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Slocan Scrabble success

The Slocan Valley Scrabble Club’s first annual scrabble tournament was a great success. Thirteen players attended the event which was held at the Slocan City Legion Hall on January 22.

Nelson caregivers sought for new program

An innovative educational program starting in early March will help caregiving family members from Nelson deal with the loss and grief issues associated with dementia.

Taming your inner critic

Our inner critic is as old as time. It is the voice and beliefs of our ancestors handed down to us to tend, nurture and grow for generations. And we’ve done an excellent job, because everyone has an inner critic.

Canada Council offers workshops

On February 23 information officers and program officers from the Canada Council for the Arts will offer a free grant-writing workshop for professional visual artists and professional writers. The workshop will be held at Touchstones Nelson from 1 to 4 p.m.
COLAS Helps the Kids

COLAS Helps the Kids

Grads give thanks

Grads give thanks

Exams are over! And the new semester started on Monday. Yay?

Bombs planted at theatre

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Chinese influence celebrated

Chinese influence celebrated

Just before the beginning of the Chinese New Year, mayor John Dooley proclaimed the week of May 9 to 15 as Chinatown Week. May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada, and Nelson is celebrating its first Chinatown Week, in recognition of the significant contribution made by its Chinese community to the city’s rapid growth in its early days.

Bahrain and beyond

What’s it like teaching in a country about as long as the Slocan Valley? Where each student has their own car and driver, and Sharia law may not be a kind friend in your time of need?
Credit union throws support behind disc golf course

Credit union throws support behind disc golf course

The Nelson Disc Golf Society received some major financial support from the Nelson and District Credit Union to install a proposed disc golf course (also known as Frisbee golf) in Uphill Nelson.