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Reel Adventures Fishing
Reel Adventures Fishing
Fall
The Reel Adventures Fishing Report, Nov 4, 2013   Kootenay Lake   Everything seems perfect for fall/winter fishing now!  Our water temperatures are just right.  Our weather has been good.  And our fish are starting to cooperate. We have had a lot of... Read More
Best Ski Town
Best Ski Town
Winter
Still Best Ski Town in North America! This year Powder Magazine is hosting a Facebook contest that brings 64 ski resorts together, competing one ski hill against the another, gradually drilling down to one resort that will carry the title of Best Ski Resort in North America. Last year... Read More
Sculpture Walk
Sculpture Walk
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Sculpturewalk Gala and Shane Koyczan  - WOW what a night! If you have walked the streets of Castlegar the past few years you would have seen sculptures from acclaimed sculptors from across Canada and the USA. Their works are stunning. They capture ones attention and intrique, opening your mind... Read More
Capitol Theatre
Capitol Theatre
Arts, Culture & Heritage
It was quite a treat (and I don’t mean a Halloween treat) having the Nelson Overture Concert Society (NOCS) bring the Gryphon Trio to the Capitol Theatre on October 24, 2013. Canada’s pre-eminent chamber ensemble showed the full-house why they are so admired and the deserving winners of the... Read More
Touchstones Museum Antique
Touchstones Museum Antique
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Have you ever watched an antique appraisal show on TV? They have caught my interest for many years, and this past weekend, in Nelson BC, Touchstones Museum and Gallery hosted two days of antique appraising by well-known appraiser Peter S. Blundell, A.A. This event was the perfect opportunity to... Read More
Travel Journalists
Travel Journalists
Summer
This weekend we are heading to Nelson and Kaslo on our trip from Calgary to Vancouver. We leave the hot and sunny flatlands of Calgary behind and welcome the fresh air in our lungs after a long winding road through the mountains. Small coloured Victorian houses and the vibrant Baker Street welcome... Read More
Aurora Borealis Nelson
Aurora Borealis Nelson
Summer
Thanks for liking my photos. Taking pictures is just my hobby and I only have half-a-year experience in SLR camera taking. (I am not a professional photographer even though taking a photo of northern lights is kind of involved in my job.) But If someone can be happy with my pictures, I too am... Read More
Exploring Kaslo
Exploring Kaslo
Summer
 Dozens of locals have suggested a trip to Kaslo since I moved to Nelson six weeks ago, and yet each time they’ve asked about my visit, I’ve had to shake my head and utter the same response: “I haven’t been just yet”. So last week it was time to turn things around and venture up the lake. Yet... Read More
Knowledge Network History Competition
Knowledge Network History Competition
Arts, Culture & Heritage
I hiked up Pulpit Rock a few weeks ago to get some perspective on how to approach the Knowledge Network’s History Shorts Competition. As I looked around from that vantage point, the idea for my pitch emerged. The isolated and mountainous geography of our region shapes our communities and us as... Read More
Cody Caves
Cody Caves
Summer
Last weekend, I was granted the opportunity to explore the newly re-opened Cody Caves for the first time.  I’ve been in caves before, but after this experience, I would say this was my first time truly ‘caving’. The trip began with a 20-minute drive up the mountain to the parking lot where we... Read More

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