RoboGames are Back – fourth annual competition to be held in Nelson

In 2010, KAST and the Nelson Tech Club joined forces with 6 Kootenay Boundary middle schools in holding the 1st Annual Robogames. Twenty-four students, aged 12 to 17 created the robotic entries which battled for robotic supremacy. In 2016, we’re hosting nearly 40 teams and over 80 participants in our largest, most ambitious event to date.

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Free Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant Writing Workshops

Applications Now Accepted

TMTVNEWS.COM, Columbia Basin – Want to learn more about how to apply for arts, culture and heritage grants delivered by the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance? Attend a free workshop with Krista Patterson or Natasha Smith, who will share with you how to apply and what to expect from the application process.

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Nelson Fire Drill Winners

Featured Photo: students from St. Joseph’s School, accompanied by RHC’s Sam Cowan and Fire Fighters Leo Grypma and Marc Thibault

In the most recent round of Nelson Fire Rescue Services’ annual Fire Drill Competition, the students of St. Joseph’s School proved to be top-notch.  While pretty much all the schools in Nelson scored high, Hume came out on top and took home the trophy and $300 cash, donated by Nelson’s insurance agents at K.I.S., B.C.A.A., R.H.C., and Poulin’s.

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Avalanche control closes Highway 1 – Highway 3 Kootenay Pass now open

 Avalanche Control Highway 1

Avalanche Control Highway 1 Both directions – Closed in both directions from Revelstoke to Golden (147.8 km) because of ongoing Avalanche Control in Glacier National Park. No detour available. Estimated time of opening is 8:00 pm. Next update at 6:00 pm. Updated on Thu Jan 28 at 4:14 pm PST.  Updated info

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