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The Nelson Lions Club raises a lot of money from there various fundraisers, including the ever-popular Canada Day Pancake Breakfast, Magic Variety Show and Firewood Sale.

However, the Lions Club does not like to hold on to cash for very long.

Hence the reason for the club...

It’s by no accident that Nelson native Johnny McCuaig was born to rock and roll, and with an intensity that rise’s from his soul.

Officially rebranding as ‘Arcana Kings’ from their previous act as The Johnny McCuaig Band, the band recently released their debut album ‘Lions As Ravens’ in...

Whitewater Ski Club is sending five athletes to the upcoming BC Winter Games in Dawson Creek, February 20-23.

The five skiers earned spots following a Provincial Zone race held at Red Mountain Ski Hill in Rossland.

The Whitewater contingent, part of a 17-skier team from the...

The American Hockey League announced in a media release Monday that Springfield Thunderbirds forward Dryden Hunt has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 16, 2020.

Hunt, a graduate of Nelson Minor Hockey, recorded five points during Springfield's...

B.C. environmental author and activist Nancy Holmes, B.C. women-in-trades poet and memoirist Kate Braid, and Alberta wilderness writer and singer-songwriter Sid Marty will headline this year’s Convergence Writers’ Weekend, in Silverton, B.C. June 12 and 13.

Registration is now open for the 7th annual event, to be held at the Silverton Memorial Hall, 203 Lake Ave. (Highway 6...

It started as a class trip and ended with a rescue mission.

In 2010 a group of students arrived in Haiti to work on a humanitarian project; just four hours later the devastating earthquake hit.

Owen Spears shares his experience waiting for rescue – and about the kindness of locals – in his memoir, Hour Four: Surviving the Earthquake in Haiti. The local launch of Spears’ book...

DriveSmart BC: Let's Block the Road!

When I was posted in the Okanagan in the 1990s I was answering phones in the detachment dispatch office. A caller from Summerland asked what would happen if he decided to take his protest sign down to the highway and conduct his own personal blockade. He expressed the opinion that if he did that the police would arrive quickly and if he did not move he would be removed.I couldn't argue his...

Budget 2020 moves British Columbia forward by building the infrastructure the growing province needs, supporting thousands of new jobs, strengthening investments in health and education and making life more affordable for everyone.

“From new roads, hospitals, housing, schools and child care centres to better, more affordable services in every community, we’re seeing fundamental changes...