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Hitting the halfway mark at a torrid pace

We’re halfway through the year. Yes! Well, with the new semester, there are some new programs and such going on. Some of the students from the Ace-It program are back at the school, and the Atlas kids are off to start some new adventures. These two courses are offered as an alternative to sitting in the classroom, and they give you hands-on skills in a variety of areas that will help the student to gain work experience.

Seed swappers come together

The West Kootenay EcoSociety presents the 15th Annual Seedy Sunday on March 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Legion Hall. For all the seed swappers, conservers, developers and newcomers, this is the place where you can learn to save, seed and grow your own garden, reduce your carbon footprint, protect plant biodiversity, obtain local knowledge, and meet people who share the same interest all at the same time.
LVR joins anti-bullying crusade

LVR joins anti-bullying crusade

L.V. Rogers leadership class is taking part in Pink Shirt Day. On Wednesday participants have been asked to wear pink to symbolize a stand against bullying in Canada.

Sure sign of spring in Slocan Park

On Saturday, March 5, Slocan Valley Recreation will once again be hosting the annual Kid’s Zone Buy and Sell. This popular event is being held at the Slocan Park Hall and runs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Every spring the swap gets kids cleaning out their closets and cupboards and finding items they’ve outgrown, to bring them some cold hard cash just in time for spring break.
Nelson Red Cross needs you

Nelson Red Cross needs you

Redfish students connect with Olympic skier

Redfish Elementary students have begun a special relationship with Olympic freestyle skier and ActNow BC ambassador Kristi Richards.
A truly bearable evening set for Slocan Park

A truly bearable evening set for Slocan Park

On Thursday, February 24 at 7 p.m. at the Slocan Park Hall, Slocan Valley Recreation is pleased to invite every one to experience The Bear Necessities.
Rotary World Peace Fellowships available

Rotary World Peace Fellowships available

Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict in their careers, and through service activities.
Plenty in store at Leafs' season wrap up

Plenty in store at Leafs' season wrap up

West Kootenay Career and Job Fair on tap

Selkirk College and Kootenay Business magazine are teaming up to host the annual Career and Job Fair. The 2011 Career and Job Fair will be held Wednesday, February 23 at Selkirk’s Castlegar campus.