Nakusp

Twin Rivers Elementary students helped to plant a pollinator meadow near the Kootenay Gallery of Art last fall. Photo: Castlegar Butterflyway

Five West Kootenay arts organizations receiving provincial grants

Kootenay Gallery of Art and Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre to benefit from funding boost

 

Pictured is Tina the turkey, a beloved bird who was dubbed the town mascot in Nakusp. Tina was struck by a vehicle this past weekend. (Photo submitted by Sharon Starratt)

Nakusp locals may immortalize town turkey in public art

Tina the turkey was struck by a vehicle and died last month

 

Christina Lake’s Andrew Verge performs a 2019 comedy set at a club in Toronto. Photo: Instagram - andrewjverge

Western Canadian comedy tour to start in Grand Forks

Show profits, food drive to benefit Boundary Community Food Bank

 

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`Last resort’ caribou maternity pen prepares for big day

Arrow Lakes Caribou Society has been working on the plan to try to rescue the herd

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Cedra Ei (left) answers some questions for Laurie Page (right) at the Nakusp Chamber of Commerce open house. (File photo)
Cedra Ei (left) answers some questions for Laurie Page (right) at the Nakusp Chamber of Commerce open house. (File photo)
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Trans Canada Highway, the North Columbia, Shuswap, Arrow Lakes and Slocan Lake area. (DriveBC)
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Trans Canada Highway, the North Columbia, Shuswap, Arrow Lakes and Slocan Lake area. (DriveBC)
A transition to the new Scheduled-On Call system is set for Nakusp BCEHS. (Black Press file photo).

Nakusp Mayor calls for full time ambulance coverage

The area is set to get BCEHS’ new Scheduled On-Call system

A transition to the new Scheduled-On Call system is set for Nakusp BCEHS. (Black Press file photo).
The line for the ski lift was continuous as skiers and snowboarders gathered at the Summit Lake Ski Hill on the last day of 2016. All ages and skills were on hand for a chance to have some fun and laughs with family and friends. (Black Press-file photo)

Summit Lake Ski Hill sees 30 per cent increase in insurance costs

The society is looking for financial support in order to continue operations

  • Dec 7, 2021
The line for the ski lift was continuous as skiers and snowboarders gathered at the Summit Lake Ski Hill on the last day of 2016. All ages and skills were on hand for a chance to have some fun and laughs with family and friends. (Black Press-file photo)
As of April 22, 1,693 people had received a first dose and 138 for the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination at the arena in Nakusp. (Photo by JD Mah)

COVID vaccine clinic coming up in Nakusp

There are dates for everyone 12 and over as well as separate days for kids age 5-11

As of April 22, 1,693 people had received a first dose and 138 for the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination at the arena in Nakusp. (Photo by JD Mah)
A photo of a light display on a home in Nakusp last year. (Photo via Facebook/Society for Nakusp Community Events)
A photo of a light display on a home in Nakusp last year. (Photo via Facebook/Society for Nakusp Community Events)
Students at Burton Elementary playing on their new playground equipment, which they helped design. (contibuted by Laurie Friis)

Nakusp students at Burton Elementary design new playground

School, which has doubled in size over last two years, built facility through ministry funding

Students at Burton Elementary playing on their new playground equipment, which they helped design. (contibuted by Laurie Friis)
Nakusp Village Hall. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)

Village thanks interim CAO as permanent CAO takes her place

Mayor pens a thank you note

  • Nov 10, 2021
Nakusp Village Hall. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
A scaled-down Remembrance Day will take place outside the Nakusp Cenotaph at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 to honour all of the Nakusp veterans who fought in past wars. Those planning to attend the service are reminded to physically distance and gather in small groups to mitigate the COVID-19 risk. (File photo)
A scaled-down Remembrance Day will take place outside the Nakusp Cenotaph at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 to honour all of the Nakusp veterans who fought in past wars. Those planning to attend the service are reminded to physically distance and gather in small groups to mitigate the COVID-19 risk. (File photo)
The 2021 Nakusp Fire Department. (Contributed)

Nakusp Fire Department looks back on 2021 wildfire season

Fire Chief Terry Warren recounts incidents dealt with by Nakusp Fire Department over the summer

The 2021 Nakusp Fire Department. (Contributed)
BC Wildfire is planning a prescribed burn at McLeod Creek in late September or early October. (File photo-BC Wildfire)

Prescribed burn planned for area north of Nakusp

The McLeod Creek burn will be dependent on weather and site conditions

BC Wildfire is planning a prescribed burn at McLeod Creek in late September or early October. (File photo-BC Wildfire)
Nakusp Village Hall. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)

Nakusp announces new chief administrative officer

Wayne Robinson hired as CAO in Nakusp

Nakusp Village Hall. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
Anti-passport rally held in Nakusp on September 1, 2021. (Contributed)

Anti-vaccine card rally in Nakusp draws large turnout

The rally help on September 1 was in protest of B.C.’s vaccine passport mandate

Anti-passport rally held in Nakusp on September 1, 2021. (Contributed)
The clinic will run out of the Kitimat General Hospital, July 14. (File photo)

Nakusp set to receive pop-up vaccine clinics

Walk in immunizations are available from August 11

The clinic will run out of the Kitimat General Hospital, July 14. (File photo)

Fire information meeting for Fauquier residents to be held in Nakusp

The RDCK and BC Wildfire Services will be hosting the meeting July 29 at 11 a.m.

One-year-old RosieMay has been moved to the BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed-Sarah Warren)

Baby attacked by a dog in Nakusp returning to her happy, giggly self

The family has been moved to the BC Children’s Hospital

One-year-old RosieMay has been moved to the BC Children’s Hospital. (Contributed-Sarah Warren)