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Welcome to the Megaphone. This is your place to post the news that matters to you. If someone's getting married or getting born, this is the place to let your community know. If you want to thank someone for a good turn or lambaste the noisy, nosy, or woefully ignorant, do it here. Basically, anything you think your community need to know about: use the megaphone and make yourself heard. 

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 30 2010

The Capitol Theatre joins with to offer a fun giveaway for young theatre goers attending shows for the Capitol Kids Series.  Bumblebee Toys is generously donating two large wooden Venture Pirate Ships valued at $200 each to be given away live during the Capitol Kids Series this 2010/11 season.


by Contributor on Thursday Sep 23 2010
Congratulations! Another successful Pride weekend has come
and gone. The 14th Annual Kootenay Pride committee appreciates all the support from the spectators,
family, friends and businesses that embrace diversity in our community.
We would like to give special thanks to:
• City of Nelson
• Nelson Police
• Nelson Fire Department...
by Rossland Bear Aware on Wednesday Sep 22 2010
Fall means getting ready for winter. Knowing how many calories it will take to keep warm while we sleep through the snow, we are TOTALLY focussed on EATING. So if you are recreating in the woods and on the trails or chasing little white balls around the grass, PLEASE be aware that we like to eat alone and may not welcome your arrival. Give us lots of space and keep dogs close or on a leash so...
by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 22 2010

 Mosquito!  Red Dog!  Crowe'sNest!  Barking Spider!  Berry Ridge!  Sunspot!  Lost Cabin!  Surprise Cabin!  And more!

Do you enjoy the little winter huts around Nancy Greene Pass?  Here's your chance to give them a hand.

If you would like to volunteer to help cut firewood, or fix up and tidy a hut, call Les Carter, at (250) 362-5677, ...

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 14 2010

September 13, 2010

Sometime after 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 12th 2010, a 2005 Yamaha YZ250 dirt bike was stolen from the box of a pick up truck parked in a driveway in the 300 block of Hwy 3B in Montrose.
The off-road bike is described as blue, with yellow and blue markings in a zebra like pattern and estimated to be...
by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 08 2010

Registration is now open for the 2010 Columbia Basin Symposium: Shaping Our Future Together: Take Action, Build Partnerships, Strengthen Communities. Hosted by Columbia Basin Trust (CBT), the symposium takes place October 22-24, 2010, in Revelstoke. People interested in attending the free event are invited to register online at www.cbt...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 08 2010
All great businesses and employers started at one time with one idea, one person and one drive to do things differently, better or perhaps do something entirely new all together.
We’re looking to find those folks in the Kootenay and help them “Get their buck in gear!”

This two and half day,...
by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Sep 07 2010

 Well, school's back and, soon to follow, local school controversies. Check out this link from Janis Anderson about what folks in Sun Peaks are doing, rather than bus their kids out of the community.

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 01 2010
The Community Garden’s first growing season is coming to a close, and the Rossland REAL Food group invites you to celebrate with them. 
Look through the garden, chat with our members, stay for a picnic potluck (weather permitting), and win some great draw prizes! 
There will be a short talk about how the garden came to be and how it runs, and...
by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Sep 01 2010