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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.

End of School Street Party at Nelson Youth Centre

End of School Street Party at Nelson Youth Centre

School’s out and summer’s here! 

Thursday (June 30th) the Nelson and District Youth Centre will be hosting a street party in front of their Lake Street building. 

Get Your Medieval On! Nakusp Medieval Days are Back

Get Your Medieval On! Nakusp Medieval Days are Back

It’s back! Step back in time on July 23 & 24 and experience life as it was in the Middle Ages.

This year promises to be bigger and better, according to the Nakusp Medieval Society’s President and Event Co-ordinator, Daniel Abraham.

“The first Nakusp Medieval Days event in 2015 was an event that brought hundreds of new faces to the town, from all over western North America,’ said Abraham.

Residents invited to a Summer Learn and Save Event on June 27th

Residents invited to a Summer Learn and Save Event on June 27th

The City of Nelson and Nelson Hydro has teamed up with FortisBC to offer residents with an informative evening about energy efficiency and water conservation.
 
“This is your chance to learn about heat pumps and meet your local heat pump specialists,” said Carmen Proctor, EcoSave program manager.

The KBFPC has launched its first full year of operations

The KBFPC has launched its first full year of operations

The Kootenay & Boundary Food Producers Co-op (KBFPC) is steadily working towards its goal of creating a sustainable local food economy where local food is always available in the grocery store where you shop and the restaurants where you eat, all while the farmers and businesses who produce it are making a living wage. 

Local Credit Union’s Collaborate for Two Great Local Initiatives

Local Credit Union’s Collaborate for Two Great Local Initiatives

Nelson & District Credit Union (NDCU) and Kootenay Savings Credit Union (KSCU) recently collaborated to support the Kootenay & Boundary Regional Food Producers Co-op and the Nelson & Area Elder Abuse Prevention Program.

The two respective local credit unions are excited to form a partnership to support two Kootenay-made initiatives.

The Regional Food Producers Co-op is fundraising to build a centralized storage facility for their member producers.

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