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War amps CHAMPS grad to blitz local schools with safety message

Through the CHAMP Program, child amputees are encouraged to accept their amputations and develop a positive approach to challenges.

The War Amps, a leader in the field of child safety, is bringing an important safety message to students at nine local schools between May 9 and 11. This initiative is coordinated in conjunction with the Trail RCMP Detachment.

Kelowna`s Seth Barton signs with Smokies for 2017/18

Kelowna`s Seth Barton signs with Smokies for 2017/18

The Trail Smoke Eaters would like to announce the commitment of 1998-born defenseman, Seth Barton from Kelowna.

Barton has played the past two seasons for the Kelowna Rockets of the BC Major Midget League. Last season saw Barton contribute 38-points from the backend for a Rockets team that placed third in the BCMML.

“Seth will add size, a big shot from the blueline, and character to our team,” said Head Coach Cam Keith. “We are very excited to add a player of Seth’s caliber.”

Grand opening for Salmo Art and Culture Hub

Grand opening for Salmo Art and Culture Hub

A unique partnership between the Village of Salmo, local entrepreneurs and a California investor has made possible a cutting-edge arts and cultural hub centre in Salmo offering everything from Village art windows, a Village art and culture garden, a unique reclaimed building materials and salvage boutique, custom upholstery an leather works shop, tattoo shop and art studio. The Grand Opening is scheduled for May 20, with the official ribbon-cutting at 2 p.m.

Calling Kootenay artists: Apply to be showcased in hub village art windows

Art windows in Salmo.

This application is for the artists and/or groups who would like to display their art in one of three Village of Salmo Art Windows located at the west side of the building located at 423 Railway Avenue in Salmo, BC.

The Village Art Windows were constructed to provide an opportunity for Salmo Valley and Kootenay region artists to showcase their work in a way that is visible to pedestrians walking along Salmo’s Main Street and street traffic. The art windows help to support the arts and encourage visitors to explore Salmo.

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Brand new sculptures to be unveiled next week

Imagine the Stories by Rabi'a and Carl Schlichting

Get your Sculpturewalking shoes ready! On Saturday, May 13, 30 sculptures will be landing in Castlegar’s downtown, marking the seventh year of the internationally-renowned Castlegar Sculpturewalk.

Advertorial — Mayor and Council and fellow citizens

City of Nelson downtown core.

Mayor and Council and fellow citizens:

Judge approves Lemon Creek class-action suit

In July 2013 thousands of people in the Slocan Valley were forced from their homes for several days after a tanker truck fell into Lemon Creek, spilling 35,000 litres of jet fuel into the stream.

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has given the go-ahead for a class-action lawsuit for residents of the Slocan Valley affected by the 2013 fuel spill in Lemon Creek.

Justice David Masuhara ruled last week the proposed civil action had met the proper requirements of a class action and had sound enough arguments to go to trial.

In July 2013 thousands of people in the Slocan Valley were forced from their homes for several days, and warned not to use the water for weeks, after a tanker truck fell into Lemon Creek, spilling 35,000 litres of jet fuel into the stream.

The Show Must Go On — Dance Umbrella celebrates 20th year of Spring Showcase

The 20th Dance Umbrella Spring Showcase promises to be just as good as the past 19 years as Reece Boulanger and Sonje Boyd perform in one of the many routines at Capitol Theatre in Nelson. — Bruce Fuhr photos, The Nelson Daily

A lot has changed in 20 years.

High speed internet has taken over from dial-up, everyone has a smart phone and the weather, well, let’s just stop right there.

While a lot has changed, a lot has remained the same for Dance Umbrella over the past 20 years.

The local dance institution, with an annual registration hovering around the 150 participant mark, has continued to boast the same family-orientated atmosphere while at the same time grooming the kids in the art of modern, ballet, hip-hop, jazz, and Bollywood styles.

Smoke from prescribed burn will be visible near Kaslo

This 20-hectare controlled burn will be visible from Highway 31 and Highway 31A.

BC Wildfire Service said in a media release Tuesday personnel would be conducting a prescribed burn in the Mt. Buchanan area (11 kilometres west of Kaslo) during the month of May 2017.

The release said with weather and site conditions permitting, this burn project could begin as early as Wednesday, May 10.

"Smoke from this 20-hectare controlled burn will be visible from Highway 31 and Highway 31A," the release said.

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