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by Contributor on Saturday Nov 05 2011

Nathan Cullen is visiting the West Kootenays and Grand Forks November 13, 14 and 15, as part of his campaign to lead the federal NDP. Cullen, a four-term MP from the northern BC riding of Skeena-Bulkley Valley, is on a prolonged tour of his home province.

by Contributor on Friday Nov 04 2011

Selkirk College’s Teaching and Learning Institute proudly presents its version of the popular hit comedy CBC Radio show The Debaters on Nov.15 at 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Pit at the Castlegar campus.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Nov 03 2011

One quarter of $5 million is a lot of money.

It’s more than the regional district has lying around, but it is a number that the Province of B.C. is now expecting the Regional District of Central Kootenay to cough up for wildland interface fuel treatment.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 03 2011

Leading water expert and author Robert Sandford, co-chair of the Forum for Leadership on Water (FLOW) and chair of the Canadian Partnership Initiative for the UN Water for Life Decade, will stop in Nelson this Friday as part of a cross-Canada tour to raise awareness about water security issues.

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 02 2011

A previously privately owned 137.5-hectare portion of the Columbia Basin will now become a conservation property thanks in part to $335,000 in support from Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Nov 01 2011

A 6.4-acre chunk of very popular, but once private, Slocan Valley land was donated to the people of the Regional District of Central Kootenay at the Oct. 20 regular board meeting.

Crescent Valley Beach is a popular summertime recreation area used extensively by residents and tourists for swimming, rafting and kayaking.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 01 2011

Occupy Nelson is going to occupy the Scout Hall on Cedar Street for a community meeting Thursday beginning at 7 p.m.

“This meeting is a chance for the community to come back together and start discussing how we want to move forward,” said Kendra Cooper from Occupy Nelson in an emailed press release to The Nelson Daily.

by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Nov 01 2011

Boundary area residents who need assistance when travelling to medical appointments will be able to get there easier with the new volunteer driver program.

Interior Health is pleased to announce it has entered into a contract with the Boundary Hospice Association to offer a formalized program in the region.

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