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by Anonymous on Tuesday Jan 31 2012

Kitchener, Ont- BullyingCanada, Canada's National Anti-Bullying Charity
is now accepting applications for the organizations Scholarship

The scholarship is open to students in their final year of high school
who have worked to end bullying in their schools and communities to
aid them with their post secondary education. 

The first round...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 26 2012

Winlaw visual artist, Tanya Pixie Johnson, is artist in residence at Oxygen Art Centre in Nelson for the month of January and early February.

Her exhibition, “Sense of Direction” will take place Feb 4-11 from 1-5 p.m.. The public is welcome to attend the opening reception, Friday Feb 3rd at 7 p.m. Johnson will also offer an Artist talk, Tuesday February 7th at 7 p.m.


by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jan 24 2012

by Nyree Marsh
The Nelson Daily Contributor

Spring may seem far off with fields still covered in snow but gardeners are starting to plan for the coming growing season — and the Salmo Elementary Community Learning Garden Committee is no exception.

The Learning Garden committee resumed meetings earlier this month to create a plan for the long...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 24 2012

The West Kootenay Kennel Club will be hosting a Canine Good Neighbour (CGN) Trial on Sunday, February 19 from 2-4 p.m. in Castlegar Castlegar and District Complex.

The Canadian Kennel Club's Canine Good Neighbour Program is a
full Obedience Title, open to all dogs, both purebred and mixed-breed dogs, and aims to identify and reward responsible, caring owners and their...

by Contributor on Sunday Jan 22 2012

 A Kootenay writer and teacher  Luanne Armstrong, who has published in a wide variety of genres, is offering a courses in editing and writing nonfiction at Nelson's Oxygen Art Centre.

Armstrong, whose most recent title is Slice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Creative Nonfiction, is conducting the editing course in February 17-19 and writing nonfiction March 2-4.

The editing course...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Jan 22 2012

The Slocan Valley Heritage Trail Society (SVHTS) will be hosting it's eighth Annual Day on the Trail from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 29.

This popular event started as a way for everyone to discover new scenic locations on the Slocan Valley Rail Trail, but has grown into a friendly social gathering around a toasty bonfire.

All winter long, SVHTS volunteers have been grooming...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 16 2012

Ready to celebrate winter in all its glory - by forgetting that it’s there for one night?  

Feeling an urge to throw on a brightly-coloured Hawaiian shirt and whip out the shades and sunscreen?

Well, the originators of the local 100 mile potluck are planning to bring back summer (briefly) and want you to be part of it. 

On Saturday, January 28th, the Vallican Whole Community...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 16 2012

The City of Nelson wishes to advise the local boating public the boat launch at Lakeside Park will be temporarily closed until further notice for dock replacement.

The City apologizes for any inconvenience this project may cause to local boaters.

For any further questions please contact 250-352-8238.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 10 2012

The Kootenay Rhythm Dragon Boat Club is rolling out the red carpet on another season of fun on the water.

The club is hosting its 2012 annual general meeting/dinner in the Hume Hotel on Monday, January 30.

The evening begins at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 6 p.m.

The Kootenay Rhythm Dragons is Nelson's first dragon boat team, tossing the paddles in the water in...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 05 2012

Seventy-five brave swimmers accomplished more during the Kootenay Hospital Lake Foundation Polar Bear Swim than clearing a head from the night before.

The contingent raised more than $700 for the foundation during the annual New Year's Day ritual.

Through donations for the chili and hot chocolate, as well as pledges collected, the Polar Bear Swim raised $784.64 for the foundation...