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Everyone needs protein

Everyone needs protein

Protein is well known as an important part of a healthy diet, but the cost of fresh, protein-rich foods is often prohibitive for people living in poverty.

SPCA fundraiser makes a great night out

The Nelson branch of the BC SPCA would like to invite you to eat out in support of a good cause. On Wednesday, April 13, they will be holding their ninth annual Eat For Pete’s Sake fundraiser. Fifteen local restaurants have generously agreed to donate a portion of their night’s income directly to the Nelson adoption centre.

The home stretch begins

Well, spring break is over sadly, and we’re in the final stretch before the end of school and the wonderful summer sun. We’re all getting back into the flow of school though, and the third term is almost over. The days and weeks are going by really fast now, and it’s almost scary how close some of us are getting to the end of our high school years.
Rhythm Ropers challenge supporters to name that tune

Rhythm Ropers challenge supporters to name that tune

What’s everyone up to this Friday night? Are you ready to have some fun?
Coming together for special portrait

Coming together for special portrait

On March 26, 500 members of the West Kootenay community, from the Slocan Valley to the East Shore, gathered at Lakeside Park in Nelson and transformed into a free flowing river and towering mountain ranges.

Lions set to spring into action at Nelson conference

The weekend of April 15 to 17 will see many more Lions of the human kind roaming the streets of Nelson. The local Nelson Lions Club is hosting the District 19E annual spring conference in Nelson this year at the Prestige Hotel and Resort Conference Centre.

What gas stations and libraries have in common

The Nelson library has made the decision: we’re going to get rid of all of our print books, magazines, and newspapers in one giant booksale and go digital.
Vampires and Abs

Vampires and Abs

The cast of Princesses Love Vampires and 13 Minutes of Abs takes a break from filming. The trailer for the film — created by local comedian and soon-to-be blockbuster filmmaker David Rae — will get its first-ever screening at Rae’s upcoming show at L.V. Rogers high school.
Columbia Basin Trust hires two Nelson residents

Columbia Basin Trust hires two Nelson residents

Rona Park and Gary Ockenden have new positions with the organization.

Nelson’s MS Walk slated for May 1

This spring, more than 6,000 B.C. and Yukon Scotiabank MS Walk participants will come together in over 26 communities to raise funds in support of enhancing quality of life for those living with multiple sclerosis.