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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 11 2011

The Kootenay Lake Agricultural Fall Fair’s 100th birthday is being celebrated with a Century Farm Award.

Crawford Bay’s first agricultural fair was held Sept. 26, 1911 and was a great success.

by Contributor on Friday Sep 09 2011

It’s been an amazing “Summer of Science” for 300 Kootenay kids, with the Kootenay Association for Science & Technology  proudly supporting science-themed summer camps offered across the region.


by Contributor on Friday Sep 09 2011

Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish was first cast into the public eye during the Gaza War that began in late 2008. In January 2009, two days before the end of Israel's 22-day assault on Gaza, Israeli shells fell on Abuelaish's family home, brutally killing three of his daughters and their cousin.

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Sep 08 2011

If you are looking to get picked up after the Saturday night rooftop Queen City Cruise dance, look no further.

Kootenay Insurance Services has a ride for you. Nicknamed the KIS free ride, it’s a free taxi ride offered from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m., before and after the dance.

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Sep 08 2011

Call it show and tell for adults, the ninth annual Queen City Cruise is on this weekend.

As the biggest Nelson-hosted event of the year, over 10,000 people will flock down to Baker Street this Saturday to check out hundreds of vintage vehicles, mechanical muscle and antique automobiles.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Sep 07 2011

Over 100 delegates from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities were in Nelson today for one of their regular board meetings, with preparations for parliament on the menu.

The FCM represents the interests of its 2,000 member municipalities on policy issues that are handled at the federal level.

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 07 2011

Columbia Power Corporation (Columbia Power) supported Selkirk College graduates by providing summer employment opportunities at their Castlegar office.

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 06 2011

What aquatic invasive species should we be on the look out for? Why should we care? How do we stop their spread?