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By City of Trail On on Wednesday Dec 04 2013

Trail Silver City Nites organizers, sponsors and City of Trail staff and council are getting ready for the big event this Friday evening in downtown Trail.

There will be activities for the entire family, starting at 6:15 pm with Santa’s Candy Parade on Bay Avenue followed by hot dogs and hot chocolate courtesy of Local 480 and cotton candy by the Trail Ambassadors.

St. Michael’s...

By Bob Hall On on Wednesday Dec 04 2013

Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program students are tuning up for a celebration of the fall semester with a trip through the sounds of six decades.

Three of Selkirk’s student bands will be playing at Spiritbar in Nelson on December 12 for a night of classic rock, R&B and hard rock. From Fleetwood Mac to The Foo Fighters, the students are amped to bring their...

By Allyson Kenning On on Monday Dec 02 2013

Oh, who doesn’t love a good political scandal? Even though I don’t watch the news anymore, I am enjoying the sideshow that is the Robert Ford debacle in Toronto, and the international attention it’s been getting. And the current federal Conservative senator scandal is pretty juicy, too, I have to admit. I love seeing men of power getting their comeuppance and witnessing their...

By Contributor On on Sunday Oct 20 2013

Communities throughout the province will benefit from a half a million dollars in B.C. government funding to help non-profit cultural organizations, First Nations and friendship centres improve local arts infrastructure, including theatres, studios and galleries, Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Coralee Oakes said.

Among the 37 approved projects is the Upgrades to The...

By Contributor On on Saturday Sep 21 2013

Cod Gone Wild is a Modern Celtic band, based out of the Okanagan Valley of beautiful British Columbia, Canada. The “Cods” have melded veteran musicians from diverse musical backgrounds such as folk, rock, jazz, and funk, to create a unique modern Celtic sound with driving rhythms and tight vocal harmonies.

Cod Gone Wild was born when Newfoundlander and lead singer/guitarist Andrew...

By Wikinews On on Wednesday Sep 18 2013

On Aug. 31, Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first United States Supreme Court justice to officiate a same-sex marriage. The ceremony took place in the District of Colombia, in the atrium of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The centre's president, Michael M. Kaiser, married economist John Roberts before a group of around 200 guests.

Ginsburg is quoted by the Washington...

By Rossland Recreation On on Wednesday Sep 18 2013

Lots of great programs starting in the next few weeks!

The Kids Clay Arts with Sarah Zanussi starts on Monday, September 23 at 4:45pm.  This class runs September 23, 30, October 7 and 28 for one hour on Monday evenings.  The class is for kids ages 7-12 years who are interested in creating clay projects using basic techniques.  This is a fun, creative class!


By Contributor On on Friday Sep 13 2013

Earth Rangers will be visiting schools in the Greater Trail Area to inspire children to help Bring Back the Wild. Through support from Teck, local students will experience the Earth Rangers School Outreach Program featuring live Animal Ambassadors demonstrating their amazing natural behaviors.

Earth Rangers...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Monday Sep 09 2013

The Fifth annual Parade of Programs is all set to go at the Complex Wednesday evening, promising a fabulous night of family fun and a chance to see the many clubs, organizations and sporting groups available to Castlegar and area residents.

It runs from 5 to 7:30 p.m.,” said ...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Monday Sep 09 2013
This Wednesday evening will provide hockey families with a fantastic opportunity to get hockey equipment at hugely slashed prices, or sell their own gear they've grown out of or are no longer using.
The Castlegar Minor Hockey (CMH) Association's hockey swap has become a beloved tradition among the sports-minded in Castlegar, and organizer Leah Biln said it's a...