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by Anonymous on Monday Nov 01 2010

The Kootenay Literary Competition Committee is pleased to announce the launch of the 2010 Annual Kootenay Literary Competition. This popular annual writing event, sponsored this year by the Nelson and District Arts Council, is open to all writers in the Kootenay region and has been expanded this year to include a new category and additional cash prizes.

2010’s five competition...

by Anonymous on Friday Oct 29 2010

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by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Oct 27 2010

Rossland Mountain Film Festival, November 18-21

Sponsored by the members of Rossland's community branch of the Nelson & District Credit Union
Thanks to Teck Trail Operations, the highly anticipated Gala Evening is back including an exciting new feature for the 2010 event!

The Gala will take place on Thursday November 18th in the Ross...
by Contributor on Friday Oct 22 2010


By early November, the Minister of Tourism is expected to make a decision about allowing a “resort municipality” including over 5000 hotel beds and 1300 residences in the Jumbo Glacier Valley. The valley is...

by Rossland Radio on Wednesday Oct 13 2010
Dear members past and present, The Rossland Radio Cooperative is at a critical point in it's development. We are now located at 1807 Columbia Ave, in the 'Rotary Health Building', in case you didn't know. The space is great but comes with a price, both financial and otherwise. During the early winter we had a lot of help with the move from the United Church and the construction and reno of the...
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...