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Art auction to help local women

The Circle of Habondia Lending Society, a registered non-profit organization, has been providing West Kootenay women with financial literacy skills and resources since 1998.
Strawberry Tea celebrates 22 who have cracked 90

Strawberry Tea celebrates 22 who have cracked 90

Branch 51 of the Nelson Senior Citizens held its ninth Strawberry Tea Festival to honour those members of our area who will attain their 90th birthday in 2011.

Get Firesmart this month

If you live in the interface zone, where our forests meet our city and homes, the Nelson Fire Department is coming to see you.
Save-On points for homes

Save-On points for homes

Save-On-Foods has presented the Square Foot to Freedom campaign with $1,462 — the cash equivalent of points donated by customers.
East Shore motel builder had high-sea adventures

East Shore motel builder had high-sea adventures

Willi Bohmke, a longtime East Shore resident whose early life included adventure at sea, has died at 96.

Downtown market back on Baker Street for second year

The West Kootenay EcoSociety will open the downtown Nelson local market next Wednesday on the 400 block of Baker Street for the second year.
RDCK accepts commuter challenge

RDCK accepts commuter challenge

Regional District of Central Kootenay staff in Nelson are reducing their carbon footprint by leaving their cars at home this week as part of the nationwide Commuter Challenge Week.

Environmental action nets rewards for local schools

Two schools from Kootenay Lake school district — L.V. Rogers Secondary and Crawford Bay Elementary-Secondary — will be taking home new Sony equipment to document their environmental action stories for future projects.
ALS Walk turns 10

ALS Walk turns 10

People came to Lakeside Park on Sunday from Kamloops, Kelowna, and Trail for the tenth annual West Kootenay Walk for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
The Power of Pedal

The Power of Pedal

The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike pulled into Nelson last month with several community groups taking part in the fundraiser.