Claire Paradis

Social Media Ambassadors take Arrow Lakes living online

Social media campaign aims to bring more awareness to Nakusp and all it offers.

Water and sewer rates on rise, but operating costs still unknown

Water and sewer bills will be going out next month, but setting the rates with an eye to the future has been a challenge for Nakusp.

‘Scrapbooking ate my living room’

There’s not much left of Ken and Moira Miller’s living room as the scrapbooking business has slowly eaten up the space.

Blue Knuckle Derby brings people, fun and fish into town

The third annual Gord Roberts Blue Knuckle Derby was a go again this year, thanks to quick thinking and acting.

NADB and Chamber visit Jan. 13 Nakusp council meeting

There was a bit of an audience for the Jan. 13 Nakusp council meeting which included annual reports and hot springs rate discussion.

Be seeing you, next spring

To echo Laurie Page, I get the feeling that 2014 is going to be a great one for Nakusp. And not just for Nakusp, but the whole area.

Hydro + Nakusp 4evr?

Building relationships takes time. In fact, I believe they’re grown or cultivated more than built.

Bookshelves mark milestones for local woodworker

Mickey Wojnarowski’s new shelves are a labour of love, the first love after six years of liver illness and recovery.

Summit Lake Ski Area opens up for bigger and better season

With all the snow, Summit Lake’s ski hill is open again, but now into new expanded digs.

Nakusp Mobile Mechanics more than meets the eye

You’ve probably seen work from Nakusp Mobile Mechanics around town even if you didn’t know it.

New Telus tower in Burton part of provincial network

Over the holidays, a telecommunications tower was put up near Burton as one part of a ten-year agreement with the Province.

Assessment of area property values changes little in 2014

With the new year come annual property assessments, and area residents won’t be seeing much of a change.

Looking back at community through the ALN in 2013

From Nakusp to Haiti and back again, the community affected and was affected by the intelligence and action of its citizenry.

Looking back: 2013 news highlights from the Arrow Lakes News

There has been more news this year than could be crammed into a single weekly issue, that’s for sure. Here are a few of your stories.

Getting the younger set on Nordic tracks

Alpine skiing’s low-key cousin Nordic has been dogged with a reputation of being slow-moving and, well, not all that interesting.

Finding light in winter darkness

Fasten your seat belts: we will soon be reaching the nadir of our descent into yearly darkness.

DJ Aversive brings deep beats to Nakusp

Nakusp will be treated to some serious dancing music when DJ Aversive brings her set to the Three Lions Pub.

Nakusp council notes, the Springs rates edition

Nakusp council notes, the pool rates edition: the last meeting of council addressed bylaws and hot springs rates.

Burton volunteer firefighters save Arrow Park house

A fire in Arrow Park on Saturday, Dec. 14 destroyed an outbuilding, but the main house was saved by the Burton Volunteer Fire Department.

New blood invigorates traditional carol sing

It’s a tricky balance to strike, the point between tradition and innovation that makes annual community rites engaging and interesting.