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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 29 2012

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is hosting a Special Open Board meeting Thursday, March 1 at 9 a.m.

The reason for the meeting is to review the 2012 RDCK budget.

The meeting will take place in the board room of the RDCK office on 202 Lakeside Drive in Nelson.

 

by Contributor on Monday Feb 27 2012

B.C. Liquor Stores are once again doing its best to support Dry Grads throughout the province.

From Saturday, Feb. 25 until March 31, BC Liquor Stores, including the store in Nelson on Anderson Street, customers can donate $1 or more to Support Dry Grad celebrations in their communities.

"For the past 12 years, BC Liquor Stores customers and employees have raised funds to...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 26 2012

The Kootenay Rhythm Dragons are rolling out the red carpet for new paddlers with a membership drive Saturday, March 10 at the Community First Health Co-op Building in Nelson.

The membership drive is set for 10 a.m. to noon on the lower level CCCR Office at 518 Lake Street.

Coffee and muffins are provided.

The Kootenay Rhythm Dragons began as Nelson's first dragon boat team...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 23 2012

The upcoming year in the Heritage City  is shaping up to be an exciting season for live performances for children young and old with the continuation of the Capitol Kids Series.

There are three chances for families to be mesmerized by a Professional Zaniac, explore the Wizard of Oz and be inspired by Monster Theatre.

There will also be a chance to win prizes from BumblebeeToys....

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 20 2012

Time is running out on nominations for the Knights of Columbus Nelson Citizen of the Year.

Nelsonites looking to reward outstanding citizens in Nelson have until Wednesday, February 29 at 4 p.m. when nominations close.

Forms are available at Nelson City Hall, Sonja’s China Cabinet, or the Chamber of Commerce.

Last year the Knights honoured former teacher and Nelson Maple...

by Contributor on Monday Feb 20 2012

After a successful first year operating the area’s only licensed poultry abattoir, owner Judi Morton is beginning the new season with an educational event called  “Chicken Day”.

The event will be held Saturday, March 10th at the Vallican Whole Community Centre and will feature an introductory session for beginners as well as sessions for experienced poultry producers and planning for...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 16 2012

Staff at Mallard’s Source for Sports decided to take a step outside the sporting scene to find the latest recipient of Team of the Week.

Mallard’s Source for Sports was impressed with the impressive results of St. Joseph's Elementary School in the latest round of the Nelson Fire Rescue Services' Fire Drill award. 

St. Joseph's Elementary won the trophy, and the $300 cash prize,...

by Anonymous on Tuesday Feb 14 2012

Is an oil pipeline to run 1,170 km from Alberta's tar sands to British Columbia's west coast what people want?

Is the 225 oil tankers expected to travel  through the last intact temperate rainforest and along B.C.'s treacherous northern inside coastal waters per year a good idea?

Does the public want to trade 560 full time jobs in the fossil fuel industry for tens of thousands of...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 14 2012

The Nelson Public Library continues to offer service at the Winlaw Elementary School every third Thursday of the month.

Librarians will be at the school from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, Februrary 16 and upcoming months of March 15, April 19 and May 17.

The Nelson Public Library lffers book, DVD or MP3 from a small library connection on-site. People can reserve a book online and staff will...

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 09 2012

West Kootenay EcoSociety will open the doors of the Kokanee Creek Visitors Centre again this summer thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Columbia Basin Trust’s Environmental Initiatives Program.

 “We are very pleased to be running the Centre for 2012,” says EcoSociety Executive Director David Reid.

“We’ve got lots of programs planned and the CBT has provided the backbone ...

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