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By Contributor On on Wednesday Oct 11 2017

John McDermott is an international recording star and household name.

Besides his stellar musical career - platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations - he is also known for his commitment to veterans’ causes - the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honour Society's Bob Hope Award, the Ted Williams Globe & Anchor Award from the USMC and, here at home, a...

By City of Trail On on Thursday Aug 24 2017

The City of Trail and the Trail Historical Society (THS) are pleased to announce that the operations, management and staffing of the museum and archives will become the responsibility of the City of Trail, effective September 1, 2017.  This new operating structure aligns with the opening of the Riverfront Centre in early 2018 and transfers Sarah Benson’s current THS role of Director, Museum...

By Contributor On on Thursday Aug 10 2017

Out of the Interior: Survival of the Small-town Cinema in British Columbia is a full-length exploration of classic movie theatres in BC’s southern interior, from Vernon’s Towne Cinema to Creston's Tivioli; from Grand Forks’ GEM to Revelstoke...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Thursday Jul 20 2017

The Seventh Annual Kootenay Festival is set to wow the crowds this Saturday at Millennium Park, and is expected to draw upwards of 2,500 celebrants.

“About 2,500 people came last year, and we’re expecting more this year,” said Audrey Maxwell-Polovnikoff of the Castlegar and District Recreation Department. “We have close to 50 vendors, and performers from across the Kootenays.”

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By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Jul 12 2017

Carmen Moreira has come a long way from participating in Capital Theatre’s summer theatre programs and graduating from Mount Sentinel High School.

The South Slocan native recently received BC Social Innovation Award Youth Award &...

By Boundary Sentinel On on Saturday Apr 15 2017
Slagduster, a local Grand Forks band, is releasing their newest album titled "Deadweight" on May 5th, viaa Waterlow Audio Records. 
 
According to their record label, they have been working on this album since their debut album "Nature. Humanity. Machine." was released in 2010.
 
Lead vocalist Shane Sherman (Grand Forks)...
By Shara JJ Cooper On on Wednesday Mar 01 2017

While many students don't start thinking about their college plans until they are well into their high school years, Grand Forks' Grace Rolston (13) not only has plans, she's already getting her finances in order.

Rolston, a John A. Hutton Elementary student, has been painting as long as she can remember, but her mother (an artist) started teaching her at five....

By Anonymous On on Wednesday Feb 22 2017

The Charles Bailey Theatre is set to pull back the curtains and welcome to the stage the Youth Arts Festival Third Annual Talent Slam, a display of talent chosen in auditions by youth ranging in age from 15-29, according to Miriam Needoba, director of the Oxygen Arts Centre.

She said there will be two shows – one in Nelson Feb. 23 and...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Nov 08 2016

“Imagine the Stories” by Winlaw artists Rabi’a and Carl Schlichting, was the big winner at the 2016 Castlegar Sculpturewalk Awards, taking home the coveted People’s Choice Award. This sculpture will now stay in the City’s permanent collection.

The full Awards List is as follows:

People’s Choice Awards:

1)      $15,000 (sculpture purchase) + $3000...

By Shara JJ Cooper On on Tuesday Aug 30 2016
Greetings to all Spotlight Films members, sponsors, and friends: 
 
Our committee is thrilled to have made a $400 donation to the Grand Forks and District Public Library which has allowed them to purchase a film licensing agreement for the year. This donation will greatly enhance the library's opportunities to engage with our...

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