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Cadets experience glider training in Trail

Cadets experience glider training in Trail

The 561 Osprey Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron Nelson recently had it first training of the year at theTrail Regional Airport.

There cadets experienced the thrill of flight in Gliders and Powered Aircraft.

Practical Financial Solutions: Should you ‘exchange’ your shorts for a snowsuit next winter?

Practical Financial Solutions: Should you ‘exchange’ your shorts for a snowsuit next winter?

You’re a snowbird and for years you’ve rented a condo in southern climes. What a great way to relax and enjoy life while avoiding Canada’s frosty winters! But this coming winter may turn out to be less (financially) relaxing for you than most.   
 
Around April is the time when many snowbirds make the decision about where they’ll be living when they head south. They make their decisions, sign their rental agreements and pay their deposits – in other words, they are “locked in”.

Self-promotion for the faint-of-heart at the Nelson Library

Self-promotion for the faint-of-heart at the Nelson Library

You’ve created something great. How do you get the word out?
 
For many authors, coaches, creators and entrepreneurs, self-promotion can be intimidating—even terrifying. Media and publicity consultant Wayne Kelly offers a free mini-workshop on how to navigate media opportunities on Tuesday, October 18, 7 p.m. at the Nelson Public Library. Entitled

Cultural Development Committee calls for nominations for Cultural Ambassador

Cultural Development Committee calls for nominations for Cultural Ambassador

The Cultural Development Committee (CDC), on behalf of the City of Nelson, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the position of Nelson’s 2017 Cultural Ambassador in the category of Literary Arts.

The winner will be announced at the City of Nelson’s Annual Reception in December.

Nelson, Trail Sea Cadets test sailing skills on Kootenay Lake

Nelson, Trail Sea Cadets test sailing skills on Kootenay Lake

Recently, cadets and staff took to Kootenay Lake by the Big Orange Bridge at the Interior Cadet Nautical Site located in Nelson BC.
 
The cadets were from 81 Hampton Gray Corp in Nelson and 131 Kootenay Corp in Trail.
 
During the weekend the cadets were taught basic sailing skills under supervision of qualified cadet and adult instructors.
 
The cadet program is open to all youth between the ages of 12 and 18.
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Lots of Fun Activities Planned for Kootenay Seniors Fair

Lots of Fun Activities Planned for Kootenay Seniors Fair

The 2016 Kootenay Seniors Fair is taking place on Friday September 30th at the Prestige Lakeside Resort & Convention Centre, 701 Lakeside Drive in Nelson.

Doors open at 10 a.m. with local singer Mary Audia serenading arriving Fair-goers in the Lobby; the event goes until 3 p.m. There is no charge for entrance to the Seniors Fair and all activities and services are free.  
 
In addition to 37 vendor tables offering information about a wide variety of services, seniors can participate in belly dancing, chair yoga, tai chi and qi gong.

Bats and rabies – information to know on World Rabies Day

Bats and rabies – information to know on World Rabies Day

Bats have developed a poor reputation as being the main transmitters of rabies in BC.

As World Rabies Day nears, Wednesday, September 28, rabies one of the main reasons that people fear them. What you may not know is that having an occupied bat house in your yard poses very low risk to human health, and statistically is safer than owning a dog. 

Bats are an integral part of a healthy environment, providing natural insect control and an opportunity to learn about wildlife in our backyards.

Household Hazardous Waste Roundup hosted this weekend in Salmo & Nelson

Household Hazardous Waste Roundup hosted this weekend in Salmo & Nelson

Creston and Castlegar residents came out in droves for the Regional District of Central Kootenay’s Household Hazardous Waste Roundup, as 400 residents dropped off hazardous waste items like acids, fertilizers, roofing tar, and solvents.

"Product Stewardship groups ReGeneration and BC Used Oil also participated in the events, allowing residents the chance to drop off items like paint, oil, flammables, and batteries," the RDCK said in a media release.

Jane Byers launches second poetry collection at the Nelson Library

Jane Byers launches second poetry collection at the Nelson Library

Nelson poet Jane Byers launches her second book of poetry Acquired Community, published by Caitlin Press, on Thursday, October 6, 7 p.m. at the Nelson Public Library.

Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basin presented at Harrop Community Hall

Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basin presented at Harrop Community Hall

For members of the public who missed the Nakusp or Slocan Presentation “The Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basins” presented by Lesley Anderton there's another opportunity on BC Rivers Day at the Harrop Community Hall.

There will be an opening by Sinixt Matriarch, at noon, a luncheon (by donation) and an educational visual slide presentation, concluding with a field trip to Kootenay Lake. 

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