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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. 

Enthusiasm high at West Kootenay EcoSociety launch of 100% Renewable Kootenays initiative

Enthusiasm high at West Kootenay EcoSociety launch of 100% Renewable Kootenays initiative

On Saturday, June 18, the West Kootenay EcoSociety launched its new initiative, 100% Renewable Kootenays, supporting clean energy, green jobs, and a healthy planet.

The aim of this campaign is to transition the West Kootenays from fossil fuels to renewable energy by mid-century. Over 70 community members came out to the Nelson Legion Hall for the initiative kick-off and fundraising evening.
 
Guest speakers gave short presentations on renewable energy solution projects already taking place in the West Kootenays and beyond.

PUBLIC MEETING — CHOOSE BALFOUR FERRY LANDING SAVE QUEENS BAY

PUBLIC MEETING — CHOOSE BALFOUR FERRY LANDING SAVE QUEENS BAY

The Ferry Landing Partnership a collaboration of the Balfour Ferry Businesses Coalition and Queens Bay Residents' Association is hosting a public meeting Thursday, June 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Balfour Hall in Balfour.

Purpose of the meeting:

1. Introduce and outline the purpose  the Balfour Ferry Businesses Coalition and Queens Bay Residents Association Ferry Landing Partnership.

2. Discuss how we can take advantage of the present consultation process and options for us to extend the process.

Local Credit Union’s Collaborate for Two Great Local Initiatives

Local Credit Union’s Collaborate for Two Great Local Initiatives

Nelson & District Credit Union (NDCU) and Kootenay Savings Credit Union (KSCU) recently collaborated to support the Kootenay & Boundary Regional Food Producers Co-op and the Nelson & Area Elder Abuse Prevention Program.

The two respective local credit unions are excited to form a partnership to support two Kootenay-made initiatives.

The Regional Food Producers Co-op is fundraising to build a centralized storage facility for their member producers.

MarketFest makes its return Friday to Nelson

MarketFest makes its return Friday to Nelson

The 2016 MarketFest celebrations return for three nights this coming summer, beginning Friday, June 24 in the Downtown core on Baker Street.

MarketFest once again will transform the quiet streets of Baker into a lively night market featuring 100 vendors, live music, and dance performances and kids entertainment.

MarketFest is fun for the whole family, and is not to be missed.  The fun at MarketFest runs from 6- 10:30 p.m.  A $5 donation for admission is kindly requested for anyone over 18.

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