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by Contributor on Monday Dec 10 2018

Last month, career educators from around the province gathered in the lower mainland for LAUNCH 2018, an annual conference focused on providing strategies and training on preparing students for their futures. Career education teachers and counsellors from every secondary school in the Kootenay lake school district attended, many as participants and some as delegate presenters.

With over...

by Contributor on Friday Dec 07 2018

The Nelson Lion’s Club is hosting its annual Variety Show on January 23, 2019 at the Capitol Theatre on Victoria Street.

The show, which continues to be suitable for children of all ages, starts at 6:30 p.m.

 Tele-marketing sales will be starting soon so please be sure to answer your phone when we call and support your local Lions Club by purchasing tickets for your family or for...

by Contributor on Sunday Dec 02 2018

Children’s World Learning Center in Nelson and the Nursery School in New Denver recently received provincial recognition for outstanding contributions in providing child care programs.

Both child care facilities received Child Care Legacy Awards from the BC Government.

Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Michelle Mungall recently presented Children’s World Learning Center...

by Bob Hall on Friday Nov 30 2018

 A new splash of colour and creativity at Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus is places focus on what it means to have a healthy campus experience.

Over the summer, School of Health & Human Services instructor Matty Hillman pulled together five students for a mural and research project that explored both individual health and campus health. The final result is a new installation in...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 28 2018

Spectators attending events at the Nelson and District Community Complex (NDCC) Arena will enjoy a much-improved sound system, thanks to the Nelson Leafs Junior B Hockey Club, Martech Electrical Systems and the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK).

“I’d like to thank the Nelson Leafs for taking the initiative to get these improvements started, and Martech for stepping up to...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 25 2018

Chamber music lovers will not want to miss this opportunity to hear this virtuoso classical guitar-double bass duo at the Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series presents the Bolshoy-Masciadri Duo Monday, December 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.  at the St. Saviour’s Pro-Cathedral (Silica & Ward).

The Bolshoy-Masciadri Duo will be delving into the lyrical and Latin side of the double bass and guitar...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 25 2018

Young Agrarians are inviting the public to attend Tapas & Tunes: Greenhouse Tour, Bonfire and Community Potluck Social, Friday (November 30th) at Glade Organics.

The event, free and open to everyone, is being held from 5-10 p.m. at 2305 Highway 3A in Glade — just off Highway 3A...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 22 2018

The communities of Nelson, Castlegar, Rossland and Trail, in partnership  Communities Futures, Selkirk College and local technology entrepreneurs worked collaboratively to apply for the BC Smart Communities Pilot funding to develop and test a mobility platform that will provide area residents with information about road safety, closures, wait times and natural disasters. The platform will help...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 20 2018

An exhibition at the Nelson Public Library showcases Blaise Enright’s photographic skill and an inspiring project aimed at bridging the intergenerational divide. 

The latest in a series of photography projects, Enright’s images contribute the visual narrative to the book Growing Together, Conversations with Seniors and Youth by Lee Reid in collaboration with Nelson Cares. Growing...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 18 2018

There's a new trailer with bright graphics at Taghum Shell.

Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation and the Nelson Leafs Recycling Centre are collaborating to provide convenient new recycling opportunities for returnable beverage containers. When the public drops off your recyclables at the trailer they will reduce waste going to landfills while providing funding for our local hospital.

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