Claire Paradis

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Social Media Ambassadors take Arrow Lakes living online

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

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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.

Making Memories owner-operator Moira Miller stands in front of one wall of crafting that makes up the store which has taken over her living room.

‘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.

Making Memories owner-operator Moira Miller stands in front of one wall of crafting that makes up the store which has taken over her living room.
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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.

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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.

Woodworker Mickey Wojnarowski stands proudly in front of bookcases he recently installed in the Nakusp Public Library.

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.

Woodworker Mickey Wojnarowski stands proudly in front of bookcases he recently installed in the Nakusp Public Library.
Mel Paul and Ron Santano get his boots ready for the hill in the new and expanded ski shop

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.

Mel Paul and Ron Santano get his boots ready for the hill in the new and expanded ski shop
Coleman and Cameron Mackintosh have fun playing with metal after hours at Nakusp Mobile Mechanics

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.

Coleman and Cameron Mackintosh have fun playing with metal after hours at Nakusp Mobile Mechanics

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.

Property owners in Nakusp will see minimal changes in their assessments this year

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.

Property owners in Nakusp will see minimal changes in their assessments this year
International Rotary exchange students were in Nakusp for Remembrance Day ceremonies

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.

International Rotary exchange students were in Nakusp for Remembrance Day ceremonies
One of the big stories of the year was the launch of the new ferry being built by WaterBridge Steel Inc. The ferry is scheduled to begin service on the long weekend in May 2014.

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.

One of the big stories of the year was the launch of the new ferry being built by WaterBridge Steel Inc. The ferry is scheduled to begin service on the long weekend in May 2014.
Nordic skiing is fun for all ages

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.

Nordic skiing is fun for all ages

Finding light in winter darkness

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

Avery Bremner brings beats to the Three Lions as DJ Aversive Dec. 27.

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.

Avery Bremner brings beats to the Three Lions as DJ Aversive Dec. 27.

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.

Neighbours were helpless to contain the blaze that consumed the Beddoes’ workshop. The fire was extinguished by the BVFD

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.

Neighbours were helpless to contain the blaze that consumed the Beddoes’ workshop. The fire was extinguished by the BVFD
Carollers old and new took part in the Rotary Carol Sing on Dec. 4 at the NSS gym. The event is a long-standing tradition that has incorporated some more contemporary numbers.

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.

Carollers old and new took part in the Rotary Carol Sing on Dec. 4 at the NSS gym. The event is a long-standing tradition that has incorporated some more contemporary numbers.