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by Contributor on Sunday Jun 18 2017

Nelson author, Diana Morita Cole, is the recipient of the 2017 Richard Carver Award for Emerging Writers.

The award is sponsored by the Nelson and District Arts Council, the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival and the Carver Family.

Cole, selected by a jury charged with finding the best recipient, will receive her award and read from her work at Elephant Mountain Literary...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 11 2017

There's only a few more sleeps for fans of Ron James to purchase tickets for the award-winning comedian.

The show in Nelson is scheduled for Thursday (June 15) at the Capitol Theatre and the next night in Trail, Friday (June 16) at the Charles Bailey Theatre.

Marshaling a comedian’s eye for satire and a writer’s ear for language, James takes his audience on a breath-taking, non-...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 02 2013

The TELUS Community Ambassadors have been busy of late, raising money to support programs in and around the West Kootenay region.

“The TELUS Community Ambassadors are a group composed of present TELUS employees, retired TELUS and B.C. Tel employees and their spouses, who choose to join the Community Ambassadors as a means to contribute to their community,” said spokesperson Marge Witton...

by Wayne Underhill on Friday May 03 2013

One of your readers stated that the Liberals couldn't be trusted and gave several examples. On balance can we trust the NDP? Lets look at them over their last tenure in office and forward. Eight consecutive deficit budgets with 3 credit rating downgrades. 8 leaders including an interim leader and a palace revolt. Shades of influence peddling,an outright case of forgery and coverup.a leader who...

by Anonymous on Wednesday Feb 06 2013

Finding Mika's Voice" now has Raffle Tickets for sale until February 15th 2013.

You may win a day Cat Skiing with Big Red Cats for 2 people! Yahooo! $2 per ticket -3 for $5 - 7 for $10 -25 tickets for $37! Limited tickets, The odds are on your side!! The draw will be at 9pm February 15th on Rossland Radio 101.1. 

You may purchase via paypal and send payment to...

by garycvliet on Saturday Dec 08 2012

Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez have talked a big game over the past few months. Each one has insisted that, because of a mutual distrust for judges and how bouts are scored, they will aim to knock the other out this Saturday.

It’s not going to happen.

We’ve seen Pacquiao and Marquez do battle for 36 rounds. We’ve seen thousands of punches exchanged. We’ve seen multiple...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 14 2012

There's a problem brewing in the lakes of B.C.

The Dreissenid mussel, which include Zebra and quagga mussels, is an invasive bivalve filter feeder that can cause extensive environmental and economic impacts in the ecosystems.

This has been a proven fact in in areas the Dreissenid mussel has become established.

“In an economic impact report prepared for Bonneville Power, a...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 11 2012

Selkirk College Business Administration students will get a first-hand experience in a high pressure business environment, when they square off on March 15th in Selkirk College’s seventh annual Business Competition.

The public is invited to come and watch as students compete to see which group of first year students has the savviest marketing campaign and which second year students...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 24 2012

The West Kootenay Kennel Club will be hosting a Canine Good Neighbour (CGN) Trial on Sunday, February 19 from 2-4 p.m. in Castlegar Castlegar and District Complex.

The Canadian Kennel Club's Canine Good Neighbour Program is a
full Obedience Title, open to all dogs, both purebred and mixed-breed dogs, and aims to identify and reward responsible, caring owners and their...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 29 2011

Selkirk College’s Recycling Department is celebrating 20 years of making the college a greener place to work.

Established in 1991, the Recycling Department is run by the Kootenay Society for Community Living, a regional organization that provides support services for a range of people in communities throughout the Kootenays.

“When the department was first established at...

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