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The City of Fernie said in a media release residents evacuated earlier this week were allowed to settle into their homes this afternoon as the focus at Fernie Memorial Arena now turns to the clean-up process and ongoing investigation.

“The ammonia specialists from Teck’s Trail Operations...

The 2017 fire season is officially the worst fire season on record in the Southeast region, having surpassed the most hectares burned in one year just last week.

According to Southeast Fire Centre data, the total hectares burned this year bumped up to 88,911 heading into October, just...

The new Nelson Youth Basketball League tipped off last week with more than 30 players, girls and boys, filling the L.V. Rogers Gymnasium.

The focus of the new Youth Basketball League is:

Fun, focused on developing a love of the game Supportive, friendly environment...

Ryan Piva scored at the 3:08 mark of the first overtime period to spark the Nelson Leafs to a 5-4 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the Columbia Valley Rockies Saturday night in Invermere.

The win allows Nelson to conclude the five-game road trip with an impressive...

The Nelson Police Department is currently looking for ambitious and qualified individuals to participate in the Reserve Constable Program.

Reserve Constables are volunteers who under the supervision of a police officer, participate in community events and accompany patrol members while in a ride along capacity.

Nelson Police currently have an active compliment of seven Reserve...

What makes you want to stay? 

Quality of life is a common reason people choose to live and settle in small rural communities.

Working in partnership with the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Selkirk College, the Village of New Denver wants to know how satisfied residents are. This new research project will survey current residents, asking them what they think...

Selkirk College Instructor Focussed on Change in Cambodia

The West Kootenay may be half a world away from Cambodia, but for Selkirk College Instructor Sarah Youngblutt the troubled Asian nation never escapes her thoughts.

For most of the year, Youngblutt can be found at Selkirk College’s Trail Campus helping inspire learners seeking a second chance through the Academic Upgrading Program. Outside the Selkirk...

The hissing sound you may hear is the unmistakable sound of the air coming out of Site C's tires.

As the B.C. Utilities Commission continues its inquiry on the project, it's becoming more and more apparent that B.C. Hydro has been playing a bit loose with telling the whole truth when it comes to Site C.

Case in point: in December 2014, when the B.C. government announced its...