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To The Editor:

It is a sign of our times that the most important political decision of our time is sitting in a ballot on our kitchen table (or misplaced in our junk mail).

We have in front of us an opportunity to change the voting system in...

Selkirk College’s Mir Centre for Peace and Nelson’s Restorative Justice Program will welcome author and advocate Shannon Moroney to the West Kootenay in late-November to discuss her personal story of violence, grief and ultimately forgiveness.

Moroney was a high school guidance counsellor...

BC Soccer recently announced that Nelson Soccer Assocation has become the first organization outside of the Coastal region and the BCSPL to meet the criteria and receive the designation of BC Soccer’s Club Charter Standard 1.

In a recent media release, BCSA said NSA achieved the standard...

Mount Sentinel Wildcats had one goal this season, and that was to qualify for the BC High School A Girl’s Volleyball Championships.

The Cats earned a spot in the tournament next month in Nanaimo after Mount Sentinel finished fourth at the Kootenay High School A Girl’s Volleyball...

An exhibition at the Nelson Public Library showcases Blaise Enright’s photographic skill and an inspiring project aimed at bridging the intergenerational divide. 

The latest in a series of photography projects, Enright’s images contribute the visual narrative to the book Growing Together, Conversations with Seniors and Youth by Lee Reid in collaboration with Nelson Cares. Growing...

There's a new trailer with bright graphics at Taghum Shell.

Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation and the Nelson Leafs Recycling Centre are collaborating to provide convenient new recycling opportunities for returnable beverage containers. When the public drops off your recyclables at the trailer they will reduce waste going to landfills while providing funding for our local hospital.

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CBT commits $1.5 mill to bringing technology to local communities

Much of life today revolves around technology. More and more people are seeing new opportunities in the areas of video and music production, creating digital art and animation or recording their own podcasts. Yet not everyone has access to the technology required to participate or thrive in this digital world. Soon, more Columbia Basin residents will be able to access digital equipment and...

Children and youth from across Canada are gathering in Toronto on November 20 for the National Child Day Forum, a day of discussions on the urgent need to invest in Canada’s youngest citizens, culminating with the final release of the Canadian Children’s Charter.

The forum was organized by Children First Canada, a national non-profit organization working to make Canada the...