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Nelson's Kaden Ellis participates in Nationa Sea Cadet Regatta

Nelson's Kaden Ellis participates in Nationa Sea Cadet Regatta

he 2016 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet National Regatta is in full swing at Portsmouth Harbour in Kingston, Ontario for the past three days, with 18-year old Cadet Kaden Ellis from Nelson, BC as a fierce competitor.

He was selected as one of the top 50 sea cadet sailors from across the country to participate in this prestigious competition.

Practical Financial Solutions: 10 ways post-secondary students can save money

 Practical Financial Solutions: 10 ways post-secondary students can save money

As many high school graduates prepare head off to college or university for the first time, budgeting wisely will allow students to focus mostly on the classroom instead of worrying about finance.

Stetski allocates more than $600,000 for Kootenay-Columbia youth jobs

Stetski allocates more than $600,000 for Kootenay-Columbia youth jobs


For Immediate Release
August 19, 2016
 
Nelson - MP Wayne Stetski was instrumental in awarding more than $600,000 in federal assistance to create summer jobs for Kootenay- Columbia students.

The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Initiative contributes annually to aid in creating jobs for students aged 15 to 30. This year the federal government provided additional funding of $242,644 earmarked for youth employment in the Kootenay-Columbia riding.

Selkirk College Offers Two Creative Writing Classes in Nelson This Fall

Selkirk College Offers Two Creative Writing Classes in Nelson This Fall

Selkirk College is providing emerging and established writers an opportunity to release their creative energy with a pair of exciting offerings in Nelson starting in September.

Building off success from last year, Selkirk College will be offering both Creative Writing 100 (CWRT 100) and Creative Writing 200 (CWRT 200) in the Fall Semester. CWRT 100 is an introduction to fiction, non-fiction and poetry that will run Tuesday evenings for 15 weeks (September 6 to December 6).

Terry Fox T-Shirt makes advance trip to Pulpit Rock on eve of September 18th Run

Terry Fox T-Shirt makes advance trip to Pulpit Rock on eve of September 18th Run

As the sun sets on the summer of 2016, it's time to get ready for the annual Terry Fox Run in Nelson.

The Annual Run in Canada is usually hosted on the second Sunday after Labour Day, the month chosen by Terry to reflect when he had to stop running and when Canadians had to start.

In Nelson, the run goes Sunday, September 18 from the Lakeside Rotary Park.

Registration is at 8:30 a.m. followed by a warm-up and speeches.

The gun sounds at 9:30 a.m. for the run, walk or ride event to raise money for cancer research.

Free Library talk on wills and estates poised to answer questions

Free Library talk on wills and estates poised to answer questions

Most of us don’t like to think about our eventual demise, and yet we care about what happens after we’re gone. The Nelson Public Library hosts a free evening dedicated to Wills and Estates presented by Nelson lawyer Troy Trillo on Thursday, September 15 at 7 p.m.
 

Come Welcome the Red Fish Home at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park

Come Welcome the Red Fish Home at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park

The Red Fish are back.

The Kokanee Creek Nature Centre is inviting the public to participate in the special day Sunday (August 28) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to welcome the Kokanee Salmon home at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park. 

There will be great music by Bessie Wapp, Rob Funk and Dawn Madu & Rylan Kewen. 

The public is invited to tour the spawning channel with our naturalists, eat great food and take part in the kid’s activities. 

Last chance to check out MarketFest on Baker Street

Last chance to check out MarketFest on Baker Street

MarketFest is once again, and for the last time this year, back on Baker Street in Nelson this Friday (August 26) starting at 6 p.m. and going until 10:30 p.m.

This is a rain or shine event but with luck the weather will be beautiful, the sun will shine, and the music will fill the streets. The August MarketFest musical line-up will include many wonderful acts including Alpine Conspiracy, Red Eyed Soul, Brian Rosen & the WhatNow, Erica Dee, Jon Burden and more.

Benefit reading for Nelson author victimized by RANSOMWARE

Benefit reading for Nelson author victimized by RANSOMWARE

There's going to be a benefit reading (Friday) August 26 in support of a noted Nelson  author and publisher whose computer was frozen and access to files blocked in April by cyber extortionists.

The reading, set for in Room 310 of Selkirk College’s Kootenay Studio Arts building, 606 Victoria St., will feature Ernest Hekkanen.

Expressions Theatre Café, RDCK bring Tragically Hip to Nelson

Expressions Theatre Café, RDCK bring Tragically Hip to Nelson

The Hip is coming to Nelson Saturday at Lakeside Ball Diamonds.

Well, almost.

Expressions Theatre Café and RDCK are joining together to bring the final concert for the Tragically Hip from Kingston, Ont, live via CBC-TV. The concert runs from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

In Nelson there are at least five venues that are presenting this free event, including:

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