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LETTER: Queens Bay sacred

This is an open and heartfelt letter to all long time Kootenay folk and the many newcomers from all over the world.

Survey asks what matters most for Kootenay Lake

Have your say in the future of Kootenay Lake by taking the Kootenay Lake community values survey from now until July 15.

LETTER: The social services industry

The recently released report on police staffing says something that many of us have suspected for a long time.

LETTER: Reconciliation begins with truth

I understand Nelson council has a new formula of words to open meetings, acknowledging indigenous peoples.

Nelson Giants win Little League championship

Drake Proctor scored the the go-ahead run in the fourth inning and the Giants held on to beat the Beaver Valley Jays 9-8 in the final.

Kokanee action plan to be released

Government biologists will present their plan to guide the recovery of Kootenay Lake’s kokanee stocks this week.

LETTER: You, me and the TPP

The TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) free trade agreement is a corporate rights agreement that the Trudeau government is considering signing.

A friendly donation from Nelson’s IODE

Nelson Friends of the Family recently received a $2,500 donation from the Kokanee chapter of the IODE.

Kootenay Lake Paddle returns

In June 2015 Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism joined with 150 paddlers and made their way down the 100 kilometres of Kootenay Lake.

CIBC Wood Gundy backs Cyswog

For over 30 years CIBC Wood Gundy has sponsored Cyswog’n’Fun. Here’s the staff handing over another $1,000 cheque.

HUGS & SLUGS: Hugs win 10-3

Did you clean an alley? Go above and beyond for a customer? Share your water with parched paddle boarders? There is a hug or slug for you.

Silverton politician back on national board

A Silverton village councillor has been re-elected to the BC caucus of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ board of directors.

LETTER: The existential battle

“The Stone Age did not end because we ran out of stones, it was because a new technology swept in as a replacement.”

LETTER: Heed Railtown feedback

There is a public feedback session on proposed changes to Railtown on Monday.

LETTER: Simple solution to cut emissions

We all are coming to believe that our climate is changing. Our big decision is what to do about it.

Railtown plan moves to final phase

The City of Nelson is providing a final opportunity for residents to provide feedback on plans for the development of Railtown.

Get bear smart in Nelson

Join bear lady Evelyn Kirkaldy for an evening of education, fun and prizes.

Glacier Gymnastics to hold year end shows

The club's athletes will perform Tuesday and Wednesday at the Civic Centre.

Nelson Downtown Local Market opening soon

The West Kootenay EcoSociety will open the Downtown Nelson Local Market on Wednesday, June 15 in the 400 block of Baker St.

LETTER: Visit Winlaw school before deciding its fate

Before school trustees deliberate on July 5 I urge each of them to come and visit Winlaw elementary school.