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The RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit (MCU) is looking to advance the criminal investigation into the homicide death of a 26-year-old Creston man, whose body was located inside a residence near Creston in 2015.

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Nelson Police said in a media release Wednesday that a man is awaiting a bail hearing after two people were allegedly sprayed with bear repellant during the afternoon in the 800 block of Vernon Street.

Nelson Police received a complaint at approximately 1:34 p.m. that a man had sprayed...

In a media release Monday, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced approve a number of new measures and initiatives following a virtually hosted 2021 Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 12th.

During the virtual meeting, league members covered a wide range of...

Eugene Volokhov of Balfour is one happy fisherman.

The Balfour resident recently was announced by the West Arm Outdoors Club and B.C. Wildlife Federation as the winner of the grand prize draw of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program. 

Volokhov is the grand prize winner of the...

For the first time, Nelson’s Elephant Mountain Literary Festival can be accessed from anywhere in the world. That’s because the Festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year from July 7 – 11, is entirely online. But 2021 Festival organizers have taken accessibility a step further, making all events free (donations welcome) and small-group online workshops affordable.

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People who are looking to access online education and health care services, including seniors, will soon have high-speed internet access in Shuswap and around south Kootenay Lake.

The Connecting British Columbia program will provide up to $3.07 million to Telus and Swift Internet for four projects to improve the speed and reliability of internet access in communities including Tappen,...

Kootenay Savings continues tradition of giving

With summer on the horizon, Kootenay Savings is providing a financial boost to community organizations throughout the Kootenays to help enrich the lives of residents across the region.

“Twice a year, in the spring and the fall, our Community Foundation receives many inspiring grant applications for community programs and projects that will benefit current and future generations in our...

Better protection for the environment and new, expanded measures for British Columbians to access nature are coming to BC Parks this summer.

To address the surge in visitors in five of the province’s most popular parks, new and revised initiatives are being introduced this season as part of the continued free day-use pass pilot program.

“People in B.C. love the outdoors. For many...