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Climbing Gym Brings Women’s Adventure Film Tour to Nelson

The Kootenay Climbing Association, the non-profit behind the Cube Climbing Centre, is screening the 2024 Women’s Adventure Film Tour on Friday, May 10th at the Nelson United Church. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a film start time of 7 p.m. The screening is a fundraiser to build a bigger, better climbing centre in Nelson. It […]

KBRH Health Foundation donations help keep expectant families closer to home

Thanks to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) Health Foundation and its generous donors, Interior Health will be able to keep more Kootenay Boundary expectant families facing early deliveries closer to home. A new Tier 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at KBRH, made possible by $745,000 in additional Foundation-funded equipment and the addition of specialized […]

Canadian Cancer Society urgently seeking volunteer drivers to help cancer patients in Rossland

Dear Editor, The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is calling on residents of Rossland, BC to help community members facing a cancer diagnosis by becoming a volunteer driver with our Wheels of Hope transportation program. Volunteer drivers not only provide a means for clients to get to and from cancer-related appointments, they also offer a safe […]

Rossland Museum Silent Auction: March 1-March 17

We’re holding a silent auction to support our Renewal Project! Explore and bid on these incredible auction items donated by our amazing local businesses and individuals at: https://app.charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/rossland-museum-discovery-centre-silent-auction-40950. Pick up a day of cat-skiing, a growler of the best local beer, a night at the Smokies, a staycation with dinner and a hotel room, a session of […]

Rossland Museum to host Easter Egg hunt, March/April speakers

Location: Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre Date: Saturday, March 30 Time: 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Price: FREE / By Donation Snow is on the ground – but spring is in the air – and that means it’s almost time for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! Come up to the Museum on Saturday, March 30 to join […]

Wildsight Education program recognized with national award

Wildsight’s EcoStewards program is the inaugural recipient of Wildlife Habitat Canada’s Diane Griffin Award. EcoStewards encourages students to learn about local ecosystems and undertake projects in their wild backyards. Wildsight educators guide students on an immersive learning journey through multiple in-class sessions, culminating in a community action project. We were humbled and grateful that this […]

Mushroom enthusiast grows business

The shiitake mushrooms taste earthy. The lion’s mane mushrooms grow long, white, dripping spines. The chestnut mushrooms boast golden caps and slender stems. These are just a few of the mushroom varieties grown by Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms in Kaslo. It’s very hands-on work—during a short growing season—to harvest these delicacies so that people in the […]

Slocan council votes unanimously to sue Big Oil

On Monday evening, Slocan Council voted 5-0 to work with other local governments towards a class action lawsuit against global fossil fuel companies for a share of the costs of climate change, and to pledge $1 per resident for that purpose once other local governments come on board. The Village of Slocan is the first […]

Trail Community Action Team presents Respect & Connect 2024

The Trail Community Action Team (TCAT) is holding a free event on Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at JL Crowe Secondary School. TCAT’s Youth World Café will give youth and their parents information on the various organizations offering services to youth at risk of harm from drug use, and how to […]

Local MLAs say grants will support local arts and extracurricular activities in the Kootenays

New Democrat MLAs Brittny Anderson and Katrine Conroy say local organizations and parent advisory councils will be able to support young artists and extracurricular activities thanks to over $500,000 in Community Gaming Grant funding. “People benefit tremendously from our local arts, culture and heritage organizations as well as the parent advisory councils,” said Brittny Anderson, […]

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