Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue crews were kept busy Friday night with seven suspicious wildland fires, according to Cpt. Grant Tyson.
Tyson said the initial call came in at 11:27 p.m., to Riverside and Columbia Avenues, and six Trail firefighters responded.
The Capitol Theatre is wrapping up the 2018-19 season with a bang as CBC Radio’s Ali Hassan comes to the Heritage City.
Hassan, host of CBC Radio’s Laugh Out Loud, a frequent guest host on Q and the host of Canada Reads, will be at the Capitol Theatre Saturday, May 18th at 7:30 p.m.. as part of his stand up comedy show Muslim Interrupted.
Damage is estimated at approximately $4,000 following an early morning fire Thursday south of Nelson said Nelson Fire Rescue in a media release.
The city has drawn into the house for the curling club but it will be the regional partners that now hold the hammer on making sure the project to repair the ice plant is a complete sweep by October.
The push to start high school students on a rewarding career in the trades has been bolstered with a program aimed at presenting the array of choices available at Selkirk College.
Singer/artist River Arnott of Grand Forks received two significant achievements —Top Junior Voice Award' and a Certificate of Merit for 'Outstanding Performance' — during the recent Kootenay Festival of the Arts competition.
In case you didn’t know . . . the Muddbunnies Riding Club is a women’s riding club that started in 2005 in Vancouver. Last year, former Vancouver Muddbunny, Stephanie Dupont, moved to Rossland to open up a local chapter. Over the course of the 2018 season, there were 282 documented “butts on bikes” in the Rossland chapter, outstripping even the North Vancouver Club’s 201 documented riders.
Birds of a feather are flocking together in Nelson.
Over 80 per cent of the respondents to a non-sanctioned survey regarding backyard hens in Nelson have spoken out “very much in favour” or “moderately in favour” of a bylaw allowing the birds.