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VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Hero campaign raises $1.1 million for Canada non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

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Provincial energy incentives complement Nelson’s EcoSave program

B.C. offers homeowners new financial incentives for energy retrofits

  • Oct 13, 2018

VIDEO: Drag story time a hit at Kootenay Kids

The childcare centre invited a local performer to read to its kids

Nominations open for Nelson’s 2019 cultural ambassador

This year’s award will go to a theatre performer

  • Oct 10, 2018

COLUMN: Grand plans, elections and perspective at Nelson’s Civic Theatre

Brian May on the Civic’s plans for the future

  • Oct 9, 2018

Nelson’s Sebastian Bodine wins cadet medal of excellence

Bodine had already been named Canada’s top cadet in June

  • Oct 9, 2018

Bill Lynch concert to benefit affordable housing

Nelson musician joined by illustrious accompanists

  • Oct 9, 2018

PHOTOS: Kootenay Seniors Fair offers helping hand

The fourth annual event was Friday in Nelson

RC airplane club sets up hanger at Wildflower

The club meets weekly, Tuesdays at 4 p.m.

  • Oct 5, 2018

Columbia Basin Trust continues Basin Youth Support Network for three years

The trust approved a $5 million budget

  • Oct 5, 2018

Nine-year-old history teacher inspires action at B.C. school

Daughter of residential school survivor shares powerful message of resilience

COLUMN: Tuning up for Election Day

Learn some of Nelson’s colourful election history from Anne DeGrace

  • Oct 4, 2018

Grade 5 students learn about the land at Forestry Days

The event was organized by the provincial government and forestry companies for SD8 students

  • Oct 4, 2018

Nelson forum on youth homelessness features prominent guest speaker

Katherine McParland will speak next Wednesday at the Adventure Hotel

  • Oct 4, 2018

Seniors housing complex opens in Slocan

The 12-unit Slocan City Suites opened last week

  • Oct 3, 2018

Ymir watershed community meeting planned for Thursday

The meeting will run 7-9 p.m. at the Ymir Community Hall

  • Oct 2, 2018

Nelson student wins forestry scholarship

Daniel Burgel was handed $1,500 from the B.C. Council of Forest Industries

Tarrys firefighter receives Governor General award

Peter Pereversoff nominated for 11 years’ service to community