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Peter Bartl wins Nelson’s 2018 Heritage Award

The historian received the award for education, promotion and preservation of Nelson’s local history

  • Jan 25, 2019

Celebrated sibling duo to perform in Nelson

Cheng2 Duo, cello and violin, will perform Jan. 30 at the Capitol

  • Jan 24, 2019

Author to describe life in remote Nepal at Nelson reading

Dorje Dolma presents her book Yak Girl: Growing Up in the Remote Dolpo Region of Nepal on Jan. 31

  • Jan 24, 2019
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Cold water enthusiasts
2019 Polar Bear Swim
West Coast kids learn about ocean safety
Eagle Release Cowichan

Is your dog one of Canada’s top 10 most popular breeds?

Labs still top the list, French bulldogs move up

Why film photography is less work (and more rewarding) than digital

A conversation with Nelson photographers Fred Rosenberg and Thomas Nowaczynski

Check This Out: An e-content primer for the bewildered

E-books and audio books cost the library more than print books. Is this fair?

  • Jan 21, 2019

Born 1 pound, 11 ounces, Winlaw premature baby comes home

Indra Greaves was born at the Nelson hospital after just 24 weeks of gestation

West Kootenay radio club says local network in need of upgrades

Club president Lane Wilson estimated $100,000 of work required

Free naloxone kits, training offered in Nelson

The sessions run Jan. 17 and 24, 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army

Nominations open for Nelson’s Citizen of the Year

Recent winners include Kim Charlesworth and Helen Jameson

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

Global event offers people with special needs a full prom experience in Chilliwack, Surrey

Mountain caribou expert to speak in Nelson

David Moskowitz is the author of Caribou Rainforest: From Heartbreak to Hope

  • Jan 14, 2019

Check This Out: You say you want a resolution?

Anne DeGrace is the Adult Services Coordinator at the Nelson Public Library. Check This Out runs every other week.

  • Jan 11, 2019

New dog greeter spreading smiles at prestigious B.C. hotel

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

VIDEO: Theo the 800-pound pig finds a home on Vancouver Island

An 800-pound rescued Langley pig, named Theodore, is off to a livestock sanctuary on the Island.

Nelson mural festival calls for 2019 artists and walls

Deadline for applications is Jan. 31

  • Jan 3, 2019

VIDEO: Chill out Nelson, 2019 is here

Nelson splashed into the new year with the annual Polar Bear Swim

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Whether you’re a Christmas angel or a Grinch, this test will challenge your knowledge of the holiday