November 24

Big Day for the Nelson Welcome Wagon

Earlier this month the Nelson Welcome Wagon had a special visitor and in turn took the opportunity to honour some special sponsors.

Earlier this month the Nelson Welcome Wagon had a special visitor and in turn took the opportunity to honour some special sponsors. Welcome Wagon Canada area manager for Southern Alberta and the Kootenays Coreen Wickenheiser (second from left) stopped by the community as part of a tour through her area. While in town Wickenheiser brought 20-year plaques for the Nelson and District Credit Union and the Kootenay Co-Op. She also honoured local Welcome Wagon representative Lois Arnesen — who is retiring at the end of the year — for her 21 years of service. Included in the photo are: (L-R) Nelson’s newest Welcome Wagon representative Valerie Lidford, Wickenheiser, Doug Stoddart of the Nelson and District Credit Union, Kristine Hus of the Kootenay Co-op, Arnesen and Nelson Wagon representative Frances Welwood.

 

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

No new COVID cases in Kootenay-Boundary

As of July 30, there were no additional cases in the previous two weeks

LETTER: Clean Energy Bill misleads

From reader Susan Eyre

New kids program at Nelson Community Food Centre

Kids up to the age of 13 can learn cooking skills

Plane crashes into Nelson supermarket parking lot

Pilot and passenger have minor injuries

Ophthalmology scheduling back on track at Kootenay Lake Hospital

Program is partial replacement of retired full time eye doctor

B.C. records 146 new COVID-19 cases through long weekend

More that 28 people tested positive for the virus each day since Friday

Dinosaurs revived for animatronic auction in Langley

More than 500 robot dinosaurs, fossils, and exhibition gear are going on the block Aug. 6

B.C. paramedics responded to a record-breaking 2,700 overdose calls in July

Province pledges $10.5 million for expansion of overdose prevention response

Canada signs deals with Pfizer, Moderna to get doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Earlier in July both Pfizer and Moderna reported positive results from smaller trials

Canucks tame Minnesota Wild 4-3 to even NHL qualifying series

J.T. Miller leads Vancouver with goal and an assist

Cyclist in hospital after being hit by load of lumber hanging from truck on B.C. highway

A man is in hospital with broken ribs, punctured lung and a broken clavicle and scapula

COVID-19 vaccine efforts provide hope but no silver bullet to stop pandemic: Tam

There are more than two dozen vaccines for COVID-19 in clinical trials around the world

Interior Health reports nine new cases of COVID-19, 149 linked to Kelowna

Nine new cases were reported in the Interior Health region over the long weekend’s four reporting periods

Two people die in propane heated outdoor shower near Princeton

Couple was attending a long weekend gathering

Most Read