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Sophie Hargreaves off to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Sophie Hargreaves off to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet

You’d think that Sophie Hargreaves comes by it all pretty naturally.

Sophie Hargreaves off to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Denis Senecal operates the dragon

RLOP prepares for dragon’s debut

The Rossland Light Opera Players’ production of The Reluctant Dragon will premiere at the Rossland Summit School on Friday.

Denis Senecal operates the dragon
Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program students will split off into five different ensemble bands for the annual Year-End Celebration Show at Nelson’s Spiritbar in the Hume Hotel on Friday

Selkirk College music students unite for final concert

Students in the Selkirk College Contemporary Music and Technology Program will hit the stage at Nelson’s Spiritbar on April 21

Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program students will split off into five different ensemble bands for the annual Year-End Celebration Show at Nelson’s Spiritbar in the Hume Hotel on Friday
Main: Starting in September 2017

Selkirk College launches new Law & Justice Studies program

Students interested in pursuing a career in the legal profession can now start their education at Selkirk College.

Main: Starting in September 2017
Avalanche dangers are serious for all backcountry explorers.

Avalanche Canada and North Shore Rescue combine forces

Avalanche Canada (AvCan) and North Shore Rescue (NSR) are uniting to deliver a safety message to winter backcountry users.

Avalanche dangers are serious for all backcountry explorers.
First-year Selkirk College Ski Resort Operations & Management Program students are putting on the SROAMazing Race at Whitewater Ski Resort on Friday

SROAMazing Race is back and better than ever

Selkirk College’s Ski Resort Operations & Management Program is proud to announce that this year’s event will be held at Whitewater.

First-year Selkirk College Ski Resort Operations & Management Program students are putting on the SROAMazing Race at Whitewater Ski Resort on Friday
World Snow Sports Expo in China last fall.

Selkirk College formalizes cooperation with leader in Chinese ski resort industry

Selkirk College formalized its relationship with AXIS Leisure Management Ltd, a leader in China’s on-the-verge ski resort industry

World Snow Sports Expo in China last fall.
Comedian Ron James.

Comedian Ron James touring West Kootenay

Award-winning comedian Ron James has been selling out theatres for 15 years with his marathon, kinetically charged performances.

Comedian Ron James.
The new program will help with energy retrofits such as replacing boilers.

Trust provides $2 million for energy conservation improvements

Many of the affordable housing units operated by non-profit organizations in the Columbia Basin need energy retrofits.

The new program will help with energy retrofits such as replacing boilers.
F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow

F-35A to debut in Canada at Abbotsford International Airshow

See the F-35A on display at Abbotsford International Airshow – August 12-14, 2016.

F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow
Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year

Abbotsford Airshow: Heroes of the Skies

The Abbotsford International Airshow takes place Aug. 12-14 and includes US Navy Super Hornets and the Breitling Jet Team

Award-winning photograph taken at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow. Photo by Amateur Photographer of the Year
Bike to Work Week Kootenays organizer Mike Kent (centre)

Bike to Work Week Kootenays a great success

Organizers are amazed at the success of the 2016 Bike to Work Week initiative in the Kootenays that took place May 30 to June 5.

Bike to Work Week Kootenays organizer Mike Kent (centre)
Elaine Afoldy's Sunflowers in a Jar

Touchstones Nelson to feature West Kootenay artists

Touchstones Nelson will feature 38 paintings by 12 artists of the West Kootenay Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists.

Elaine Afoldy's Sunflowers in a Jar
Lukas Pigott (left) sat down with Julien Locke to ask the cross-country ski athlete about his podium result at the Haywood 2016 Ski Nationals last month.

‘Racing well is the biggest prize’

Cross-country skier Julien Locke sits down with 11-year-old journalist Lukas Pigott to talk about his performance at last month's nationals.

Lukas Pigott (left) sat down with Julien Locke to ask the cross-country ski athlete about his podium result at the Haywood 2016 Ski Nationals last month.
Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall celebrates with the West Kootenay Community TEETH Clinic Society board the receipt of $50

West Kootenay TEETH society wants partners

West Kootenay Community TEETH Clinic Society is seeking partnerships with dentists, dental professionals and community members.

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall celebrates with the West Kootenay Community TEETH Clinic Society board the receipt of $50
Photo by Steve Dutt. Named Next Generation Photographer of the Year 2014. Photo taken at the 2014 Abbotsford International Airshow.

Finalists selected for B.C. Amateur Photographer of the Year

Seventy photographers will compete at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow

Photo by Steve Dutt. Named Next Generation Photographer of the Year 2014. Photo taken at the 2014 Abbotsford International Airshow.
With the help of volunteers

Outdoor classroom opens

RSS outdoor classroom becomes a reality with the help of many hands.

With the help of volunteers
LunLun San (L) and Aung KoKo Latt (R)

An Eritrean family for Rossland

West Kootenay Friends of Refugees prepares for its second family to arrive

LunLun San (L) and Aung KoKo Latt (R)
Dr. David Smith

Dr. Smith: Understanding self-harm

Why is my child doing this? What is going on with youth.

Dr. David Smith
Sponsors of the Tom Rand event gathered with 100 copies of his book Waking the Frog

Tom Rand talks climate change and Waking the Frog

Canadian author Tom Rand is coming to Nelson to speak about the dangers of passive denial when it comes to climate change.

Sponsors of the Tom Rand event gathered with 100 copies of his book Waking the Frog