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Environment Canada issued a Special Air Quality Statement for the Southern Interior of BC, including the West Kootenay, Kootenay Lake and Arrow Lakes — Slocan Lakes Regions due to wildfire smoke in the area.

Environment Canada said that smoke is causing poor air quality and reducing...

Canadian Federation of University Women Nelson & District (CFUW) is hosting its third fund raising event SIP Talks: Stories Inspire Passion.

SIP Talks is a social event where one hears extraordinary stories from seven dynamic women who live in the Kootenays.

Anyone wondering...

Nelson Soccer Association U16 Boys won the bronze medal during the Les Sinnott Memorial Boy’s Championship last month in Kamloops.

The Selects defeated host Kamloops Blaze 4-1 in the final to capture the medal.

Nelson finished second in round-robin action with wins over Pinnacles...

Now that the ice is back ready for play at the Nelson and District Community Complex, the Nelson Figure Skating Club is ready to kick off the upcoming season with a three-week summer camp, beginning August 15th.

The Nelson Club is pleased to announce that the camp will feature some very...

From the copper mines of the Boundary District through to the coalfields of the Crowsnest, railways shaped the development of social, political, and economic life in the Kootenays.

As the various and competing rail lines created a vast transportation network that connected east to west, it also brought calamity – cutting through Indigenous territories, causing environmental distress,...

In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, the Nelson Fentanyl Task Force, Kootenay Insurrection for Safe Supply (KISS), ANKORS, and Civic Theatre are pleased to present a special community screening of Colin Askey's award-winning 2022 documentary, Love in the Time of Fentanyl, taking place at The Civic Theatre in Nelson on Monday, August 29th at 7 p.m.

A panel...

Quick response by police results in arrest in double robbery

A quick response by police to a report of a robbery resulted in an arrest said Grand Forks RCMP in a media release Tuesday.

Just after 8:30 PM on Monday evening, August 15th, Grand Forks RCMP are dispatched to a report of a robbery that just happened at a gas station on the 2700 block of Central Avenue.

RCMP said the caller reported that the suspect demanded money and when...

At least 1,095 British Columbians are believed to have been lost to the toxic drug supply between January and June 2022, according to preliminary data released by the BC Coroners Service.

“The ever-increasing toxicity of the unregulated, illicit drug market is taking a heart-breaking toll on the lives and well-being of members of our communities across the province,” said Lisa Lapointe...