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Students lend a hand to Georgian businesses

Students lend a hand to Georgian businesses

Georgia is a country that wants to move its economy into the new millennium. Not an easy task for a former Soviet republic that has been in conflict on and off with Russia since the summer of 2008.
Taking your golf game to a new level

Taking your golf game to a new level

Firefighter Greg Proctor (left) from the Nelson Fire Department joins the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation’s Bryna Idler to gauge the 85 foot chip shot for this weekend’s Legacy Event Golf Ball Drop at Granite Pointe golf course.
From the Ground Up

From the Ground Up

With a little help from their sponsors, Nelson Search and Rescue broke ground Wednesday on a new five-bay garage at the North Shore hall that will store their vehicles and equipment.
Water... Something to Celebrate

Water... Something to Celebrate

As a wrap up to a schoolwide water study, Redfish Elementary families came together for a water walk, comparing our local abundance of water with children around the world who have to walk long distances for clean water each day.
Gerrard spawn a record breaker

Gerrard spawn a record breaker

For the second consecutive year the daily peak count of Gerrard rainbow trout at the main spawning site in the Lardeau River hit a record high.

Selkirk College students uncover local history

Selkirk College’s School of University Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the anthropology department at Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.), has provided an exciting opportunity for students to uncover their local history.

An exciting summer in store at Kokanee Creek

Fill up your summer calendar with fun events for you and the family at the Kokanee Visitor’s Centre at Kokanee Creek Park beginning this Friday for Canada Day.

Help change health care

Patients interested in changing the face of health care in B.C. are invited to take part in an initiative coming to Nelson for the first time on July 20.
Environmental offerings revitalized

Environmental offerings revitalized

Faculty members of the School of Environment and Geomatics (formerly School of Renewable Resources) at Selkirk College have spent the last year re-designing curriculum in four environmental diploma programs. The new curriculum is ready for fall 2011.
The Lions Have Their Day

The Lions Have Their Day

Lions Park was the place to be on Sunday as the local service club held a celebration at the Uphill park. There were games for kids, food, a doggy competition and smiles all around.