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Kaslo May Days
Kaslo May Days
Spring
Well, it's almost time. The tell-tale waft of lilacs is in the air, announcing that Kaslo is about to host our most infamous, enduring and vibrant party. May Days is a staple around these parts, an all-ages, community-inclusive affair that holds special meaning for most everyone. The annual Kaslo... Read More
NBC Brewery Tour
NBC Brewery Tour
Food and Beverage
 Nelson Brewing Company (NBC) has quite the view, whether you are on the roof looking out over Nelson, BC or in the brewery admiring their long line of organic beers and stacks and stacks of beer getting processed, bottled, capped and ready to be shipped out. Since NBC’s inception in 1991,... Read More
Kaslo Soccer
Kaslo Soccer
Spring
Twice a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays behind the school, a motley little crew of Kaslovians assembles for a lighthearted, high-spirited, very friendly soccer game around 5:30pm. Last friday I worked up the courage to attend, in spite of my very mediocre soccer skills. I've always liked soccer, more... Read More
Balfour Golf
Balfour Golf
Spring
Spring transformed into summer this past week in the Nelson Kootenay Lake area. The sun beat down on us hitting 28 degrees or more in places, and if you were on the Balfour Golf Course you would have felt the heat from the sun and also the cool breeze off the snowcapped mountains. Oh the pleasure... Read More
Cottonwood Singers
Cottonwood Singers
Spring
It Reads like a name you might find on a beer can, but this is a chamber music event that showcases the lighter side of Nelson’s Cottonwood Singers. The concert is slated for Sunday April 28th, in the exceptional acoustic environment of St Saviour’s Pro-Cathedral. Director Kathleen Neudorf has... Read More
Photo Contest
Photo Contest
Spring
We're looking for your best SPRING photos for our new Kootenay Spring Photo Contest!! Two amazing prize packages will be awarded, one for the Fan Favourite (the photo with the most votes) and the Grand Prize winner selected by Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism.   The Grand Prize package includes... Read More
Cat Skiing
Cat Skiing
Spring
The end of March 2013 was a tough one, with winter and spring battling for my attention. Rather than chose one season, I chose to do a little bit of both, and it turned out to be the right decision. The week began with some morning gardening and yard work, admiring the colorful tulips and crocus’... Read More
NBC Beer
NBC Beer
Food and Beverage
If you're a serious beer drinker, you'll want to consider a tour of the Nelson Brewing Company. Upon arrival Chad immediately starts pouring free samples. With a wide grin he says: “I get a much better review, when I get people drinking first.” Yearly, NBC brews about 750,000 liters of beer, which... Read More
Free sticker
Free sticker
Spring
As a big thank you to everyone that voted, making Nelson the recognized #1 Ski Town in North America (along with Rossland, BC), we're giving away FREE STICKERS! The Best Ski Town stickers are available at the Nelson Kootenay Lake office (located in the visitor centre) and at the following... Read More
Ski TV
Ski TV
Winter
Together with producer Darryl Palmer and host Claire Challen, we got to work on an exciting new project. We, Caroline & Julie, two Dutch ski journalists, shot an episode of Ski TV at Whitewater and Nelson. We focused on what makes WH2O so special to us. Being surrounded by cheerful people who... Read More

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