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New regional tourism website AND mobile app showcases International Selkirk Loop

New regional tourism website AND mobile app showcases International Selkirk Loop

With its 280 mile/450 km of breathtaking scenery and vibrant communities, the International Selkirk Loop is a popular destination for vacationers and travelers.

Nelson Police Department Restorative Justice is Now Recruiting Volunteer Restorative Justice Facilitators

Nelson Police Department Restorative Justice is Now Recruiting Volunteer Restorative Justice Facilitators

For people who want to make a difference in Nelson by finding a solution instead of letting the courts take over following the aftermath of crime and other harmful behaviour, a position with the Restorative Justice team is an opportunity to achieve this goal.

The Nelson Police Department Restorative Justice (NPDRJ) program is currently in the process of recruiting dedicated volunteers for the position of Restorative Justice Facilitator.

Seven local faith groups partner with EcoSociety to present monthly Kootenay Climate Vigils

Seven local faith groups partner with EcoSociety to present monthly Kootenay Climate Vigils

Nelson and area faith groups have teamed up with the West Kootenay EcoSociety to launch a monthly gathering, Kootenay Climate Vigil. This series will take place on the 22nd of every month with a major community event on Earth Day, April 22, in 2017.

Faith communities will take turns rotating the service amongst their centres and traditions and community members from all faiths and traditions are invited.

Nelson Area Sea and Air Cadets depart for Summer Training

Nelson Area Sea and Air Cadets depart for Summer Training

Members of 81 Hampton Gray Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corp and 561 Osprey Royal Canadian Air Squadron from Nelson left recently for Summer Training.
 
The Cadets who are aged 12 to 18 years of age where traveling to Cadet Training Centres in Comox (Quadra Cadet Training Centre), Victoria (Albert Head Cadet Training Centre) and Vernon Cadet Training Centre.
 
The cadets are attending courses that are two to six weeks in duration.
 

Hot and Bothered Forum Presentations and Reports Now Online

Hot and Bothered Forum Presentations and Reports Now Online

Many people have been asking how they can get information from the April 22-23 Hot and Bothered Forums and now there is information on the website and Facebook page “Hot and Bothered in the Kootenays” as well as a guide for starting conversations in your community or neighbourhood.

The website http://www.hotandbotheredinthekoots.org/ which was part of the very successful forums on Water, Drought and Climate Change held in Nelson on April 22 and 23, has been updated to allow continued community engagement.

Fabric artist Kate Bridger brings summer blooms to the Nelson Library

Fabric artist Kate Bridger brings summer blooms to the Nelson Library

Summer blooms glorious at the library in stunning fabric paintings by Nelson artist Kate Bridger. Five flower portraits are delicately rendered, resulting in a surprisingly painterly take on petal, leaf, and glass.
 
Kate has been a practicing fabric artist since the early 1980s. Over the years she has invented, refined and experimented with materials, subject matter, and techniques, allowing her to portray landscapes, streetscapes, wildlife, abstracts, architecture and a variety of subject matter in meticulous detail.
 

Camp Koolaree Open House celebrates 85th Anniversary

Camp Koolaree Open House celebrates 85th Anniversary

Camp Koolaree on the south side of Kootenay Lake is hosting an Open House Saturday (July 9th) to celebrate its 85th anniversary.

Established in 1931, Camp Koolaree is a 137 acre camp located on the West Arm of beautiful Kootenay Lake.

Kootenay Kids Society hosts Lemonade Stand Wednesday

Kootenay Kids Society hosts Lemonade Stand Wednesday

Kootenay Kids Society will be back on Baker Street Wednesday (July 6) for  the Kootenay Kids Lemonade Stand at the corner of Ward and Baker Streets in the Heritage City.

The Lemonade Stand Sale goes from between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. outside the Scotiabank Branch in Nelson.

Anyone looking to quench their thirst for social good while at the same time enjoying a refreshingly cool drinkand a tasty baked treat should definitely plan to stop at the stand.

Selkirk Paving/Nelson Ready Mix Legacy Golf Event Rescheduled to July 10

Selkirk Paving/Nelson Ready Mix Legacy Golf Event Rescheduled to July 10

Mother Nature wasn't very kind to the Annual Kootenay Hospital Foundation Legacy Golf Event.

The tournament, which was supposed to be held Friday (June 24) had to be called off due to weather conditions.

However, Bryna Idler of the Kootenay Hospital Foundation says the show must go on and had rescheduled the event to Sunday, July 10 for a fun day of golf, dinner and prizes, all while supporting our hospital.

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