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by Bob Hall on Tuesday Sep 18 2018

Returning to the classrooms where they received the foundation of their education, a trio of Selkirk College Nursing Program alumnae are now helping foster the next generation of health care professionals.

Alyssa Franklin, Katrina Verschoor and Jocelyn Schroeder are three recent additions to the faculty in the Nursing Program based out of the Castlegar Campus. Students who study in the...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 17 2018

Rossland Rotary is now accepting International Youth Exchange applications: the deadline is September 30. Think about it!

Will you graduate from high school in 2020 or later in the Rossland area? Will you be between the ages of 14 and 18 and a half years old as of August 1, 2019?  

Would you like to spend 10 months living with host families and attending school...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Aug 28 2018

We all have ideas about how City Councillors should conduct themselves and all the things our council ought to do, but Monday evening’s session in Castlegar was presented by two well-informed experts on the topic whose ideas have withstood the test of reality.  If you have served on Council and think you’re an expert, read on – and see if you agree...

by Contributor on Sunday Aug 26 2018

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.

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by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 22 2018

A new training facility at College of the Rockies will inspire future generations of electrical and industrial mechanic students to jump-start rewarding trades careers in their local communities.

The Patterson Hall trades training facility increases training capacity and accommodates new technology and equipment for students in the electrical and industrial mechanic (millwright)...

by Kirsten Hildebrand on Tuesday Aug 21 2018

Selkirk College is recognizing the importance employers place on soft skills with Co-Curricular Record (CCR), a new program that supports invaluable post-secondary learning taking place outside the classroom.

When students return to campus this fall, they will be able to earn official co-curricular credit for participating in organized activities that help hone employable skills.

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by Sara Golling on Wednesday Aug 15 2018

The “mid-life crisis” is a well-known phenomenon, often involving snazzy new sports cars, extra-marital affairs, or other impulsive and rash departures from the norm.

Could sexual dissatisfaction be fueling such attempts to spice up their lives?  Middle-aged readers, if you’re less than ecstatic about the changes in your sex lives over the years, you’re not...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Aug 14 2018

Contemplating standing for election to your municipal Council this fall?  Come to this workshop and learn a lot.  Come to it even if you just want to be a better-informed voter.

Government!  Do you recoil at the term “government”? Despite your initial reaction, government is not a four-letter word. Too often, we criticize it and complain about it as if it were the enemy...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday Aug 08 2018

When Sharon McNeill decided to return to learning at Selkirk College’s Nakusp Campus, the goal for the mother of six children was to simply finish the high school diploma that had eluded her while growing up in residential schools.

It was 1986 when McNeill’s youngest son had just entered Grade 1. She was 36 at the time and though she had been educated as a Licenced Practical Nurse, her...

by CBT on Wednesday Aug 08 2018

A program to support Columbia Basin employers is evolving to better meet their long-term workforce needs and to support Basin high school and post-secondary students and trades apprentices to gain local career-related work experience.

Columbia Basin Trust’s School Works program now provides wage subsidies for level 1 and 2 apprentices in 17 different types of trades. The program will...

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