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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.
Help Continues for Japan

Help Continues for Japan

Rocco Mastrobouno of the Canadian Italian Society recently donated $1,000 to Wendy Lacroix, chair of the Onagawa fundraising committee, with mayor John Dooley looking on

More than just a job hunt

The Nelson Youth Employment Resource Centre is inviting youth between the ages of 15 and 30 to participate in the Nelson YERC Scavenger Hunt.
Downtown Market Fest hums despite deluge

Downtown Market Fest hums despite deluge

With forecasts calling for thunderstorms on Friday, many people wondered whether the West Kootenay EcoSociety would have to take the unprecedented step of cancelling its annual street festival.
Circle of Art

Circle of Art

The Circle of Habondia Lending Society is getting set to host an exciting art auction on Thursday at Self Design High (Legion Building on Victoria Street).
Run the Slocan River

Run the Slocan River

Endless Adventure in Crescent Valley is once again presenting the Kootenay Whitewater Festival this weekend.

We paved paradise

The automobile reigns supreme in North America today. A quarter of our working lives are spent paying for them; communities fight each other for the right to manufacture them; cities are torn down, remade and planned to accommodate their needs; wars are fought to keep their fuel tanks filled; songs are written to praise them.