May 23, 2017

Finally, we get to walk around in a sleeveless shirt, don’t have to light a fire, get to plant things.  I think its nine months since I didn’t have to light a fire.  Its still my favourite place to be, but it isn’t the perfect climate.  I’ve never been a believer or non-believer in chem trails, but the action in the sky the last couple days makes me more of a believer and its not a happy thought.  wh

Garage Sale :   May 27,  08-2pm Antique Bottles and Crocks,  Garden tools,  Household items, Furniture .  The Harding house in Silverton : 324 Victoria Street.

RE YOU LOOKING FOR COMMERCIAL SPACE on New Denver’s main street? Call or email Patrick: 604-790-3080

For Sale:  Husqvarna rear tine tiller.  Like new and a great tiller.  $550.00.  2503582440.

Free apartment size STOVE, 24″wide, white, some cosmetic issues but good for smaller cabin or cottage.  Also looking for a 12 foot aluminum BOAT &/or trailer(12-14 foot) in good condition. 604-531-3797cel or

We have vacationed  to the New Denver area for part of each year since 2001.   We love the area and the locals!  We are homeowners in BC and want to rent in New Denver for all or most of July/August 2017.   We like to be near the lake and love quiet.  We could provide some local references.   Please email any property rental ideas.  We need a kitchen and heat source. Thanks! V&A Otto

Affordable rental required :  Single Male, 57, seeks affordable bachelor suite in Silverton or NewDenver for June 1.  $500 max. Lots of building skills..gardener..acoustic musician. Contact Patrick,

For Sale: 2005 Yamaha VStar Custom 650cc motorcycle. 23,000 miles. In very good shape…must see. No longer require and need room in the garage. Photo’s on request. $1500…well below actual value. Please contact Eb @ 358-2801 for further information.

Items left at the Memorial Hall (there is a grey toque with “Bad Hair Day” on it) are taken to the Silverton Village office. You can claim your abandoned items there.

We will be at the New Denver Friday Mkt. again this year with our Pico de Gallo salsa and organic Hummus.  Look forward to seeing you. Rafael

 Looking for a free washer and dryer.  Debbie 358.7931

There is an appliance repair person from Nelson who comes to this area (Henry doesn’t come anymore).  Paul from Heritage City at 352-2552

Any one out there wanting a part time summer job — working in a music project, helping with mail, burning discs and other various capacities? A couple of days a week and perhaps more. . . . . Must have transportation to and from locally. Call 358-2475.

Looking for casual work, 1 day a week?   Caretaker / Cleaner required as soon as possible.  Housekeeping, yard and garden maintenance and general handy man/women chores. May involve some interaction with vacationing guests. Must be reliable, efficient, hardworking and ready to go up Red Mtn Rd area any day of the week. Flexibility and good ethics a must.  $15 to start, could lead to $20 for the right person in summer months. Contact Monika 250-231-2174

The NEW DENVER MUSEUM is seeking a student employee, between the ages of 15 and 30 to host visitors to our museum.  The successful applicant must have been a registered full-time student in the preceding year and intend to return to full-time studies in the fall.  35 hours per week for up to 9 weeks at $13 per hour.  Days of work negotiable.  An introductory letter and resume must be received before June 14, 2017 at or Box 301, New Denver, B.C., V0G 1S0.

An afternoon with Hilda Radford
Hilda, a well-known artist from New Denver, will be hosting a ‘hands-on’ workshop, Tuesday, June 20 from 1-4 at  Knox Hall. Participants will learn how to sew a small pouch with beaded trim using a kit of precut suede, beads and special needles supplied on registration.
As a Tahltan elder, Hilda often uses her clan totem, the Raven, on her beautifully crafted bags. These bags, made of recycled leather, are available for purchase at Garden Graces in New Denver. Her gorgeous beaded jewellery is for sale there as well. This activity, part of National Aboriginal Day celebrations, is sponsored by our local Arts Council, the Slocan Lake Gallery Society and supported by the B C  Arts Council.  To register, or for further information, call Teri Freeman 358-2297.  Registration fee is $20.00 and includes refreshments.  Register early as space is limited.

African-style Drumming and Dance Extravaganza on Sunday, May 28 from 2-4 PM at Silverton Memorial Hall. The 5th Avenue Drummers from New Denver, Boombassa Drummers from Nakusp and Student Dancers from Lucerne School will perform along with “In the Sticks” and Derrik Adams from the Slocan Valley and special guest musician Bo Conlan. It should prove to be electric and vibrant. Refreshments for sale by Madeleine will be available. Admission is by donation at the door. A wonderful family event. For info: call Nancy 250-265-8530.

The Hidden Garden Gallery is launching it’s new website and you are invited to celebrate with us. Join the HGG Board on Monday, June 5, from 12:30 to 2:30 pm for refreshments, door prizes and a look at the new site. Go to our website right now and find out who is going to be the first one to show at the Gallery this summer. At the party your research will qualify you to enter a drawing for a framed photograph by Patrizia Menton. See you there!

Join Nelson author Lee Reid for stories from her new book, Growing Home: The Legacy of Kootenay Elders, on Sunday May 28, 1:30 to 3:30 at the Hidden Garden Gallery. Donations at the door will benefit the gallery. Lee’s talk will celebrate the lives, cultures and creativity of Kootenay elders and seasoned gardeners, including two New Denver-area elders. She will share her discoveries about the creative process and how you can create your own book or project.
Lee will be accompanied with background music by Nelson poet Elizabeth Cunningham and friends. Elizabeth, a published poet, will read some of her own work. Come and join them for an afternoon of music and stories that will inspire creativity and courage about dealing with aging.

Friday, May 26 – 10 am to 2 pm – Federal MP, Richard Cannings’ “Pop-up Constituency Office” will set up at the Outlet Youth Centre – Main St., New Denver.  Staff will be on hand to help with any federal programs you may need assistance with. Contact Gina at 1-800-667-2393 or Email: to make an appointment or get more info.

A special thanks to Theresa, Kay, Jane and Cheryl for a very successful year of canvassing for the Canadian Cancer Society.  Your volunteering was greatly appreciated.  Thanks so much.  Geraldine.

Pavilion Memorial Gardens Yard Sale – Please save your good condition used items for our yard sale this summer! We rely on your donations. The future of the gardens depends on our fundraising. Your support is greatly appreciated and needed. We raised over $1000 last year! Dates and details coming soon. If you are unable to store these items please contact me, Thank you again for your support!
The grades 7-10 classes at Lucerne Elem. Secondary School would like to invite YOU, the community, to attend a Gallery Walk of our Indigenous Education Inquiry projects on Friday, June 9, 2017.  The Gallery Walk will be open from 9:00am – 11:30am with a few different groups presenting within this time frame. Please join us in the Multipurpose Room (Room 121/122) to view the projects, hear the presentations, and ask questions!
These are individual projects and presentations that have been researched, prepared, and created by the students. Each student has created the project with the purpose of sharing knowledge. Some projects are more suited for younger ages (9:00am) and others suited to more mature audiences (10:00am
Contact Richelle Johnston or Kristin Kipkie at the school if you have any questions.

PRE-REGISTER your child for September 2017 in the New Denver Nursery School
Monday, June 5th from 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the preschool room, upstairs at 602 7th Ave., New Denver, (west entrance to Lucerne School) or contact for more information. Enrollment will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Fitness Classes for all levels will be offered Tuesdays at 6 to 6:45 at the Silverton Fire Hall.  Classes are designed to use music, dance and light weights to improve posture, strength, flexibility and have fun. Wear comfortable clothing. Contact for more information.  (maybe outside if its too hot upstairs??  Wh)
Clear your calendars for June 24-25!  We are hosting the first annual FibreFeelia Fest ( – a Kootenay fibre arts event – in New Denver and Silverton, June 24 & 25. The Fest will focus on a series of fibre-related workshops over the two days, accompanied by a fibre/supplier oriented Marketplace.  We are also planning public displays and demonstrations.  For more information, or if you wish to take part, please contact

IT’S TAX RETURN TIME!   Contact Paul Merrifield at 250 505 9748 or

FOR SALE: Beautiful lacey, dark purple elderberry – 2 years old. If I dig it = $20; you dig it = $10. Grows up to be a stunning tree festooned with clusters of white flowers in spring and summer, berries in the fall. Eventually takes up some space – what a beauty! Also $5 for the digging up of the green ninebark. Madeleine 358-2475



AA:  Annex of Health Care Centre (where the Red Cross is) Fridays, 7 – 8 pm  Call 358-7158 for more info

AL-ANON  Thursdays, 7 pm, New Denver Health Care Centre Annex  –  info:  358-7904;

BOOKKEEPING SERVICE:  Judy Flaherty, (780) 897-3663.  Paul Merrifield 358-6806 wk / 250-505-9748 cel

BUS:  Nakusp Regional Transit System – Bookings:  1-877-843-2877

BUSINESS COUNSELLING/TRAINING/LOANS and the Self Employment Program – local Community Futures reps –   leave  message at 265-3674 ext. 201 or email

CARPENTER CREEK LAST WISHES –Gloria 358-2253  Carolyn 3587-760  Kay 358-7991
CHIROPRACTIC with Dr. Larry Zaleski, Mon & Fri   358-2177

CLEANING SERVICE:  Carolina: or 250 505 6944


COMPUTERS: – Fixing all things electronic.  Jeff @ 358-2645

HOSPICE SOCIETY, 250 358 7828, PO Box 217, ND,

HOSPITAL AUXILIARY meet 2 pm 1st wed. of the month, Health Care Centre.  for more info, 358-2653

LIBRARY/READING CENTRE:  Wed. 7-9 pm.  Tues.&Thurs1-4 pm. 358-2221 –

PALS:  Nakusp:  265- 3792     RIDESHARE: Give a ride, get a ride, move your stuff.

ROOFING CONTRACTOR – Willy Molloy, (250) 358-7967

ROSEBERY TRANSFER Wed. & Sat., 9:00 am – 3:00 pm – gate shuts at 3:00 pm

SENIORS:  Knox Hall, Fridays @ 1:00 pm
:  (the local arts council)  ANTHONY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH: Mass times: 12:30 every Sunday
SOULGARDEN COUNSELLING SERVICES:  Individual & Online counselling sessions provided in Silverton and Winlaw.  Sue Mistretta, M.A. (8-2177)
YOGA Silverton Fire Hall (upstairs) Monday  9 – 10  & Thursday  4 – 5 pm.  Madeleine 8-2475
ZION UNITED CHURCH, Church meets in homes in Silverton and New Denver at 10 a.m.      For information call 7908, 7973, or 2415.  All are welcome

nerxt deadline:  Sunday June 4