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L-R: Born on a Wednesday includes Ian Caron, Jon Francis, Cole Auringer, Trevor Reid and Simon de la Salle . Photo: Submitted

Born on a Wednesday, and ready for the spotlight

Nelson folk group releases its debut album Western Wind

Photo: KootenayGalleryGifts.com

Shop locally,virtually in the Kootenays this holiday season

Kootenay Gallery of Art is offering Christmas at the Gallery

Sly Violet features Sly Boston (drums) and Violet Clarke (guitar, harmonica, keyboard, vocals). Photo: Submitted

Salmo band launches music video series

‘Sly Violet’ filmed the serioes in the British Columbia wildlands

Vera Maloff shares her family’s history, the struggles of living a pacifist, agrarian life in a world with opposing values. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay author releases first-hand account of Doukhobor community

Vera Maloff is also publishing never-before-seen-photographs

  • Nov 10, 2020
Vera Maloff shares her family’s history, the struggles of living a pacifist, agrarian life in a world with opposing values. Photo: Submitted
Saxophonist and bandleader Clinton Swanson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Performance in the time of COVID-19

How four prominent Nelson performers are coping with the pandemic

Saxophonist and bandleader Clinton Swanson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
The Kootenay Boundary Physician Association is sponsoring a pumpkin carving contest at KBRH. Photo: Submitted

‘Carve your hearts out’ at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Pumpkin carvings by KBRH staff will be on display Thursday and Friday in the hospital lobby

The Kootenay Boundary Physician Association is sponsoring a pumpkin carving contest at KBRH. Photo: Submitted
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Indigenous illustrator of new Marvel comic inspires hundreds
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Colin James put on a great show at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds as part of the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. But his Okanagan tour for 2020 has been postponed until 2021. (Photo by Terry Farrell)
Colin James put on a great show at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds as part of the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. But his Okanagan tour for 2020 has been postponed until 2021. (Photo by Terry Farrell)
Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted

Young Castlegar man seeks to inspire through podcast

Will Watt has launched the WillPower podcast to encourage young people to overcome their struggles.

Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted
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Trail market goes garlic

The event goes Saturday in downtown Trail from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Kootenay Savings Credit Union threw their support behind the Trail and District Arts Council. Nadine Tremblay of the arts council(left) and Aron Burke of Kootenay Savings Credit Union (right), with Aron’s daughter Abby helping out (centre), show how to keep 6 Beats Apart! (Submitted photo)

Kootenay Savings shines light on importance of Arts

The new sound equipment is much lighter and user friendly for ease of set up.

Kootenay Savings Credit Union threw their support behind the Trail and District Arts Council. Nadine Tremblay of the arts council(left) and Aron Burke of Kootenay Savings Credit Union (right), with Aron’s daughter Abby helping out (centre), show how to keep 6 Beats Apart! (Submitted photo)
Slocan City’s Benjamin Jordan filmed himself paragliding over the Rockies in 2018. His documentary about the experience, ‘The Endless Chain,’ has been selected for online streaming Sept. 9 to 16 by the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival. Photo submitted

‘What does it mean to be a man?’: West Kootenay paraglider ponders gender, confidence in documentary

‘The Endless Chain’ by Slocan City’s Benjamin Jordan is now available to be streamed online

Slocan City’s Benjamin Jordan filmed himself paragliding over the Rockies in 2018. His documentary about the experience, ‘The Endless Chain,’ has been selected for online streaming Sept. 9 to 16 by the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival. Photo submitted
Bo Conlan was a longtime fixture on the local music scene. She died last year. (Christine Sunbeam photo)

Slocan Valley musician touched many lives

Friends miss her joy in music, passion for life, gift of spirit, and many pearls of wisdom.

Bo Conlan was a longtime fixture on the local music scene. She died last year. (Christine Sunbeam photo)
Danielle LaRocque, author of the book Remembering Michael, is this year’s recipient of the Richard Carver Award. Photo submitted

Danielle LaRocque wins Richard Carver Award

Annual honour recognizes emerging writers

Danielle LaRocque, author of the book Remembering Michael, is this year’s recipient of the Richard Carver Award. Photo submitted
Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil by Ann Swanson Gross. A retrospective of Swanson Gross’ work will open at the Kootenay Gallery on Aug. 28. (Submitted photo)

Local artists featured in upcoming Kootenay Gallery showcases

On Aug. 28, the Kootenay Gallery will open two new exhibitions

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil by Ann Swanson Gross. A retrospective of Swanson Gross’ work will open at the Kootenay Gallery on Aug. 28. (Submitted photo)
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Horoscopes for the week

Weekly horoscopes by Morgan Fava

  • Jul 30, 2020
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Next year’s West Kootenay car show is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever. (Marco Santano photo)

Cruisin’ the Lower Columbia in times of Covid

The Smoke ‘n Steel Car Show is gearing up to be back next year even bigger and better

Next year’s West Kootenay car show is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever. (Marco Santano photo)
A city worker installs a sign in recognition of Canada’s centennial. (Trail Historical Society photo, 1968)

Sign of the times in Trail

The signs were durable non-rust zinc panels from Cominco to commemorate Canada’s Centennial

A city worker installs a sign in recognition of Canada’s centennial. (Trail Historical Society photo, 1968)
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Horoscopes for the week of July 20

Weekly horoscopes by Morgan Fava

  • Jul 23, 2020
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Weekly horoscopes by Morgan Fava. (Pixabay image)

Horoscopes for the week

Cancer: You are feeling extra expressive this week

  • Jul 17, 2020
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Shining Raven Woman holds a bowl of water that is emblazoned with a crest of the white raven. (David Seven Deers/Submitted)
Shining Raven Woman holds a bowl of water that is emblazoned with a crest of the white raven. (David Seven Deers/Submitted)