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Welcome to the Megaphone. This is your place to post the news that matters to you. If someone's getting married or getting born, this is the place to let your community know. If you want to thank someone for a good turn or lambaste the noisy, nosy, or woefully ignorant, do it here. Basically, anything you think your community need to know about: use the megaphone and make yourself heard. 

by Contributor on Friday Jun 01 2018

This August, 16 Columbia Basin youth will paddle the mighty Columbia River for 11 days through a new Wildsight program: The Columbia River Field School. 

The Field School will begin at the headwaters at Canal Flats and travel through Columbia Lake and the Columbia Wetlands, the Revelstoke area, Lower Arrow Lake, the confluence with the Kootenay River at Castlegar and south to the US...

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 19 2018

Nelson coffee culture is joining forces with Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) for the first annual Lattes for Literacy Week. This special event uses our universal love of coffee to raise funds and awareness for community literacy initiatives.

Kicking off on World Book Day, April 23, Lattes for Literacy Weekencourages Nelsonites to drink lots of coffee! Each day one of the...

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 12 2018

NDAC and Hidden Creek Art and Ecology Retreat have joined forces again to host the third annual Wood Gundy Hidden Creek Artist’s Residency, located at Grohman creek, a short boat ride from the City of Nelson. Our collective goal is to provide artists with a “retreat style” setting in order to work on or develop their Art in the areas of visual art, creative writing including music composition...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 15 2018

Transit rider don't forget to thank your driver as West Kootenay Transit celebrates International Transit Driver Appreciation Day Friday (March 16).

While March 18th is the actua International Transit Driver Appreciation Day, Friday is being used for riders to recognize the professionals who safely and reliably get people where they need to go every day.

“BC Transit drivers keep...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Mar 02 2018

StartUp Nelson is hosting a free LinkedIn workshop reflecting International Women’s Day.

The event, set for Thursday, March 8th, from 9 a.m. to Noon at Community Futures, is an opportunity to meet fellow female entrepreneurs, have some fun and learn how to put LinkedIn to work for you. 

“Optimizing your LinkedIn account and using it as part of your marketing strategy...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 18 2017

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, British Columbians have the opportunity to raise money for lung health, a tradition that has been going on for over a century.

The Lung Association depends on the generosity of British Columbians to continue to fund ground-breaking research and public education regarding lung disease and clean air.

Since 1908, Canadians have made a difference...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 11 2017

Black Productions is proud to bring GREASE to the Capitol Theatre stage in collaboration with the Selkirk College of Contemporary Music. 

We are actively looking for actors, singers and dancers ages 18 and up to come out and audition.

Scheduled auditions will be held (Saturday & Sunday) January 13th & 14th, 2018 from 11a.m. - 8 p.m.

GREASE will run May 24th-27th,...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 18 2017

Nelson author, Diana Morita Cole, is the recipient of the 2017 Richard Carver Award for Emerging Writers.

The award is sponsored by the Nelson and District Arts Council, the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival and the Carver Family.

Cole, selected by a jury charged with finding the best recipient, will receive her award and read from her work at Elephant Mountain Literary...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 11 2017

There's only a few more sleeps for fans of Ron James to purchase tickets for the award-winning comedian.

The show in Nelson is scheduled for Thursday (June 15) at the Capitol Theatre and the next night in Trail, Friday (June 16) at the Charles Bailey Theatre.

Marshaling a comedian’s eye for satire and a writer’s ear for language, James takes his audience on a breath-taking, non-...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 13 2015

Thursday (October 15) is a big day for credit unions and its members.

Credit Unionr members and branches from around the world will join together to celebrate International Credit Union Day, an annual event to commemorate the credit union movement’s impact and achievements globally, nationally and in local communities.

This year’s theme, “People Helping People. Our Co-op...

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