizing next week’s Kootenay Patricks, Montreal Canadiens game

Crows, pirates and Segways: L.V. Rogers students make projects out of passions

The Grade 12 students presented their capstone projects Wednesday

Heart, minds, and 100 years of the Nelson library

Past and future collide this year at the Nelson library, and it all kicks off this weekend

  • Jan 17, 2020

VIDEO: Missing cat reunited with Vancouver Island family after three months

‘It was like one day she was there, the next day she was gone,’ said owner

Nelson residents living with dementia break silence on stigma

Dawn Sutcliffe was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at age 60

  • Jan 15, 2020

Sail Nelson wins national award for safety event

The local organization was honoured by the Canadian Safe Boating Council

  • Jan 15, 2020

Workshop to address climate anxiety

Climate empowerment workshop is based on The Work That Reconnects by Joanna Macy

  • Jan 15, 2020

Nelson author to launch family memoir

Ralph Friesen will present Dad, God, and Me at Touchstones on Jan. 23

  • Jan 14, 2020

13 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Nelson Public Library

As the library marks its centennial, here’s a baker’s dozen of historical factoids

1920: Nelson library founded, Annie Garland Foster elected to council

From the archives of the Nelson Daily News a century ago, compiled by Greg Scott

  • Jan 10, 2020

Award-winning novelist Terry Fallis offers workshop in Nelson

Session will explore the benefits and challenges of outlining your novel before writing it

  • Jan 10, 2020

Winter Day on Slocan Valley Rail Trail

The event takes place Jan. 19 from noon to 2:30 p.m.

  • Jan 9, 2020