Community

Applications sought for Bev LaPointe memorial scholarship

The scholarship offers $2,000 for a female student to attend trades training.

Passion projects during pandemic keep School District 8 students engaged

Crawford Bay students are coming up with unique ways to learn

QUIZ: A tribute to The Beatles

How much do you know about the iconic band from the 1960s?

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New mural installed on Nelson City Hall
Step into Cinderella's Closet
Nelson businesses begin to reopen
What light through yonder cellphone video breaks?

Nelson author’s novel chronicles a family’s cryptozoological obsession

Sarah Louise Butler’s The Wild Heavens reviewed by Tom Sandborn

  • May 1, 2020

GREG SCOTT: Hepatitis outbreak hits Nelson, parking rates double

In 1970, the Apollo 13 astronauts returned to Earth safely and the Nelson Kinsmen held a walkathon

  • Apr 30, 2020

COLUMN: The library in the time of COVID-19

The doors might be locked, but librarians are still busy, Heather Goldik writes

  • Apr 30, 2020

Kootenay Carshare offers transportation to hospital staff

The co-op says medical workers can use their fleet at minimal cost

  • Apr 29, 2020

100-year-old gravestones vandalized at Surrey Centre Cemetery

Headstones of local pioneers toppled in Cloverdale

COLUMN: Civic Theatre offers virtual screening rooms

Cinema typically bounces back from catastrophe, Brian May writes

  • Apr 27, 2020

QUIZ: A salute to health care workers

How much do you know about doctors, nurses and medicine? Put your knowledge to the test.

B.C. man runs 100 miles on treadmill in garage to raise money for Search and Rescue

Chilliwack’s Gary Robbins is spending the weekend running 100 miles uphill while collecting donations

‘I hope the world heals’: Preschoolers offer wisdom on COVID-19

Children in Slocan and South Slocan were asked how they are feeling

  • Apr 22, 2020

Pass Creek Fall Fair canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19

Annual Castlegar event cancelled due to COVID-19.

QUIZ: Meet the Simpsons

How much do you know about this iconic television family?

GREG SCOTT: Nelson contemplates forming Rotary Club

In 1920, the Nelson High School Overalls Club made themselves known

  • Apr 17, 2020

CHECK THIS OUT: How the library can help with COVID-19 homeschooling

The Nelson Public Library has all sorts of options for kids forced to learn remotely

  • Apr 16, 2020

Pandemic means changes for door-to-door newspaper delivery

Black Press asks readers across B.C. to be patient as carriers are asked not to touch surfaces

We’re In This Together: Black Press Media puts callout for feel-good community stories

We want to tell uplifting stories you’ve seen in your community during the pandemic

Annual Walk for Alzheimer’s moves to online format for 2020

Event was originally scheduled to be held May 3 in 22 locations across B.C.

  • Apr 14, 2020

Babies born during pandemic miss out on precious moments

One North Okanagan photographer gives away photography sessions to babies born during pandemic