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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 20 2013

The Kootenay Kannibelles are off to the Roller Derby of Canada National tournament next month in Edmonton.

The women's flat track roller derby teamf is hosting a Used Clothing and Good Sale Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the former Extra Foods Building on Vernon Street in Nelson.

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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 L. DeRockin on Sunday Jan 13 2013

This is a reminder notice for all residents of Castlegar and surrounding area to take part in the public forum that the School Board trustees have set up to discuss the possible reonfiguration/closure of Castlegar area schools. The decision made can affect ALL Castlegar schools which is why it is imperative that all residents take part in having their voice heard regarding this decision. A...

by Contributor on Sunday Jan 06 2013

Osprey Community Foundation recently welcomed a rather large donation from the Wildlife Genetics International.

Dr. David Paetkau and Wildlife Genetics International staff made a generous $5000 donation to Osprey’s Community Fund.

The Osprey Community Foundation grants support new or existing programs, capital projects, research, public awareness projects and/or innovation.

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by Contributor on Thursday Dec 27 2012

The Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia recently announced that its awarding $550,127 in funding to thirteen non-profit projects across British Columbia — among the recipients is Nelson's Selkirk College.

The Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia’s Board of Governors approved 67 grants over the course of 2012 totaling $2.34 million.

“We are excited about the work this...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 25 2012

Columbia Power has received the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) President’s Award of Excellence for Employee Safety, Silver Award Level and the CEA Vice President’s Award of Safety Excellence, Bronze Award Level for Generation.

The award is primarily due to its employees and contractors for their safety contribution over the past year.

For over 40 years, the CEA has...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 18 2012

This Monday, (October 22) the British Columbia Teacher-Librarians’ Association  (BCTLA) is inviting everyone to join students, teachers, and volunteers from across BC to celebrate the importance of literacy, school libraries, and the joy of reading, and “drop everything and read”.
 
In conjunction with Canadian National School Library Day and BC Public Library Month celebrations...

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 Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 23 2012

The West Kootenay Toy Run is just around the corner but those riders wanting to get a head start on the rest of the field check out the first annual Ride to Support Veterans Sunday beginning in Trail.

For a small fee of $20 per bike, motorcycle enthusiasts can have a little fun while raising funds for veterans needing treatment for trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).

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by Contributor on Monday Aug 06 2012

It's that time of year again and the West Kootenay Kennel Club is hosting it's 36th Annual All Breed Championship Dog Show at the Castlegar Communicty Church Soccer Field (the old Kinnaird Middle School) from August 17 - 19.

In addition to six all-breed conformation shows, there will also be four obedience trials and four rally obedience trials.

There will be two Conformation...

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