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Every Step Matters Sunday at Lakeside Rotary Park

Every Step Matters Sunday at Lakeside Rotary Park

Sunday, at Lakeside Rotary Park, Nelsonites have a chance to put a dent into the disease during the Scotiabank MS Walk.

The fundraising event begins at 10 a.m. with registration, followed by the walk at 11 a.m.

Participants have the option of walking, running riding the three kilometer or five kilometer along the picturesque Nelson waterfront.

Elephant Mountain Literary Festival rated in Canada’s top 10

Elephant Mountain Literary Festival rated in Canada’s top 10

Readers, writers, literary enthusiasts, environmentalists, and music fans can now purchase discounted passes for this year’s Elephant Mountain Literary Festival, running from July 6-10.

Mitchell Scott talk at Oxygen Art Centre

Mitchell Scott talk at Oxygen Art Centre

Mitchell Scott from Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine is at the podium Wednesday (May 11th) at 7:30 p.m. at Oxygen Art Centre.

With more than 20 years as a creative professional, Scott has worked as a writer, editor, director, creative director, and producer across a number of different genres including magazine publishing, film and web content marketing.

Practical Financial Solutions: Your post-grad financial checklist

Practical Financial Solutions: Your post-grad financial checklist

Congratulations – you’ve earned your degree or diploma! Now is the perfect time to take a few minutes to review this five-step post-grad tutorial that will help you get a solid financial start on your new life.
 

Victoria author Tricia Dower reads at the Nelson Library

Victoria author Tricia Dower reads at the Nelson Library

The 1960s was a time of great social upheaval as resistance to the Vietnam War and the movement for civil rights captured the hearts and minds of young people on both sides of the border.

Crime Wave hits BC Interior

Crime Wave hits BC Interior

While most of the country continues to battle crime in traditional ways, several interior communities have invited it straight to their heart in the form of an organized road trip by a handful of the province’s most devious minds.

“I’m not even exactly sure how we hatched this particular plot,” says Dieter Kalteis whose third novel, Triggerfish, will be released next month by ECW Press.

“But all of a sudden, there it was and a whole gang of us were playing along.”

Convergence Writers' weekend to receive visit from Bikes Not Pipes Tour

Convergence Writers' weekend to receive visit from Bikes Not Pipes Tour

Some West Kootenay environmentalists have found a unique way of joining the audience converging on Silverton, B.C. to attend the Convergence Writers’ Weekend May 13 to 14.

Members and supporters of Kootenays for a Pipeline-Free B.C. will leave Nelson, B.C. May 12 to cycle through the Slocan Valley in time to arrive in Silverton for the evening opening event of the writers’ weekend.  The weekend features two well-known environmental authors participating in talks, workshops and panel discussions on the theme of “The Spirit in the Landscape.”

Planting Time is Here!

Planting Time is Here!

The 15th Annual Nelson Garden Festival is set to run on Saturday (May 7th) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the 200 block of Baker St. and the 500 block of Kootenay St.

The West Kootenay EcoSociety will be managing the 2016 Nelson Garden Festival again this year, and Markets Director Jesse R. Woodward is excited to take on the challenge for the third year in a row.

“Last year’s Gardenfest was such a wonderful and super popular event with amazing weather and huge crowds,” Woodward said.

Third Annual Critical Mass Bike in Nelson Rides Again

Third Annual Critical Mass Bike in Nelson Rides Again

Local environmentalists and bike riders are taking to the streets for the 3rd Annual Critical Mass Ride in Nelson, on Saturday May 7th.

Once again, the theme much-loved by cyclists everywhere is “For a clean energy future”.

Movers and shakers behind Junior Dragons’ Den

Movers and shakers behind Junior Dragons’ Den

Columbia Power is a sponsor of Junior Dragons’ Den, a Community Futures of Greater Trail initiative to support youth entrepreneurs. Modelled after CBC’s popular show - Dragons’ Den - secondary and post-secondary students pitch their business ideas to a panel of “dragons” with winners in each category taking home prizes.

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