It’s an event that surprisingly began gaining traction on a ride back from a car show in Spokane some 16 years ago said Frank Anderson of the Nelson Road Kings.
More than a decade later, the Queen City Cruise has grown to one of the top five car shows in — number two says Anderson — in Western Canada.
The Kootenay Pride Festival is an annual celebration of diversity and unity held in the cities of Nelson and Castlegar on the Labour Day Long Weekend.
The festival aims to build bridges between people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We came together in 1996 to celebrate diversity, be it sexual, political or otherwise.
Cannabis culture is officially in Nelson.
For decades the city and region have played host to the undergroundeconomy buoyed by the black market bud, but now, on the cusp of federal approval for legalization, the city has established guidelines to legal embrace the leaf.
· Thirty-three addresses remain on Evacuation Alert in the RDKB in near the Horns Mountain / Santa Rosa fire.
Kootenay and Boundary residents are among the first to benefit as MyHealthPortal clinical report content continues to expand an Interior Health release said.
Four Nations Coalition of Indigenous medicineswould like to remind the public of the Professional Development Days this August 23rd through to Aug. 31st.
Organizers at Four Nations said many of our workshops are also relevant for other professionals or community members such as: anyone working in the social service sector or public/non- profit organizations.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre said there is a bit of good news regarding wildfires in the region after an evacuation alert for 25 addresses near the Lynch Creek Fire was rescinded as of 11:30 a.m. August 24.
Thanks to Mother Nature for the precipitation, but Environment Canada said the Special Air Quality Statement remains in place for most of BC and Southern Alberta.