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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.

Telus Community Ambassadors support CNIB Night Steps fundraiser

Telus Community Ambassadors support CNIB Night Steps fundraiser

The Ambassadors are at it again.

The West Kootenay Telus Community Ambassador, which consists of retired  B C Tel/Telus employees, volunteer their time to provide needs for the people in the West Kootenay. 

Telus supplies the items & materials  that the Ambassadors put together and distribute for various causes. 

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.

Mungall’s Annual Bend the MLA’s Ear Tour Begins Tuesday

Mungall’s Annual Bend the MLA’s Ear Tour Begins Tuesday

MLA Michelle Mungall will be mixing up a big batch of iced tea to share as she hears from locals during her annual Bend the MLA’s Ear Tour. 

This year’s tour takes place Tuesday through Thursday (July 5-7) and will include stops in 11 communities from the north end of Kootenay Lake to the Creston Valley.
 
Since its inception in 2009, Mungall looks forward to the annual Tour as a chance to connect with people who live in the more remote regions of the constituency. 

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.

MarketFest opener brings in the crowds

MarketFest opener brings in the crowds

The opening MarketFest went off without a hitch in spite of the cooler June temperatures and precipitation experienced in the West Kootenay.

Crowds flocked to west end of Baker Street to get a look at the vendors and experienced some high class entertainment.

The next MarketFest is set for July 22 with the finale happening August 26.

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. 

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