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by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 26 2019

The holiday season is a time filled with togetherness and laughter. Sometimes, though, social gatherings can be overwhelming and may cause mixed feelings when we notice changes in friends and family members affected by dementia. Caregivers can explore strategies for minimizing stress and making holiday celebrations more enjoyable for both the caregiver and the person living with dementia....

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 24 2019

Past members of the North Shore Fire Department (NSFD) shared stories about call-outs and practices during a special reunion event last month.

Past NSFD chiefs and volunteers were invited to catch up with each other and reminisce about old times, and to get to know some of the current volunteers. Some members came from as far away as Vancouver, although most still reside in the area....

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

The Kootenay Lake Healthcare Auxiliary Society recently purchased a new power blood collection chair and ergonomic cardiac stretcher for the laboratory.

The cost to purchase this equipment was $12,300 with the money being raised through Gift Shop sales, TV Rentals, Bake Sales and two Raffles.

The Auxiliary thanks the community for your generous support. The Auxiliary meets on the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 19 2019

Hard to believe, I know . . . and don't we look fabulous at the tender age of 20?

KCR has been rockin' and talking on the air since 1999 and to celebrate, we're throwing a party at the Royal Friday, November 22. The community is invited to come out and celebrate.

Remissness with the founding Kootenay Co-op Radio board, catch up with former programmers and current ones, buy a t-...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 14 2019

Getting offline and spending more time outside in nature is something we can all get on board with, right?

West Kootenay EcoSociety is bringing two movies, Level 1 Productions’ Romance and Nitro Snowboards’ Offline to Rossland on Wednesday, November 20th at the Miners Hall at 7 p.m, and to Nelson on Wednesday, November 27th at the Civic Theatre at 7 p.m. 

Both screenings will...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 14 2019

Imagine getting all bundled up on a cold winter’s night to water the ice rink at Lions Park with the help of a new friend.

This is definitely not everyone’s cup of tea, but for those of us who have been doing this year after year it’s a labour of love. Love of the satisfaction you get when you see that sheen of ice glisten in the night. Love of the sound of skates cutting into that cold...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 12 2019

The Nelson Lions Club is more than just a service club which hosts the July 1 Pancake Breakfast or picks up Christmas Trees following the holiday season or caretakes Lions Park located in the Uphill District of the Heritage City.

The community service club also accepts applications for its Community Grant Program.

This program, in its 11th year,  has the Lions club...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 12 2019

Multimedia assemblages that evoke strange tales grace the walls at the Nelson Public Library this fall in an exhibition of work by found-object magician Evelyn Posgate.

The 12 pieces incorporate vintage game pieces, doll parts, miscellaneous hardware and elements from the natural world to create compelling visual narratives.

Posgate’s artistic inventiveness may well have been...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is pleased to welcome and introduce Pat Hergott as the new Fire Chief of the Balfour Harrop Fire Department.

“The Fire Chief plays a very important role in the community, and the responsibilities include everything from the administration of the hall, operational readiness of firefighters and equipment, and maintenance of a training...

by CBT on Tuesday Nov 05 2019

Many families in the Columbia Basin rely upon child care. To help meet this need for quality spaces, 67 child care providers in 24 communities will be creating up to 198 new spaces and improving 1,256 spaces. These projects are being undertaken with nearly $1.4 million from Columbia Basin Trust’s Child Care Capital...