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by Bob Hall on Wednesday Apr 11 2018

A one-day conference at Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus will bring employees, employers and service providers together to bust myths around employing people with disabilities as it supports a culture shift that benefits everyone.

On May 28, Selkirk College will host the Talent, Passion, Participation – Employment Conference to...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Apr 05 2018

The West Kootenay & Boundary Regional Science Fair gives the top young scientific minds in our communitiesa chance to showcase their scientific research, innovation and experimentation while participating in a celebration of science.

There are more than 100 youth from four school districts participating in this year’s science fair and over the past few weeks, West Kootenay Science...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Apr 03 2018

Co-ops can form a more sustainable alternative to “business as usual.” They’re democratic and egalitarian.  They don’t depend on the mythical, and massively disproven, idea of “trickle-down economics.” They make positive contributions to their communities and operate on a set of co-operative...

by Wayne Holmes on Thursday Mar 29 2018

Local Astronomer Wayne Holmes has had an interest in astronomy since receiving his first telescope and began reading about objects in the sky at a young age. As the coordinator of the Starry Nights program at Taghum Hall as well as multi session astronomy classes as part of the Learning in Retirement program and astronomy programs for schools, Holmes has always had a desire to sky gaze....

by Contributor on Monday Mar 26 2018

A partnership between Teck Trail Operations and Selkirk College has created an annual fund to provide support for Selkirk College students to undertake a community-based research project in the West Kootenay Boundary Region. Building on the program's success in recent years, we are happy to announce the Teck Serv Student Research Internship opportunity in 2018.

Community-based service...

by Kirsten Hildebrand on Sunday Mar 25 2018

When the doors open on RoboGames 2018, youth from around the region will be ready to throw their robot in the ring after weeks of building and training their creation.

GLOWS at Selkirk College is hosting the technology-fueled fun and free-spirited annual event on April 28 on the Castlegar Campus. Students have been hard at work preparing – using a robot kit and their imagination to...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday Mar 14 2018

High school students from around the West Kootenay and Boundary region with sights on starting their post-secondary journey at Selkirk College have the opportunity to benefit financially with an Entrance Scholarship.

Each year, 40 Board of Governors awards are presented to high school students and anybody who is attending post-secondary for the first time. Each scholarship is worth $1,...

by Claire Paradis on Sunday Mar 04 2018

Thanks to forward planning by Kootenay Lake School Board and staff, the district is not facing a teacher shortage unlike some of the other areas in the province.

News reports from some of the provincial media says a North Okanagan-Shuswap School District is hiring people without teaching certification to do on-call work that matches the description of a typical teaching job.

“We...

by Wayne Holmes on Thursday Mar 01 2018

Wayne Holmes is back at it again. The Local Astronomer, with a keen interest in astronomy since receiving his first telescope and reading about the objects in the sky at a young age, is hopeful the sky will clear as once again there are two months in the month of March. As the coordinator of the Starry Nights program at Taghum Hall as well as multi session astronomy classes as part of the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 01 2018

There’s never a clear winner during any negotiations.

However, while not totally getting their wish of a tuition freeze for the upcoming school year, Selkirk College students did manage to convince the Board to at least delay the actual percentage of the increase until a later meeting — most likely in May.

“I have to say the students are disappointed,” a...

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