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Nelson Mother Spearheads Autism Educational Series

April is Autism month, and local mother of a child with Autism, Kiomi Tucker, hopes to spread awareness and understanding about Autism. She is excited that the series of workshops happening in Nelson with the goal to disseminate information and understanding about Autism. “I wanted to bring Canuck’s Autism Network...

Retired nurse spearheads drive to re-locate Ukrainian families to Heritage City

With the latest push by the Russians in eastern Ukraine, now, more than ever, is a time for people to come together to support the people of the ravaged European country. In Nelson, what began as friends having dinner with people of Ukrainian heritage has blossomed into a drive to re-locate families to the Heritage City from...

Selkirk College SOAR students share ‘Stompa’ effort with Serena Ryder

Students in Selkirk College’s SOAR Program enjoyed a virtual visit with award-winning Canadian musician Serena Ryder where she introduced her house plants and pets, chatted about the healing power of song and graciously answered questions. The Steps to Opportunities, Academics & Readiness (SOAR) Program includes hands-on,...

Daily Dose — Human Beings are Tamar Ouziel's Canvass

Two and a half years ago, award-winning television and film Makeup Department Head Tamar Ouziel decided to make Nelson home. She was considering moving out of the country when her Nelson friend asked her to come to visit. "Long story short, I came to visit, and I never left. It sucked me right in," says Ouziel....

An evening of music for Ukraine presented by Selkirk students, faculty

The shining talents of students and faculty in Selkirk College’s Contemporary Music & Technology Program will burn bright on stage for a semester-end show that is raising money for the humanitarian effort in Ukraine. A spring tradition, five ensembles will present an eclectic evening of music that includes both original...

Local Calendar so much more than Men in Tubs

While seductiveness is undoubtedly part of the calendar's popularity, Jeremie Jalapeno has a bigger mission: to encourage men to be more open and vulnerable with their feelings and experiences. "The mission statement of Men in Tubs is to create a world of vulnerability and connection. I am sharing the message about vulnerability...

‘Night, Mother comes to Taghum Hall

Take a Pulitzer Prize-winning play and put it in the hands of two beloved, award-winning local actors, and you have the makings of an unforgettable evening — or two. A dramatic reading of the play ‘Night, Mother performed by Pat Henman and Lindsay Clague takes place at Taghum Hall on Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9....

Selkirk students blast into past for SROAMazing Race

Mark your calendars and hold onto your toques. The 11th annual SROAMazing Race will be back at Whitewater Ski Resort on March 25 with the theme “Blast from the Past.” Honouring the iconic Summit lift line run, the Blast, Selkirk College’s Ski Resort Operations & Management (SROAM) Program’s Class of 2023 is hosting a...

Winlaw author Tom Wayman awarded BC’s 2022 George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award

Winlaw, BC author Tom Wayman has been awarded the province’s 2022 George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award, the book review newspaper BC BookWorld announced Friday. Since 1994, the prize has honored an outstanding literary career in the province. The award, which comes with a $5,000 honorarium, is presented jointly by the...

Selkirk College welcomes live music back to Tenth Street Campus

Selkirk College is amped to be once again sharing live music with the community when it welcomes The Slocan Ramblers on March 22 for the first full concert at the Shambhala Music & Performance Hall in more than two years. After the necessary two-year pandemic pause, instructors in the Contemporary Music & Technology...

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