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West Kootenay EcoSociety, a local leader in community environmental organizing, has recently undergone a name and branding change.

The organization, now Neighbours United (NU), still has the same mission, says Executive Director Montana Burgess.

“Our goal is to bring local...

Santa made a pitstop Sunday in Nelson to attend the 12 Days of Giving Christmas Toy and Food Drive at the Adventure Hotel.

The event started at Safeway on Anderson Street before the cavalcade of Emergency vehicles filled with toys and food hampers traveled to the Adventure Hotel parking...

The L.V. Rogers Bombers are making a return to the BC High School AAA Girls Volleyball Championship.

The Bombers book their ticket to the provincial tournament set to begin Thursday in Lake Country by stopping the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks 3-0 in the best-of-five Kootenay High School AAA Girls...

When Ryan Larsen was added to the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Top Prospects team late due to an injury/illness to another player, that gave the Kamloops Storm three players in the B.C. Hockey Conference Prospects Game, which started with Owen Aura and Jake Phillips-Watts.

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Camp Koolaree is delighted to invite you to our 2022 Annual General Meeting on December 10th at Castlegar United Church.

The meeting will be preceded by a family friendly community potluck, complete with a fundraiser bake sale, starting at 6pm. Come connect with the Koolaree

family and bring some food to share.

The official AGM begins at 7:30 p.m. where all are welcome to...

It was recently announced that Ali Kazmi’s film, Beyond Extinction: Sinixt Resurgence, was awarded People's Choice at the 2022 Planet in Focus International Environmental Film Festival. It is also the only Canadian feature film chosen for this year’s prestigious International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). 

For the past 20 years, Planet in Focus has used film as a catalyst for...

Motor vehicle accidents keep Grand Forks Police busy

During the past week, Detachment Commander Sergeant Darryl Peppler said Grand Forks police attended to a few motor vehicle accidents throughout the Boundary area.

In many incidents, weather played a factor.

"Winter is clearly here and we ask motorists to ensure their vehicles are ready for the season," said Sergeant Peppler. 

"And while having a vehicle equipped with snow...

A new medical school on the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Surrey campus is taking a significant step forward with the hiring of an interim dean and provincial funding to support its development.

“While we have made enormous progress to strengthen public health care over the past five years, we know that many British Columbians are struggling to find a family doctor and waiting too long...