Jillian Trainor

Nakusp wimming lessons cancelled despite safety concerns

“We live by a lake. Water safety is a must.”

Princeton wildfire photos courtesy of Debbie Lyon. (Black Press file)

Fire ban in place across B.C.

A complete and total ban on open fires is now in place in British Columbia.

Princeton wildfire photos courtesy of Debbie Lyon. (Black Press file)
A great day for some outdoors music. (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)

Whatshan Jam provides family fun for charity

If you’ve heard anyone say there is nothing to do in Nakusp, point them to the Community Calendar.

A great day for some outdoors music. (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)
Carlee Hughes, organizer of the Women’s Wellness Day in Nakusp. (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)

Women’s Wellness Day in Nakusp draws positive response

The women of the Arrow Lakes took in a very cool event on a very hot Sunday.

Carlee Hughes, organizer of the Women’s Wellness Day in Nakusp. (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)
Some of Overwaitea’s 40-plus team. (Todd McMullen/Special to                                 Arrow Lakes News)

Overwaitea philanthropy is food for thought

Do you know how deeply entrenched Overwaitea is in this community?

Some of Overwaitea’s 40-plus team. (Todd McMullen/Special to                                 Arrow Lakes News)
The park and the beach were filled.                                 (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)

Music in the Park brings stellar sounds to Nakusp

The Music in the Park series opened last week with 23 North in keeping with tradition.

The park and the beach were filled.                                 (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)
FILE — Dakota Fizzard looks for plants and various species on his checklist during a scavenger hunt on the Galena Bay Trail during a nature hike. (Arrow Lakes News file)

Nakusp Council reviews trails masterplan

July’s council meeting was focused on an update on the Trails Masterplan.

FILE — Dakota Fizzard looks for plants and various species on his checklist during a scavenger hunt on the Galena Bay Trail during a nature hike. (Arrow Lakes News file)
Louise Drescher at Studio Connexion. (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)

Drescher’s On The Road brings winter to summer

Last week Anne Beliveau updated her gallery exhibit to a series ideal for the summer.

Louise Drescher at Studio Connexion. (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)
Your Nakusp Canada Day activity roster

Your Nakusp Canada Day activity roster

All of the events happening in the area for Canada 150.

Your Nakusp Canada Day activity roster
Nakusp celebrates Aboriginal Day

Nakusp celebrates Aboriginal Day

The 14th annual Aboriginal Day Celebration was held at the Nakusp Elementary School.

Nakusp celebrates Aboriginal Day
A passive method for building homes in Nakusp

A passive method for building homes in Nakusp

After deciding to build three condos, Molly Bell heard about the idea of making Passive Houses.

A passive method for building homes in Nakusp
Teresa Weatherhead and Jane Merkley grin after enjoying the films offered at Nakusp’s first ever OutFest Film Festival. The friends were among the 90 or so residents who were at the event. (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)

Nakusp comes out for OutFest

June 17 marked the first OutFest, an LGBTQ+ film festival held as part of Pride Week.

Teresa Weatherhead and Jane Merkley grin after enjoying the films offered at Nakusp’s first ever OutFest Film Festival. The friends were among the 90 or so residents who were at the event. (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)
Michael Myhal and Michael Lecoureur fire up one of the grills at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch of Nakusp during the Legion’s open house on June17. Hot dogs, burgers, juice, and more were available for anyone who wanted to stop in and say hello. (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)

A beautiful day for a barbecue in Nakusp

Royal Canadian Legion Branch of Nakusp during the Legion’s open house on June 17.

Michael Myhal and Michael Lecoureur fire up one of the grills at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch of Nakusp during the Legion’s open house on June17. Hot dogs, burgers, juice, and more were available for anyone who wanted to stop in and say hello. (Andreea Myhal/Arrow Lakes News)
Mikala Lewis-Morrison is one of four candidates for this year’s Ambassador Program. She is sponsored by Nakusp PharmaChoice. (Jillian Trainor/Arrow Lakes News)

Meet the Ambassador candidate: Mikala Lewis-Morrison

Why have you decided to take part in the Arrow Lakes Ambassador Program?

Mikala Lewis-Morrison is one of four candidates for this year’s Ambassador Program. She is sponsored by Nakusp PharmaChoice. (Jillian Trainor/Arrow Lakes News)

Proposal made for building wetland at Nakusp Elementary School

A teacher and widlife rep have proposed to build a wetland in the forested area next to NES.

ASLCS adds Revelstoke route to bus schedule

Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services (ASLCS) has added a Revelstoke route to its bus schedule.

Congratulations Nakusp Secondary School class of 2017

Congratulations Nakusp Secondary School class of 2017

Another year has come and gone at Nakusp Secondary School.

Congratulations Nakusp Secondary School class of 2017
Members of the Nakusp Volunteer Fire Department along with Nakusp mayor Karen Hamling, RDCK representative Paul Peterson, and Al Anderson of Fort Garry Fire Trucks celebrate receiving the Emergency Services Department’s new fire engine. From left to right: Tom Zeleznik, volunteer firefighter, Terry Warren, fire chief of the Nakusp Volunteer Fire Department, Paul Peterson, Karen Hamling, and Al Anderson.                                 (Jillian Trainor/Arrow Lakes News)

Nakusp receives some extra help in battling blazes

Members of the Nakusp Volunteer Fire Department celebrated receiving the new fire engine.

Members of the Nakusp Volunteer Fire Department along with Nakusp mayor Karen Hamling, RDCK representative Paul Peterson, and Al Anderson of Fort Garry Fire Trucks celebrate receiving the Emergency Services Department’s new fire engine. From left to right: Tom Zeleznik, volunteer firefighter, Terry Warren, fire chief of the Nakusp Volunteer Fire Department, Paul Peterson, Karen Hamling, and Al Anderson.                                 (Jillian Trainor/Arrow Lakes News)
Chef Tyler Leeson relaxes outside after a hard day’s work at the Broadway Deli. Leeson took over the lease at the deli at the beginning of May and recently re-opened after closing for minor renovations.                                Jillian Trainor/Arrow Lakes News

Leeson puts the ‘deli’ in delightful with Broadway reopening

After many hours of hard work, Broadway Deli has reopened under the management of chef Tyler Leeson.

Chef Tyler Leeson relaxes outside after a hard day’s work at the Broadway Deli. Leeson took over the lease at the deli at the beginning of May and recently re-opened after closing for minor renovations.                                Jillian Trainor/Arrow Lakes News
Patrick and Jan Dion grin as they prepare to head out on the first leg of their cross-country journey. The couple will be spending a year on the road in the RV behind them, travelling across Canada and other parts of the world.                                Jillian Trainor photo

From mile zero to mile zero and beyond: A journey across Canada

Pat and Jan Dion’s cross country road trip.

Patrick and Jan Dion grin as they prepare to head out on the first leg of their cross-country journey. The couple will be spending a year on the road in the RV behind them, travelling across Canada and other parts of the world.                                Jillian Trainor photo