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Baldface Cat Skiing
Baldface Cat Skiing
Adventure
Hot off the press, Red Bull Ultra Natural Reveals the First 13 Riders to Qualify Event rookies selected to compete against the top finishers from 2012 on an updated course Feb. 15-21 at Baldface Lodge. Santa Monica, CA (February 8, 2013) – With the contest window opening one week from today, 13 of... Read More
Ainsworth Hot Springs
Ainsworth Hot Springs
Health and Wellness
My wife and I decided to go up the road from Nelson BC for a little r 'n' r and spend the night at Ainsworth Hot Springs. It's a short 30 minute drive from our home, so a painless trip. We arrived in their newly renovated lobby which incidentally features some spectacular stonework. Next we settled... Read More
Family Day Nelson BC
Family Day Nelson BC
Winter
 British Columbia’s first Family Day, February 11, 2013! The Nelson Kootenay Lake area is celebrating the family the whole weekend!  Starting now there are sales in Nelson and Kaslo, with the big Gericks Cycle and Ski full-blown winter clearance sale! Touchstones Museum of Art and History... Read More
Ballet Theatre
Ballet Theatre
Arts, Culture & Heritage
The Capitol Theatre, along with the Nelson Overture Concert Series hosted Ballet Jorgen, one of Canada's premiere touring ballet groups on January 31, 2013, to perform the classic Swan Lake. From the first piroette and memorable theme carried by the peircing tone of the oboe, it was mezmerizing.... Read More
Kootenay Cup Skiing
Kootenay Cup Skiing
Health and Wellness
The Nelson Nordic Ski Club hosted an incredible Kootenay Cup event on January 27th, 2013 in Nelson, BC. Little wee skiers to adults of all ages, and all abilities, flooded the race track, walking, pushing, sliding and skate-skiing their way across the finish line. It was exciting watching everyone... Read More
Dogs in Nelson
Dogs in Nelson
Arts, Culture & Heritage
There was a misrepresented article about Nelson BC written in the National Post this past week that has some Nelsonites stepping up and speaking very loudly about their charming, safe, diverse, welcoming community. In response to the article, and from my experience as a resident, Nelson ... Read More
Whitewater Winter Carnival
Whitewater Winter Carnival
Arts, Culture & Heritage
It was a busy weekend in Nelson with the Kootenay Literary Competition, hosted at the Prestige Lakeside Resort, welcoming over 250 people to the event and recognizing the written word by entrants of all ages and locations within the Kootenays. Ten winners were chosen and the top five read a few... Read More
Nelson Ski Town
Nelson Ski Town
Winter
What makes up the best ski town in North America? Boutique-style accommodations hidden away in the mountains? High end, unique shopping and dining? Knee deep powder on and off the slopes of Whitewater Ski Resort? World class entertainment and arts? At the end of 2012, California-based ski... Read More
Nelson Kerr's Apartments
Nelson Kerr's Apartments
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Kerr's Apartments By Patricia A. Rogers Style: Richardsonian Romanesque Constructed: 1910-1912 Although a picture may be “worth a thousand words’ it can sometimes make the imagination stutter. As a result it is difficult to imagine, when you view the photograph of the fire gutted building, that... Read More

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