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By The Conversation On on Monday May 04 2020

 

Editor’s Note:  This article is just over a year old, thus contains no mention of COVID-19; readers can add our...

By The Conversation On on Monday Mar 16 2020

By Kendra Coulter, for The Conversation

My favourite police officer on television is smart, empathetic, attentive and brave. He’s also incredibly handsome.

I’m talking about Rex, the fictional police canine played by the German shepherd Diesel vom Burgimwald who co-stars on CITY TV’s hit show...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Monday Mar 09 2020

On March 6, 2020, the Lily  May Room at the Rossland Miners Union Hall held a festive gathering of Rossland notables, Parks Canada personnel, our local Member of Parliament and a representative of our local MLA; all were celebrating the designation of Rossland’s Miners Union Hall as a Federal Historic Site.

Speakers included Amy Krause and Dwight Bourdin, both of Parks Canada...

By Rebecca Voros On on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

The second annual Ignite Kootenay Women’s Conference is coming to Nelson!  It will be held at the Capitol Theatre on Sunday, Mar 15. Last year’s conference in Castlegar was such a huge success, we wanted to share the experience with other communities.  

The purpose of Ignite is to bring women from all over the Kootenays together for a day of...

By Contributor On on Thursday Feb 06 2020

What comes After Eden? Visual and performance artist Stephanie Kellett and sound artist Robert Livingood explore this question in a multi-media exhibition at the Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar.

Kellett and Livingood are life partners as well as artistic partners, based in Nelson, the pair has travelled on several occasions to central and northern BC and Yukon, spending...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

Trail’s IncrEDIBLE Farmers' Market is bringing the runway to you this weekend with a heart-warming event that raises funds for low-income families, seniors, and expectant moms.

All About Heart will feature two fashion shows at noon and 3 p.m. highlighting spring designs, accessories, and shoes from local shops, as well as an indigenous line from B.C. The event will host vendor booths...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Jan 29 2020

The Greater Trail Hospice Society is presenting a fundraising concert on Sunday February 9th, in the Trail United Church, at 2:00 p.m. with Carolyn Cameron on violin and piano. Proceeds will benefit the Greater Trail Hospice Society. The afternoon concert has the added enticement of refreshments provided by Hooper’s Bakery.

This concert has been a yearly feature in the...

By Contributor On on Thursday Jan 09 2020

Looking for something different to do this winter? Bring the family out to experience live shows at The Bailey Theatre. This season Trail and District Arts Council presents The Teck Family Series, kicking off on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. with the one-hour show Rythmo 2 from Montreal’s SAMAJAM.

SAMAJAM’s Rythmo 2 is an innovative, energizing and educational musical...

By Contributor On on Thursday Jan 09 2020

Enjoy the Fringe Fest up-close and personal atmosphere of The Griff as Trail & District Arts Council presents Travis Bernhardt's improv comedy Unscriptured as part of the E2: Experiments in Entertainment series on Friday, Jan.17 at 7:30 p.m.

A big hit at Spooktacular 2018, Travis Bernhardt never ceases to amaze. Whether he’s dropping your jaw with impossible-seeming magic...

By Sara Golling On on Monday Dec 23 2019

Things to help us feel better are welcome during a season that can be hectic, stressful, demanding – and, for many, isolating and lonely. The demands of holiday entertaining can raise blood pressure levels and jangle nerves. 

Soothing music, designed to be calming and healing, might help, and is guaranteed to cause fewer problems than resorting to the anaesthetizing effects of alcohol,...

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