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Making a world of difference

Making a world of difference

Nazanin Afshin-Jam is a human rights activist, president and co-founder of Stop Child Executions, former Miss World Canada and Miss World first runner-up and the upcoming speaker for Selkirk College’s Mir Centre for Peace winter lecture series.
Merry Kerr-stmas

Merry Kerr-stmas

Santa returned to the Chahko Mika Mall on Saturday to visit the children who lived in the burned-out Kerr Apartments. Kids received Christmas presents and stuffed stockings to make up for the presents lost in the fire, and also had a chance to sit down with the jolly man in red one last time
Past meets the present

Past meets the present

A Big Slice of Ice

A Big Slice of Ice

Fun and games at the library

What could be more fun than an evening of board games with family and friends?
Spirit burning bright for Kerr residents

Spirit burning bright for Kerr residents

He’s among the burned-out tenants of the Kerr Apartments, but rather than worry about where he’s going to live, Dave Sprague has been concentrating on his neighbours.

Alzheimer’s Disease... it’s more than you think

An online survey of baby boomers across Canada conducted by the Alzheimer Society reveals a troubling lack of awareness about Alzheimer’s disease. The gap in awareness in B.C. is sounding alarm bells as to whether our largest population is prepared for the rising tide of dementia that is ahead.
Global Day of Breath inhaled by Nelsonites

Global Day of Breath inhaled by Nelsonites

So what, might you ask, does Istanbul, Sydney, Caracas, Moscow, Barcelona or Nairobi have in common with Nelson? On Saturday, people in these communities, plus hundreds more around the globe, will be participating in the Global Day of the Breath, a day dedicated to the art of conscious breathing. In this rural community you may notice many people pausing at noon on that day to pay attention to their breath.

Ambitious student film project underway

The first semester is almost over, and tensions over exams are taking hold of the students at L.V. Rogers. Exams go from January 24 to 28. But, of course, we’re still having fun and looking forward to the new set of classes coming up. Or some of us are anyway.

Animal assistance program goes for Pepsi cash

Vote for KAAP (Kootenay Animal Assistance Program Society), and bring $25,000 into our community for animal care.