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By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Selkirk College has approached the province with two potential projects to increase student housing in Castlegar and Nelson for an estimated cost between $20-25 million.

“We’ve submitted two proposals: the first would see a three-story building with 110 additional beds in Castlegar and 40 new beds at the Nelson Silver King Trades Campus for students in short-term apprentice training,” said college president Angus Graeme.

This proposal comes with a price tag of roughly $25 million.

By Trevor Miller on Thursday Mar 21 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters surrendered a two-goal first period lead as they fell in Game #4 of their Interior Division Semi Final to the Vernon Vipers by a 3-2 score on Wednesday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Two former graduates from L.V. Rogers High School are making waves on the world stage.

Bethany Reaka of Nelson and Slocan’s David Crossley earlier this month championed the University of Exeter Team to the top prize at the Client Interviewing Competition held at the University of West of England.

Reaka and Crossley now represent England and Wales at the Brown Mosten International Client Consultation Competition in Dublin in April.

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Mar 20 2019

The Trail and Greater District Detachment Victim Services would like to offer their assistance to the members of the public who were affected by the fatal motor vehicle accident which occurred Sunday, March 17, on Seven Mile Dam Road, in Trail, BC, that claimed the lives of two local teenagers.  Victim Services has a wide range of services and information that is made available to public when requested. 

By Contributor on Wednesday Mar 20 2019

Registration is open for the Community Futures Central Kootenay 2019 Community Economic Development Forum in Castlegar, BC on April 8 – 9.

The theme for this two-day event is Natural Disasters – how to prepare, respond and recover.

The forum will bring together experts who have helped businesses through recent natural disasters, including flood and wildfire. Learn about disaster preparedness, response and recovery for your business and community.

By Kirsten Hildebrand on Wednesday Mar 20 2019

Partnering with Co-op Education & Employment Services to hire a co-op student from Selkirk College brings countless paybacks to employers throughout the province.

Selkirk College co-op students are fresh out of the classroom, immediately productive and bring an enthusiasm and cutting-edge industry know-how to the workplace.

By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Mar 20 2019

Yesterday, March 19, the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team was successful in locating the vehicle. Tragically, both missing teens were located deceased. The conditions were difficult and the recovery operation took a significant amount of time to complete. The cooperation of the Dam authority, BC Hydro, helped the operation in lowering the water level. The BC Coroners Service has been notified and will also be investigating.

By Contributor on Tuesday Mar 19 2019

Preparations are in full force for the May opening of Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2019, and it’s going to be another great year in The Sculpture Capital of Canada! Join our team and support this much-loved community event through our popular sculpture sponsorship program, supported by over thirty local businesses, organization and individuals.

By Bob Hall on Tuesday Mar 19 2019

High school students from around the region starting their post-secondary journey close to home have the opportunity to benefit financially with a Selkirk College Entrance Scholarship.

At the start of each academic year, the Selkirk College Board of Governors presents 40 scholarships to high school students and those attending post-secondary for the first time. Each scholarship is worth $1,500 and available to learners who have graduated with a minimum overall average of 75 per cent on select Grade 11/12 courses who plan to study at college full-time.

By Bob Hall on Monday Mar 18 2019

Students in Selkirk College’s Peace & Justice Program are inviting the community to take part in an open dialogue to discuss the growth of international learners in the region with a goal of increased understanding.

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