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Slocan Valley Art and Garden tour blooms again

After 20 years, the Slocan Valley Arts Council is passing the pruning shears to the West Kootenay Permaculture Co-op Association.

LETTER: Consider consequences of ferry move

Human society is increasingly composed of specialists who analyze everything into smaller and smaller parts.

Nelson MarketFest returns for 10th year

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is bringing MarketFest back to Baker Street on Friday from 6 to 10:30 p.m.

LETTER: Homosexuality legal in China

It is stated that MLA Michelle Mungall shared the story of a Chinese exchange student she had met at the Nelson Food Cupboard.

Get set to hike or bike for housing in Slocan

In 1998, an epic walk-a-thon raised $25,000 to help build Passmore Lodge. Now residents plan to do the same for seniors’ housing in Slocan.

ALT Fest: A kaleidoscope of culture

On Saturday, July 18 from noon to 1 a.m. at the Vallican Whole Community Centre, ALT Fest will debut.

LETTER: Aboriginal protocol is weak

If truth is the first step toward reconciliation, then we in the West Kootenay are still far from our goal.

Lalita coming to Shambhala Meditation Centre

Lalita is a performance montage of five dancers being held at the Kootenay Shambhala Meditation Centre on June 25 and 26.

HUGS & SLUGS: Hugs prevail 6-3

Do you talk to panhandlers? Block someone's driveway? Park in reserved spots? There is a hug or slug intended for you this week.

Dads ride free on Streetcar 23

Tomorrow for Father’s Day this Sunday, dads ride for free on Streetcar 23. The streetcar departs Lakeside Park daily at 11:30 a.m.

Nelson rowers learn from Olympian

The Nelson Rowing Club sent six athletes to Lap the Lake Regatta where they competed and trained under Dave Calder.

RDCK acquires South Slocan’s Campbell Field

The RDCK has acquired Campbell Field thanks to a generous donation by the South Slocan Sports Association.

Renewable Kootenays initiative launches Saturday

The West Kootenay EcoSociety will kick off its new initiative, 100% Renewable Kootenays, on Saturday.

McGeady rejoins Nelson women’s centre

The Nelson and District Women’s Centre recently hired Lisa McGeady as a co-director.

Trillium dancers take to Capitol stage Saturday

Jennifyre’s Trillium School of Dance will present For The Love of Dance, its annual year end performance on Saturday.

Nelson History Theatre presents refugee fundraiser

Nelson History Theatre presents a fundraiser on Wednesday, June 22 for the three Nelson groups who hope to bring refugees to Nelson.

LETTER: Would title be lost in terminal move?

If the Balfour ferry terminal is moved to Queens Bay, would it still be “World’s Longest Free Ferry Ride?”

LETTER: Costs missing from ferry proposal

Two important pieces of information are‎ missing in this article.

Kootenay Studio Arts celebrates year-end

Last week students from blacksmithing, ceramics, textiles, metal casting and jewelry were hard at work wrapping up their work.

Nelson energy saving event planned June 27

The City of Nelson and Nelson Hydro have teamed up with FortisBC to offer an informative evening about energy efficiency.