Browsing by Tag: nelson

The Board Ukulele Company in Blewett, British Columbia, is making electric instruments from old skateboard decks.

Touchstones, the Nelson, British Columbia museum, has opened two new photography exhibitions this month including Creston photographer Tekoa Predika’s “Enduring Spirit” show, which explores living on the fringes through tintype colloidal photographs.

The recently released Lost Kootenays book provides a glimpse back at a simpler time in the region, when things were more black and white.

Touchstone Museum in Nelson, BC has opened its latest exhibit called “The Grow Show” about cannabis culture in the Kootenays. It’s lit.

A new film called “Desire Lines” follows world-record highliner Mia Noblet as she returns to her hometown of Nelson, British Columbia to pioneer new highlines at her local ski resort.

The new film featuring Nelson, BC skier Sam Kuch called “Frame of Mind” has dropped. Here it is in all its 11-minute-long glory.

On the heels of the announcement that Ladybird Creek Bouldering area in the Slocan Valley is now a BC Recreation Site, we take a look at the local scene and why the West Kootenay region is becoming a popular bouldering destination.

Nomadix is making sustainable towels and beachwear from plastic bottles. Photo editor Peter Moynes took some on a recent lake trip to try them out….

How can privately owned forests in highly visible and visited areas be logged seemingly without regulation or community input? Journalist Jeff Davies explains the complexities of British Columbia forest-land classifications and how one Kootenay community rallied to take action.

We received a letter to the editor from S. Boyle who was concerned about the off-leash dogs showcased in the latest issue as well as the skinny cougar in the bike feature.

Zapped Outfitters is a Kootenay company making reflective kids clothing and accessories. Our editor shines a light on its offerings.

The #BuyBasin Online Festival continues with live presentations by local businesses including those in the adventure industry.

The #BuyBasin Online Festival will run from March 23 to April 27 and will feature local businesses and live online performances from Shred Kelly, Ricky Diamonds, and Sean Rodman from Moontricks.

Crafted in Nelson, BC, the Slopedeck Fozz is a longboard-style snow surfer designed to carve up the backyard. Editor Vince Hempsall takes it for a shred.

“The climate is changing and so are we.” Kootenay youth band together to help bring down emissions and build resilience. By Ella Korth and Linn Murray.

Editor Vince Hempsall offers a glimpse into the world of rogue media, why we’re seeing more of it in our communities, and why it’s so important.

Fashion icon Coco Chanel once said the best way to lose your cares is to be someone, not something. As our senior writer discovers, these drag performers are sharing that message with people of all ages.

Lynx Off Grid Technology specializes in lights. Really, really bright lights. We took its Raven Double Ultralight headlamp for a spin and offer this glowing review.

It’s never been more important for Kootenay residents to shop locally. This is how.

The latest Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine has landed in stores this week. Appropriately, it’s the “Phoenix Issue.”