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Alex Lavoie was even able to feed cat food to a raven that flew alongside his Jeep on the Dempster Highway in Yukon. Youtube video screenshot

VIDEO: Raven flies alongside Quadra Island couple travelling frigid Yukon highway

23 minute video with Raven garners over 5,000 views on Youtube

Alex Lavoie was even able to feed cat food to a raven that flew alongside his Jeep on the Dempster Highway in Yukon. Youtube video screenshot
Then-B.C. Education Minister Pat McGeer (left) unveils the new DTUC logo together with DTUC interim administrator John Peregrym, 1979. Photo: Submitted
Then-B.C. Education Minister Pat McGeer (left) unveils the new DTUC logo together with DTUC interim administrator John Peregrym, 1979. Photo: Submitted
Nelson Public Library staff L-R: Lyndsay Forsthye (Public and References Services), Jackie Barber (Children’s Services), Helen Blum (Public Service Assistant), Melodie Rae Storey (Teen and Literacy Services), Heather Joy Dahlgrin (Tech and Admin Services), and Heather Goldik (Adult Services). Photo: Submitted

CHECK THIS OUT: Hello 2023, goodbye late fees

Nelson Public Library will no longer be charging fines for late returns

Nelson Public Library staff L-R: Lyndsay Forsthye (Public and References Services), Jackie Barber (Children’s Services), Helen Blum (Public Service Assistant), Melodie Rae Storey (Teen and Literacy Services), Heather Joy Dahlgrin (Tech and Admin Services), and Heather Goldik (Adult Services). Photo: Submitted
Jeff Johnson of Pool Fight sings during the Punk Flea Market at Passmore Community Hall on Dec. 11. Photo: Tyler Harper

‘Weirdos in the woods’: Passmore hosts punk flea market

The unique event included local punk bands and 60 vendors

Jeff Johnson of Pool Fight sings during the Punk Flea Market at Passmore Community Hall on Dec. 11. Photo: Tyler Harper
Sculpturewalk Night of Fire. Photo: Betsy Kline

VIDEO: Castlegar Sculpturewalk event features fire-breathing dragon

Event to announce this year’s winners was a blazing success

Sculpturewalk Night of Fire. Photo: Betsy Kline
A man pauses while digging out snow from under a car stuck on a street in the aftermath of a snowstorm, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

QUIZ: Are you ready for winter weather?

Winter begins later this month, but is already on the ground in many parts of the country

A man pauses while digging out snow from under a car stuck on a street in the aftermath of a snowstorm, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
SAINTS farm in Mission is a sanctuary for animals deemed unadoptable due to age, size, disabilities, and medical issues. /Dillon White photo

Unadoptable animals find home in B.C. with SAINTS

The nonprofit provides shelter and medical aid to 127 animals of different backgrounds in Mission

SAINTS farm in Mission is a sanctuary for animals deemed unadoptable due to age, size, disabilities, and medical issues. /Dillon White photo
Coldest Night raises funds for the Ready for Home program that operates out of Ward Street Place and helps residents remain housed. Photo: Submitted
Coldest Night raises funds for the Ready for Home program that operates out of Ward Street Place and helps residents remain housed. Photo: Submitted
The Black Cauldron staff celebrate with their trophies. Their entry The Huntress was the big winner for November’s Nelson Burger Month. Photo: Submitted

The Black Cauldron sweeps Nelson Burger Month honours

The restaurant’s entry The Huntress was the overwhelming favourite of voters

The Black Cauldron staff celebrate with their trophies. Their entry The Huntress was the big winner for November’s Nelson Burger Month. Photo: Submitted
Nelson writer Rayya Liebich has won the Federation of BC Writers award for her piece entitled The Happiest Baby. Photo: Thomas Nowa Photography

Nelson writer wins literary award

Rayya Liebich has won the Federation of BC Writers award for creative non-fiction

Nelson writer Rayya Liebich has won the Federation of BC Writers award for her piece entitled The Happiest Baby. Photo: Thomas Nowa Photography
Letter writers at the 2021 Write for Rights event in Nelson. Photo: Submitted

Write a letter, change a life at Nelson Library

Amnesty International’s annual Write for Rights event takes place Dec 10 at the Nelson Public Library

Letter writers at the 2021 Write for Rights event in Nelson. Photo: Submitted
Members of the Castlegar Ukrainian community and their supporters gathered in front of Castlegar City Hall on Holodomor Memorial Day to remember those who perished in the man-made Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
Members of the Castlegar Ukrainian community and their supporters gathered in front of Castlegar City Hall on Holodomor Memorial Day to remember those who perished in the man-made Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933. Photo: Terran Ambrosone
Do you know when the Slinky was first created? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How much do you know about toys and games?

This is the season when new games and toys capture the attention of young and old alike

Do you know when the Slinky was first created? (Pixabay.com)
The Nelson Choral Society’s program will include a Nelson premiere of local composer Don Macdonald’s complex and evocative piece The Grace of Light. Photo: Submitted

Nelson Choral Society presents Of Frost and Fire

The choir will present its first concert in three years on Dec. 10

The Nelson Choral Society’s program will include a Nelson premiere of local composer Don Macdonald’s complex and evocative piece The Grace of Light. Photo: Submitted
A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good

Do Some Good Receives National Award for Social Impact

B Corp and tech-for-good platform Do Some Good is being recognized on…

  • Dec 2, 2022
A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good
St. Saviours Food Pantry volunteers, L-R, Elizabeth Ellis, Janet Jones, Marg Whalley, Peter Smith, Nora Nitz and Sharon Speirs. Photo: Submitted

St. Saviours Food Pantry selling 2023 fundraising calendar

Calendar with work by local artists is available at many Nelson businesses

St. Saviours Food Pantry volunteers, L-R, Elizabeth Ellis, Janet Jones, Marg Whalley, Peter Smith, Nora Nitz and Sharon Speirs. Photo: Submitted
Werner Karsten shows one of the two turtlepod prototypes he brought with him for display at the Walk With Me event in Courtenay, on Nov. 26. The insulated, mobile  pods are intended to provide safe shelter for those experiencing homelessness. Photo by Terry Farrell
Werner Karsten shows one of the two turtlepod prototypes he brought with him for display at the Walk With Me event in Courtenay, on Nov. 26. The insulated, mobile  pods are intended to provide safe shelter for those experiencing homelessness. Photo by Terry Farrell
Leesa Dean launches her new The Filling Station, at the Royal on Baker in Nelson on Dec. 8. Photo: Submitted

Award-winning author Leesa Dean to launch new book

Dean will be joined by 6 other local writers at the Royal on Baker on Dec. 8

Leesa Dean launches her new The Filling Station, at the Royal on Baker in Nelson on Dec. 8. Photo: Submitted
Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about world cup soccer?

Soccer is enjoyed around the world and is played by people of all ages

Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)

PODCAST.: Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’

TODAY IN B.C.: Singer-songwriter tells story of legendary pioneer in one-woman show

Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)