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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 25 2018

Two students from L.V. Rogers in Nelson and Salmo Secondary are the 2018 winners of the Doris Bradshaw Bursary.

LVR Grade 11 student Harlan Hoffman-Miller and Salmo’s Rio Isaacs, also in Grade 11, were recently announced as winners by the Amy Ferguson Institute.

Hoffman-Miller studies classical guitar with Rita Deane while Isaacs studies piano with Kathryn Whitehead, guitar and...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Oct 17 2018

It’s time to revisit the topic of corporal punishment of children: spanking, swatting, or otherwise hitting a child as punishment or “correction.”  Is it ever acceptable?  There are so many different views, but now we have some new research evidence favouring the totally non-violent approach to child-rearing.  

On March 5 of 2015, I published an...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 08 2018

Organizers of the 3rd annual Healing Arts Symposium would like to invite the public to attend the event at the Yashodhara Ashram on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake.

This two-day event scheduled for October 20-21, 2018, offers a broad range of experiential and informative workshops designed to get our energy moving and give us a starting point in our focus on health. The...

by Bob Hall on Friday Oct 05 2018

The future of the hospitality industry is inviting the community to a unique dining experience on Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus that combines education with exceptional cuisine and service.

Scholars Dining Room is a culinary escape where students in the Professional Cook Program and the Resort & Hotel Management (RHOT) Program combine for six weeks of themed menus that put learners...

by Philip Matyszak on Wednesday Oct 03 2018

Having read the challenging piece on May 14, 'You don't have the right to believe whatever you want to', I feel that since the piece was intended to be challenging, perhaps it should be challenged.

The basic premise of the text by Professor DeNicola was that some...

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 25 2018

The BC Federation of Students has launched a campaign to educate students and young voters about the impact municipal councils have on their daily lives. The campaign, titled Your City. Your Vote., highlights the services run by municipalities and encourages voters to learn about what candidates are saying about issues that are important to them.

“Decisions made by municipal councils...

by Bob Hall on Monday Sep 24 2018

Selkirk College faculty who mentor Contemporary Music & Technology Program students on Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus are stepping out of the classroom and into the spotlight.

The annual Faculty Concert takes the stage at the Shambhala Music & Performance Hall on Friday, September 28 and will feature ten talented teachers who double as working musicians when they are not guiding...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Sep 18 2018

Returning to the classrooms where they received the foundation of their education, a trio of Selkirk College Nursing Program alumnae are now helping foster the next generation of health care professionals.

Alyssa Franklin, Katrina Verschoor and Jocelyn Schroeder are three recent additions to the faculty in the Nursing Program based out of the Castlegar Campus. Students who study in the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 04 2018

There are a few new changes coming to the new school year Dr. Christine Perkins, Superintendent/Chief Executive Officer said in a media release.

Perkins the improvements will make for an exciting year in Kootenay Lake District 8.

Some of the changes include:

  • With the new BC Curriculum K-9 already in schools, the Grade 10 curriculum will launch this September...
by Sara Golling on Tuesday Aug 28 2018

We all have ideas about how City Councillors should conduct themselves and all the things our council ought to do, but Monday evening’s session in Castlegar was presented by two well-informed experts on the topic whose ideas have withstood the test of reality.  If you have served on Council and think you’re an expert, read on – and see if you agree...

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