Category Archives: Slocan Valley

Popular Kootenay duo Freya releases debut CD

Noel Fudge and Martine denBok, collectively known as the duo Freya, have just released their much-anticipated debut CD. The album contains eight original songs performed on guitar, violin and viola, with an alternate version of one track. The cover art … Continue reading

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Lemon Creek class action lawsuit certified by judge

Judge Masuhara rejects defendants’ arguments The wheels of justice grind on at a glacial pace, but sometimes they do the right thing. It’s taken four years, but the BC Supreme Court has finally certified that the class action lawsuit may proceed … Continue reading

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Nakusp Medieval Days a blast from the past

Turns out there’s far more going on at Nakusp Medieval Days than just an exercise in nostalgia. Far more than merely a forum for staged battles, the festival boasts a wide array of revived ancient skills. Although numbers were down … Continue reading

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Christmas Letter 2014

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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Lemon Creek gets an early Christmas present

A Provincial Court Judge has ruled that the BC Government and Executive Flight Centre Fuel Services Ltd. will face charges in relation to the spill that occurred July 26, 2013 when a fuel tanker rolled into Lemon Creek, releasing 33,000 litres … Continue reading

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Nugget of Slocan history unearthed

For a historian, it’s a rare day you get to unearth and publish an original manuscript. Cole Harris, whose grandfather Joseph Colebrook (‘JC’) Harris was one of the first permanent European settlers in New Denver, will release a series of … Continue reading

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